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BVA DEGREE IN INTERIOR AND SPATIAL DESIGN

Why Interior & Spatial Design?

We all realize the pace at which the world is changing, including the education sector. Keeping in pace with the change, Animaster College offers you the best Interior design degree courses in Bangalore. Considering the importance, the way we teach and you learn supports your comfort level and prepares you for an enterprising future. We induce creativity in you so that you can spread art and design around the world. We invite you to join our creative team. You get an exposure to the Design process, the purpose and methodology as a bonus to the study of Vocabulary of geometric and natural forms Visual properties of form Surface modulation of forms Transformation and articulation of form Enclosed as well as Open space. The semester is designed to take you on a flight in the creative forms of spatial illusion. Alongside, you get to explore the aesthetic aspects of open space and space-defining, Roofing and Flooring, Fabrics and other furnishing materials, and a brief overview of Green materials.

Program Highlights

Bachelor of Visual Arts in Interior and Spatial Design offers students to learn the design process, research methodology. This semester provides scope to understand the introductory-level experience of problem-solving techniques, skills through practical assignments in prototyping and testing. Here you will understand how Design acts and in what form and material. This semester allows you to learn to work in groups and individuals in the studio environment. You will go through case studies and examples to understand the Design process, Chronological studies for analysis of designed objects/systems/environments and their eclectic evolution through technology change. Simple exercises in design creation/recreation through mock-ups/montages/pasteboards using primary materials such as paper, board, wood, etc. You need to show an awareness of the relevance of form and space in 3D Design.

Further, you should inculcate synthesized and integrated design solutions and produce a variety of concepts and finished physical models. You will earn experience and expertise in Paints– Protective coating paints, types of paints – water paints, distempers, cement-based paints, emulsion paints, anti-corrosive paints, etc. –composition, functions, preparation, and application method, painting on different surfaces, defects in painting, etc. and Varnishes (oil and spirit)– French polish, damp proofing finishes, etc. and methods of application.

The students will gather knowledge in the varied forms of art and culture of the world. Handy guidance will be provided on visual thinking, design and fundamentals of drawing. To understand the semester-wise distribution of the course explore the tabs below and enter the world of fantasy blended with creativity.

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We are proud to have the most skillful in-house trainers

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We are proud to have the most skillful in-house trainers

Semester Wise Details

Semester wise overview

The students will gather knowledge in the varied forms of art and culture of the world. Handy guidance will be provided on visual thinking, design and fundamentals of drawing. To understand the semester-wise distribution of the semester explore the tabs below and enter the world of fantasy blended with creativity.

Brief Description of the semester:

This semester provides a brief introduction to Prehistoric activities in different parts of the world. Here students are given exposure to the evolving cultures, ritualistic practices, and artistic activities. The semester briefs about the environment, tools, and other materials, which were parts of their evolving life. Semester introduces ways of seeing in the visual world and analyzing the visual experiences and visual data. Semester introduces novel methods to understand the meaning and interpretations of visual images. The semester provides an end number of examples and references to know the ways of seeing from the simple to a complex world. Semester also provides an opportunity to learn from the interdisciplinary domains. This semester introduces the basic elements and principles of Art and Design topics required for a student at the entry-level. Semester allows the student to look at the subject from a broader perspective and provide a solid theoretical base for the specialization program. Examples for relevant Design problems are given to understand and to find out the solutions. Both 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional design processes are addressed this semester. Semester introduces the questioning since the question is the basis for information or knowledge acquiring. Inquiry for the fundamental details will bring revelation. This semester will instigate the enthusiasm within and takes the student to the next stage. Semester aims to introduce Culture as a whole and Community and its practices within. Culture will have multiple communities that address the various needs of society. Semester introduces to the emotional and functional aspects of communities and their practices and their contribution to the growth of society and culture as a whole.

