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Arts and Humanities
Interior Design Final Review
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Adaptable design feature are temporary ones that can be changed.
With the development of farming, people began to build permanent shelters.
In medieval times, even the homes of the rich were not comfortable.
Safety is one of the physical needs that housing helps fulfill.
The need to feel a sense of identity is an example of a physical need.
The creativity shown in rearranging furniture is an example of a physical need.
The increase in people working at home is an example of a trend society that affects housing.
Every society considers privacy to be the most important factor in designing a home.
In an open floor plan, few dividing walls separate rooms.
Southern plantation homes were often built in the Georgian style.
Frank Lloyd Wright designed houses in the prairie style.
Housing costs in major cities tend to be less than in smaller cities.
Gradation can be either a gradual increase or decrease of color, size or pattern.
Scale is the proportion of an object to another object in a design.
Tints and shades of yellow are especially effective in the kitchen because yellow conveys feeling of
Tints and shades of blue might be suitable for kindergarten because blue conveys a feeling of
peace and serenity
Dark ceilings can make shorter ceilings appear
In larger rooms warmer colors can make the room appear
In order to get the shade of a color, you must mis in the following color
A home that mixes country furnishings in the living with formal furnishing in an adjacent dining room lacks
A room with too much variety causes a feeling of
A formal, dignified look in a room is best achieved with
Tall vertical lines
A combined living room, dining room, and kitchen is an example of
This type of home contains three different levels of living space.
What style of housing is NOT modern
One of the main features of Frank Lloyd Wright's designs was
The style developed by Thomas Jefferson found in early government buildings is known as
early classical revival
A house that has a second story overhanging or projecting from the first story is a
The most important consideration in creating a harmonious design for a room is
mood you wish to creat
The best example of symmetrical balance is
matching bookcases on either side of a fireplace
The best example of asymmetrical balance is
One sofa facing two chairs of the same color
To add a sense of excitement to a room you would use
A formal dignified look in a room is best achieved by using
Tall vertical lines
Identical chairs arranged around a circular dining room table are an example of
Roofing material made of bundles of reeds or straws
Sun-dried bricks made of clay
Lacy-looking cutout wood trimming
Plaster building material made of cement, sand and lime
Decorative strip at area where roof and covered porch meet
Soft, porous limestone made of shell and coral
A semicircle, round or oval window with fan-shaped panes of glass
A triangular or arched decoration at the top of a doorway
Decorative flattened columns that frame a door
Roof that has two slopes on all sides, with the lower slope being steep and the upper slope almost flat.
Any structure built for people to live in
Design features that are temporary and can be easily changed.
A combination of all the customs, beliefs and ideas of a group of people
A way of living
A philosophy of designing interiors and products to accommodate all people with a variety of requirements, needs and abilities
Red and green
Beige and brown
Yellow and violet
red, yellow, and blue
white, black and grey
blue, blue-green and green
blue-violet and yellow orange
baby-blue, blue and royal-blue
blue, red-orange and yellow-orange
pink and lime green
PRACTICE WRITING SHORT ANSWERS FOR THE NEXT 5 FLASH CARDS
In class we discussed factors to consider when planning color schemes. (Ex. mood, people, style, time, existing colors, adjacent rooms, lighting) Explain the three most important factors and give your reasons why they are important.
What are two advantages and one disadvantage of incorporating universal design into a new home?
List three specific examples of universal design.
List 3 out of the 5 elements of design.
What are 3 important factors to consider when purchasing a home.
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