Interior Design College of Design

IDes 1602

IDes 1602 Interior Design Studio II (4 credits), offered spring semester only


Prerequisite: Completion of IDes 1601 Interior Design Studio I with a minimum grade of C-.


Course Description

Introduction to interior design programming as method for understanding behaviors/requirements of humans in spaces. Use of color in three-dimensional environments. Developing communication skills. Problem-solving.

Course Objectives

  • Use the programming process to gather and analyze data related to the solution of interior design problems.
  • Integrate user behavior and needs when solving interior design problems.
  • Gain a greater understanding of concept development pertaining to built environments.
  • Identify and explore universal design concepts as they relate to the design of interior environments.
  • Identify and explore various color palettes through selecting interior materials and finishes, and analyzing their meanings for interiors.
  • Identify and apply basic life-safety codes and their meanings to interior design.  
  • Continue developing visual presentation and verbal communication skills used by the interior design profession.

Contact Information

College of Design

Saint Paul Offices

32 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-1922

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Minneapolis Offices

101 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-7525

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