#Subject TitleInstruction(hrs/week)Duration of exam(Hrs)MarksCreditsType
IAExamTotal
1Language 14330701002Theory
2Language 24330701002Theory
CORE THEORY
3Story of Art – I3330701002Theory
4Visual Thinking3330701002Theory
5Fundamentals of Design: 2D &3D3330701002Theory
CORE STUDIO COURSE
6Fundamentals of Drawing – I31535501Practical
72D & 3D Design Practice41535501Practical
8Inter Design studies131535501Practical
9Constitution of India and Human Rights3330701002Practical
10Workshop / Project / Journal writing50501

Semester wise overview

In semester two of the foundation studies, students will develop knowledge to understand and interpret the Literature, Art and Architecture and the impact of the visual culture on individual perception. This will help students to explore the visual meaning and interpret it in their own creative work. They will also get guidance on The Physics of Color, Color Systems, Theory of Color, Theories of Successive and Simultaneous Contrast. Additive and Subtractive colors. Special attention will be given on drawing light and shadow on objects and representation of the impact of light on simple forms and objects – change in mood, surface quality, density, drama, and impact. Also, drawing from Nature will be taught.

Brief Description of the semester:

This semester introduces the important civilizations marked in history. In this semester, Literature, Philosophy, and religion are elaborately discussed Semester briefs the characteristic features of Art, design, and culture practiced during this period. Semester also explains in detail, about the materials used and the Architecture designs and motives, Art panels, etc. Communication systems and lifestyles developed by the community are especially focused. This semester helps students to develop a systematic approach in understanding the visual culture across hi-cultures and subcultures. The semester thematically reveals how the world is filled with, printed images in books, magazines, posters, advertisements, cut-outs, photographs, cinema, and Television, etc. The semester also conducts an inquiry about how this visual world influences and creates an impact on our sensibilities. In this semester history of Colours from the different periods is introduced. Semester introduces practical application of the color theories, focusing on the interaction and relativity of color. This semester aims to introduce the fundamentals of Design ideas and application in the advanced semesters in Product Design, Interior Design, Furniture Design, and Textile Design, etc. The semester allows the students to do research and identify the problems with their immediate surroundings and learn to solve the problems with the help of the Guide.

#Subject TitleInstruction(hrs/week)Duration of examMarksCreditsType
IAExamTotal
1Language 14330701002Theory
2Language 24330701002Theory
CORE THEORY
3Story of Art – II3330701002Theory
4Introduction to Visual cultures3330701002Theory
5Colour theory3330701002Theory
CORE STUDIO COURSE
6Fundamentals of Drawing – II31535501Practical
7Colour Composition31535501Practical
8Inter Design studies- 231535501Practical
9Environment and Public Health3330701002Theory
10Workshop / Project / Journal writing50501

Semester wise overview

This semester covers the substantial core topics for working with Computer-Aided Design software. The strategy starts with a few basic tools that enable you to create and edit a simple drawing and developing those tools. Advanced tools are introduced throughout the semester. Basics are ensured to approach the most essential tools and concepts. Further, sophisticated techniques that extend your mastery of the program are introduced.

Brief Description of the semester:

This is the introductory course, where you get a chance to learn the design process, research methodology. This semester provides scope to understand the introductory-level experience of problem-solving techniques, skills through practical assignments in prototyping and testing. Here students will try to understand how Design will act and in what form and material. This semester you will learn to work in groups and individuals in the studio environment. Introduction to Design Thinking- Resources and Methods and Meaning and objectives of the research will be of prime learning chart. Introduction to Fundamentals of the design research and process, simple exercises in design creation/recreation through mock-ups/ montages/ paste-boards using primary materials such as paper, board, wood, etc. includes the pedagogy. This semester will introduce you to the physical space and its values in terms of its association with human activities, functions in the context of spatial design. You will be able to classify space based on their function and the utility aspects and identify the intervention of the designer to aesthetically elevate the visual and functional appeal of the space. The semester will introduce case studies and analyses the design strategy involved. It will allow you to take up simple exercises and experiment and to impart knowledge on the various materials while highlighting the current trends and innovations in the usage of interior design materials. It also introduces you to the principles and the basics of engineering drawing skills. You learn the basic geometry, projection techniques, and also interpretation of the drawings. The semester covers basic Geometric lessons in construction of the basic shapes compass constructions of the geometric forms and figures, to use angles and tangents. Introduces orthographic projections and conventions, use of sections, auxiliary views and developments for basic 3D forms such as Prism, Cone and Cylinders. This knowledge of Computer-based Visualization helps you in sketching, testing, rendering, and design control drawing (DCD). The basic skills and knowledge this semester presents baseline software platforms from which you will continue to build upon and hone throughout their education. Learn using deliverables including process drawings as well as DCD’s with dimensioned technical specifications, sections, details, and notes. Visual Journal is a continuation of the earlier two semesters. But here you use this space more as a diary of a design student for consolidating their ideas through scribbling, photograph, and writing.

