Diploma Course Unit RD01: Materials


Course orientation; General approach; Sample boards; The elements and principles of design; Natural materials - stone, wood, slate etc; Synthetic materials - brick, glass, plastics, etc; Applied materials - wallpapers, paints, murals etc; Soft furnishings - textiles, carpets, curtains etc; Properties and suitability of materials; Collecting samples; Cataloguing and storage of samples, brochures etc; Dealing with suppliers and manufacturers; Measuring Rooms and Estimating Materials Quantities; Sketchbook studies.

10 Tests : M1 - M10. Unit duration: Four calendar months from start date.

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