Interior Design College of Design

IDes 2604

IDes 2604 Interior Design Studio IV (4 credits), Offered spring semester only


Prerequisites: Completion of IDes 2603 Interior Design Studio III and IDes 2612 with a minimum grade of C-.


Course Description

This course focuses on exploring how a building and its systems are put together relative to interior design. Conceptually and programmatically, students get an opportunity to holistically implement their understanding of building systems in the design of an interior space. 


Course Objectives

  • Locate and critically evaluate information.
  • Convey an understanding of how a building and its systems are put together relative to interior design.
  • Utilize methods and materials with appropriate applications.
  • Produce competent presentation and construction drawings for a design solution.
  • Develop and implement a concept from inception to application.
  • Develop and demonstrate the ability to communicate design details.  In speaking, writing, and visually presenting their projects,         students learn to tie words to drawings, creating comprehensive design proposals.
  • Work on a team in a collaborative effort to produce a design solution.
  • Become aware of how globalization affects interior design.
  • Understand that social and cultural norms may vary from their own and are relevant to making appropriate design decision.
  • Understand and appropriately apply the theory of place attachment to their final design solution.

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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