Commercial Design 1

Commercial Design 1


Students will be introduced to the world of commercial interior design with a focus on Restaurant and Hotels. Students will learn about the ergonomics and theory’s behind both spaces with a focus on materials and specifications. Students additionally will have a showroom visit in this course.

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What does the course cover?
Topic 1

• Final Project review
• Difference between commercial and residential design
• Contract fabrics
• Contract wallpapers
• Floor coverings

Topic 2

• Restaurant interior design
• Trakhees space requirements
• Basic requirements for restaurant design
• Restaurant ergonomics and standard dimensions
• Hot and cold food display
• Café Design review
• Activity 1: Café Design

Topic 3

• The psychology of restaurant design: colour
• The psychology of restaurant design: scent
• The psychology of restaurant design: lighting
• The psychology of restaurant design: acoustics
• The psychology of restaurant design: architecture
• The restaurant design narrative

Topic 4

• The psychology of hotel design: colour
• The psychology of hotel design: lighting
• The psychology of hotel design: acoustics

Topic 5

• Hotel plan and design case study
• Hotel design comparisons
• Hotel floor plan example
• Typical furniture sizes in a hotel

Topic 6

• Test & Feedback
• Project Presentations
• Hotel Budget Guidelines & Showroom visit


• April 17th  to May 8th Monday  – In Studio 9:00AM to 1:00PM

• April 23rd  to May 14th Sunday  – In Studio 1:30PM to 5:30PM

EVENING COURSE – Dubai, In Studio

• April 17th  to May 10th Monday & Wednesday  – In Studio 7:00PM to 9:00PM


In Studio- 2800 AED
Pre-recorded- 1800AED

*Discount available until August 31, 2022


Residential 1, 2, AutoCad 1 or/& SketchUp 1 from The Designers’ Studio or equivalent (contact us to check).


Scale ruler, tracing paper, graph paper, double sided tape, metal ruler, Stanley knife, scissors, glue, A4 white paper, A2 foam board

Internship & Work

Internships and the work placement program is only in conjunction with the Professional Practice Diploma. If you would like work placements it is recommended to take the higher Diploma.

  • Price :

    AED 2800

  • Start Date : 17-04-2023
  • Duration : 4 Week
  • Max Availability : 12
  • Difficulty : Advanced
  • Location : The Designers' Studio
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