IDES 212 - Historic Interiors II
One of two related courses (with IDES 211 ), which may be taken in either order. Studies the development of interior decoration and domestic spaces from early Egyptian through 21st century European and American. Analyzes period design referenced to historical, geographical, and cultural influences. Explores the development of furniture, textile, wall, window, floor, ceiling treatments, and related interior accessories. IDES 212 primarily covers American styles and 17th through 20th century styles. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly ID 212.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Trace the development of interior decoration and domestic interiors in North America from precedents in Neoclassic Europe through stylistic movements in the early 21st century.
- Identify important forms of furniture with regard to their stylistic period and design influences.
- Research stylistic periods and apply those styles to current projects.
- Determine the appropriateness of current materials with stylistic periods.
- Identify and analyze period design in reference to historical, geographical and cultural influences.
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