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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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INTD 1030 - Design and Color

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course identifies the fundamental elements and principles of design and demonstrates how they relate to home and commercial interiors. Students explore applied color theory, light theory, color harmonies, and color relationships as well as color psychology through extensive experiential projects.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. elements of design
  2. principles of art
  3. patterns
  4. balance
  5. hue, value and chroma scales
  6. color wheel
  7. color and light
  8. textures
  9. moods and themes
  10. value scales
  11. color psychology
  12. color matching
  13. color relationships successive contrast
  14. color assimilation
  15. Munsel color charts
  16. color schemes
  17. aesthetics of design

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

  1. demonstrate elements of design
  2. discuss color psychology.
  3. demonstrate color relationships.
  4. apply color harmonies to interior design
  5. create a comprehensive portfolio that demonstrates application of color and design
  6. demonstrate principles of design.
  7. compare positive / negative balance
  8. analyze symmetry and asymmetry.
  9. compare dynamic vs. static balance
  10. interpret moods and themes.
  11. demonstrate effects of light and color.
  12. interpret hue, value and chroma
  13. analyze the color wheel

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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