Foundation, Art, & Art History

Spring 2017 Courses 

  • ADF-S101 Foundation Drawing I

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course concentrates on the traditional techniques of observational drawing. Fundamental principles and elements of drawing are introduced in structured lessons and exercises, which are supplemented by additional outside assignments. Foundation Drawing I stresses the development of visual skills as well as the broad use of drawing concepts, vocabulary, techniques and variety of materials.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Arts Admin Minor Elective

Section A
MW  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Martin
Tuition: $1710

  • ADF-S102 Foundation Drawing II

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S101

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course will refine the basic visual skills developed in Foundation Drawing I (ADF S101). The elements of color and mixed media are introduced to expand technical possibilities, while more intensive work with the nude human figure provides exposure to gesture, structure and complex form. As students begin to develop a more sophisticated and personal approach, issues of expression and interpretation will be investigated, focusing on personal style and expression.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
MW 3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Martin
Tuition: $1710

Section C
TTH 1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Novick
Tuition: $1710

  • ADF-S152 3-Dimensional Design

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S151 or ADF S166

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course focuses on the fundamental elements of three-dimensional form. Line, plane and volume will be explored as students develop visual analysis and critical thinking skills in the round. The role of scale, proportion, structure, surface, light and display will be addressed, as students create forms that activate space and engage the viewer. The course will proceed from work with simple forms and techniques to more challenging and comprehensive problems addressing both additive and subtractive methods.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
MW  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Brown 
Tuition: $1710  

Section B
TTH  9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor: Novick  
Tuition: $1710  

Section C
F  10:15 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.
Instructor: Novick
Tuition: $1710

  • ADF-S156 Imaging

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S166

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Digital visual image generation and modification, especially when combined with traditional hand techniques, are essential skills for artists and designers of the 21st century. This course introduces techniques of image capture, manipulation and output. Weekly and longer-length assignments will address creative and innovative idea generation using these approaches.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
MW 10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Anderson
Tuition: $1710

  • ADF-S166 2D/Color

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This is an introductory-level course in the basic concepts and practices of two-dimensional design and color theory. The study of color and design is supportive of all studio disciplines and is vital to the understanding of all visual media. This course features an intensive, hands-on approach to color and design as students create, modify and master the three dimensions of color (hue, value, and strength) plus the principles of design(line, shape, value, composition and image). This in-depth study is essential and underlies all of the visual arts as they are practiced today. An understanding of color and design influences all artists' decisions, affecting the look, meaning and use of visual phenomena.

    Type:

    Arts Admin Minor Elective

Section A
TTH  1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Martin
Tuition: $1710

  • ADF-S171 CI: Integrated Studio 1

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This cross-disciplinary course will integrate the ideas and practices of two-dimensional design, color and drawing emphasis will be placed on understanding the creative process, exploring concepts and developing research skills. Students will undertake individual and collaborative projects in three spaces; the studio classroom, the digital world and the city at large.

    Type:

    Creativity and Innovation,Arts Admin Minor Elective

Section A
MW  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Brown
Tuition: $1710

  • ADF-S172 CI: Integrated Studio II

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S101

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course builds on the Integrated Studio 1 experience: synthesizing fundamental visual ideas. IS 2 investigates the construction, documentation, and transformation of volumetric form, environmental space, and time. Projects will explore narrative strategies and the creation of immersive experiences. Students will develop critical and analytical skills while employing a range of traditional and digital media-including video/sound capture and editing-as they explore the creative boundaries of the classroom studio, the city of Boston, and virtual space.

