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Topic: Interior design 

Family/Consumer Sciences

 Standard 6.  Understand how knowledge and skills related to living environments affect the well-being of individuals, families, and society
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 7.Understands effective space utilizations in home design
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that home design requires effective space utilization
   Benchmark 9.Understands the design principles and elements as they apply to living environments
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the principles of design as they apply to living environments
     2.Understands the elements of design as they apply to living environments
 Standard 9.  Understand important concepts and skills related to careers in the housing, interiors, and furnishings industry
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands how clients’ needs, goals, and resources influence the creation of design plans for housing, interiors, and furnishings
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands how clients’ needs influence the creation of design plans for housing
     2.Understands how clients’ goals influence the creation of design plans for housing
     3.Understands how clients’ resources influence the creation of design plans for housing
     4.Understands how clients’ needs influence the creation of design plans for interiors and furnishings
     5.Understands how clients’ goals influence the creation of design plans for interiors and furnishings
     6.Understands how clients’ resources influence the creation of design plans for interiors and furnishings
   Benchmark 2.Understands the principles and elements of design as they relate to housing, interiors, and furnishings
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the principles of design as they relate to housing
     2.Understands the principles of design as they relate to interiors and furnishings
     3.Understands the elements of design as they relate to housing
     4.Understands the elements of design as they relate to interiors and furnishings
   Benchmark 3.Understands the use of housing and interior furnishings and products in meeting specific design needs (e.g., floor coverings, wall coverings, textiles, window treatments, furniture, lighting fixtures, kitchen and bath fixtures)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the use of floor coverings in meeting specific design needs
     2.Understands the use of wall coverings in meeting specific design needs
     3.Understands the use of textiles in meeting specific design needs
     4.Understands the use of window treatments in meeting specific design needs
     5.Understands the use of furniture in meeting specific design needs
     6.Understands the use of lighting fixtures in meeting specific design needs
     7.Understands the use of kitchen and bath fixtures in meeting specific design needs
   Benchmark 4.Understands the role of lighting, backgrounds, furniture, appliances, and accessories in interior design for home and commercial settings
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the role of lighting in interior design for home settings
     2.Understands the role of backgrounds in interior design for commercial settings
     3.Understands the role of furniture in interior design for commercial settings
     4.Understands the role of appliances in interior design for home settings
     5.Understands the role of appliances in interior design for home settings
     6.Understands the role of accessories in interior design for home settings
     7.Understands the role of lighting in interior design for commercial settings
     8.Understands the role of backgrounds in interior design for commercial settings
     9.Understands the role of furniture in interior design for commercial settings
     10.Understands the role of appliances in interior design for commercial settings
     11.Understands the role of accessories in interior design for commercial settings
   Benchmark 5.Knows different types and uses of equipment and materials used for housing interiors (e.g., building materials, textiles, finishes, fabrics)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows different types of equipment used for housing interiors
     2.Knows different uses of equipment used for housing interiors
     3.Knows different types of materials used for housing interiors
     4.Knows different uses of materials used for housing interiors
     5.Knows different types of building materials used for housing interiors
     6.Knows different types of textiles used for housing interiors
     7.Knows different types of finishes used for housing interiors
     8.Knows different types of fabrics used for housing interiors
     9.Knows different uses for building materials used for housing interiors
     10.Knows different uses for textiles used for housing interiors
     11.Knows different uses for finishes used for housing interiors
     12.Knows different uses for fabrics used for housing interiors
   Benchmark 9.Knows computer-aided drafting design, blueprint reading, and space planning skills required for the housing, interiors, and furnishings industry (e.g., read information provided on blueprints, draw an interior space to scale, create floor plans using computer design software)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows computer-aided drafting design skills required for the housing industry
     2.Knows computer-aided drafting design required for the housing interiors and furnishings industry
     3.Knows how to read information provided on blueprints used in the housing industry
     4.Knows how to read information provided on blueprints used in the housing interiors and furnishings industry
     5.Knows space planning skills required for the housing industry
     6.Knows space planning skills required for the housing interiors and furnishings industry
     7.Knows how to draw an interior space to scale
     8.Knows how to create floor plans using computer design software
   Benchmark 11.Uses visual presentations to demonstrate design ideas (e.g., create renderings, elevations, and sketches; incorporate photography, video, and computer software into presentations)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Creates renderings, elevations, and sketches
     2.Uses photographs to demonstrate design ideas
     3.Uses videos to demonstrate design ideas
     4.Uses computer software to demonstrate design ideas