Course Title: Decorate residential interiors

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: ARCH5205C

Course Title: Decorate residential interiors

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4355 - Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

Course Contact: Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email: design.ve@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Lindsey Glover  lindsey.glover@rmit.edu.au
 

 


 

Nominal Hours: 80

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This unit specifies the outcomes required to decorate residential interiors for the solution of interior decoration projects in accordance with project briefs.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

MSFID4002 Decorate residential interiors

Element:

1. Analyse the project brief

Performance Criteria:

1.1      Applicable  work health and safety (WHS), legislative  and organisational  requirements  relevant  to decorating for residential  spaces are verified  and complied with

1.2      Project brief is reviewed, client

confirmed  and clarified  with

1.3      Parameters for the projec

t are assessed and confirmed

1.4      Resources are selected appropriate to work requirements 

and checked for operational effectiveness

1.5  Communication with others is established  and maintained

 

1.6  Problems or underlying factors to be addressed by the project brief are verified

 

Element:

2. Conduct research for the design

 

Performance Criteria:

2.1

Areas for research are identified

2.2

Impacts of cultural,  social and economic  influences  and

trends are identified  and analysed

2.3

Ergonomic  and anthropometric  influences  are identified and analysed

2.4

Environmental issues are identified  and analysed

2.5

Other relevant  information is assessed and used to guide research

2.6

Design influences  are prioritised  for relevancy to design brief

2.7

Collected information is documented

Element:

3. Confirm the design brief
 

Performance Criteria:

3.1

Design requirements  are translated  in a manner which is clear and concise

3.2

Factors affecting  the outcome of the project are documented

3.3

Criteria for assessing and evaluating design concepts are determined

3.4

Final design brief outlining all the requirements  is compiled,  produced and refined  with the client

Element:

4. Generate decoration concepts
 

Performance Criteria:

4.1

Creative methodologies  are used to generate a range of decoration concepts and themes

4.2

Concepts are assessed against  the project brief to select most viable solution

4.3

Concept is presented to client using a range of concept presentation methods

4.4

Ideas are discussed with client  and concept is modified according to feedback

Element:

5. Translate concepts into 3D decoration ideas
 

Performance Criteria:

5.1

The elements  and principles  of design that are derived from the concept are explored

5.2

A range of 3-D decoration ideas are generated from the concept

5.3

Surface materials,  finishes,  and colours are explored and assessed for their ability to express the concept

5.4

Furniture,  fixtures,  fittings  and accessories are explored and assessed for their ability to express the concept

5.5

The allocation and arrangement  of objects within the space are explored

5.6

2-D and 3-D sketches are developed to document the 3-D space

Element:

6. Revise and refine solution
 

Performance Criteria:

6.1

Planning is revised and refined, and ergonomics  considered

6.2

Regulatory requirements  relating to decoration are assessed to determine  compliance

6.3

Finishes,  fittings,  fixtures,  furniture,  materials  and accessories are selected

6.4

Colour scheme is selected to complement  the space and create the required visual experience

6.5

Environmental aspects of decoration solution are examined and areas for improved sustainability are identified  and incorporated where possible

6.6

Preliminary drawings are developed

Element:

7. Present decoration solution to client
 

Performance Criteria:

7.1

Final presentation is prepared for the client

7.2

Final presentation is presented to the client  with key features and benefits of the solution explained

7.3

Client is engaged to gain feedback on decoration elements

Element:

8. Reflect on decoration process

Performance Criteria:

8.1

Client feedback and response are analysed to determine success in achieving client satisfaction

8.2

Own performance  in the design process is examined  to 

identify strengths  and weaknesses

 

8.3      Areas for improvement  are identified


Learning Outcomes


Refer to the elements


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will take place in a studio, workshop or classroom using industry standard tools and resources. 

You will also be required to undertake independent study.
Reference mode of delivery for this course is a blended approach

In class activities will include:
• Lectures & project based work
• Group discussion
• Teacher directed activities/projects

Out of class activities will include:
• Online investigation
• Independent project based work
• Gallery/Exhibition visits
 


Teaching Schedule

 ARCH5205C   DECORATE RESIDENTIAL INTERIORS

    11

Decorate Residential Interiors course structure
Mode of delivery & project activities over 2 semesters
Introduction to semester 1 Project Style Blog
Introduction to semester 2 Major project

 1.2 to 1.5

3.1 to 3.4
 5.1 to 5.6

 TASK 1 Style Blog
 Due week 16
    12 Lecture : Styles

 Tutorial - Collect style information - explore and research 2 allocated blogs
 1.1 to 1.6
 2.1 to 2.7
 3.1 3.3 3.4
 4.1 to 4.4
 
    13Lecture : Styles

 Tutorial - Collect style information - explore and research 2 allocated blogs
 5.1 to 5.6
 6.1 to 6.6
 7.1 7.2
 
    14 Lecture : Styles

 Tutorial - Collect style information - explore and research 2 allocated blogs
 6.1 to 6.6
 7.1 to 7.3
 8.1 to 8.3
 
    15

 Lecture : Styles

 Tutorial - Collect style information - explore and research 2 allocated blogs

7.1 to 7.3
 8.1 to 8.3
 
    16

 Digital submission of Task 1 Style Blog
 BRIEFING TASK 2 AND 3

 TASK 1 Style Blog 
                                 SEMESTER 2  COURSE CONTENT  
    1

