Interior Design Materials and Furnishing

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Interior Design Materials and Furnishing

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Interior Design

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Introduction to Industrial Design or equivalent. Unofficial transcript submission required.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course focuses on the integration of design and fabrication skills in industrial design and furnishing. Common manufacturing techniques are presented through a series of lectures, demonstrations, and analysis sessions. Emphasis is placed on the practical relationship between industrial and furnishing design and the manufacturing industry, and the technical considerations that influence the choice of materials and processes for both small and mass production. The concept of environmentally green design will be introduced and integrated into design projects.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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