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Residential Textiles


An expert use of textiles in interior decoration requires both an aesthetic sense and technical knowledge of how fibers and yarns perform. this course gives students an in-depth look at the components of textiles, in a hands-on classroom experience. Students explore a vast array of fabrics, using them to convey color, texture and ambience, as well as mastering their applications in residential settings. course components include examining the textile manufacturing process, fabric performance testing, and a field trip to a fabric showroom, time permitting.

Credits 1.5 Credits
Prerequisites * None.
Co-Requisites None.


* Prerequisites listed are for onsite degree programs only.  For questions regarding prerequisites for Professional & Continuing Education, The Sustainable Design Institute or The Landscape Institute please call the office at 617-585-0101 or email For questions regarding prerequisites for the Distance track Master of Architecture please call 617-585-0390 or email If you are looking at the course page of a 4000 series course, the prerequisites listed on the page do apply to you.

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