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Crafting sets is a complicated and highly specialised task that requires an interior expert trained in every aspect of set designing. It requires a meticulous approach where perfection is key to the success of the art. Set design is needed in film, television and theatre. It involves various elements like furniture, props, aesthetic appearance, scenery and the overall look of the stage.

At INIFD, our interior design courses in Mumbai also comprise a set designing module that consists of in-depth research on art and history. It involves learning to create visual script analysis, thumbnail sketches, detailed sketches or renderings, solutions and scenic models. In a nutshell, the set design is putting together a physical space wherein the performance occurs.

INIFD’s IIID programs cover design basics, communication skills, workshops, extensive learning of materials, colours and mediums used in interior design. The students are acquainted with the concept of creating ethical designs including furniture and interior-environment control designs alongside technical knowledge.

Module Duration: 1 Month

Course Contents

  • Introduction to Set Design
  • Study of Design Styles
  • Principles & Elements of Set Design
  • Types of Set Design
  • Materials in Set Design
  • Construction of Set Design
  • Script Reading
  • Story Boarding
  • Location Hunting
  • Estimation & Budgeting
  • Safety Measures
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Special Effects
  • Drafting Techniques for Set Design
  • Computer Aided Drafting
  • Manual Drafting

Learning Outcome

By the end of this course you will have ;

  • Describe the history of set design and identify people and movements which influenced its development.
  • Identify and describe the process set designers use to create sets for productions.
  • Create a box set model and thumbnails for different scenes.
  • Exercise and demonstrate use and mastery of the elements of design, Use materials, tools and processes from a variety of media
  • Students learn the techniques of drafting, planning, and white models

Additional Career Opportunities

Art Director: An art director is involved in managing visual elements of a particular set. They are responsible for planning, designing and executing a particular set’s design. Art directors need to have a comprehensive understanding of a particular culture, to which the set belongs, so that the sets look real and resonate with the audience

Event Set Designer: Event set designer is a specific position or career stream, wherein the professional is involved in designing sets for various events. The sets are designed per the theme and made to look more vibrant with elements that enhance their aesthetics.

Creative Design Director: A creative design director is a more responsible position and requires a certain number of years of experience to reach there. Creative directors are responsible for creative design output, staff management, work production, etc. Their core responsibility is to ensure that the designs reflect the client’s vision and that they are visually appealing.

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