Course description

Examine how colour can be one of the most important and expressive elements in creating a successful interior design. You will explore colour theory, composition, and lighting through practical application.

Learner outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • develop colour schemes and apply them to fabrics and finishes of a given space.  
  • apply colour theory to demonstrate related and contrasting colour combinations.  
  • determine the lighting requirements of a floor plan and select appropriate fixtures and bulbs. 


XIDA 10030 - Introduction to Interior Decorating, 2 with a minimum grade of C-

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Section title
Colour and Light in Interior Decorating
ON - Online
Sep 09, 2024 to Oct 15, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
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Course Fee(s)
TXRD non-credit $359.00
Section Notes

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