Graduate Program in Interior Design** | Academy of Applied Arts

Graduate Program in Interior Design

S.No. Topic
1. Getting started – Understanding Basic Design Principles of Interior Design
1.1 Basic Design
1.2 Design Principles
1.3 Interior Design Industry
1.4 Key Differentiation and Merging Work of Interior Designers, Architects, And Decorators
2 Drawing
2.1 Lettering
2.2 Scales
2.3 Geometrical Construction
2.4 Dimensioning
2.5 Plan, Elevation and Sections
2.6 Axonometric and Oblique Projections
2.7 Perspectives
2.8 Rendering With Pen And Ink
2.9 Orthrographic, Axonometric And Oblique
2.10 Human Anthropometrics – Basics
3. Colour Code and Palate Technique
3.1 Colour Wheel
3.2 Vibes of Colour
3.3 Use of Neutral Colours
3.4 Textures and Colors – Contrast, Complementary, Sepia, Monochromatic, Neutral, Primary, Secondary, Warm, Tint, Cool, and Pastels
3.5 Composition
4 Building Materials
4.1 Stone
4.2 Cement
4.3 Concrete
4.4 Timber
4.5 Plastics
4.6 Glass
4.7 Paints
4.8 Alloys
4.9 Gypsum
4.10 Asbestos
4.11 Corian
4.12 Clay
4.13 Mortar
4.14 Brick
4.15 Ferrous and Non-Ferrous
5. Construction Techniques
5.1 RCC and Load Bearing Structures
5.2 Carpentry Joints
5.3 Foundation Techniques / Types of Foundation
5.4 Masonry Construction – Walls, Ceilings, Lintels, Brick Masonry, Types Of Bond, Floor And Floor Finishes, Arches, Tool of Brick Lying, Stone Masonry, Classification of Stone Masonry
5.5 Door Construction and Types – Sliding, Slab, French, Gliding, Dutch, Bifold, Revolving
6 Styling
6.1 Art Deco
6.2 Art Noveau
6.3 Realism
6.4 Impressionism
6.5 Post Impressionism
6.6 Cubism
6.7 Daola / Dada
6.8 Surrealism
6.9 Pop Art
7 Software: Auto Cad 2D
7.1 AutoCAD Fundamentals, Coordinate Input, Working With Files, Displaying Objects, Hatching,Editing Hatch Objects
7.2 Modification Tool, Trimming And Extending Objects To Defined Boundaries, Creating Parallel And Offset Geometry, Joining Objects, Breaking An Object Into Two Objects, Using Grips
7.3 Layers Text, Creating Multiline Text, Creating Single Line Text, Using Text Styles, Editing Text
7.4 Dimensioning, Creating Dimensions, Using Dimension Styles, Editing Dimensions
7.5 Hatching, Hatching Objects, Editing Hatch Objects, Enquiry Commands
7.6 Blocks, Using Blocks, Dynamic Blocks
7.7 Model Space, Paper Space, Using Layouts, Using Page Setups, Using Viewports
7.8 Plotting Drawings
7.9 Understanding Photoshop
8 Projects
8.1 Residential Projects
8.2 Exhibition Projects
8.3 Retail Projects
8.4 Case Study On Residential or Exhibition or Retail Project
  Year II
1 Art and Architecture
1.1 Egyptian
1.2 Classical
1.3 Byzantine
1.4 Romanesque
1.5 Gothic
1.6 Renaissance
1.7 Baroque
1.8 Rococo
1.9 Neo-Classical
1.10 Neo Gothic
1.11 Modern
1.12 Minimalism/Post Modern
2 Interior Furnishing
2.1 Ceiling Treatment, False Ceiling
2.2 Wall Treatment
2.3 Door and Windows – Simple and Designer