#Subject TitleInstruction(hrs/week)Duration of examMarksCreditsType
IAExamTotal
1Language -I4330701002Theory
2Language -II4330701002Theory
CORE STUDIO COURSE
3Design Thinking430701002Practical
4Design Studio: Form & Space/ Foundations in Spatial Language330701002Practical
5Interior Design Materials and applications –I330701002Practical
6Technical Drawing330701002Practical
CORE ELECTIVE31535501
7Digital: CAD 131535501Practical
8Computer Applications and Information Technology31535501Practical
9CC & EC – Workshop / Simple Project

Semester wise overview

In this semester you will learn the theories and techniques related to the developments of interior elements in response to social, religious, aesthetic and environmental factors. It focuses on the three-dimensional forms, plan forms and ornamentation. It also allows you to formulate Design Classics. Apply a method of investigation and analysis to the study of designed objects. The history of the modern movement in interior design and architecture, developments of modern movements, various fields of the design affecting interior ambiances directly, international modernism, regionalism and concerns with vernacular, etc. are the prime focus of the semester. Designers and their works with respect to interior architecture and interior elements of design, contemporary expressions of styles and art forms also play a major role. The topic Space Planning provides a specific design methodology for understanding the nature of spaces, scales and space within a space along with elements and organization. The semester prepares a base to gain an understanding of the fundamental issues in designing spaces and develops the skill to create floor plans considering all the factors affecting spatial composition.

Brief Description of the semester:

This semester briefs the developments of interior elements in response to social, religious, aesthetic and environmental factors. It focuses on the 3D forms, plan forms and ornamentation. You will learn to assess the role of mechanization in the establishment of modern design practice, demonstrate a basic comprehension of changing values and tastes in the history of design and articulate their contemporary relevance. You will acquire Knowledge required for specifying appropriate materials for various spaces in the interiors of buildings. Market surveys will help you find out the commercial and technical names, sizes, wastages, BIS and codes for materials, testing, fabrication, commercial methods of pricing, billing, etc. Market surveys to be conducted to find out the commercial and technical names, sizes, wastages, BIS and codes for materials, testing, fabrication, commercial methods of pricing, billing, etc. Primary and secondary forces acting on the structures- gravitational force, live load, wind, temperature variation, distribution of loads through the elements of the structural system. The structural properties of basic materials like masonry, timber, concrete, and steel, etc. and Lightweight space structure, small and large scale surface structure, integrated display system and structural elements will be taught. AutoCAD-II introduces advanced techniques and teaches you to be proficient in AutoCAD. This is done by teaching how to recognize the best tool for the task, the best way to use that tool, and how to create new tools to accomplish tasks more efficiently. This course builds upon the basic concepts of the AutoCAD I course. You will be able to relate to collaboration and automation tools, creating, publishing, and customizing sheet sets, managing Layers, etc. The skillsets also include 3D modeling and texture surfacing, 3D product rendering and visual outputs.