TASK 2 oral presentation - TASK 3 A3 Board
Linked to Soft Furnishings  
Discussion about
• your clients
• Existing conditions
• ESD
• Concept Development
• Process Journal
 

 1.1,1.2 ,
 1.3, 1.4
 2.7,4.4

TASK 2 oral presentation

TASK 3 A3 Board 

due  WEEK 16   

     2 

SITE ANALYSIS & BRIEF ESTABLISHMENT
ESD Principles
Concept Development in Process Journal

 1.5,1.6
2.1,2.3,2.4
2.5,2.7,2.8, 2.9, 3.2
5.5,6.5
 
    3CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

 1.1, 1.2
  1.3,1.4
  2.7,4.4
 5.1-5.6

 
    4 LOOSE PRESENTATION OF CONCEPT
Terrace Project: Floor Plan to scale, concept colours, materials, furniture for Client Approval.
This will be in the form of an A3 Mood Board in the classroom for your peers and teacher to view and assess.
 

 2.2, 2.4,2.5, 3.1,3.3,

3.4, 3.5, 4.1, 4.2
 8.1-8.3

 Loose client presentation
    5 REVIEW PROCESS

With client (lecturer) refinement of design in Process Journal
 

 1.5,1.6,2.1
2.3,2.4,2.5
2.7,3.2,5
5,6.1- 6.6 

8.1-8.3

 
    6 DESIGN DEVELOPMENT


 

2.1-.7, 3.3,4.1-4.4 
    7  DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

Sourcing Furniture, Soft Furnishing, Décor & accessories, materials and colour
 

 2.1-2.9, 3.1-3.9, 4.1-4.5, 6.1-6.6 
    8 DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

Sourcing Furniture, materials, accessories and colour
 

 3.3,4.1,4.2

5.1-5.5 6.1-6.6

 
    9Discussion regarding PREPARATION for A3 board and oral presentation 3.3,4.1,4.2 7.1-7.3 
   10 Tutorial/studio work 
 
 2.7,5.4
 5.5,7.1
 
   11 Tutorial/studio work2.7,5.4
5.5,7.1
 
   12 Tutorial/studio work

 7.1 to 7.3

8.1-8.2

 
   13Tutorial/studio work -Preparation for client presentation 7.1, 8.1-8.2
 
 
   14Tutorial/studio work -Preparation for client presentation 7.1 to 7.3, 8.1-8.2 
   15 Tutorial/studio work -Preparation for client presentation 7.1-7.3, 8.1-8.2 
   16

 Deliver Assessment Task 2 - Oral Presentation

 Hand-in Assessment Task 3 - A3 Board

 7.2,  7.3

 TASK 2 oral presentation

TASK 3 A3 Board 

 

Semester 1      
Lectures on Styles - weeks 11 to 16

Semester 2
Tutorials - weeks 1 to 16

Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems 
You are advised to look at the course at myRMIT site for ongoing updated information

The University Library has extensive resources for Interior Design and Decoration students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies http://rmit.libguides.com/interiordecoration
The Library provides guides on academic referencing http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian

Materials resource room


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will be project based.


Assessment Tasks

Feedback throughout the course may be written, verbal or a combination of both
To demonstrate competency in this course you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.
Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include:

  • Practical tasks and a major project
  • direct observation and exploration 
  • written and/or oral questioning and discussion to assess knowledge and understanding

Decorate residential Interiors
In second semester this course is linked to Soft Furnishings and Drawing 
This will allow us to assess your project work against several competencies

TASK 1 - Style Blogs - due WEEK 16  semester 1
TASK 2 - Oral presentation - due WEEK 16 semester 2
TASK 3 -
A3 Presentation Board - due WEEK 16 semester 2 


Oral presentation and A3 Board showing design solution to client using visual techniques across a variety of media - linked to Soft furnishings & Drawing techniques courses
 

You are advised to look at the course at myRMIT site for ongoing updated information.

The University Library has extensive resources for Interior Design and Decoration students. The Library has
produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies
(http://rmit.libguides.com/interiordecoration )

The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian (http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing )

This course is delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment (see list below), but also utilises graded assessment

CHD: Competent with High Distinction (4 GPA)
CDI: Competent with Distinction (3 GPA)
CC: Competent with Credit (2 GPA)
CAG: Competency Achieved – Graded (1 GPA)
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did Not Submit for Assessment 


Assessment Matrix

An assessment matrix demonstrating alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit
of Competency is available from the course contact person (stated above).
 

Other Information

Attendance
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend
all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to be successful in this course.
Feedback - You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on
how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

Student feedback at RMIT:
Pick the following link to access the Student feedback webpage
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse/Staff/Workplace%20essentials/Student,%20program%20and%20course%20administration/;ID=km6d4uzduuom;STATUS=A )

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential.
Pick the following link to access the Student progress policy webpage
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1 )

Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges
that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.
Pick the following link for Cover sheet for submission of works
(http://mams.rmit.edu.au/s1llva641yxuz.pdf )

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level.
If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.
Pick the following link for details on applying for Special consideration
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=g43abm17hc9w )
Further links - Application for extension of time
(http://mams.rmit.edu.au/seca86tti4g4z.pdf )

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity.
Pick the following link for more information Academic Integrity
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n )

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