Psychology of Residential Interior Design

ARCH 702

An introduction to the fundamentals of residential interior design.


What you can learn.

  • Understand how interior design influences the human subconscious
  • Arrange furniture to create a spacious, well-balanced and user-friendly home
  • Apply color, texture or pattern through art and accessories to energize any room
  • Add appropriate natural and artificial light to enhance the mood

About this course:

An introduction to the fundamentals of residential interior design, including the relationship of color, light, texture, balance and composition, which impacts how human psychology reacts within the space; the optimum furniture placement, use of existent space and accessories; and applying these techniques in evolving residential spaces, such as home-office spaces and expanding households.
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Whether you are just starting out, or are a seasoned professional, UCLA Extension’s Architecture and Interior Design program can help develop your creative, technical, and professional skills while advancing your career.


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