#Subject TitleInstruction(hrs/week)Duration of examMarksCreditsType
IAExamTotal
1Language -I4330701002Theory
2Language -II4330701002Theory
CORE THEORY
3History of Design (Interior Design)4330701002Theory
CORE STUDIO SEMESTER
Product Design Studio 24501001503
4Interior Design Materials and Applications II4330701002Practical
5Fundamentals of Structures4330701002Practical
7CORE ELECTIVE31535501
6Digital: CAD 231535501Practical
8CC & EC – Workshop50501

Semester wise overview

This semester will study, analyze and discuss acoustics and lighting as determinants of built form with an emphasis on the application to the Interior spaces. You need to study acoustics, methods used for good acoustics. The basic theory: Generation, propagation, transmission, reception of sound: Frequency, wavelength and velocity of sound, sound intensity, inverse square law, and Decibel scale, etc makes the semester profound. This semester is intended to provide skills for designing medium-scale interior spaces or products etc. It will help you develop creative conceptual visualization, hand skill-building, and the process of design. Further emphasis is laid on graphic layout and elevations as a design process. It prepares you for the mass production of decorative accessories and products for various lifestyles of people with the parameters of the economy. You will acquire ample ideas on miscellaneous materials such as cork, leather, paper, Rexene, etc, their properties, uses and applications in the interiors. A brief overview of Green materials is provided. Making of elements of various scales in the built form such as interior space making elements, furniture forms, various products, Art & Artifacts by using wood, etc. is also taught.

Brief Description of the semester:

The course is intended to provide information on working with Bamboo and wood which are among the major materials used in the interiors. Understanding of wood as a building material, finishing material for surfaces and as furniture material and understanding the material and tools by making objects which allow you to explore the forms, surfaces, textures, and patterns. You explore different joinery, support conditions, and woven surfaces. Every student has to contact their mentor to choose the Electives with the help of the Faculty Guide. These electives are partially taught in the classroom, and the rest of the classes are focused on student research and practice. This semester introduces you to the steps necessary to explore CAD projects through conceptual design. Helps to create massing and sun studies, apply different visual effects to their models, and export/distribute their designs to an extended team. Hands-on exercises throughout the course are used to demonstrate the conceptual design process through the mainstream drafting industries. Learn how to create massing and sun studies, apply different visual effects to their models, and export/distribute their designs to an extended team. Exporting and distributing conceptual designs. Students after completing this course will be able to create, modify, and present conceptual designs using Auto CAD. Working with wood and wood products to understand material parameters. Wooden joinery and its strength. Wood polishes and other finishes like color and surface quality. You learn the materials to be studied based on physical and behavioral properties, tools and technology of its application in the construction of floors, walls, ceilings, walls, doors, windows, staircase, built-in furniture, partitions, and other interior design components. The concept of Visual quality of materials in terms of finishes through color, texture, modulations and pattern evolution, Material and workmanship, specification, etc. are developed.

#Subject TitleInstruction(hrs/week)Duration of examMarksCreditsType
IAExamTotal
CORE THEORY
1Environmental control4330701002Theory
CORE STUDIO SEMESTER
2Interior Design Studio II –Inhabitations6902103006Practical
3Lifestyle and accessories Design6601402004Practical
4Interior Design Advanced Materials &Applications4330701002Practical
5Digital Methods: Advance Auto CAD 3330701002Practical
6CORE ELECTIVE330701002
7Workshop – Wood Constructions430701002

Semester wise overview

This semester starts concept creation in methods for working out quantities and costs to make an estimate of the project with all specifications. The management of the projects based on time and budget is approached. This semester will equip you with a basic understanding of working out quantities of different materials and their costs to prepare an estimate of the project before execution. You need to gear up for the preparation of the schedule of charts for time and budget, to have control over the project. The Design issues in addition to the primary focus for the above are a statement of institution character through interior environment responses to site and context, integration of interior architectural elements to other interior elements, dialogue between the existing and the newly added insert, interpretation of institutional activities and their spatial correlation.

