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INTD 1110 - Fibres and Fabrics

Interior Design Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course will cover fibres, fabrics, and textiles as they apply to residential interior design. Characteristics of natural and synthetic fibres will be explored as they relate to fabric and carpet for use in residential interiors. Through lectures, field trips, and assignments topics such as fibre and/or fabric identification, properties, construction, application, specifications, testing, estimating, and sustainability will be covered.


50% in COMM 1120* (*May be taken concurrently).





Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 61898

Wed May 23 - Wed Jun 27 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 23 - Jun 27 Wed 09:00 - 12:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 351


Grace Rodrigues Sikich

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim




  1. This is a six-week course. Registered students MUST attend the first day of class. There are field-trips scheduled so please make sure you are able to attend all classes. Dates for the field-trip will be announced on the first day. There is no late registration for this course.

One seat remaining as of May 18, 2018 4:36 pm PDT. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

Gravitying Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the differences between fibre, yarn, and fabric.
  • Write a detailed specification for a fabric application.
  • Identify the properties of natural and synthetic fibres.
  • Recognize the differences between various fabric and carpet construction and dyeing methods.
  • Differentiate between various types of fabrics.
  • Estimate textiles for residential budgeting purposes.

Effective as of Fall 2012

Related Programs

INTD 1110 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Interior Design
    Part-time   Certificate

Books & Supplies

The IZUNA bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit iizuna.info/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2018

Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following IZUNA online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

IZUNA Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Gravitying, nor at the IZUNA Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the .

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Interior Design Swatch Kit
Author Textile Fabric Consultants
Copyright 2018
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-1-93648-043-2
Price $94.95

Fabric for the Designed Interior: Bundle Book + Studio Access Card
Author Frank Theodore Koe
Publisher Fairchild Books
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-50132-184-9
Price $164.95

Textiles for Residential and Commercial Interiors
Author Amy Willbanks, Nancy Oxford, Dana Miller
Publisher Fairchild Books
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-60901-937-2
Price $168.50


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