Fall 2019

Registration begins Monday, July 15

Registration Form / Credit Card Authorization

Costs/Early Registration Discount

In addition to the tuition, there is a $25 nonrefundable registration fee paid once per semester. The early registration discount applies to registrations received (paid in full) by Friday, August 16.

Interior Design I—starts September 16

Delve into the art of planning interior spaces. Develop the conceptual approaches that solve interior design problems. Understand the design process, elements of design, concepts, and drawings, as well as basic styles in residential interiors. Explore the use of color, fabric, and lighting in successful interior space design.

IDC 1000 / noncredit / $325
Discount: $300 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, alumni, and Overture members of Broadview; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Jacqueline Hosford
September 16—October 21
Monday, 6:30—9:30 pm
Music Building, room 0089A

Interior Design III—starts September 17

Using the skills you have acquired upon completion of all the required courses, undertake a complex project that requires research into historical styles and includes special-purpose spaces in residential areas. Complete the final project demonstrating your familiarity with major interior design components, including lighting design, finishes, and material standards.

IDC 1015 / noncredit / $325
Prerequisites: IDC 1000 and IDC 1020
Discount: $300 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, alumni ,and Overture members of Broadview; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Margaret Wilson
September 17—October 22
Tuesday, 6:30—9:30 pm
Music Building, room 0089A

AutoCAD for Interior Designers I—starts September 10

Develop skills in computer-aided drafting and design (CADD), using AutoCAD software. Learn the features and considerations associated with the computer as a drafting/design tool. Receive step-by-step instruction on AutoCAD commands, mode settings, drawing aids, shortcuts, and other valuable characteristics of AutoCAD. No previous AutoCAD knowledge or prior experience required.

IDC 1100 / noncredit / $460
Prerequisite: IDC 1020
Discount: $435 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, alumni, and Overture members of Broadview; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Robert Fendler
September 10—October 29
Tuesday, 7:00—9:30 pm
Humanities Building, room 2033

*NEW* Carpets and Rugs—starts September 21

Explore carpet and rug basics including a variety of fibers and construction methods to learn how to select the best type for the job. Learn how to customize rugs to offer unique products to your clients. Review a variety of installation methods and learn how to work with vendors.

IDC 1230 / noncredit / $325
Discount: $300 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, alumni, and Overture members of Broadview; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Adrienne Concra
September 21—October 26
Saturday, 10:00 am—1:00 pm
Humanities Building, room 2032

History & Styles of Interior Design and Decorative Arts I—starts September 25

Explore important elements of interior styles and furnishings from antiquity to the late 18th century. Understand the development of archetypal furniture forms and private interiors, which were increasingly based on living functions. Gain insight into Western civilization’s fascination with ancient Greece and Rome, culminating in neoclassicism as the dominant mode in Europe and America by the 1780s.

IDC 1030 / noncredit / $325
Discount: $300 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, alumni, and Overture members of Broadview; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Jennifer Carlquist
September 25—October 23
Wednesday, 6:30—9:30 pm
Music Building, room 0089A

Architectural Styles—starts September 26

Learn the stylistic, structural, and formal characteristics of major architectural styles, and discover how these styles have been adapted in modern times. Explore the history of shelter outside the Western mainstream, including residences found in Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Understand specific geographic areas, their houses, and interiors, as well as the cultural forces that determine their form.

IDC 1080 / noncredit / $325
Discount: $300 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, alumni, and Overture members of Broadview; and early registration discount)
Instructor: George Gaspar
September 26—October 24
Thursday, 6:30—9:30 pm
Music Building, room 0089A

Materials and Finishes of Interior Design—starts November 4

Discover various materials and finishes, their properties, functions, and aesthetic qualities. Explore their use in interior applications through lectures, demonstrations, and/or field trips. Learn methods of working with a variety of materials and finishes and understand how to use them effectively in the interior design field.

IDC 1190 / noncredit / $325
Discount: $300 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, alumni, and Overture members of Broadview; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Dennis Noskin
November 4—December 2
Monday, 6:30—9:30 pm
Music Building, room 0089A

History & Styles of Interior Design and Decorative Arts II—starts November 6

Investigate interior decoration from 1800 to modern times as numerous changes take place, based on evolving social, industrial, political, and technological reform. Learn how the modern movement responded to these changes, creating a full-fledged interior design industry by 1950. Understand why today’s designers acknowledge a continuing social fascination with period styles, modern innovations, and postmodern practices.

IDC 1040 / noncredit / $325
Discount: $300 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, alumni, and Overture members of Broadview; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Jennifer Carlquist
November 6—December 11, no class on November 27
Wednesday, 6:30—9:30 pm
Music Building, room 0089A

Basic Drafting and Rendering I—starts November 7

Acquire the necessary skills to express interior design concepts. Learn to draw and create architectural and three-dimensional drawings using the correct tools and techniques. Basic rendered pencil drawings emphasize methods for correct visual clarity and representation of interior spaces.

IDC 1020 / noncredit / $360
Discount: $335 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, alumni, and Overture members of Broadview; and early registration discount)
Instructor: George Gaspar
November 7—December 12
Thursday, 6:30—9:30 pm, no class on November 28
Music Building, room 0089A

*NEW* Accessorizing the Home—starts November 9

Using design principals such as proportion, scale, rhythm, and emphasis, learn to accessorize a room using a variety of home decor. Explore textile products such as pillows, throws, small rugs, trimming, and bedding. Understand how to create a wall arrangement using artwork, mirrors, frames, and mats. Learn how to select and arrange glass, ceramics, and metal accessories and collectibles.

IDC 1235 / noncredit / $325
Discount: $300 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, alumni, and Overture members of Broadview; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Adrienne Concra
November 9—December 14, no class on November 30
Saturday, 10:00 am—1:00 pm
Humanities Building, room 2030

Colors for Interior Design—starts November 12

Learn to design with color—how to develop a color palette and apply it to a well-appointed interior space using fabrics, artwork, accessories, and surface materials. Analyze and create a desired mood using colors. Learn how and why colors can affect a space.

IDC 1060 / noncredit / $325
Discount: $300 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, alumni, and Overture members of Broadview; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Margaret Wilson
November 12—December 10
Tuesday, 6:30—9:30 pm
Music Building, room 0089A