Many interior designers believe that furniture is one of the most important aspects of an interior space.
The complex process of furniture design for the market is examined and explored, addressing issues of function, structure, aesthetics, context and culture. The use of 2-D and 3-D visualization tools is instrumental as students develop and resolve their design solutions. A skilled furniture designer is familiar with the tools and techniques appropriate to a variety of materials, including metals. Students explore metal manipulation, machine operation and safety, proper use of hand tools, metal identification and cold assembly techniques in a variety of fabrication projects.
This knowledge expands design and production possibilities, preparing students to meet the demands of the profession. In this course, students synthesize their design and fabrication skills. The course explores the conceptual, aesthetic and structural issues involved with the design and construction of a project utilizing a range of techniques and commonly used furniture materials. This course gives the students an understanding of specific design proponents, movements and historical trajectories relevant to furniture design, in a manner that informs and complements their design process. The course draws upon historical lineage and identifies the predominant civilizations throughout history and the contribution they have made to furniture design. This course seeks to trace the dominant furniture paradigms and historical shifts that have occurred from prehistory up to the 21st century. Specific emphasis is placed on theoretical and ideological developments surrounding the age or era in which such developments occurred, and study is focused on the effects of such historical events, shifts and consequences
On this course you will learn the skills of the modern furniture designer. You will learn how to understand your consumer, produce scale drawings and test your designs by creating 2D and 3D models. This course will help you practice the leap between ideas and 3D reality.
During the course, you will develop your practical skills and work on an exciting and realistic furniture design project.
Introduction to concept of Furniture designing
Techniques of Furniture Designing
Carpentry and joinery
Hardware & Fittings
Estimation and costing
Low cost furniture
Stone furniture…. More more