2.4 Flooring: Types, Use and Rates
3. Lights and Lighting
3.1 Types of Lighting
3.2 Types of Fixtures
3.3 Coloured Lights and Filters
3.4 Planning Store Lighting
3.5 Using Light Effectively
3.6 Layout of Wiring – Selection and Safety – Aesthetics, Electric and Communication
3.7 Distribution Systems, Guidelines, Concept – Advantage, Requirement, Installation
4. Window
4.1 Window Construction And Types – Casement, Bay, Cable, Sky, Light, North Light
4.2 Water Seal Requirements Of The Window
4.3 Grids or Muntils
4.4 Glazing and Filling
4.5 Windows and The Sun – Sun Incidence Angle, Solar Window, Passive Solar
4.6 Glass Brick – Sidewalk Skylight ‘Pavement Light’
5. Stairs
5.1 An Introduction, Definition, Requirements of A Good Staircase
5.2 Classification Of Stairs, Types of Stairs –Straight Stairs, Quarter Turn Stairs, Half Turn Stairs, Three Quarters Turn Stairs, Circular Stairs, Spiral Stairs, Curved Stairs
5.3 Types, Material, Different Technical Terms, Designing Of Wooden Staircase
5.4 Construction of Steps – Handrail, Head Room, Cup Board, Under Stair
6. Partition Walls
6.1 An Introduction, Advantages, Requirements for Good Partition Wall
6.2 Types Of Partition Walls – Brick Partitions, Clay Black Partitions, Glass Block Partitions, Straw Board Partitions, Hollow Block Partitions, Concrete Partitions, Wooden Partitions, Plaster Slab Partitions, Asbestos Cement
7. Software: Google Sketchup
7.1 Introduction To Sketchup, Templates, Set Units, Add Geo Location, Orbit, Pan, Zoom, Concept, Creating Lines, Rectangles, Working With Axes, Creating Arcs, Circle, Polygon, And Freehand
7.2 Creating 2D To 3D With Push – Pull Tool, Create Complex Extrusions And Lathed Forms With Follow Me Tool, Offset, Move, Rotate, Scale The Object, Import DWG Into Sketchup, Import With Units, Apply Dimensions And Tape Measure Tool
7.3 Measure Angle With Protactor, Apply Text, 3D Text, Changes Of Axes, Sandbox Tools, From Contours, From Scratch, Make Group, Make Component, Face Styles, Edge Style And V Viewport Styles, Working With Views And Parallel Projection
7.4 Zoom Window, Zoom Extents, Working With Solid Tools, Intersect, Union, Subtract, Trim, Split, Create Layers, Working With Outliner, Apply Materials, Textures, Creating Light, Point Light, Spot Lights, Working With Podium Browser And Render The Scenes
7.5 Zoom Window, Zoom Extents Shadows And Fog Settings, Position Camera, Look Around, Walk Inside The Model, Creating Animation, Add, Edit, Update Scenes, Export Files To 3D Model, DWG And Graphics
8. Software: Auto CAD 3D
8.1 Basic 3D Concepts – Why Use 3D? , Types Of Three – Dimensional Models, Advantages Of Drawing In Three Dimensional Models, Viewing A 3D Model, Rotating The View, Additional Shading Modes Adding Thickness To 2D Objects, Setting The Elevation, Displaying More Than One View Of A Model.