Brief Description of the semester:

You will explore and develop the techniques of estimating and costing related to the interior projects. Learn to prepare schedules of time and budget for the projects to execute efficiently. You meet with the basic understanding of working out quantities of different materials and their costs to prepare an estimate of the project before execution. Then evolves Planning and control, Human aspects, Development of project network, Critical path, PERT and CPM, Project organization, Contracting, Procurement, and Recruitment budget and fund flow statement. Next follows, Stabilization and finish, Organization of the project: matrix organization, task forces, project teams: monitor and control of a project. The project management strategies: Tools and techniques for project management. You also learn Classical persuasive and non-persuasive strategies and techniques. New techniques of management by objectives (MBO). The Integrated reporting system, flow diagrams, bar charts, milestone charts, CPM and PERT will help you scrutinize the techniques of monitoring of development works, standard oriented costs control, turnkey system, vertical production method, inventory cost control techniques, and unified status, index techniques. With an introduction to construction detailing, Ergonomics and Human Factors, Digital representation (3D modeling), Space planning process. Historic and abandoned sites provide scope for rejuvenation through multi-dimensional programs covering functions like museums, cultural and resource centers, libraries, convention centers, exhibitions, etc. that also aim in making a social contribution. The institution of character through interior environment responses to site and context, integration of interior architectural elements to other interior elements, dialogue between the existing and the newly added insert, interpretation of institutional activities and their spatial correlation. The course prepares the student for mass production of furniture for various classes of people with the parameters of economy and culture. An introduction of various manufacturing processes most frequently adopted in furniture design such as Injection Molding, investment casting, sheet metal work, die casting, blow- molding, vacuum – forming, etc. Storage systems: Functional analysis of storage systems and thereby deriving types of cabinets needed for interior spaces- kitchen cabinets, wardrobes closets, bookcases, showcases, display systems, etc. The graphics and Signage provide a framework for the development of a systematic, visually cohesive graphic communication system for a given site in the built environment. It sensitizes you to visual aspects of wayfinding and shaping the idea of a place. You will also learn how to output 3D models from the CAD system to either paper or to a distributable, electronic version. The concepts and practices taught will help you take your Auto-CAD designs to the next dimension.

#Subject TitleInstruction(hrs/week)Duration of examMarksCreditsType
IAExamTotal
CORE THEORY
1Estimation and Project Management3330701002Theory
CORE STUDIO SEMESTER
2Interior Design Studio: III5451051503Practical
3Design Studio: Furniture Design4451051503Practical
4Working Drawing details330701002Practical
5Signage Graphics330701002Practical
6CORE ELECTIVE330701002
7Digital Methods: Advance Auto CAD 4330701002
8Workshop –Metal330701002
9Integrated Project Work3Report Evaluation30701002

Semester wise overview

The motto of the semester is to instill an Interior Designer’s duties, drawings to be prepared, relation with other parties connected with works such as client, contractor, subcontractors, consultants, and authorities. You get familiar to the IIID Code of professional conduct: the scale of charges: units and mode of measurements, clerk of work and his duties, inspection of work, certificate of payment to a contractor, bill of quantities, schedule of rates, tenders, public, limited and negotiated tender documents and allied formalities. Preliminary knowledge of the Consumer Protection Act and other related acts on Interior Designers are mandatory to evolve as a successful interior designer. Introduction to landscape architecture and the role of landscaping design in the built environment are the key features of the semester. Types of natural elements- stones, rocks, pebbles, water forms, plants, and vegetation. Elements of the interior landscape add to your knowledge and perception.

