Apparel Merchandising / Interior Design | Materials & Components of Interior Design
H277 | 0478 | 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.