Residential Design 3


The focus of Residential Design 3, for interior design students, is on technically complicated spaces such as kitchens and bathrooms. Students will learn about the ergonomics and theories underlying both spaces, with an emphasis on materials and specifications. Additionally, students will have a showroom visit as part of this course.

  • What does the course cover?

    Topic 1

    • Final Project review 1:50
    • Types of kitchen plans
    • Principles of kitchen design
    • The work triangle
    • Ergonomics of kitchen design
    • Intro to fixtures and fittings
    • Plumbing and heating
    • Activity: Mood board and kitchen layout plan

    Topic 2

    • Freestanding vs built-in appliances
    • Kitchen Appliances
    • Flooring options
    • Materials for kitchen countertops
    • Countertop edge details
    • Kitchen cabinet design
    • Activity: Kitchen materials and samples

    Topic 3

    • Finishing touches
    • Lighting and kitchen design
    • Backsplash
    • Kitchen handles
    • Types of Sinks

    Topic 4

    • Bathroom design
    • Bathroom design principles
    • Basics of plumbing
    • Ergonomics of bathroom design

    Topic 5

    • Activity: Bathroom layout and mood board
    • Wall materials for bathrooms
    • Bathroom counter top materials
    • Bathroom cabinets
    • Bathroom lighting
    • Activity: Elevation bathroom

    Topic 6

    • Test & Feedback
    • Project Presentations
    • Budget Guidelines and showroom visit

  • Dates

    • June 19th  to  July 10th Wednesday – In Studio 9:00AM to 1:00PM
    •  June 23rd  to  July 14th Sunday – In Studio 1:30PM to 5:30PM
  • Cost

    In Studio- 2700 AED
    Pre-recorded- 1850AED


  • Available for online training?


  • Requirements

    Residential 1&2 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.