Course Title: Decorate residential interiors

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: ARCH5165C

Course Title: Decorate residential interiors

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5249 - Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Course Contact : Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

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


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Lindsey Glover   lindsey.glover@rmit.edu.au

Maria Fey   maria.fey@rmit.edu.au

Kate Gallagher   kathryn.gallagher@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:

LMFID4002A Decorate residential interiors

Element:

1.  Analyse the project brief

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Applicable OHS, 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:

2.  Conduct research for the design

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Applicable OHS, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to decorating for residential spaces are verified and complied with
2.2. Project brief is reviewed, confirmed and clarified with client
2.3. Parameters for the project are assessed and confirmed
2.4. Resources are selected appropriate to work requirements and checked for operational effectiveness
2.5. Communication with others is established and maintained
2.6. Problems or underlying factors to be addressed by the project brief are verified
 

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 is 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


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, workshop or classroom using industry standard tools and resources. You will complete 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 may include:
class exercises to review discussions/lectures
analysis/critique of relevant reading material
lectures
group projects & discussion
peer learning
online investigation
independent project based work
site visits (observations)
studio practice
 


Teaching Schedule

 Learning activities will take place in a studio, workshop or classroom using industry standard tools and resources. You will complete exercises and industry style projects. You will also be required to undertake independent study.

<thead> <th scope="col">week</th> <th scope="col">Semester 1  COURSE CONTENT</th> <th width="70" scope="col">Element</th> <th scope="col"> </th> </thead>
 2 Lecture -  Introduction to Decorate Residential Interior course structure – mode of delivery & project activity 
 & introduction to STYLE BOARD TASK 1B assessment project & TASK 1A progress presentation
 1.1 to 1.6
 2.1 to 2.7
TASK 1A due week 4  TASK 1B due week 15
 3 Lecture - Contemporary Styles 1
 Explore styles
 1.2
 3.1 to 3.3
 5.1 to 5.6
 
 4

 Lecture - Contemporary Styles 2
 Explore styles

 1.2
 3.1 to 3.3
 5.1 to 5.6
 
 5 Lecture - Contemporary Style 3
 Retro - explore styles
 3.1 to 3.3
 5.1 to 5.6
 
 6 Lecture - Contemporary Styles 4
 Re-cycle & Future styles - explore styles
 3.1 to 3.3
 5.1 to 5.6
 
 7 Lecture - Cultural Styles 1 
 Explore styles
 Layout & presentation process
 3.1 to 3.3
 4.1 to 4.4
 5.1 to 5.6
 
 8 Lecture - Fabrics & Cultural Styles 2
 Explore styles
 Tutorial - Collect style information with formative assessment & feedback
 3.1 to 3.3
 5.1 to 5.6
 
 
 9 Lecture - Fabrics & Cultural Styles  3
 Explore styles
 Tutorial - Collect style information with formative assessment & feedback
 3.1 to 3.3
 5.1 to 5.6
 
 
 10 Lecture - Fabrics & Cultural Styles 4
 Explore styles
 Tutorial - Collect style information with formative assessment & feedback
 3.1 to 3.4
 5.1 to 5.6
 
 11 Lecture - Fabrics & Cultural Styles 5
 Explore styles
 Tutorial - Collect style information with formative assessment & feedback
 3.1 to 3.4
 5.1 to 5.6
 
 12 Lecture - Introduction to semester 2  Dec Res Int major project - warehouse interior
 Tutorial - Collect style information with formative assessment & feedback
 1.1 to 1.6
 2.1 to 2.7
 3.1 3.3 3.4
 4.1 to 4.4
 
 13 Lecture - intro to Documentation for semester 2
 Tutorial - Collect style information with formative assessment & feedback
 5.1 to 5.6
 6.1 to 6.6
 7.1 7.2
 
 14 End of Lecture series - Future Styles & sustainability 
 Tutorial - Collect style information with formative assessment & feedback
 6.1 to 6.6
 7.1 to 7.3
 8.1 to 8.3
 
 15 Tutorial - Semester 1 Style presentations & hand-in TASK 1B Style Board / semester 2 introduction  7.1 to 7.3
 8.1 to 8.3
 
