Course Title: Decorate residential interiors

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2019

Course Code: ARCH5205C

Course Title: Decorate residential interiors

School: 320T Architecture & Urban Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5333 - Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Course Contact: Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

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


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

TEACHERS :

Lindsey Glover
lindsey.glover@rmit.edu.au

 

John Perperis
john.perperis@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:

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, confirmed and clarified with

client

1.3 Parameters for the project 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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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

Element:

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:

Translate concepts into 3-D 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


Learning Outcomes


This unit covers employability skills in teamwork and communication in order to work with others in the design process. Planning and organising and problem skills are required to apply design processes and initiative and enterprise are required to develop to design ideas. Self management and learning skills are applied to assess and reflect on own design skills and identify areas for improvement.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will take place in a studio or classroom using industry standard tools and resources. You will complete all exercises & tasks.

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
• Class exercises to review lectures

Out of class activities will include:
• Online investigation
• Independent project based work


Teaching Schedule

Weekly Schedule: THIS IS A FULL YEAR COURSE COMMENCING WEEK 2

In Semester 2 - ARCH5205c Decorate Residential Interiors is linked with ARCH5213c Research and Recommend Furniture + Accessories as well as Soft Furnishings and Drawing to communicate. 

Teaching Schedule 2018        Lectures: Week 2-11                           SEMESTER 1

WEEK

Lecture Content

Decorate Residential Interiors

Self-directed learning Exercise/homework requirements

Task Due:

2

 

 

  • Introduction to Decorate Residential Interiors course structure – mode of delivery & project activities over 2 semesters.
  • Introduction to semester 1 Project (Style Blog)
  • Weekly ‘note / sketch taking’ exercise
  • Briefing Task 1
  • What are the Elements of a style?

 


You will need to consider at least 2 hours a week of self-directed learning to pass this course
Research Instagram, Pinterest
Referencing system: Chicago  (link to tutorial via the library)

 

 

AT1
Style blogs

Due week 14

3

 Style:   Minimalism – Amish - Shaker  /  Japanese  - Wabi-Sabi

During the lectures - use the headings on the styles investigation sheets to direct your note taking and sketching

 

4

 

Style:  Industrial Styles  /  White styles

Use your self-direction time to collect images which will visually expand your note taking information (magazines & internet) + find the right format for you to collect them

 

5

 Style:  African / Mexican / Moroccan / Indian

Explore & collect style information Images – fabrics & references

 

6

Style: Retro styles 

Explore & collect style information Images – fabrics & references

Review of digital submissions of lecture notes + sketches

7

 Style:  American / English

Explore & collect style information Images – fabrics & references

 

8

Style:  Shabby Chic / Boho chic

 

Explore & collect style information Images – fabrics & references

 

 

9


Style: Lux Glam – Mini to Maxi / Spanish / Tuscan

 


Explore & collect style information Images – fabrics & references

Review of digital submissions of lecture notes + sketches

10

 

  Style: Resort Styles Explore & collect style information Images – fabrics & references 

MID SEMESTER BREAK

11

 Style: Australian Style - past + present

Style Allocation – attendance IMPORTANT

Explore and develop Style Blog

 

14

Digital submission  AT1 Style Blog

SEMESTER 2

WEEK

CONTENT                                            Decorate Residential Interiors

Self-directed learning - homework requirements

CONTENT                                                       Research and recommend Furniture and accessories

Task Due:

1

BRIEFING TASK 2 AND 3

Renovation of Victorian building
DESIGN AND DECORATION

Discussion re: 144 Montague st. Sth Melbourne

Your clients / Existing conditions

Concept Development / Process Journal

 

Work in Process Journal to develop ideas and concept for the pairing of your style and an Australian Architect or Interior Designer

 

Furniture style inspiration

 

DRI AT2
Digital Pres
DRI AT3
Oral Pres

RRFA AT1

All due wk 16

2

SITE ANALYSIS & BRIEF ESTABLISHMENT

ESD + orientation principles discussed

Spatial Planning explored through Bubble Diagrams and discussion

 

Work in Process Journal to develop ideas and concept for the pairing of your styles.

 

 

Furniture idea development
Tutorial/studio work for Spatial layout

Concept Development in Process Journal

 

 

 

3

SITE ANALYSIS & BRIEF ESTABLISHMENT

Discussion

Work in Process Journal to develop ideas and concept for the pairing of your styles.

CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

Complete Spatial Planning and draw up Concept Floor Plan to scale using Drafting Convention.

 

 

4

PRESENT LOOSE CONCEPT

Montague st. Project:  Floor Plan, concept colours, materials, carpet, furniture + accessories

Photograph loose presentation for final presentation

Take notes after Presentation Record comments in your Process Journal

PRESENT LOOSE CONCEPT

Montague st. Project:  Floor Plan, materials, , furniture + accessories

Photograph loose presentation for final presentation.

 

5

REVIEW PROCESS

With client (lecturer) refinement of design, documenting in Process Journal

Work in Process Journal to review your design process

 

 

 

6

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT + REVIEW PROCESS

 

 

 

Work in Process Journal to review your design process

Collect your work in Process Journal

 

 

7

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT + REVIEW PROCESS

 

Visit Melbourne showrooms Develop a system for collecting location, web pages, phone number… Record it in Process Journal

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

 Sourcing furniture, soft furnishing, décor & accessories, materials and colour

 

8

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT + REVIEW PROCESS

 

Visit Melbourne showrooms Develop a system for collecting location, web pages, phone numbers

DESIGN DEVELOPMENT

Sourcing furniture, materials, accessories and colour  

 

 

 

9

Discussion regarding PREPARATION for oral presentation

Self-Directed learning working on project

Discussion regarding PREPARATION for digital presentation

 

10

Tutorial/studio work

Self-Directed learning working on project

Tutorial/studio work

 

MID SEMESTER BREAK

11

Tutorial/studio work

Self-Directed learning working on project

Tutorial/studio work

 

12

Tutorial/studio work

Self-Directed learning working on project

Tutorial/studio work

 

13

Tutorial/studio work

Self-Directed learning working on project

Tutorial/studio work

 

14

Tutorial/studio work

Self-Directed learning working on project

Tutorial/studio work

 

15

Tutorial/studio work 

Self-Directed learning working on project

 

 

16

Dec Res Interiors – AT1 + AT2        PRESENTATION OF PROJECT TO CLIENT  Oral & Digital Presentation to class
Research + Recommend Furniture + accessories  AT1    Digital submission from Dec Res Interiors + Soft Furnishings

  

Semester 1 - Lectures - weeks 2 to 11   
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 and availability of speakers and resources.


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

• Effectively analyse a project brief to determine client requirements
• Work through the decoration process collecting the required information
• Effectively establish criteria for the intended solutions to meet the requirements of the project brief
• Effectively design for at least two interior residential spaces to provide the client with creative solutions that satisfy the project brief
• Visually and verbally present decoration solution
• Effectively apply design elements and principles in designing for residential space
• Comply with legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practice and established safe practices and procedures for designing for residential space
• Communicate effectively and work safely with others in the work area
 


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
  • completion of a process folio including personal reflection and feedback

    Decorate residential Interiors
    In second semester this course is linked with Research and Recommend Furniture, Soft Furnishings + Drawing to communicate
    This will allow us to assess your project work against several competencies

Weekly summary of lecture content & sketching to be submitted within 24 hour time line. 

TASK 1 - Style Blog - due WEEK 14  semester 1 
TASK 2 - Digital Presentation- due WEEK 16 semester 2
TASK 3
 - Oral Presentation - due WEEK 16 semester 2  

You are advised to look at the course on canvas 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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