SRJC Course Outlines

5/18/2024 12:34:56 PMINDE 62.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2007

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  INDE 62.1Title:  HISTORY OF FURNITURE 1  
Full Title:  History of Furniture 1
Last Reviewed:9/25/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total 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: 
Formerly:  INDE 130

Catalog Description:
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An overview of furniture styles of Europe and North America. Representative furniture, historical backgrounds, and significant designers from antiquity through the present will be discussed.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
An overview of furniture styles of Europe and North America. Representative furniture, historical backgrounds, and significant designers from antiquity through the present will be discussed.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 2018
Inactive: 
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C1ArtsFall 2019
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2007Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.   Recognize period furniture and identify the country of origin for
    each piece.
2.   List the distinguishing features of furniture from Egypt, Greece,
    Rome and of the Byzantine, Hispanic, Italian and Gothic styles.
3.   Differentiate among and list the distinguishing features of furniture
    from each of the following periods: Early to Late Renaissance,
    Baroque, Rococo, Regency, Directoire, Neoclassic and Empire and Tudor
    periods.
4.   Describe the Elizabethean, Jacobean, William and Mary, Queen Anne and
    Georgian styles in England.
5.   List the distinguishing features of furniture of Chippendale,
    Hepplewhite, Sheraton, and the Adams brothers.
6.   Describe the differences among Colonial, Early American, American
    Georgian, and Federal furniture.
7.   Describe the main features of furniture in the 20th century styles.
8.   Coordinate furniture styles with interior elements, fixtures, and
    accessories.

Topics and Scope
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I.   History of furniture styles
    A. Main features
       1. Shapes
       2. Symbols
       3. Wood
    B. Start and ending dates for specific styles and periods of
       furniture (according to Sherrill Winton)
    C. Distinguishing characteristics of each period for use in
       identifying furniture styles
       1.  Egyptian
       2.  Greek
       3.  Roman
       4.  Byzantine
       5.  Hispanic
       6.  Italian
       7.  Gothic
       8.  French
           a. Early to late Renaissance
           b. Baroque
           c. Rococo
           d. Regency
           e. Directoire
           f. Neo-classical
           g. Empire
       9.  England
           a. Tudor
           b. Elizabethan
           c. Jacobean
           d. William and Mary
           e. Queen Anne
           f. Georgian Styles
      10.  Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Sheraton, Adams
      11.  America
           a. Colonial
           b. Early American
           c. American Georgian
           d. Federal
II. 20th century furniture styles
    A. Prominent furniture designers
           1.  Gebruder Thonet
           2.  William Morris
           3.  Ernest Grimson
           4.  Charles Mackintosh
           5.  Gerritt Rietveld
           6.  Mies Van der Rohe
           7.  Marcel Breuers
           8.  Alvor Aalto
           9.  Charles Eames
           10.  Hans Wegner
           11.  Gustav Stickley
           12.  Modular - Italian Design
    B. Characteristic features of each designer's furniture
III. Relating furniture styles to interior elements
    A. Fabrics
    B. Wall coverings
    C. Lighting fixtures
    D. Accessories

Assignments:
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Representative assignments:
1.  Reading, 25-50 pages per week.
2.  Furniture styles reference file: compile photos or drawings of
furniture from 14-20 periods. Label according to period and style.
3.  Select photos or drawings of room furnishings representative of four
style periods.  Match furnishings to locations on a hand-drafted interior
design floor plan. Present orally in class.
4.  Write a critique of each of the four style periods selected above (3-5
pages).
5.  Reference readings and reports (3 reports of 3-5 pages each).
6.  Quizzes (2-3).
7.  Midterm and final exam.

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
20 - 30%
Critique; reports.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Reference file; floor plan with photos.
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Multiple choice, Matching items, Completion, Short essay
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
attendance and participation; oral presentation.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Stanley Abercrombie et al, Interior Design and Decoration, Prentice Hall
PTR, 2006.
Robbie Blakemore, History of Interior Design and Furniture: From Ancient
Egypt to Nineteenth-Century Europe, John Wiley & Sons, 2005.

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