Interior Design – Module One

Jo Sampson talks about taking the Interior Design - Modules at Chelsea College of Arts

As well as guiding you through essential drawing and presentation techniques, we will give you an introduction to three-dimensional thinking and analysis. We will do this via lectures, workshops and demonstrations covering everything required for designing a simple domestic interior from soft furnishings to the use of hard materials...

Taught by: Lyndall Fernie.

Description

As well as guiding you through essential drawing and presentation techniques, we will give you an introduction to three-dimensional thinking and analysis. We will do this via lectures, workshops and demonstrations covering everything required for designing a simple domestic interior from soft furnishings to the use of hard materials. 

With a wealth of unrivalled experience and expertise, our tutors' practical approach will prepare you for a future in the design profession. The emphasis will be on developing practical skills by completing a simple design project. You will be amazed at what you can achieve during this intensive and very practical course 

Please note that this course requires dedication; students should therefore allow extra time to work on their project outside of the class. 

Skills Learned

  • Concept boards
  • Planning at scale 1:50
  • Staircases
  • Sections at scale 1:50
  • Hard finishes
  • Lighting
  • Sketch modelling
  • Soft furnishings
  • Colour
  • Ink drawings
  • Rendering techniques
  • Labelling, mounting and specifications
  • Sample boards

Course Outcomes
By the end of this course, you'll have the confidence to start work on a straightforward design scheme by yourself. You will leave the course with a number of newfound design-related skills


Who Should Attend

Anyone who wants to learn to design interiors professionally. You can then use Modules Two and Three as further steps towards your career or applying for a full-time course.The well-established, unique three-part structure allows you to choose the stage at which you want to join and leave the programme, matching your level of experience.

Course Level
Beginner

View PDF to explore progression: Interior Design: Your Journey [889kb]

Courses are typically taught by one or more of the tutors listed below.


Student Reviews

“The tutor was fantastic, very helpful – couldn’t of asked for more. I really enjoyed some of the outside speakers coming in and talking about their products. I will take the skills learnt onto the next Module” - Alex (July 2017)

“The quality of the course was excellent, it really did exceed my expectations. The lectures, accompanying notes and enthusiasm of our tutor was fantastic” - Anna (July 2017)
 
“I was very impressed with the amount of ground we covered, and the careful balance between teaching us about the realities of the restrictions interior designers need to work within, and encouraging us to develop our creative & design thinking.” - Jo (March 2017)



Tutor information

Lyndall Fernie is the lead tutor for Interior Design short courses at Chelsea College of Arts in London and Dubai.

Lyndall began her career in Italy as a professional fashion designer working with Moschino and Versace; later returning to the UK to work in PR for a record label where she worked with many well-known dance groups such as S’Express, Bomb the Bass and Deee-Lite. She went on to study Interior Design, at Chelsea College of Arts and ran Area Squared Design, a successful interior design company, for 10 years, designing high end residential properties in central London. During this time she also opened two interior design shops in the fashionable area of Islington in London selling beautiful interior products. 

Lyndall is currently working as a design consultant for private clients, developers, and interior design companies, specialising in the remodelling of high end residential properties. As well as teaching at Chelsea College of Arts she has also taught at other leading design schools including London College of Communication, The Interior Design School London, KLC and The Design school in both Moscow and St Petersburg.



Materials

Please bring the following materials with you to this course:

  • Notebook and pen

  • Retractable eraser

  • A3 pad of tracing paper

  • Fine liner pens; sizes 0.1, 0.3 and 0.8

If studying on an intensive 3 week course, a laptop or tablet will be required for research from day three.

As part of your research you may wish to do some printing. Please bring a small amount of cash to the course on your first day to credit your printing account.

Please note that most of the materials needed for Short Courses are available at the Chelsea College of Arts' Art Shop. Please contact the Art Shop directly for opening hours and availability.




Details for booking

Date Day of Week Time Duration Cost Status Location Action
10/07/2018 - 27/07/2018 Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 17:00 12 Days £2195 Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
14/08/2018 - 31/08/2018 Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 17:00 12 Days £2195 Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket