Introduction to Kitchen and Bath Design | Portland

COURSE OVERVIEW

This 6 week course will give students an overview of the elements of kitchen & bath design through a combination of lectures and hands on activities. The lessons will cover planning and layout, cabinets, fixtures, appliances, materials and lighting. At the completion of the course students will have the basic knowledge to guide a client through the process of remodeling a kitchen or bathroom.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the course, students will have the basic knowledge to guide a client through the process of remodeling a kitchen or bathroom. Students will complete a design for a kitchen and a bathroom for the final project.

 

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COURSE SCHEDULE

Mondays, 9:30am -11:30am / $499
Spring: June 5 – July 17, 2017 *No class on July 3rd
Fall: Nov. 6 – Dec. 11, 2017
Winter: March 5 – April 9, 2018

Week 1
Kitchen & Bathroom Layout
-Function and Safety
-Efficiency and Aesthetics
-NKBA guidelines

Week 2
Cabinets
-Construction and Components
-Purchasing/Installation Options
-Accessories

Week 3
Plumbing and Fixtures
-Sinks and Faucets
-Tubs and Toilets
-Refrigerators
-Cooking Surfaces
-Ovens and Dishwashers
-Microwaves and Ventilation

Week 4
Surfaces
-Flooring and Countertops
-Countertops and Backsplashes
-Shower Surrond

Week 5
Lighting
-Types (Ambient, Task, Accent)
-Types of Fixtures
-LED Lighting
-Kitchen and Bathroom Lighting
-Lighting Resources

Week 6
Presentation of final projects

“The starting point of achievement is desire.”