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 the Interior Design spectrum, which will allow prospective students to experience and learn different aspects of interior design. The program is designed in a manner where the participants will have a strong theoretical understanding and will learn to implement the theory into 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 to 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. By the end of the class, the participants will have an understanding and the tools to explore interior design and create design boards to express their concepts and ideas.

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to design
  • 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

All the materials can be purchased from the Ibn Al Qayyim book store for a cost of QAR 62. Materials can be home delivered at a cost of QAR 10, contact them at or 70632671. 

During the purchase of materials mention Major, Your Name, and Contact information. Eg: INTERIOR, Ahmed and +974xxxxxxx

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, 11 Jul, 2021
Thu, 29 Jul, 2021
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.