    Type:

    Creativity and Innovation

Section A
MW  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Nichter
Tuition: $1710 

Section B
MW  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Anderson
Tuition: $1710 

Section C
TTH  9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor: Brown
Tuition: $1710 

  • ARH-101 Art History I

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Surveys the art of Western civilization from prehistoric caves to medieval cathedrals. Considers works from the Ancient Near East, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Rome, the Byzantine Era, the Romanesque Period, and the Gothic Period in their historical contexts. Introduces students to formal analysis, iconography, and critical thinking.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Humanities Literature Requirement,Vis. & Perform Thry & Hst

Section A
MW  4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Instructor: Cramer
Tuition: $2040 

  • ARH-102 Art History II

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    Surveys the art of Europe and America from the Renaissance to the present. Considers work of painting, sculpture, and architecture from periods such as the Renaissance, the Baroque, the Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Impressionism, Abstract Impressionism, and Post-Modernism in their historical contexts. Introduces students to formal analysis, iconography, and critical thinking.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Humanities Literature Requirement,Vis. & Perform Thry & Hst

Section A
TTH  10:50 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
Instructor: Cramer
Tuition: $2040 

Section B
F  1:15 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.
Instructor: Bromberg
Tuition: $2040 

  • ART-S209 Introduction to Drawing and Mixed Media

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course is an introduction to the fundamental principles of drawing using both traditional and experimental techniques. Media includes pencil, charcoal, pastels, oil pastels, image-transfer, and collage. This course is appropriate for beginners as well as more advanced students. Individual attention is given to students at various levels of ability and allows students to progress at their own pace. The lessons will be supplemented by lectures and visits to museums and galleries. Please note: This is a 3-credit studio course.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Arts Admin Minor Elective

Section AE
TTH  6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

  • ART-S211 Introduction to Painting

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This introductory course is designed to encourage students with little or no knowledge of the use of various painting processes. The basic elements of painting are introduced in exercises enhanced by demonstrations and gallery visits. Students can choose to work with various painting mediums including oil, acrylic, or watercolor. Creative work is encouraged in a relaxed atmosphere where individual attention is given to students at various levels of ability. Please note: This is a 3-credit studio course.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Arts Admin Minor Elective

Section A
F 10:15 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.
Instructor: Nichter
Tuition: $1710 

Fine Arts

Spring 2017 Courses 

  • ADFA-S251 Printmaking Studio

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course is designed to familiarize students with the printmaking studio and various techniques. Students will gain exposure to a number of techniques including non-toxic processes. Over the course of the semester, students will be expected to develop a portfolio of prints while working in class and independently.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
MW  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Thurston
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADFA-S362 Figure Studio: 3D

    Prerequisites:

    Take ADF-S152 ADFA-S361;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This sculpture course considers the figure in its importance both as a historical element and as a reflection and definition of self. Established an understanding of the figurative form in the space by relating gesture and structure through manipulated form. Weight, mass, plane and volume are considered while working directly from the model.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

Section A
MW 3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

Graphic Design

Spring 2017 Courses 

  • ADG-S202 Computer Typography

    Prerequisites:

    ADG S201 and ADG S219

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This advanced course focuses on the translation of the historical knowledge and hand skills learned in Basic Typography into a digital format. Students will learn how to produce quality typography, as well as experiment with and explore letterform design and manipulation.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

Section A
MW 3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Golly
Tuition: $1710

Section BE
MW 6:15 p.m. - 8:55 p.m.
Instructor: Golly
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADG-S207 Graphic Design II

    Prerequisites:

    ADG S206 and ADG S219

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    A continuation of the skills learned in Graphic Design I, involving projects that are broader in scope, more in-depth, and address societal issues.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

Section A
TTH 1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Daly
Tuition: $1710

Section BE
MW 6:15 p.m.  - 8:55 p.m.
Instructor: Marosek
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADG-S219 Computer Applications in Design

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    In this course students will learn the major software applications used by graphic designers, such as Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Through a series of problems, students will learn how and when to use specific software to produce their solutions and prepare portfolio-quality design.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
MW 3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor:  Fuchel
Tuition:  $1710

  • ADG-S305 Conceptual Typography

    Prerequisites:

    Take ADG-S202

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course is designed to build on core typography knowledge and further students' understanding of the conceptual possibilities of using type in design. Advanced typographic problems requiring the implementation of both traditional and alternative methods will facilitate a deeper exploration of modern communication issues including layered hierarchies, type in motion, typographic voice and illustration.

