Fine Art

Spring 2015 Courses 

  • ADFA-S220 Drawing: Shifting Scales

    Prerequisites:

    ADF-S102 or ADF-S502; ADF-S151 or ADF-S551;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    We live in a world of great contrasts in scale, where hand held screens can download Google earth and nanotechnologies can change the lives on entire continents. How do these shifts in scale alter our perceptions of space, and therefore change the way we understand and make drawings? This figure-based course uses descriptive observation as the starting point for addressing visual invention. Students will work from a model, using traditional figurative techniques to combine and contrast with digital imaging techniques, graphic novels, and various contemporary drawing approaches. A variety of wet and dry drawing media will be used with more experimental materials.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

Section A
M/W 9 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.   Instructor:  Novick, S.   Tuition:  $1567
  • ADFA-S241 Advanced Painting

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S123.

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course will involve the concepts and techniques of 20th and 21st century painting. Students develop an individual approach to non-objective and objective painted space. Open-ended assignments, lectures, critiques and discussions will clarify the work students produce. Substantial independent studio time allows students to focus on work that responds to contemporary issues in painting.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

Section A
TU/TH  9:30 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.  Instructor:  Brown, L.  Tuition:  $1567

  • ADFA-S242 Sculpture Studio

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S152

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    A focused study on the language of dimensionality in sculpture, students will explore traditional and non-traditional materials. Issues of craft, concept and context will aid students in developing work that responds to currents in contemporary sculpture. This class will also provide students with a substantial grounding in 20th and 21st century sculptural theory and practice.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

Section A
TH 10 a.m. - 5:10 p.m.  Instructor:  Weisberg, D.  Tuition:  $1567 

  • 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
M/W 1 p.m. - 3:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Staff   Tuition:  $1567

Illustration

Spring 2015 Courses 

  • ADIL-S214 Illustration for Designers

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S102

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course introduces the skills necessary for meeting clients' illustration needs in a variety of media appropriate to their context. Emphasis will be placed on developing the ability to draw real objects and real people while advancing a personal style. Development of visual research and photo reference, thumbnailing and rendering skills for ones presentation of ideas and concepts while designing the proper environment for their illustration will be required.

Section A
M/W 2 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Marosek, W.   Tuition:  $1567

  • 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 AE
M/W 6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.   Instructor:  Marosek, W.   Tuition:  $1567 

  • ADIL-S402 Collaboration

    Prerequisites:

    ADIL-S302

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course provides the opportunity for Illustration seniors to develop creative projects in partnership with students from any Suffolk University major, students from another school, outside industry professionals or pro bono clients. Content, produced by someone other than the student illustrator, must derive from an existing, previously published source. A student may undertake several smaller projects or a single large project during the semester. A finalized proposal and timeline, drafted in Professional Practice, is approved during the first week of class. Students will also invite an outside professional to evaluate the work as part of the final senior portfolio review.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

Section AE
TU/TH 6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.   Instructor:  French, L.   Tuition:  $1567

  • ADIL-S410 Portfolio

    Prerequisites:

    TAKE ADIL-S302;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course involves concentrated studio practice within a student's preferred illustration-related field, genre, or market, working with the subject matter, media, and format of their choice for a targeted audience. Projects developed in the Professional Practice course may involve existing or self-generated content(creative writing, story treatment, clothing design, product design, etc.) Students will reproduce their work in print format and on a website. They will participate in a solo or group exhibition and invite an outside professional to evaluate the work as part of the final senior portfolio review.

    Term:

    Offered Fall Term

Section A
TU/TH 10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.   Instructor:  French, L.  Tuition:  $1567

Foundation / Art

Spring 2015 Courses 

  • ADF-182 Ideas of Western Art II

    Credits:

    4.00

    Description:

    This course will survey the major concepts and issues of Western Art, from Renaissance to contemporary art. Architecture, sculpture and paintings will be studied individually for their formal elements and visual importance, and also within their own aesthetic, historic and cultural context. Class discussion and visual analysis of works of art will encourage personal interpretation and critical thinking.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

    Type:

    Humanities & History,Humanities Literature Requirement

Section AE
M 6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.   Instructor:  Staff   Tuition:  $1876

Section B
F  10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.   Instructor:  Staff   Tuition:  $1876

  • 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

Section A
M/W 10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.   Instructor:  Nichter, S.  Tuition:  $1567

  • 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 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
M/W 2 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.  Instructor: Staff  Tuition $1567

Section B
T/TH 2:30 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.  Instructor: Anderson, I.  Tuition $1567

  • ADF-S123 Painting

    Prerequisites:

    ADF S101, ADF S166

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    In this introductory course, students will learn to accurately perceive relationships of shape, form, color and value, and to translate that information through the medium of paint. In a series of in-class and outside projects on canvas, prepared paper and panel, students will explore various approaches to the use of acrylic and oil paint. Emphasis will be placed on the development of disciplined technical skills as well as the exploration of painting's potential as a medium of communication and creative visual expression.

