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Interiors and Architecture: From Classical to Contemporary

Register for this Spring 2024 course on the new NYU SPS Academy of Lifelong Learning website .
Discover how ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece, as well as their symbols of power and religion, influenced the evolution of interiors, eventually resulting in the practical and minimalist design of today. In this interactive online course, learn to identify design periods, from the iconic Classical styles to Modernism. Gain an understanding of how interior design influences architecture and construction and is a key component for both residential and commercial design. Get to know legendary interior designers and architects such as Charlotte Perriand who aimed to create the functional living spaces we see today, and Zaha Hadid who continues to influence the form and function of building planning and the furniture of tomorrow.  Spring 2024 tuition is $529.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • An understanding of how interior design has evolved over time
  • Familiarity with notable interior designers and architects
  • The ability to identify period and movement styles

Ideal for

  • Art and travel enthusiasts
  • Practicing and aspiring interior designers
  • All member of the community - working, retired and in between
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.