Section A
TTH 1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADG-S326 Informing Design

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Do you have it in you to try flying a horse? If so, this course is for you. Have you wondered how to create graphics with enough impact to cut through all the visual rubble we experience daily? This course on visualization will teach you to see with your eyes and not with your mind. You will break the boundaries of preconceived notions and employ graphic design as the driver of a new way to think. You will learn to differentiate among subtleties. You will be in the center of communication problems as an enabler of collaborating and experimenting. You will learn to spread collaboration outside the educational environment and into professional practice by thinking design.

Section A
F 10:15 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADG-S330 Motion Graphics

    Prerequisites:

    ADG S219 OR instructor approval

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Enter the world of motion design and learn how to make movies that incorporate image, type and video. This class will focus on learning to create moving graphics that are geared toward being broadcast on television, web or film. Students will create time-based works such as title sequences, ads, and videos that they art direct. In the very near future, motion design will be a necessary skill for designers to compete in the marketplace. Motion design can be applied to many areas of graphic design from on-screen presentation to environmental design. During the class, students will build their motion design portfolio that will give them an edge above conventional print and web designers.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

Section A
F 10:15 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.
Instructor: Fuchel
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADG-S340 Web Design II

    Prerequisites:

    ADG S213 or Instructors permission

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course is intended as a continuation of the experience gained in Web Design I. The objective of the course is the development of advanced conceptual skills such as prototyping, usability testing, interactive philosophy, accessibility, project and content management. Students will further develop their professional multimedia skills by working with HMTL, XHMTL, CSS and other industry-standard tools. JavaScript will be discussed and we will use Flash for animation and video. Current techniques for distributions on mobile devices will be explored. Software that will be used during the class will include Dreamweaver, Flash, and other professional level software tools.

Section AE
TTH 6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADG-S345 Graphic Design IV

    Prerequisites:

    ADG S344

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    A continuation of the concepts and skills developed in Graphic Design III and their application to more complex, multi-pieced, in-depth projects.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

Section A
TTH 9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor: Marosek
Tuition: $1710

  • ADG-S354 Advanced Computer Applications

    Prerequisites:

    ADG S201, ADG S206, and ADG S219

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course is designed to further explore software applications for specific and experimental effects. It aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to choose the appropriate software application and to execute the desired design, focusing on the design itself rather than on the limitations of computer programs. The course also focuses on solving the technical and production problems when preparing artwork electronically for printing. Software applications include Adobe Creative Suite:InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

Section A
TTH 9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor: Fuchel
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADG-S360 Corporate Design

    Prerequisites:

    ADG S202 and ADG S207

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course explores the issues of contemporary branding used to identify, establish and promote the business community. Specific emphasis will be placed on the analysis and development of corporate identity systems including the development of logotypes, stationery, signage systems, marketing collateral/advertising/direct mail campaign development, environmental graphics and websites.

    Term:

    Occasional

Section A
MW 10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

Illustration

Spring 2017 Courses 

  • ADIL-S202 Illustration II: Process & Practice

    Prerequisites:

    ADIL-S201;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course expands on concepts introduced in Illustration I, with emphasis on visual problem solving, generation of original ideas, and the process of picture making. Sequenced assignment each address a different set of parameters related to a different target audience, a different illustration genre (editorial, entertainment, institutional, educational, advertising, etc.) Emphasis is placed on the need to preserve spontaneity and authentic vitality in task-based creative work with multiple requirements, time restraints and periodic art direction. Students use traditional or digital media of their choice and are introduced to pre-production, formatting and presentation requirements for effective print and digital reproduction.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

Section A
MW 10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADIL-S302 Illustration IV: Originality & Creativity

    Prerequisites:

