Wayne State University

Interior Design

Curriculum Guide:

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Claas Kuhnen
(MFA, BGSU) Lecturer, Interior Design Area Coordinator
Research Interests: modern multi-application approach utilizing parametric and generative design steps in a cohesive and productive workflow.

Program description:

What is this program?

The Interior Design Program at Wayne State University prepares design professionals committed to improving quality of life, increasing productivity and protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public in interior environments. The curriculum requires a rigorous investigation into artistic conceptualization along with the design of the interior space and its furnishings. Career options include residential and commercial design within the architectural and interior design industries, exhibit and furniture design.

What makes this program unique?

Facilities / Equipment
20 Computers with AutoCAD, Revit, Fusion360, SketchUp, Adobe Suite
Lighting Studio equipped with working examples of many lighting systems
Materials lab
Model making work space with basic tools, 3D printing and laser cutting
Fully equipped wood working shop

What does the program prepare me for?

Commercial Design
Exhibition Design
Interior Designer
Residential Designer
Bathroom Designer
Kitchen Designer
Furniture Designer
Lighting Specialist