This is a major course for the Summer Art and Design Program 2020. This course cannot be taken separately. (Students get to select from four majors: Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Interior Design and Painting, and Printmaking) 

This program will consist of various ranges of Interior Design spectrum, which will provide prospective students to experience and learn different aspects of interior design. The program is designed in a manner where the participants will have strong theoretical understanding and as well implement the theory in practice. The class will be interactive as the participants will have the chance to work with each other and apply design thinking and collaborative design. This interior design course will expose students into the importance of social impacts of interior design as well as, create a sense of environmental factors. This class will explore 3D elements, model making, and furniture design. At the end of this class, the participants will have an understanding and the tools to explore interior design and create design boards to express their concept and ideas.

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to designa
  • Design thinking
  • Basics of Interior design
  • Design Principles
  • Forms and Function
  • Color theories

Class Outline

Day 1: Introduction to Design and Activity

Day 2: Introduction to design thinking and Prototyping

Day 3: Design thinking and Presentation of prototypes

Day 4: Introduction to Interior design and Form and Function

Day 5: Interior design principles and Assignment

Day 6: 2D Scale drawing and Circulation and movement

Day 7: Color and Materials, Interior styles and 3D

Day 8: Polishing scale drawing, Lighting, and Prototyping

Day 9: Working on presentation and Finishing 3D

Day 10: Polishing and presentations

Please note: VCUQatar reserves the right to cancel classes for which not enough participants are registered. Already paid fees will be refunded.

Please do not purchase materials until VCUQatar has sent final course confirmation.

Items to buy for this class

1 x Modeling Clay 1/2 KG - White

1x Ruler

A4 White papers

1x Black marker pen 0.3 / 0.4

Color Pencil set

Color Marker set

The above materials package is available for online order, payment, and delivery for QAR 75.23 (just the materials). All materials are 15% discounted, please email with the following details -

Subject - VCUarts Summer Program

Content: Package (Name of the major selected) eg: Foundation + Interior Design + Portfolio and the quantity you require. Please add your name and number along with the email for them to be able to contact you. 
Note: Foundation materials are mandatory for all Majors

Participants are also allowed to buy materials from their desired place, find below a few more suggestions. 

On occasions, there may be some more materials to be bought and brought in if and when advised by the instructor.

Where to buy your materials

Most of the materials are available from any art supply shop, for example:

  • Cass Art (Fire station): Community Classes students get a 15% discount upon presenting the registration ticket
  • Jarir Bookstore: on Rayyan Road or Salwa Road
  • Color Note: on Al Nasser Street
  • Ibn Al Qayyim: at Markhiya Roundabout
  • Al Rawnaq

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Terms & Conditions apply

Participants must buy their own materials

Sun, 12 Jul, 2020
Thu, 23 Jul, 2020
Sunday through Thursday
10 am to 1 pm


Asma Ul Hosna

Asma Ul Hosna is a VCUarts Qatar alumna with a major in Interior Design. She acquired her first Master from University College London in Qatar (UCL Qatar) in Museum Studies and currently pursuing her second Masters from Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Islamic Art and Architecture. She is working at VCUarts Qatar as Community Education Coordinator and has been teaching community classes for over four years. She has experience teaching interior design classes as part of the community classes and enjoys the process of understanding and transforming spaces. Her work experience includes retail design, marketing and branding, exhibition design, and education.