8.2 Working With 3D Coordinates – What Are 3D Coordinate Systems? , 3D Object Snaps, Point Filters, The User Coordinate System, The UCS View Option, UCS 3point, Working With Multiple UCSs
8.3 Solid Modelling Concepts – What Is Solid Modelling? , Wireframe Models, Surface Models, Solid Models, Solid Modelling Definitions And Concepts, Creating Solid Models From Two Dimensional Shapes, Extruding 2D Geometry, Creating Solid Models With Solid Primitives, Revolved Solids, Controlling The Appearance Of Solids
8.4 Composite Solid Models – What Is A Composite Solid Model? , Adding Solid Objects, Subtracting Solid Models, Intersecting Solid Objects
8.5 Working With Solid Models – Why Edit Solid Models? , Filleting Solid Models, Chamfering Solids, Generating Mass Property Reports, Slicing A Solid Along A Plane, Cross – Sectional Views, Moving Faces, Tapering Faces, Deleting Faces And Creating A Shell, Advanced Solid Editing Options
8.6 Advanced 3D Concepts – The Coordinate Systems – The Key To Advanced 3D Drawing, Advanced UCS Concepts, Rotating The UCS, Saving And Restoring A UCS, Named Views In 3D
8.7 Plotting 3D Models – Working With the Layout Feature and Layout Tabs
8.8 Layouts – A New Look For Plotting, Changing From Model Mode To Layout Mode, Creating A New Layout, Specifying Page Setup, Specifying A Plot Device, Layout Settings, Working With The Viewports Dialog Box, Scaling Viewports, Non-Rectangular Viewports, Copying An Existing Layout, Floating Viewports Setup, Creating 2D Views From A Solid Model, Creating Profiles From Solids
9. Projects
9.1 A Project on – Restaurants, Spa, MNC Office
9.2 Case Study of Projects on Any One Topic of Project
  Year III
1. Estimation And Costing
1.1 Creating Quotation And Performa Invoice
1.2 Creating Bill of Quantity (BOQ).
2 Building Services
2.1 Plumbing
2.2 Air – Conditioning
2.3 Termite Proofing
2.4 Fire Fighting
2.5 Thermal Insulation
3. Softwares: 3DS MAX
3.1 Basic Tools
3.2 Advance Tools
3.3 Architectural Tools
3.4 Lighting Basic Standards
3.5 Lighting Advance Photometrics and Daylighting
3.6 Camera
3.7 Material, Import CAD File and Convert 2D to 3D
3.8 Rendering
3.9 Doubt / Discussion
4 Landscape Design
4.1 Landscaping In Interiors
4.2 Details of Trees And Plants To Be Used In Landscaping
4.3 Design of Landscaping
4.4 Project – Designing Of Courtyard / Garden / Park / Hotel Boundaries
5. Life Space Planning
5.1 Concept of space
5.2 Selection of site
5.3 Principles of House Plan – Aspect, Orientation, Grouping, Flexibility, Sanitation, Considerations
5.4 Types of Housing – Studio Apartment, Row Houses, Bungalow, Villas, Farmhouse
5.5 Division of Space – Private, Public, Work, Traffic
6 Vaastu
6.1 Vaastu – Introduction, Design Principles and Their Practical Implications
6.2 Directions and Corners, Glimpses of Oriental Vaastu Literature, Laws Of Nature, Various Energies And Forces.
6.3 Scientific Phenomenon And Fundamentals, Theoretical Approach To Vaastu, VaastuPurush Mandala And Paramshayika, Uses And Types Of Magnetic Compass, Various Entries, Levels and Weights.
6.4 Open Spaces And Balconies, Dry And Wet Zones
6.5 Various Shapes Of Plots, Selection Of Land And Soil Test
6.6 VeedhiShoola, Angels, Inclinations And Extensions, Shermukhi And Gaumukhi Plots
6.7 Location And Surroundings
7 FengShui
7.1 FengShui – Introduction, Design Principles And Their Practical Implications
7.2 FengShui Fundamentals
7.3 FengShui Balance Tools – Ying And Yang, The Five Elements, Wind Chimes, Bagua Mirror
7.4 Entering The Home – Entrances And Passageways, The Living Room, Living Room Layouts
7.5 Working with Color
7.6 Communal Spaces – The Dining Room, The Kitchen
7.7 Private Spaces – The Bedroom, The Bathroom.
7.8 Professional FengShui – Office FengShui
7.9 Vaastu and FengShui – A Comparision
8 Project
8.1 Project on The Practical Usage Of Vaastu And FengShui
9 Project
9.1 Specialization Project
  Final Examinations


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