    Term:

    Offered Spring Term

Section A
F 10 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.  Instructor: Nichter, S.  Tuition: $1567 

  • 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
M/W 2 a.m. - 4:40 p.m.  Instructor: Staff  Tuition: $1567

Section B
T/TH 10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Novick, S.  Tuition: $1567

Section C
F 10 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.  Instructor:  Andrade, P.  Tuition:  $1567

  • 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
T/TH 10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.  Instructor: Staff Tuition: $1567

  • 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.

Section A
T/TH 2:30 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.  Instructor: Novick, S  Tuition: $1567
  • ADF-S171 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.

Section A
M/W 2 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.   Instructor:  Anderson, I.  Tuition:  $1567

  • ADF-S172 Integrated Studio 2

    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.

Section A
M/W 10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Anderson, I.  Tuition:  $1567

Section B
M/W 2 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Nichter, S.  Tuition:  $1567

Section C
T/TH  2:30 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.  Instructor:  Brown, L.  Tuition: $1567

  • 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

Section AE
M/W 6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.  Instructor: Staff  Tuition: $1567

Graphic Design

Spring 2015 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
M/W  2 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Golly, L.  Tuition:  $1567

Section BE
TU/TH  6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Staff  Tuition:  $1567

  • 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
TU/TH  2:30 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.  Instructor:  Daly, R.  Tuition:  $1567

Section BE
M/W  6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Staff  Tuition:  $1567

  • 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 AE
M/W 6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.  Instructor: Staff  Tuition: $1567 

  • 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
TU/TH 2:30 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.  Instructor:  Staff  Tuition:  $1567

  • 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
TU/TH  2:30 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.  Instructor:  Fuchel, J.  Tuition: $1567

  • 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 A
F  10 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.  Instructor:  Staff  Tuition:  $1567

Section BE
TU/TH  6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.  Instructor: Staff  Tuition: $1567

  • ADG-S343 Advanced Topics in Interactive Design

    Prerequisites:

    ADG-S340;

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course is designed to follow Web II (ADG S340/ADG S740) and will prepare students for the real-world experiences designers often encounter in the field of interactive media. Students will continue their exploration of interactive design and choose a final project direction that furthers their understanding of interactive media. These topics include designing for and implementing Content Management Systems, designing and production for mobile computing platform uses, cross platform compatibility and concepts of information architecture, and designing with an emphasis on market needs for multimedia.

    Term:

    Occasional

Section A
F  10 a.m. - 4:10 p.m.  Instructor: Staff  Tuition: $1567 

  • 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
TU/TH  10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Marosek, W.  Tuition:  $1567

Section BE
TU/TH  6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Golly, L.  Tuition:  $1567

  • 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
M/W 10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Fuchel, J.  Tuition:  $1567

Section B
TU/TH  10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Fuchel, J. Tuition:  $1567

  • 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
M/W 10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Staff  Tuition:  $1567

Interior Design

Spring 2015 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 p.m. - 9 p.m.  Instructor: Strohl-Hammett, S.  Tuition: $938

  • 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
TU 6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.  Instructor: Dion, M.  Tuition: $1876 

  • 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
TU 2:30 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.  Instructor: Dion, M.  Tuition: $1876

  • 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
TH 2:30 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.  Instructor: Brus, M.  Tuition: $1407 

  • 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 2 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Clarke, K  Tuition: $1407 

  • 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 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.  Instructor: Gitelman, A.  Tuition: $1407 

  • 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 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.  Instructor: Staff  Tuition:  $1407

  • 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:  MacRitchie, B.  Tuition:  $1407

  • 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 A
TU 6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.  Instructor: Staff  Tuition: $1407 

  • 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
T/TH  6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Staff  Tuition: $1567

Section B
T/TH 2:30 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.  Instructor:  Staff  Tuition: $1567

  • ADI-S108 Perspective Principles

    Prerequisites:

    Prior or concurrent drawing experience

    Credits:

    3.00

    Description:

    This course introduces students to the systems of perspective developed during the Renaissance as a means of creating the illusion of 3-dimensional space on a 2-dimensional surface. Using 1-, 2-, and 3-point perspective, students will learn to effectively represent space. Basic drafting techniques and architectural scale are introduced. Both free-hand sketching and technical drawing methods will be emphasized. Manipulation of drawing through computerized scanning and digital photography included.

    Term:

    Offered Both Fall and Spring

Section AE
M/W 6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.  Instructor: Staff  Tuition: $1567

  • 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
M/W 10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.  Instructor: Staff  Tuition: $1567 

  • 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
T/TH 10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Staff  Tuition: $1567 

  • 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
M/W 10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.  Instructor: Hassan, J.  Tuition: $1567 

  • 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
T/TH 2:30 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.  Instructor: Gitelman, A  Tuition: $1567 

  • 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
T/TH 10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.  Instructor: Staff  Tuition: $1567 

  • 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 AE
M/W 6 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Folz, D.  Tuition: $1567 

Section B
F  9:30 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.  Instructor:  Folz, D.  Tuition:  $1567

  • 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
M/W 10 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.  Instructor: Staff  Tuition: $1567

  • 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
M/W  2 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.  Instructor: Carella, S.  Tuition: $1567