Contemporary Applications of Historical Design: Part I

ARCH X 443.17

This course is an intensive study of the history of decorative arts with an emphasis on how Asian and Islamic styles influenced Baroque and Rococo, which in turn influenced Art Nouveau.

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $449.00
As few as 6 weeks
2.0

What you can learn.

  • Gain a deep understanding of the practical aspects of historical decorative arts
  • Learn how Baroque and Rococo influenced Art Nouveau
  • Gain a mastery of vocabulary and an understanding of styles
  • Learn about the social forces and technological advances that shaped the history of design
  • Learn about artisanal techniques and materials
  • Create modern adaptations from earlier periods and styles

About this course:

This course is an intensive study of the history of decorative arts with an emphasis on how Asian and Islamic styles influenced Baroque and Rococo, which in turn influenced Art Nouveau. The course will emphasize practical applications of these historical concepts in contemporary interior design. This course is separate from and not dependent on Contemporary Applications of Historical Design, Part II. This course is designed to give students a deep understanding of both the academic and practical aspects of historical decorative arts. Students will not only gain mastery of vocabulary and an understanding of styles, but also learn about the social forces and technological developments that shaped the history of design. Students will learn about actual artisanal techniques and materials. Other practical applications that the course will teach include a) incorporating antiques into contemporary interiors, b) using reproductions of past styles, and c) creating modern adaptations from earlier periods and styles—all of these being integral skills of any working interior designer in today’s design field.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Thursday 6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Gray Adams
378115
Fee:
$449.00
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Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 14, 2021
Schedule
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Discussion
Thu Jan 7, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
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Thu Jan 14, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Jan 21, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Jan 28, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 4, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 11, 2021
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

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