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The history of interior design and furniture encompasses numerous styles, movements, and individual artistic contributions. It also reflects the influence of cultural, political, and social developments. A basic understanding of this history is important for the professional interior designer who may often look to the past seeking inspiration. This class will entail the study of a progression of historical interiors, styles, movements and furniture. Each will be examined for their inherent qualities and contributions in order to more fully understand the role of history in contemporary practice. Site visits to regional collections may be arranged to meet the class schedule.
|Fulfills||MArch: HT Elective, MID: Required|
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