Introduction to Interior Design

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston

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$170 4 seats left
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Tue, Oct 22, 6:30pm - Dec 03, 8:30pm (6 sessions)

Evanston, North Side
1717 Central St
Btwn Broadway & Eastwood Avenues
Evanston, Illinois 60201
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Amy Koetz

What you'll learn in this interior design course:

This class will cover the basics of space planning, materials and sources, and color theory. The goal will be to upgrade a room in your home by adding new, purging old, re-using and re-purposing existing. Learn how to add value and transform your space within your scope, schedule and budget. 

Online tools such as Pinterest and room designing computer software will be taught to create dynamic concept boards and drawing spaces. Reference guides provided, organizational binders and tracing paper needed.

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Refund Policy
Tuition is refundable for Adult and YFA (Youth Fine Arts) classes, minus a processing fee for each class dropped, only if the EAC Registrar is notified by or on the next working day after the first class has met. Workshop fees (minus a processing fee) are refundable up until one week prior to the program. 

If the Director of IT and Administration is notified at least one week prior to the scheduled start date, a processing fee of $50 is charged for dropping adult classes, YFA classes, or workshops costing $100 or more or a $25 processing fee is charged for dropping programs costing under $100. 

A processing fee equal to 50% of the tuition is charged for adult or YFA classes and camps that are dropped during the period from six days before the first class meets and the next working day after the first class has met (workshop fees are not refundable during this period). Please refer to the chart below. 

Students are responsible for notifying the Art Center Director of IT and Administration that they wish to drop a class or workshop; not attending class does not constitute an official withdrawal from courses or cancellation of tuition or fees. If you must drop a class or workshop after the deadline, no refunds will be given. 

There is no deferred, reduced or pro-rated tuition. Membership is non-refundable. There are no exceptions to the Evanston Art Center refund policy.

Refund Schedule for Dropped Classes or Workshops

Type Dropped 7 or more days before the 1st Session* Dropped between 6 days before the 1st Session & the 1st Working day after the 1st Session Dropped after the 1st Working day after the 1st Session*
Adult & YFA Classes & Camps Tuition refunded minus $50 processing fee** Tuition is refunded minus a processing fee equal to 50% of the Tuition No Refund or Credit
Workshops costing $100 or more Tuition refunded minus $50 processing fee** No Refund or Credit No refund or credit
Workshops under $100 Tuition refunded minus $25 processing fee** No Refund or Credit No Refund or Credit

*The first session is defined as the first day a class or workshop meets (not the first class or workshop attended).  

**To avoid paying the processing fee, students may elect to receive a full tuition credit for classes or workshops dropped seven days or more before the first session. Tuition credit will expire one year from the date the class or workshop is dropped and must be used in full for EAC class and/or workshop tuition. After the credit is redeemed, no further refund options will be available. 

Tuition credits are not redeemable for cash under any circumstances. Credits may be transferred to another individual only with written notice.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 8:30pm Amy Koetz 6 $170
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Oct 29 6:30pm - 8:30pm Amy Koetz
Tue, Nov 05 6:30pm - 8:30pm Amy Koetz
Tue, Nov 12 6:30pm - 8:30pm Amy Koetz
Tue, Nov 19 6:30pm - 8:30pm Amy Koetz
Tue, Dec 03 6:30pm - 8:30pm Amy Koetz

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Hello, will students receive a certificate at the end of this introduction to interior design classes? I’m very interested
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Hello! Thanks for your interest. We do not grant any certificates for completion of classes. We can furnish a signed letter that you completed the course (and include the course description), but no official certificate will be given. Thanks!

Reviews of Classes at Evanston Art Center (32)

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Introduction to Interior Design
Reviewed by Lori H. on 10/16/2019
The teacher was well organized and a good communicator—and the syllabus was just right for an introductory course. There wasn’t enough time to go into depth on any particular subject—but the course was a nice survey on a variety of subjects, including lighting, upholstery, floor plans, color, different styles, and resources. The teacher was flexible, engaging, and responsive to our questions and feedback—and she helped us apply the curriculum to our own homes. Nice mix of hand-outs and hands-on activities. Would recommend.
Introduction to Interior Design
Reviewed by Anonymous on 9/3/2019
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