Green Interior Decorating & Design

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Language: English

Description: This program has three modules:
•Interior Decorating and Design
•Green Interior Design
•Start Your Own Business

Interior design and decorating touches the lives of all of us in a very direct way we all live in interiors, and most of us work, study, shop, and travel inside buildings, vehicles, and other enclosures. At one time or another, almost everyone has been an interior designer or decorator on a limited scale, when choosing a painting color or a rug, when buying furniture, or when arranging furniture in a new living place. For these reasons, interior design and decorating is -- or should be -- of interest to everyone

This course helps you understand the basic principles of interior design and decorating to both improve your life, and set you in a new direction for your career!

After completing this course, you should be able to:

• Define history and principles of the interior design profession
• Identify the steps making up the design process
• Comprehend the use of various mediums in interior design
• Identify various technical issues that the interior designer must consider
• Comprehend project management and the business of interior design

This Green Interior Design Specialist course covers everything from theory to current practices. It presents the tools and knowledge needed to implement an environmentally responsible approach for any interior design project. The course opens with a broad perspective on global sustainability followed by a timeline of human and environmental interactions. This sets the stage for the course’s coverage of the day-to-day issues of environmentally responsible interior design, including:

• Indoor air quality
• Environmentally responsible lighting design
• Energy and water issues
• Evaluation and specification of interior finishes and furnishings
• United States Green Building Council and LEED certification

As a Green Interior Design Specialist you will examine a variety of essentials design standards and philosophies. The final part of this course includes in-depth case studies that demonstrate how the principles and practices can be successfully put into action.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

• Define the core elements of interior design
• Identify methods for installing environmentally responsible lighting
• Identify strategies for maintaining quality indoor air
• Define the requirements for LEED certification
• Identify considerations for environmentally responsible HVAC, energy, and water

Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Certification: The Certified Interior Decorating Specialist (CIDS) National Certification exam designation will demonstrate that as an Interior Decorator, designees have made the commitment to their clients to become educated on the most updated skills necessary to focus on the aesthetics of a space, while improving the visual and functional living spaces in design projects.

Certified Interior Decorating Specialist (CIDS) careers involve creatively planning living and business spaces for individuals and businesses. Employers, including interior design firms and clients who hire Interior Decorators, increasingly expect candidates to have some formal education and training. Certified Interior Decorating Specialist (CIDS) are typically hired by small and large firms or work as independent contractors.

Requirements
The following textbooks will be provided to each student upon registration:
• Interior Design: 4th Edition by John F. Pile
• Environmentally Responsible Design by Dr. Louise Jones

Class Details

Sessions
Online 24/7

Location

Start Date:upon registration

Fee: 

$3,895.00

Registration Closes On
Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 12:00 AM


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
Online 24/7 TBD