    Take ADIL-S301;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course provides an opportunity for students to consolidate the knowledge and experience from the three previous semesters of Illustration to expand their conceptual and technical skills as they strive for a synthesis of concept, process, technique, and style. Students will explore innovative and personal ways to express visual ideas, while focusing on advanced assignments that address a variety of real world applications and genres. Progressing from instructor-defined to student-defined objectives, assignments provide opportunity for students to develop an efficient and dependable ideation process and technical competence in a preferred medium. In the final weeks, students will be asked to develop a draft Studio Project Proposal Outline for the following semester.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

Section A
MW 3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: French
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADIL-S401 Studio Project

    Prerequisites:

    Take ADIL-S302;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This semester of rigorous intellectual and creative exploration provides opportunity to research a subject of personal interest with social, cultural, scientific or commercial relevance. Students visually communicate ideas and information from their research and analyze and synthesize information and data to produce original visual works for a particular audience. This studio practice has interdisciplinary focus and may be the spark for ideas to be expanded in Illustration Portfolio or Illustration Collaboration courses. Experience and insights are a higher priority than the tangible results. Students carefully document and evaluate their ideas, research activities and results.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
F 10:15 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.
Instructor: French
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADIL-S402 Collaboration

    Prerequisites:

    ADIL-S302

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Creative collaboration provides a valuable opportunity for Illustration seniors to work with other artists or designers from any discipline - students or practicing professionals (on a pro bono basis), in partnership or groups - on original interdisciplinary creative projects related to theater (set, lighting and costume design), advertising (ads, packaging, signage and exhibitions), creative writing (publishing), journalism (commentary and reportage), medical or environmental science, biology, public service, or entrepreneurial licensed products. Content must derive from an existing source and all text must be previously published and written by someone other than the student illustrator. Collaborators divide tasks and responsibilities to best advantage.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

    Type:

    Expanded Classroom Requirement

Section A
TTH 1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: French
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADIL-S410 Portfolio

    Prerequisites:

    TAKE ADIL-S302;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Concentrated studio practice within a student's preferred illustration-related field, genre, market or subject matter, using the preferred media and format and targeting the preferred audience. Projects may involve existing or self-generated content (creative writing, product design, etc.). Students develop a concise project outline and work independently to create a focused body of artwork to be used to obtain employment or freelance work. Progress is discussed in weekly group seminars and individual instructor critiques. Final artwork is reproduced and assembled in a professional quality print portfolio. Students also present the work on a professional web site and may choose to participate in a solo or group exhibition of the original artwork. Each student invites an outside professional (publisher, art director, licensing agent, artist rep., etc.) to evaluate their portfolio for a final Portfolio Review.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
TTH 9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

Interior Design

Spring 2017 Courses 

  • ADI-01 Introduction to Interior Design & Decoration

    Credits:

    2.00

    Description:

    This elective course is designed to aid students in determining whether to pursue a career in interior design and decorating. Through both lectures and studio work, students will be shown basic drafting and graphic communication techniques used in presentation of visual ideas, as well as various elements of interior composition, such as space planning, color, furniture, finish and material selection. The final project will be suitable for inclusion in a portfolio. Normally offered each semester.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section AE
M  6:15 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1020 

  • ADI-S106 Interior Design Communications

    Prerequisites:

    Take ADF-S101 ADI-S108 OR ADI-S205;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Interior Design Communications teaches students how drawing media, observational drawing, perspective theory, color and design graphics can be integrated into the designer's process. In addition to exploring contrast, accent, reflection, shade and shadow, the course underscores the importance of freehand sketching as a tool to foster intellectual inquiry and convey design concepts to a wider audience. The course introduces students to manual and digital methods for composing work for conceptual expression, technical drawing presentation, and portfolio purposes.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section AE
MW  6:15 p.m. - 8:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

Section B
TTH  1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m
Instructor: Solley
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADI-S110 Digital Orthographics

    Prerequisites:

