The interior of a home or office is never complete without any furniture in place. Whether it is a loveseat, a bookcase or display cabinet, well-designed furniture can lend style and practical function to any space. As such, these items are considered a necessity if you wish to improve not only the overall appearance of your property, but also its ability to support a variety of activities.
Pleasing and useful furniture pieces are not easy to design, though. There are a lot of elements to consider, not to mention several procedures to undertake. However, with the right foundation knowledge, you can get started in this craft and build your know-how along the way.
The course will focus on teaching you about the essentials of designing furniture. It will provide a quick overview of how the discipline came to be and will offer insights into the functions and social uses of furniture, along with some of the pioneering furniture designs throughout history. The course will also cover the elements and process of furniture design, the common tools, technologies and materials used in the trade, as well as the characteristics of a variety of furniture.
The primary objectives of the furniture design certification course are to: (a) introduce you to the craft of furniture designing; (b) inform you about the elements and processes involved in designing furniture; (c) educate you about the key areas of the discipline, including finding inspiration, developing concepts, producing scale models, etc.; and (d) provide you foundation knowledge in furniture design and build your ability to conceptualise and design different pieces of furniture.