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Interior architects bring a specialized approach to the re-envisioning of a building’s interior. Our students will learn to consider the social, psychological, and behavioral issues affecting design decisions to create unified interiors. This program teaches students to develop cutting edge techniques by combining architectural design, lighting, materials, furnishing, and finishes to produce aesthetically sophisticated spaces.
Students gain hands-on experience in furniture design studios by producing their design prototypes in fully equipped, state-of-the-art wood, metal, plastic, and upholstery labs. Our labs house both traditional equipment and computer numerically controlled (CNC) manufacturing equipment. Work with our faculty to gain valuable insight into materials and processes to become a great designer and maker.
Our program integrates interior architecture and product design to focus on creating products of tomorrow. Product design projects relate to the development of ideas and prototypes for new products using various manufacturing methods and materials, including wood, metal, plastic, and synthetics. Products can range in size from a small light source to large-scale exhibits. Our faculty offer guidance in developing innovative approaches to the ergonomics, controls, interactions, materials, and manufacturing of our products.