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Course Description

This course focuses on the intricate art of crafting functional and aesthetically pleasing kitchen spaces. Over 9 weeks, students will learn layout optimization, material selection, lighting strategies, and sustainable practices. The course equips learners with the skills needed to effectively utilize design software tools and communicate design visions to clients and fellow professionals. This class will take students through the process of designing a kitchen, from initial client consultation through the design development phases. Students will have weekly assignments that build one on top of the next, culminating in a final project where a comprehensive kitchen design is proposed to a hypothetical client.


Course Length - Online 9 weeks

Learner Outcomes

  • Understand principles of kitchen-focused interior design, including layout, workflow, and ergonomics, in both plan and elevation
  • Analyze a range of kitchen layouts to optimize functionality and space
  • Source materials, finishes, and fixtures aligned with durability and aesthetics
  • Apply lighting strategies for both function and atmosphere
  • Learn sustainable design practices for kitchens, including energy efficiency and eco-friendly materials
  • Enhance communication skills for successful collaboration with clients and contractors
  • Learn the steps and methodologies required to design a kitchen, build a project budget, and obtain contractor pricing
  • Create a comprehensive kitchen-focused design project for your portfolio that showcases innovation, space planning, materials, lighting, and aesthetics


Hand-drafting or computer drafting skills (AutoCAD, SketchUp, Rhino, or equivalent)

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
Kitchen Interior Design
Aug 26, 2024 to Oct 27, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $975.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $975.00
Drop Request Deadline
Sep 29, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 26, 2024
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