    Take ADI-S108 OR ADI-S205;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course will enable the student to produce, manipulate and print 2-dimensional drawings using digital software including Computer Aided Drafting (CAD). Students will acquire the skills necessary for producing measured architectural plans, elevations and sections as well as isometric and axonometric drawing types. Fundamentals of illustrating drawings in color, light and shadow through digital programs will be introduced.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
MW  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

Section B
MW  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADI-S201 Interior Design Studio I

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S152, ADF S143, ADI S110 Prior to or concurrent with ADI 234 Take ADI S106 or ADI S205

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This studio introduces students to basic design principles, design theory and concept development. Emphasis will be placed on design process, problem solving, spatial organization, anthropometrics, universal design awareness, and presentation techniques. Students will be given a series of projects of increasing complexity, utilizing and building upon the skills developed in the Foundation courses. Students will be expected to produce process diagrams, plans, elevations, models, and finish boards.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
TTH  9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor:  Brus
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADI-S202 Residential Design Studio

    Prerequisites:

    ADI S201 AND ADF S102

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course addresses residential interior environments on a large scale. Students will develop client contact and programming skills. Emphasis will be placed on residential precedents, design process, human factors, accessibility, building codes, diagramming, spatial organization, detailing, presentation techniques, furnishings, finishes and lighting.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
MW  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

Section B
TTH  1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADI-221 History of Furniture & Architecture I

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    The goal of this course is the enhancement of the student's critical comprehension of historic styles and the impact they have on contemporary design solutions. The survey begins with the Egyptian period and provides an overview of the history of furniture and architecture through the mid-1700s, including ancient Greece and Rome, the Gothic and Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo periods. Emphasis will be placed on chronological periods, the visual characteristics of each style including regional idiosyncrasies, and the terminology germane to a study of furniture and architecture.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Humanities & History,Humanities Literature Requirement

Section AE
T  6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $2040 

  • ADI-222 History of Furniture & Architecture II

    Prerequisites:

    ADI 221

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    A continuation of History of Furniture & Architecture I, this course will extend the investigation of furniture and architecture into the 20th century, while addressing issues concerning preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, and adaptive re-use. Drawing on the vast resources of the city of Boston and its environs, students will become actively involved in stylistic progression, local living history, and the benefits of preserving our past for future generations. Field trips will include visits to restored Federal, Victorian and Contemporary venues.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

    Type:

    Humanities & History,Humanities Literature Requirement

Section A
T  1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $2040 

  • ADI-242 Interior Codes & Construction

    Prerequisites:

    Prerequisite: ADI S110 or S510.

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course examines various interior construction assemblies of non-load-bearing walls, load-bearing walls, floors, stairs, elevators, fireplaces, ceilings, doors, interior windows, frames, millwork and fire-related construction. Emphasis will be placed on building codes including state, BOCA, Underwriters Laboratory, ASTM, state and federal accessibility codes and construction materials. Students will also be introduced to basic structural concepts and characteristics of structural materials.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
W  10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Brus
Tuition: $1530 

  • ADI-244 Interior Materials & Finishes

    Prerequisites:

    Intended for majors only

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Students will study the visual qualities, technical characteristics and applications of the common materials and finishes used in interior installations. These materials include floor coverings, wall coverings, textiles, ceiling and sustainable materials. Related fire, health and safety codes, as well as maintenance and life cycle costs, will be discussed. Class material will be presented in the form of lectures, guest speakers and a tour of the Boston Design Center. Students will learn to analyze, select and specify materials and finishes for the appropriate applications, write specifications, and prepare a resource notebook.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
W  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Clarke
Tuition: $1530

  • ADI-254 Lighting

    Prerequisites:

    Prior drafting or CAD experience recommended

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course introduces students to the art and technology of lighting and explores the use of lighting as a design element in the interior environment. Class material will be presented as a series of lectures, readings and demonstrations. Students will learn to analyze interior lighting installations, calculate lighting levels for interiors, select appropriate light fixtures and prepare a lighting plan based on one of their studio projects.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
F 10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Gitelman
Tuition: $1530