                                 SEMESTER 2  COURSE CONTENT  
 1

 Review Dec Res Int major decoration project for semester 2 - class discussion regarding visual diary     confirmation of design process development & documentation required
 Select style to underpin project 
 Assessment task 2 & task 3 requirements 

 1.1,1.2 ,
 1.31.4
 2.7,4.4

      tasks 
      2 & 3
    week 14

 2 

 Group presentations from semester 1 with formative assessment & feedback
 Explore industry language
 Learn how to source products for the project - site visits & websites
 Begin spatial planning of residential project

 1.5,1.6
2.1,2.3,2.4
2.5,2.7,3.2
5.5,6.5
 
 3Studio workshop for spatial planning of residential project including group discussion with formative assessment & feedback

 1.1, 1.2
  1.3,1.4
  2.7,4.4
 

 
 4 Site visits to industry related businesses to assist project development  2.4,2.5
 3.3,4.1
 4.2
 
 
 5 Studio workshop to assist project development of product design to assist project development with  formative assessment & feedback 

 1.5,1.6,2.1
2.3,2.4,2.5
2.7,3.2,5
5,6.1,6.5 

 
 6 Studio workshop - measurement & calculation 1 exercises  to assist project development with formative assessment & feedback  3.3,4.1,4.2 
 7  Studio workshop - measurement & calculation 2 exercises to assist project development with formative assessment & feedback 3.3,4.1,4.2 
 8 Studio workshop - to assist project development with formative assessment & feedback 3.3,4.1,4.2 
 9 Studio workshop - to assist project development with formative assessment & feedback 3.3,4.1,4.2 
 10 Documentation 1 requirement with project summary breakdown of costs
 Contractual detailsof residential project project
 
 2.7,5.4
 5.5,7.1
 
 11 Documentation 2 requirement with project summary breakdown of costs
Contractual detailsof residential project project
2.7,5.4
5.5,7.1
 
 12 NEW COURSE commences : Prepare a Material Board  

Semester 1 - Lectures - weeks 2 to 14   -  Exploration & investigation Tutorials - weeks 10 to 16
Semester 2 - Tutorials - weeks1 to 11

 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

Videos, books & magazines from the Carlton library
Film & television


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

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
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 including exploration of and experimentation with techniques
  • written and/or oral questioning and discussion to assess knowledge and understanding
  • completion of a journal and/or portfolio including personal reflection and feedback
  • direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence&hellip;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

    Decorate residential Interiors
    In second semester this course is linked to 3D Design Process
    This will allow us to assess your project work against several competencies

TASK 1A & 1B - Formative Assessment 
TASK 1A - Progressive presentation of investigation & exploration - due week 4 semester 1 
TASK 1B - Style Board - due week 15 semester 1
Booklet presentation methodology is developed and prepared across a variety or decoration styles past, present and future using a varety of multimedia & computer stratagies - linked to Soft furnishings course

TASK 2 - Summative Assessment 
Client Documentation - due week 11 semester 2
Booklet presentation covers client letters, contracts and scheduling - linked to warehouse conversion in 3D design process course

TASK 3 - Summative Assessment
Oral Presentation - semester 2
Oral presentation of design solution to client using visual techniques across a variety of media - linked to warehouse conversion in 3D design process course
 

At the completion of the course, grading will be offered in addition to, and after, competency based assessment.
CHD - Competent with High Distinction
CDI - Competent with Distinction
CC - Competent with Credit
CAG - Competency Achieved – Graded
NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment

All components must be addressed to gain a pass in this course and be deemed competent overall.
You will receive verbal progressive (formative) evaluation of your progress within class time
The submitted projects will be assessed with written feedback as well as a quality indicator that relates to separate components of the project and the overall outcome
At the completion of the course, grading will be offered in addition to, and after, competency based assessment.

The RMIT assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as a student as well as those of your teachers. http://mams.rmit.edu.au/kh6a3ly2wi2h1.pdf
 


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 gain the competency.
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 :
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7
Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy :
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1
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. Special consideration, appeals and discipline :
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y
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.
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity :
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n
 

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