Course Detail

20/FA DAH-321-A

Instructor: Quiring
Department: LIBERAL ARTS
Credits: 3   Instruction Method: ONHY
Status: CLSD

This course is a comprehensive survey of the historical development of interior design with emphasis on furniture and the decorative arts. The course explores the designs and materials of Egypt, the Classical Mediterranean, the Medieval World and Tudor-Elizabethan England. Students examine the influence of Islam on Spanish design and that of the French monarchy on Baroque, Rococo, and Neoclassical styles. The course concludes with the technological developments and their impact on designs of the late 19th and 20th centuries. Lectures and on-site study of museum collections provide direct experience of the decorative arts. This course satisfies the General Elective requirement.

Start Date: 2020-08-31 End Date: 2020-12-12
Meeting in: ONL
Days: W
Start Time: 12:45 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM