Interior Design for Everyone

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The ideal starting point for anyone building, renovating or decorating their home, this course will take you through a series of activities and exercises, giving you workable solutions to your decorating dilemmas and plenty of practical advice.

Course Outline:
Wk 1 Creativity - the keys to becoming more creative in your home
Wk 2 Exterior simple ways to make your home look its best
Wk 3 Colour understanding the basics of colour
Wk 4 Colour schemes - different methods for putting colours together
Wk 5 Excursion visiting Canberra show rooms to expand your creative horizons (date may change)
Wk 6 Space planning simple strategies to re-arrange your own home
Wk 7 Principles of design such as repetition, balance, texture and contrast
Wk 8 Arranging Our Stuff - how to create a more beautiful home and happier environment without spending any money.

Course ID RED1504
Price $359.00 (GST included)
Start date Thursday, 08 February 2018
Finish date Thursday, 29 March 2018
Sessions 8 sessions of 2 hours
Time 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Tutor Catherine Henderson
Location CIT Reid
Status Module is finished.


Please bring to the class:
* 2-3 interior design magazines that you like (to cut up).
* A3 size sketch pad, glue, scissors, ruler, biro, lead pencil & eraser
* red, yellow and blue coloured pencils

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"Enthusiastic, knowledgeable, personable tutor." Anna
"Catherine was obviously very experienced and shared much with us. Enjoyed her relaxed style of presentation."
"Catherine was lovely. I felt able to ask any question. Any style was appreciated." Gina
"Lots of ideas to bring together, and think about my reno in a different way."
"Refreshing to see someone passionate about upcycling & recycling, valuing family heirlooms." Allison
"Catherine is so knowledgeable, passionate & engaging." Jessica

About your tutor:
Catherine Henderson has a lifetime of experience in art and design including art teaching,
textile design, pastel, oil and watercolour painting and interior design.

Accredited by the Design Institute of Australia in 1998 Catherine launched Catherine
Henderson Interior Design and over the last seventeen years has completed projects for
large institutions such as the Australian National University and the Australian Defence
Force Academy as well as numerous office fit outs, restaurants, medical centres, and new
homes and renovations all over Canberra.

Catherine has created 'Interior Design For Everyone' as a way of passing on some of her
experience and knowledge because as she says “ Whatever the size of the budget,
everyone can learn how to make their home more beautiful and more comfortable”

Location: CIT Reid

Address: 37 Constitution Avenue, Reid

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