Basics of interior design: the relationship of functions to the design of interior space, scale, physical properties of the interior and their influence on the human senses (light, sound, thermal comfort + artwork, etc.).
Separate lectures: daylight and artificial light, sources and requirements. Psychology of colour. Acoustics of indoor spaces. The overall effect of residential and commercial interiors on human psyche and client success.
Classical materials for floors, walls, ceilings, suspended ceilings. Basic design structures in the furniture industry.
New materials: nanotechnology, high-pressure metallaminates, polymethyl methacrylates, membrane structures in interior design.
1. Interior - creation, function, properties, psyche.
2. Man and interior.
3. Colour and space.
4. Natural and artificial lighting in the interior.
5. Acoustics in the interior.
6. Membranes in the interior.
7. Glass - production and types.
8. Glass and its use in interiors.
9. Wood - species, characteristic properties, interior use.
10. Materials and interior - metal, stone, composites.
11. Floors - surface finishes, detailing. Examples.
12. Wall surfaces. Examples of solutions in different types of buildings.
13. Ceilings and soffits. Examples of solutions in different types of buildings.
- Seminar contents:
A specific interior design problem is assigned, which students work on and consult during the semester. The subject of work in the exercises is the conceptual design of a small-scale interior with elaboration of selected details. During the semester a field trip and demonstration of specific materials in the form of samples could be included.
- Recommended literature:
Ching, F. D. K. ? Binggeli C. Interior Design Illustrated. John Wiley & Sons Inc., USA, 2012, 368 s. ISBN: 978-1-118-09071-8.
Brooker G. ? Stone, S. What is interier design, Slovart, Praha 2010
- interior, space, detail, colour and colour desing, types and structure of materials, surface finishes, lighting, visual effects
- W ... winter semester (usually October - February)
- S ... spring semester (usually March - June)
- W,S ... both semesters
Mode of completion of the course:
- A ... Assessment (no grade is given to this course but credits are awarded. You will receive only P (Passed) of F (Failed) and number of credits)
- GA ... Graded Assessment (a grade is awarded for this course)
- EX ... Examination (a grade is awarded for this course)
- A, EX ... Examination (the award of Assessment is a precondition for taking the Examination in the given subject, a grade is awarded for this course)
Weekly load (hours per week):
- P ... lecture
- C ... seminar
- L ... laboratory
- R ... proseminar
- S ... seminar