SRJC Course Outlines

5/29/2023 7:46:06 AMINDE 84 Course Outline as of Fall 1999

New Course (First Version)

Discipline and Nbr:  INDE 84Title:  FURNITURE & PROD DESIGN  
Full Title:  Furniture and Product Design
Last Reviewed:3/23/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled3.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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This course is the study of the design considerations for products used in interior spaces. It includes design for wall coverings, textiles, area rugs, case goods, upholstered goods and other products of concern to the interior designer.

INDE 80.1 (formerly INDE 80A) & INDE 67.

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Design considerations for products used in interior spaces. Includes wall coverings, textiles, area rugs, case good, upholstered goods and other products.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:INDE 80.1 (formerly INDE 80A) & INDE 67.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1999Inactive:Summer 2007
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student will be able to:
Develop and design a product based on a design concept
Design a piece of case goods suitable for a client's needs
Render drawings, with appropriate elevations, and details to graphically
present the design concept
Design and render wall covering and textile patterns that will function
on typical widths of materials
Design an area rug suitable for specific client needs and graphically
present solution
Design an upholstered piece of furniture that is appropriate for human
scale and dimension
Develop scale models for furniture designs

Topics and Scope
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Orientation/Course Objectives
Area Rug Project
   Client Requirements
   Concept Development
   Design Techniques
   Graphic Presentation Techniques
Case Goods Project
   Technical Construction
   Construction Documents
Chair Design Project
   Human Dimensions and Scale
   Material Considerations
   Scale Model Construction
Textile/Wallcovering Project
   Construction Considerations (widths/repeats)
   Material Selections
   Media Choices
   Presentation Techniques


Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
15 - 25%
Written homework, Lab reports, Term papers, Project Reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Homework problems, Lab reports, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
Class performances, Projects
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 15%
Multiple choice, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Attendance & Participation

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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(Representative List.)
Spence, William & Griffiths, L. Duane; Furniture And Cabinet Construction
1989; Prentice Hall
Pile, John; Furniture Modern & Postmodern Design & Technology; 1990
Whitney Library Of Design
Supplementary Requirements:
Drafting Equipment And Presentation Materials

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