The course description and competencies are provided by the Art Institute International Minnesota. The course must follow the description and students must demonstrate completion of all competencies.
This course examines the development of furniture, interiors, architecture, and decorating arts from 1830 to the present. Projects emphasize English, American, and international styles in a contemporary idiom. (Prereq. ID2420 – History of Design to 1830)
- Gain an understanding of the English, American, and Modern periods of furniture and architecture as they relate to the socioeconomic conditions of the times
- Recognize historical motifs which relate to English, American, and Modern furniture and architecture
- Recognize and classify English, American, and Modern furniture pieces by period or designer
- Develop the appropriate vocabulary which relates to the furniture, architecture, and motifs of the English, American, and Modern furniture periods