Login
Copyright

Interior Design Basics & Principles

Course Summary

Access short and engaging lessons about introductory topics in interior design, such as color theory and space planning. This course can be used for academic or career enhancement purposes or even to find out more about how to re-decorate your own home.
Create An Account
To Start This Course Today
Used by over 10 million students worldwide
Create An Account
Try it free for 5 days

10 chapters in Interior Design Basics & Principles

Ch 1. Interior Design Basics {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[206409].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What is an Interior Designer? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Importance of Color in Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is a Color Scheme? - Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206415].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206415].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Interior Design & Color Schemes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206417].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206417].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is Color Management? - Tools & Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Interior Design Presentation Boards Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206421].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206421].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Residential Interior Design? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206423].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206423].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Commercial Interior Design? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206425].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206425].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Bubble Diagrams in Architecture & Interior Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206427].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206427].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Achromatic Color Scheme in Interior Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[363321].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[363321].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What is Color Theory? - Definition, Basics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206431].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206431].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - History of Color Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206433].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206433].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Color Theory & Emotions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206435].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206435].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Wassily Kandinsky's Color Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206437].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206437].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Albert Munsell's Color Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206439].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206439].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Bauhaus Color Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206441].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206441].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Josef Albers: Color Theory, Artwork & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206443].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206443].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Young-Helmholtz's Trichromatic Theory of Color Vision Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206445].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206445].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Goethe's Color Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206447].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206447].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Additive Color: Theory & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206449].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206449].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Subtractive Color: Theory, Definition & System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206451].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206451].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Opponent Process Theory of Color Vision Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206453].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206453].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What is a Color Model? - Uses & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206457].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206457].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Color Space: Definition & Conversion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206459].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206459].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is a Color Wheel? - Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206461].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206461].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Read & Use a Color Wheel Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206463].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206463].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Who Invented the Color Wheel? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206465].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206465].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Teaching Color Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206467].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206467].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Color Theory & Interior Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206469].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206469].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What are Textiles? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206699].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206699].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What is a Textile Designer? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206701].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206701].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Textile Engineering? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206703].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206703].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Textile Production? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206705].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206705].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is a Textile Factory & Mill? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206707].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206707].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Textile Mills: Process & Products Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206709].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206709].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Textile Manufacturing: Machines & Equipment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206711].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206711].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Quality Control in Textile? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206713].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206713].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What is Textile Art? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206715].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206715].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Industrial Textile Products Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206717].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206717].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What is Textile Recycling? - Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206719].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206719].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Textile Care Symbols Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299761].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299761].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Colonial Interior Design: British, Spanish & Dutch Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206495].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206495].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Colonial Kitchen & Fireplace Designs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206497].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206497].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Georgian Colonial Architecture & Interior Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206499].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206499].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Colonial Revival Interior Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206501].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206501].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Victorian Interior Design: Style & Elements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206503].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206503].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Victorian Interior Design History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206505].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206505].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Victorian Kitchen & Bathroom Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206507].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206507].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Federal Style Furniture Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206509].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206509].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Art Deco Interior Design History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206511].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206511].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Byzantine & Romanesque Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206513].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206513].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Gothic Interior Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206517].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[206517].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Roman Furniture History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299795].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299795].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - History of Furniture Casters Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299797].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299797].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - 15th Century English Furniture: History & Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299809].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299809].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - 18th Century English Furniture: History & Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299813].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299813].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - 17th Century French Furniture: History & Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299815].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299815].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - 19th Century French Furniture: History & Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299819].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299819].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - 1930s Furniture: History & Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299839].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299839].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Early Middle Ages Furniture: History & Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299849].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299849].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Ancient Egyptian Furniture: History & Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299855].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299855].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - American Furniture Styles: History & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299777].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299777].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - English Furniture Styles: History & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299779].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299779].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Greek Furniture: History & Style Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299789].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299789].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Japanese Furniture: History & Style Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299801].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299801].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Moroccan Architecture: Style & Elements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Postmodern Furniture: History & Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299841].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299841].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Art Deco Furniture: History & Style Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[314731].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[314731].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Arts and Crafts Movement Furniture Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[337223].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[337223].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What is Highboy Furniture? - Definition & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373143].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373143].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What is an Eames Chair? - History & Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373371].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[373371].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 79 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 2,000 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support