History of Furniture

INTD 1008

Course description

Students learn the history of interior design with an emphasis on interior furnishings as an integral part of unique cultural environments. Historical information is presented with reference to the geographical, social, economic, political, and technical influences that shaped change to the design of interior environments. Students focus on the evolution of the built environment, including interior architectural styles, characteristic design motifs, lighting, and decorative accessories. Students identify and integrate a wide range of furniture details into their own unique designs, and in contemporary interior spaces.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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