Course Title: Decoration Practice 1

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Decoration Practice 1

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ARCH1382

City Campus

Undergraduate

320T Architecture & Urban Design

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018

Course Coordinator: Jennifer Crowley

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Coordinator Email: aud.ve@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: City campus

Course Coordinator Availability: Monday to Friday


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course you will explore and apply the knowledge and skills required to analyse a design brief, conduct investigation and generate decoration ideas and concepts to create a visual experience in a defined interior space

You appraise and apply a range of soft furnishings and explore their applications within Interior space.

Through this knowledge and skills of furnishings and finishes you will be able to recommend interior fit out which includes curtains and window fittings, carpets and textiles used in upholstery, cushions and trimmings, in order to achieve integrated decoration and design solutions to meet a project brief.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program outcomes:

  • Work with industry to develop and promote a globally sustainable practice of good design and decoration with a focus to the future
  • Engage with contemporary trends in the interior design industry and investigate related emerging and evolving manufacturing technologies and materials.
  • Create design solutions to meet the needs of the client and address all industry conventions in both manual and digital formats in response to a design brief.
  • Implement broad knowledge and skills of space planning, construction and fit out to select and specify materials, furnishings, colour and lighting for sustainable interior solutions.
     


Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge and skills to develop a personal reference folio of ideas, styles, and visual inspiration with an interior decoration focus for interior design concepts
  • Problem solve to plan, organise and communicate your design process with related language to deliver desired decoration outcomes and effects
  • Analyse and interpret interior decoration references and resources to effectively communicate your interior decoration and design ideas
  • Create a presentation for complete interior solution of your interior decoration and design ideas and concepts
     


Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities will include supervised project work, independent investigation, peer feedback, reflection, site visits, demonstrations, audio visual presentations, online learning (blogs and wiki), studio work and guest presenter demonstrations


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

Library references, architectural and interior decoration and design websites, international interior design and decoration papers and magazines, gallery and museum sites and online interface
 


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet course learning outcomes and on your development against program learning outcomes.

Assessment may include a range of activities such as in-class exercises, portfolio, models, reports and individual / group projects. Feedback will be given progressively throughout the course and on all assessment tasks

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks. Summative assessment tasks in this course are graded.
Feedback throughout the course may be written, verbal or a combination of both.

 

 

Assessment Task 1 Textile Research Journal (20%)

 

This task relates to the following course learning outcomes:

  • Apply knowledge and skills to develop a personal reference folio of ideas, styles, and visual inspiration with an interior decoration focus for interior design concepts
  • Problem solve to plan, organise and communicate your design process with related language to deliver desired decoration outcomes and effects
  • Analyse and interpret interior decoration references and resources to effectively communicate your interior decoration and design ideas


Assessment Task 2 Concept Generation (30%)

 

This task relates to the following course learning outcomes:

  • Problem solve to plan, organise and communicate your design process with related language to deliver desired decoration outcomes and effects
  • Analyse and interpret interior decoration references and resources to effectively communicate your interior decoration and design ideas


Assessment Task 3 Design Project (50%)

 

This task relates to the following course learning outcomes:

  • Apply knowledge and skills to develop a personal reference folio of ideas, styles, and visual inspiration with an interior decoration focus for interior design concepts
  • Problem solve to plan, organise and communicate your design process with related language to deliver desired decoration outcomes and effects
  • Analyse and interpret interior decoration references and resources to effectively communicate your interior decoration and design ideas
  • Create a presentation for complete interior solution of your interior decoration and design ideas and concepts

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/policies/assessment-policy