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Course Contents

• Furniture Design in History Classical Era (Greek and Roman) • Early Christian, Byzantine and Romanesque Style, Victorian Era • Islamic, Hindu and Jain Traditions • Art Nouveau and the GUILDS • Furniture and Revolutions in 21st Century • Green Designs • Sustainable Furniture‘s and Material use • Design Step One: Sketching a Room • Basic Concepts One: Selecting Furniture—Suitability & Proportion • Natural Materials and Advanced Materials • Structures, Supports and Fixtures

Course Synopsis

This course focuses on the skills and processes used in the design and fabrication of contemporary furniture and lighting. Students will be given the opportunity to select either furniture or lighting as the major driver for their skills development. The furniture design introduction will cover areas from forest to furniture sourcing and fabrication, solid timber, veneers, laminations, turning, and jointing techniques. Attention will be given to the design and development of a sustainable practice in design by developing practical projects informed by integrating research, concepts and experimentation.

Course Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course, students should be able to: 1. Fit Interior Layout with required Furniture Types 2. Demonstrate Furniture Manufacturing Techniques 3. Render Spaces 4. Make their customized Furniture pieces. 5. Enhance understanding of the concepts, production methods and technologies that are available to professional designers in the design and development of furniture

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Author : Joseph De Chlara Julius Panero Martin Zelnik
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Author : Stanley R. (Rob) Gustafson, CAE, CSI, AIA
Edition : 1st Edition
Publisher : Architectural woodwork Institute
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