Residential Design 2


Continue your interior design development with the intermediate-level Residential Design 2 course. Students will build upon the skills they learned in Residential Design 1 and be introduced to a large villa plan, working on two rooms of their choice. The key learning will focus on technical drawing, such as elevations, reflected ceiling plans, and floor finishes plans. Students must complete Residential Design 1 before continuing on to this course.

  • What does the course cover?

    Topic 1

    • Elevation Drawing
    • Activity: Furniture Elevation
    • Window Treatments
    • Art and Accessories
    • Case Study: Kelly Hoppen and Kelly Wearsler
    • Elevation Tags
    • Elevation Drawing Techniques

    Topic 2

    • Landing and Staircase Design
    • Staircase specifications
    • Staircase construction
    • Interior design throughout history
    • Activity: Draw furniture plan at 1:50 and mood board

    Topic 3

    • Material for furniture
    • Activity: Custom Furniture construction drawings
    • Fabric Weaves
    • Floor finishes plan
    • Reflected ceiling design

    Topic 4

    • Lighting review and comparisons
    • Types of light fixtures
    • Ambient, focal and accent lighting
    • Reflected ceiling plans lighting only
    • Electrical symbol legend
    • Electrical looping

    Topic 5

    • Test & Feedback
    • Project Presentations
    • Budget Guidelines & Activity 1

  • Dates

    • June 18th  to  July 9th Tuesday – In Studio 9:00AM to 1:00PM

    •June 23rd  to  July 14th Sunday – In Studio 9:00AM to 1:00PM

    Evening Class

    •  June 17th  to  July 10th Monday & Wednesday – In Studio 7:00PM to 9:00PM


  • Cost

    In Studio- 2600 AED
    Pre-recorded- 1850AED


  • Available for online training?


  • Requirements

    Residential 1 from The Designers’ Studio or equivalent (contact us to check).

  • Materials

    Scale ruler, tracing paper, graph paper, double sided tape, metal ruler, Stanley knife, scissors, glue, A4 white paper, A2 foam board

  • Internship & Work

    Internships and the work placement program is only in conjunction with the Professional Practice Diploma. If you would like work placements it is recommended to take the higher Diploma.