ITMD 125 Interior Textiles (3 Hours)
This course is an examination of textiles used in the built environment. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to differentiate fibers, yarns and textiles according to their specific characteristics and to select appropriate textiles for applications. Specific course content includes properties and characteristics of natural and man-made fibers; yarn construction, textile construction methods; and various finishing processes. Furthermore, students will study the sustainability of these textile elements. The course will concentrate on textiles designed for interior built environment applications. 3 hrs. lecture/wk.