SID02) Interior Design (Advanced)

The advanced Interior Design class will be the next stage of learning more about Interior Design. This course will be more in-depth in terms of materials and construction. The students will learn how to understand floor plans, fit-out and spatial design. This is for students who already have the general knowledge of Interior design but want to have the fundamentals of the technical and construction side.

Class Outline

1: Introduction to Interior Design:

Design Understanding the role of the interior designer and how the designer works with professionals in other disciplines.

2: Spatial Design - Codes and Standards:

Interior design is regulated by local, state, and federal codes of which designers must to be aware. Futhermore, interior designers are encouraged to incorporate interior design standards into their projects.

3: Design Styles, Materials, and Design Specialization:

Interior designers must be knowledgeable about the many different design styles and styles that have been used throughout history. Interior designers will often specialize in a particular industry or type of design.

4: Construction Fundamentals:

Understanding the fundamentals of construction such as show drawings and floor plans.

5: Fit-out and Technical Drafting:

Understanding what is fit out in construction and how to read elevations, sections, and floor plans.

6: Project – Part 1:

Starting a project/space from concept to finish includes a mood board, floor plan layout of a space, and sketches.

7: Project – Part 2:

Starting a project/space from concept to finish includes a mood board, floor plan layout of a space, and sketches.

8: Presentation and critique:

Final presentation and critique.

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


  • Eraser and ruler
  • 2B pencil
  • Fine line marker, black 0.8, 0.5, 0.3 (Usually comes in a set), Prismacolor brand recommended
  • A4 sketchbook
  • Laptops with photoshop
  • Tracing pad A4

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

Wed, 8 Feb, 2023
Wed, 15 Mar, 2023
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
QAR 850


Omaima Abdulla

Omaima is a VCUQ Alumni graduating with an Interior Design degree. Developed her career by being in different roles such as set designer, Interior designer and Project Manager. During her Masters at the Glasgow School of Art she enhanced her research and design skills through portraying social, political and science through her projects.