In this first section you will learn about the basics of minimalist interior design and build a strong base of knowledge in the world of minimalism. Starting with the fundamental principles in its origin, we wil lead through its evolution through the years to see how it has transformed into what we know it a today and gain an informed perspective on how minimalism works today. This will guide us into creative innovative pieces that follow and set future trends for this style.
During this section we will delve deep into the world of minimalist interior design, looking at famous examples from around the world, and learning about the specific components of a minimalist interior design project. From color theory to material selection to furniture design, we will cover everything there is to know about minimalist interior design.
In this last section, we will look at the specific aspects of a minimalist home and how to make sure it functions at its full capacity while still maintaining an elegant minimal interior design. We will bring together everything we learned previously and see how it ties into kitchen, living room and bedroom design. These sessions will set the guidelines for the 8 practical project sessions that will follow.
The project is a small bedroom in minimalist style for a software developer who often works in his home office in his bedroom.
This living room is intended for a family of 5 who enjoys spending their weeknights watching movies together. Create concept sketches about its minimalist style.
Present this project using mood boards, diagrams, material palettes, and Sketchup renders and write small descriptions of the kitchen to explain the overall design.
For the final project, you will be tasked with designing a small minimalist home for 4 roommates. You will have to make floor plans of bedrooms, living room, kitchen, and storage room.
The course ends with a practical exam. The students must present and defend their practical projects. In addition to the practical exam, the students sit an online test exam.