Maricopa Community Colleges  INT175   20046-20075 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 04/27/04
INT175 20046-20075 L+L 3 Credit(s) 6 Period(s)
Custom Design
Custom design for interiors. Creative problem solving using design theory and process. Visualization of concepts through sketching.
Prerequisites: INT105 and DFT121.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
INT175   20046-20075 Custom Design
1. Apply creative thinking plus design elements and principles in creating visual representations of custom designs for interiors. (I)
2. Use the design process to create visual representations of custom designs for interiors. (II)
3. Explain the impact of regulations on custom designs for interiors. (III)
4. Identify and describe various interior materials used in custom interior design. (IV)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
INT175   20046-20075 Custom Design
    I. Creative Thinking in Interior Design
        A. Dimensions of creativity
          1. Fluency
          2. Flexibility
          3. Originality
          4. Elaboration
        B. Utilization of an inspiration
        C. Design elements and principles
      II. Design Process
          A. Programming
            1. Problem identification and solving
            2. Identification of user needs
            3. Information gathering and research analysis
          B. Schematic Design
            1. Concept statement
            2. Visualizing concepts through sketching
          C. Design Development
            1. Material selection
            2. Sample boards
            3. Renderings
            4. Study models
            5. Estimating costs
            6. Presentation techniques
          D. Construction Documents
            1. Space plans
            2. Detailed drawings
            3. Specifications
        III. Impact of Regulations on Interior Design
            A. Building codes
            B. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
          IV. Materials for Custom Design
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