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INTD 2095 - Interior Design: A Global Perspective

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2Lab 2
Course Description: This course builds upon all interior design courses and focuses on global perspectives. Students will apply various cultural theories and design disciplines to the Western built environment. Students will research historical and cultural symbolic meanings of various cultures and apply this knowledge to their interior design projects.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): Must have Interior Design degree or instructor consent
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Religions and other wisdom traditions of the non-western world
  2. Asia Introduction to Asian cultures and design traditions India China Turkey
  3. Africa Introduction to African cultures and design traditions Egypt Nigeria Algeria
  4. Middle East Introduction to Middle Eastern cultures and design traditions Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates
  5. Small design project

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. analyze cultural differences in peoples behaviors and in interior design.
  2. design a global interior utilizing techniques from around the world.
  3. analyze the influence of culture, architecture and interior environments in the built environment.


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