Garden Designing – The Designers' Studio

Garden Designing

Garden Designing


The objective of the course is to generate a body of knowledge of the basic criteria necessary for the design of landscapes including usability, function, measures, proportions, design concepts and moods related to everyday life, studies durability, material selection involving function, as well as aesthetic values. The course aims to: Introduce students to the basic elements of Garden design, its principles, visual aspects with their perception, design vocabulary and their application in interior design. It also familiarizes the students to the implementation of fundamental concepts and elements of Interior Design. – Providing the student with the main knowledge and the purposes, principles, elements, steps for practicing interior landscaping in Interior Design. Thus, equipping the students with the basic knowledge, skill and competence to Garden design.

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What does the course cover?
Topic 1

• Definition and purpose of landscape in interior design

• Floor plans  

• Introduction to Scales 1:50 and 1:20

• Relation between garden design and Interior Design

• Phases of design

• Site survey

Topic 2

• Design consultation & project brief

• Principles of interior design 

• Furniture layout comparisons & nursery room configurations 

• Ergonomics of children’s room design

• Activity: Play room furniture layout plan and mood board

Topic 3

• Moodboards and Plans

• The 10 Elements of Garden design

• Principles of Garden design

• Garden design consultation

Topic 4

• Landscape components

• Hardscape

• Softscape

• Garden lighting

• Floor patterns 

Topic 5

• Coloring guidelines and techniques

• Types of plants

• Plant Drawing techniques

• Different types of gardens: (small gardens, patio design, atrium, courtyard, ……)

• Materials and colour

Topic 6

• Student Project Presentations & Tutor Feedback

• Site visit and practical activity



• February 8th – March 1st (every Tuesday) – In Studio 9AM to 1PM

  • In Studio- 2100 AED



No prior entry requirements needed.


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

Internship & Work

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 :

    AED 2100

  • Start Date : 08-02-2022
  • Duration : 4 Week
  • Max Availability : 12
  • Difficulty : Beginner
  • Location : The Designers' Studio