Apparel Merchandising / Interior Design | Materials & Components of Interior Design
H277 | 0543 | Snyder


Meeting Day and Time:  T, R, 9:30_10:45

Course Description and Content

The purpose of this course is to provide a basic understanding
of the "appropriateness of use" regarding materials used in the
interior environment.  This will be accomplished through the
investigation of the characteristics and properties of the
components and materials of interior design through lectures,
visual aids and research.  Particular emphasis will be placed on
the vital role interior designers play in providing for the health,
safety and welfare of those inhabiting interior spaces through
the introduction of flammability standards, testing procedures,
and codes.

Required Texts and Readings

*Reznikoff, S. C.  (1989)  Specifications for Commercial
Interiors:  Professional Liabilities,
Regulations, and Performance Criteria.  New York:  Whitney
Library of Design. * verify with instructor

Yeager, Jan I. & Teter_Justice, Lura K. (2000).  Textiles for
Residential and Commercial Interiors (2nd Ed) Fairchild.

Recommended Texts and Reading

Yeager, Jan I. & Teter_Justice, Lura K. (2000).  Textiles for
Residential and Commercial Interiors (2nd Ed) Fairchild.

Handouts

Outline Course Requirements

Class participation (including field trips, guest lecturers),
quizzes, projects (both inside and outside of class), semester
notebook with building product analysis, multiple
examinations and final examination.