Welcome to Senior College Dun Laoghaire Interior Design Department. The design staff a re from many different design disciplines Architecture Interior Architecture Industrial Design Computer Aided Design Photography Fine art Business
are from many different design disciplines
Computer Aided Design
Emer Tubridy, Nicki Cloonan, Gillian Sherrard, Jackie Duigan,
Cliona White, Lisa Woods, Jackie Duignan, Kymberly Dunne
design/studio projects, design concepts and practice
colourtheory and schemes
Architectural Draughting & Visualisation
surveying: room surveys and measured drawings,
plans and elevations, planning rooms, internal fittings, lighting, 2D & 3D computer aided design& rendering,information technology (FETAC), photoshop
Materials & Internal Furnishings
sample board presentations: decorative paint finishes, soft furnishings, textiles, window treatments, upholstery, natural and man made materials and processed materials
bestpractices for Interior Designers
The course attracts students from a wide range of age groups and nationalities.
Students work along side design staff designing a variety of interior projects.
Tutors discuss the development of individual projects as studentsprogress.
students share their design ideas with fellow class mates and a great atmosphere is created in class
FirstYear Interior Design students present a design scheme
Site visits and foreign trips are an important aspect of our design courses - this photographwas taken during a visit to Barcelona
This photograph wastaken on a recent trip to Berlin
On foreign trips we usually have a guide taking us on daily walking tours and site visits.
We also visit places of design interest within Ireland. For instance this isa student looking through a piece of sculpture in the city centre.
We regularly visit galleries such as the Chester Beatty Gallery, The Hugh Lane Gallery, Collins Barracks and The National Gallery.
A second Year Interior Design scheme for a restaurant including mood boards,samples and sketch books.
It is an important aspect in developing design concepts.
An interesting design scheme created by a student at Senior College Dun Laoghaire.
A busy atmosphere develops in the classroom.
Lectures are given by staff about colour theories and how to put together schemes.
In first year we learn about the different companies that manufacture and supply fabrics and wallpapers. Trade show rooms are visited and students learn how to specify appropriate materials for different projects.
Our first years recently undertook an upcycling project reviving chairs that were about to end their lives in a skip.
The dreary sofa was changed into a bright new innovative design.
Design ideas for a second year Interior Design living room project.
Students put together boards showing the design elements that will appear in their Interior Design schemes.
Perspectives help to communicate the student’s design.
Students learn how to draft technical drawings of buildings both by hand and computer.
The history of Art and Design is taught through a series of lecture based seminars.
Lectures are given on how to run your own business. All design staff have experience in the industry and some are currently running their own design practises.
Design staff use their contacts in industry to help students securework experience placements.
This is Jenny Deasy receiving a winning certificate for her entry into a national competition organised by House and Home Magazine.
Each May, our students put on an end of year exhibition in the town hall in Dun Laoghaire. We ask designers from Industry to open the exhibition and in the past we were lucky enough to have Diarmuid Gavin as our guest.
After completing the course students graduate in The O’Reily Hall in UCD.
It becomes a celebratory day for all involved.
Designers work along side Structural Engineers and contractors to produce exciting interior designs.
After graduating our students successfully take up jobs in industry or go on to study for a further qualification.
The thrill of seeing your design coming together can be both exciting and rewarding.
After your training designs like this one can be created.
Some students go on to have careers in ExhibitionDesign.
Other students specialise in domestic interiors.
Students can work in large design practices putting together schemes for commercial interiors.
Designers put finishingschemes together for apartments and houses.
IThe Interior Design Course at Senior College Dun Laoghairecurrently has vacancies.If you are interested in applying for this fun,fulfilling course please contact us on 00353 1 280 [email protected] you for taking the time to learn aboutInterior Design at Senior College Dun Laoghaire.