  • ADI-S264 Advanced Interior Design Communication

    Prerequisites:

    ADI S106 and ADI S110

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course is designed to advance and reinforce presentation techniques and graphic technical skills introduced in Interior Design Communications. Students will continue to develop their proficiency in free hand sketching, rendering and perspective, and will learn various three-dimensional rendering software and other digital imaging techniques.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
TTH 1:40 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Instructor: Gitelman
Tuition: $1710

  • ADI-S303 Contract Design Studio I

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S102, ADI S201, ADI 242, ADI 244, ADI S264

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This commercial design studio focuses on the design of work environments. Students will develop programming and space planning skills unique to these environments through a series of small- to medium-sized projects. Emphasis will be placed on commercial precedents, programming, design process, human factors, building codes, ADA, spatial organization, detailing, presentation techniques, office furniture systems, equipment, finishes, and lighting.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
MW 10:15 a.m. - 12:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710 

  • ADI-S304 Furniture and Detailing Studio

    Prerequisites:

    ADI S201, ADI S264

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course introduces students to the design process as it applies to furniture, addressing furniture ergonomics, materials, construction techniques, manufacturing and design. Students will research selected topics, and design seating, work/service pieces and cabinetry. Emphasis will be placed on furniture precedents, research, design process, human factors, accessibility, detailing, documentation and presentation techniques.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
F  10:15 a.m. - 4:10 p.m. 
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

  • ADI-S305 Contract Design Studio II

    Prerequisites:

    ADI S202, ADI 221, ADI S110

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This studio focuses on adaptive re-use and renovation of commercial interiors with attention given to historical buildings in the Boston area. Emphasis on creative problem-solving methods and a philosophical approach to medium- and large-scale hospitality and retail design projects. Students will be required to incorporate the skills and knowledge gained throughout their studies to create a comprehensive project, including presentation drawings, models, material and furniture boards, and a set of construction documents and specifications.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
TTH 9:15 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

  • ADI-306 Portfolio

    Prerequisites:

    Senior Status

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course teaches students how to develop a professional portfolio. Students will investigate overall development of portfolio content, substance, and design through a variety of hands-on exercises including digital and mock-up layout techniques; methods of documenting and archiving work; presentation formats; design influence investigation, and more.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section AE
W 6:15 p.m. - 8:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1530 

  • ADI-352 Environmental Systems

    Prerequisites:

    ADI 242

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course studies mechanical, electrical, and plumbing technology and systems commonly employed in residential and commercial interiors. It will introduce students to the vocabulary, concepts and basic components of these fields of engineering. This will enable students to integrate these building systems in their design work and communicate ideas effectively with project engineers and contractors. The course will include commonly used heating, ventilating, air conditioning, plumbing piping and fixtures, fire sprinklers, electrical supply and distribution, smoke detection and fire alarm systems. Related mechanical, electrical and plumbing codes will also be discussed.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section AE
TH 6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1530 

  • ADI-S372 Construction Documents

    Prerequisites:

    ADI S110 AND ADI S201

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    Building on the curriculum of Orthogonal Drawing, this course will explore in more detail the features of CAD and BIM software. Programs will be used as tools to draft, organize, and produce a set of construction documents. Students will complete a full set of contract documents.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section A
MW  3:15 p.m. - 5:55 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1710

  • ADI-384 Interiors Marketing & Contracts

    Prerequisites:

    ADI-S201; Intended for majors only

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course will cover the business aspects of interior design, including firm management, client, and contractor relationships, project management, proposal writing, and market resourcing. In addition, students will be exposed to career planning practices, such as portfolio development, resume preparation and interviewing techniques. Tours of architectural and interior design firms will also be included.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section AE
T  6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
Instructor: Staff
Tuition: $1530