Commercial Design 2

4 Weeks

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AED

2100

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Commercial Design 2

Commercial Design 2

Teacher

Anam Clark

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Commercial Design Courses

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Course Description

Continue your development with Commercial 2, students will build on their skills learnt from Commercial 1. The focus of this course will be on Retail, Office and Salon design. Students will learn about the ergonomics and theory’s behind these spaces with a focus on materials and specifications. 

Syllabus

Topic 1

• Final Project review

• Difference between interior designer and visual merchandiser 

• The psychology of retail design: colour

• Principles of retail design 

• Types of retail lighting 

• Activity 1: Retail design 

Topic 2

• Office interior design 

• Functional needs

• Zones in a standard office

• Office design and company culture 

• Office design comparisons

Topic 3

• Workstation dimensions 

• Ergonomics of office design 

• Office materials

• Raised flooring

• Lighting in offices 

• Activity: Office design 

Topic 4

• Salon interior design 

• Zones and areas within salons 

• DM requirements for salons

• Standard dimensions 

• Lighting and salon design 

• Activity: Salon design layout and mood board

Topic 5

• Test & Feedback

• Project Presentations

• Diploma Reminder

Requirements

Residential 1, 2, 3, AutoCad 1, SketchUp 1 & Commercial 1 from The Designers’ Studio or equivalent (contact us to check). 

Materials

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

Internship & Work Opportunities

The Designers’ Studio runs an active Internship Programme whereby we collaborate with several interior design companies and showrooms such as Pottery Barn, Ethan Allen, Crate and Barrel to name a few. The end goal of our training is to secure work in the industry for our graduates and we actively facilitate this. Work shadowing is organised for top students during holiday breaks. Great care is taken to match the student's aspirations and abilities with a suitable practice. 

Price

2100 AED.

Term 1 Dates

•To be confirmed

Our Main Teachers

Anam Clarke, founder of The Designers’ Studio, has in excess of 10 years of interior design experience, 9 of those in the Middle East including running her own practice. Born and raised in London, her grandfather and mother were both architects and designers. Her passion for art, architecture and design was rooted in her from the very start. She developed her passion and studied Architectural Interior Design at the prestigious Inchbald School of Design in Chelsea. She worked with the royals at David Linley Interiors during her career in London and moved to Dubai 9 years ago. Her portfolio includes Residential, Commercial, Hospitality and Food and Beverage projects all over the world. She has won awards for her design work and has been featured in magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar, Inside out, Grazia, Better Homes, Gulf News to name but a few. She speaks annually at the Index exhibition in the UAE and writes a column for ‘Emirates Home’ regularly. Anam is extremely passionate about design, sharing her open minded, out of the box approach to design with her students. Anam is particularly well-versed in programmes such as AutoCAD, Photoshop, SketchUp and V-Ray and she looks forward to sharing her tricks of the trade with her students.

Anam Clarke, founder of The Designers’ Studio, has in excess of 10 years of interior design experience, 9 of those in the Middle East including running her own practice. Born and raised in London, her grandfather and mother were both architects and designers. Her passion for art, architecture and design was rooted in her from the very start. She developed her passion and studied Architectural Interior Design at the prestigious Inchbald School of Design in Chelsea. She worked with the royals at David Linley Interiors during her career in London and moved to Dubai 9 years ago. Her portfolio includes Residential, Commercial, Hospitality and Food and Beverage projects all over the world. She has won awards for her design work and has been featured in magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar, Inside out, Grazia, Better Homes, Gulf News to name but a few. She speaks annually at the Index exhibition in the UAE and writes a column for ‘Emirates Home’ regularly. Anam is extremely passionate about design, sharing her open minded, out of the box approach to design with her students. Anam is particularly well-versed in programmes such as AutoCAD, Photoshop, SketchUp and V-Ray and she looks forward to sharing her tricks of the trade with her students.

Price : 2100 AED

Max Availability : 12

Difficulty : Intermediate

Location : The Designers' Studio

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