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Interior design projects may involve totally new construction or the renovation, modernization, or refurbishment of an existing facility, space, or room. This course is intended for people who are considering a career in interior design. It provides a broad introduction to the profession and an overview of the education and requisite skills. The emphasis of this course is residential, a branch of interior design that typically includes specialties...
Monday Oct 9th, 6–8pm Eastern Time
Whether you want to run your own business or to work for a design firm, this course will further you on your journey toward becoming an interior design professional. In this course, you will gain insight into all aspects of life as an interior designer. We will review in broad strokes what transpires from the moment a project commences until the finished work is photographed. Topics covered include setting clients' expectations, creating...
Tuesday Oct 31st, 6–8pm Eastern Time
Certificate in Applied Color for Design combines CE804: The Art of Choosing Paint Color, 805: Creating a Successful Color Scheme and 806: Transform an Existing Space with Color, to form a unified series of three online workshops that give meaningful insight into how professional interior designers use color along with underlying design principles to develop color schemes that make an impact. Distilled from tried-and-true NYSID courses that have...
Thursday Nov 2nd, 4–7pm Eastern Time
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In this workshop, interiors photographer Robin Del Pino Ferries will discuss tips for preparing interiors, with special attention to residential, for a photographic shoot. This lecture course will cover different approaches to styling, what to bring to the shoot, and how to use the objects and furniture in a space to your best advantage and to suit your photographic needs.
Wednesday Nov 15th, 2–4pm Eastern Time
Fundamentals of Residential Lighting takes you through the principal spaces in the home in four sessions, looking at lighting effects, techniques, and tools. As a participant, you will learn how we see, including the perception of color and what makes objects, surfaces, and tasks stand out. You will practice visualizing, describing, and planning lighting effects using typical residential floorplans. LED technology and controls are explained and...
Wednesday Oct 4th, 7–9pm Eastern Time
In this interactive course, learn how to assemble a color-coordinated collection of fabrics, rugs and trimmings. Explore natural and man-made fibers and a variety of textile construction from printed fabrics to hand knotted rugs. Experiment with mixing patterns, textures and colors to create a rich interior environment. Learn how to choose an appropriate upholstery fabric as well as fabrics for window treatments. During this course students are...
Tuesday Nov 7th, 6–8pm Eastern Time
A successful color scheme will pull together the look and feel of a space. This course goes beyond paint and walks you through effective and unique methods for creating a perfect scheme of colors, patterns, and surfaces. Color relationships and the psychology of color are examined. Using a variety of NYSID supplied paint, fabric, and surface swatches, students work in class to develop a mood board. How do the LIVE VIA ZOOM online courses work?...
Thursday Oct 5th, 4–7pm Eastern Time
Upholstered furniture is a major component in decorating, and one of the most important elements of comfortable living. This course examines all aspects of upholstered furniture as an integral part of an interior. Learn the components of upholstered seating and how famous interior designers have combined these features to create classic styles. Examine the inner workings of upholstered furniture to see how the construction impacts comfort and longevity....
Tuesday Nov 28th, 6–8pm Eastern Time
Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201
Learn the basics of interior design fundamentals by selecting a room of your choice as your project and adding new, reusing, and editing the current space. Create a concept board, sketch a floor plan on graph paper, explore color theory, review lighting solutions and materials and sources. This class is not intended for interior design professionals and/or decorators currently practicing. Supply List Pencils – Mechanical works best Eraser ...
Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL 60201
This class will cover the basics of space planning, materials and sources, and color theory. The goal will be to upgrade a room in your home by adding new, purging old, re-using and re-purposing existing. Learn how to add value and transform your space within your scope, schedule and budget. Online tools such as Pinterest and room designing computer software will be taught to create dynamic concept boards and drawing spaces. Reference guides...
Everblue Training Institute @ 339 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Our LEED Green Associate Exam Prep provides a high-level overview of green building design, construction, and operations. With our exam prep packages and study aids, you will learn about the LEED Rating Systems and LEED Certification process. Let us provide you with the structure and motivation to pass your LEED Green Associate exam! Course Materials We include all study aids with our exam prep packages. That includes: Course Guide 8 LEED Credit...
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