Brief Description of the semester:

You are monitored to address issues of professional practice: Professional behavior, Ethics, Types of clients, Contracts, Tenders, Arbitration etc. as defined in terms of Interior Design field and current-day context. You are expected to understand the Career opportunities, styles of interior design practice, the relationship between client and professional, type of fees, the process of fees negotiations, billing methods, tax liabilities, contracts – types of contracts – item rate, labor, lump-sum, cost plus a percentage, etc. Vivid perception of the Interior Designer’s duties: drawings to be prepared, relation with other parties connected with works such as client, contractor, sub-contractors, consultants, and authorities, are taught. You are introduced and accommodated with the IIID Code of professional conduct: scale of charges: units and mode of measurements, clerk of work and his duties, inspection of work, certificate of payment to contractor, bill of quantities, schedule of rates, tenders, public, limited and negotiated tender documents and allied formalities. You should have the preliminary knowledge of the Consumer Protection Act and other related acts on Interior Designers. The semester also includes lectures on types of offices for interior design practice: staff structure, filing of records, correspondence, and drawings, maintenance of accounts, presentations in meetings, recording minutes of the meeting, etc. A report to be prepared by each student after visiting an interior designer’s office. The list of suggested topics to be covered as design problems: Hospitality Design, Retail Design, Healthcare Design and Office systems Knowledge of the role of consultants and coordination between different consultants on a big project. Custom-designed furniture and cabinetry. Further, learn Specification Writing, Cost estimating, Selection of sustainable/green materials, etc. Develop the skill of using and integrating landscape elements and plant materials to transform different interior spaces through interior landscaping. Design with plants, applying basic principles of designs. The physical attribute of plants and relation to design. Appearance, functional and visual effects of plants in landscape design and the built environment. Selection and management of plant material in relation to the built environment. Design concepts related to the use of sculpture, lightings, garden furniture, architectural feature and grouping them into meaningful composition s for visual and functional effects. Landscaping design parameters for various types of built forms- indoor and outdoor linkage to spaces. Landscaping of courtyards- residential and commercial forms. Indoor plants and their visual characteristics- color, texture, foliage. Science of maintaining and growing greenery. Flowers- its colors, texture and its visual perception in various indoor spaces and science of flower arrangement. Automatic irrigation costing and installation of micro irrigation systems. You, as a student, should be in a position to comprehend the design philosophy, theories, data analysis and application in a chosen area of study. Socio-economic appraisal of the project and the design considering factors such as behavioral aspects, security considerations, costs for different user groups, aesthetic preferences, etc. • Technical feasibility – through execution and detailing of different spaces and elements of design, checking the feasibility of layout for service systems and specifications.

#Subject TitleInstruction(hrs/week)Duration of examMarksCreditsType
IAExamTotal
CORE THEORY
1Professional Practice3330701002Theory
2Interior Design Studio IV5751752505Theory
3Interior Design: Landscape4601402004Theory
4Revitalization of Arts & Crafts4601402004Theory
5Design Thesis3451051503Theory
6Integrated Project8902103006Theory
7CORE ELECTIVE330701002

Semester wise overview

You get a chance to involve yourself in various aspects of work in office-like working drawings, presentation drawings, quantity estimation, site supervision, etc. Your conception on professional practice methods of various interior designers, design process from client contacts to production documents, tender documents, production drawings for various works, site supervision, etc. for various works is ascertained this semester. You should also know the Coordination of various agencies- clients, members of the design team, consultants, contractors, craftsmen, and construction supervisors. Detailed instructions will be provided to you by experts regarding the submission of a detailed report with a set of drawings on at least two projects in which you have worked during the training period. This report will be evaluated at viva-voce by a jury consisting of external, internal and head of the department or his nominee. After submission of the report, the department at its convenience will arrange for the conduct of the viva-voce examination.

Brief Description of the semester:

This semester briefs you on individually planned design projects that involve considerations of interactions with Interiors, a wide range of requirements of different users and scope for visual, formal and structural innovations. The project is supported by theoretical information and assignments in the complementary nature of systematic and creative thinking in the various stages of the design process and visual, structural and functional analysis of the design system. The outcome of the project will be in the form of an innovative and conceptual design proposal that reflects your understanding of the design process. These will be developed and presented in the form of appropriate and tangible design solutions including models, graphic solutions, etc.

#Subject TitleType
1Graduation Project
2Internship

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