UNIT B OVERVIEW
In Unit B, discover why floorplans are essential to the design thinking process for professional organizers. Explore different types of floorplan drawings and how to properly measure and sketch a room before beginning any professional organizer job. Be introduced to space planning and learn how to decipher a room’s balance, visual weight, and traffic patterns. Discover how to establish axis and scale, and how to use them to create balanced custom interiors that help your clients stay organized.
Drawing a floorplan should be done with great care, as it allows interior decorators to clearly formulate their home design plans before making changes. Discover the different types of floorplan drawings, and learn how to properly measure and sketch a room. Learn the advantages to using scale as part of your professional organizing services. You’ll also study the different architectural elements that will be included in your floorplan, such as windows, doors, and fireplaces.
In a home interior, furniture should be arranged in a way that enhances the architectural features of the space. Study the concept of balance through various floorplan examples of unbalanced and balanced rooms. Understand how unbalanced rooms can create chaos and disorganization for homeowners, and learn how to create balanced custom interiors that bring order into the space. Explore various traffic patterns and learn how to establish a room’s axis in order to work around the focal point. Keep this unit’s design checklist as a reference when creating interior design plans for clients.