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D2211: Essential Principles of Design Workshop

Design 2211: Essential Principles of Design Workshop

Design 2211: Essential Principles of Design Workshop

Design excellence and adaptability are what separate the artist from the average practitioner. That distinction begins with the basic elements and principles of design taught in this class. Students learn to apply basic concepts to create beautiful spaces that connect with the surrounding environment, invigorate the spirit and invite exploration. Blended Delivery Method: The first 8 hours of this program is done asynchronously online, meaning that you take the approximately 1-hour lecture units at your own pace. The second 8 hours is done as a live workshop with multiple instructors to assist with project completion where you really get to put the lecture into action.

Learning Outcomes

  • List architectural elements of design including point, line, shape, space, texture, color and form.
  • List architectural principles of design including balance, hierarchy/emphasis, repetition, rhythm, proportion/scale, movement, contrast and unity/harmony, variety, pattern, and negative space.
  • Discuss design vocabulary, space programming and adjacency, design theory visual design basics, pool design trends and site features and the Blue Ocean Strategy.
  • Apply elements and principles of design to an in-class project.

Accreditation

International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Duration: 16 hours

IACET CEUs: 1.6

All students who complete the course and evaluation form receive a Certificate of Completion documenting 1.6 IACET CEUs even if they do not continue with the Certified Watershape Designer (CWD) certification.

Delivery

Blended
  • 8-hours online asynchronous (on-demand) plus 8-hours live in-person
  • See schedule for upcoming classes
  • A typical course runs 8-hours in a single day
  • Complete attendance is required
  • Ask questions as they come up
  • Manual is provided in class
  • Instructors are available for questions during the lectures
  • Travel, lodging and meals are the responsibility of the student
  • Watershape University provides lunch

Certifications

Watershape University’s DESIGN 2211: Essential Principles of Design Workshop is the heart of an overall design strategy that extends into drawing, color, materials, textures and incorporation of architectural and historical details.

DESIGN 2211: Essential Principles of Design Workshop supports the following certifications:

Certified Watershape Designer (CWD)

Certified Watershape Designer (CWD) more→

Certified Watershape Professional (CWP)

Certified Watershape Professional (CWP) more→

Details

DESIGN 2211: Essential Principles of Design Workshop is intended for and attended by designers, builders, and consultants — particularly those seeking an approach to design that follows the natural art and science of elements and principles of design.

Level: 2 – Sophomore / Novice / Limited Experience

D2211 Front Cover

Manual Table of Contents

  • Introduction to the Elements and Principles of Design
  • Point, Line, Shape, Form, Space
  • Hue, Value, Texture
  • Balance, Emphasis
  • Movement, Pattern, Repetition
  • Proportion
  • Rhythm, Variety, Unity
  • Design Vocabulary
  • Space Programming & Adjacency
  • Design Theory & Style
  • Visual Design Basics
  • Prescribed Process
  • Pool & Outdoor Living Trends
  • Refine Your Narrative

There are no prerequisites for DESIGN 2211: Essential Principles of Design

DESIGN 2211: Essential Principles of Design Workshop is a prerequisite for the following program:

  • DESIGN 4211: Advanced Elements and Principles of Design Workshop

Schedule

DESIGN 2211: Essential Principles of Design Workshop

  • Blended | 8-hours Online Asynchronous (On-Demand) plus 8-hours Live In-Person at the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo | Las Vegas, NV | November 13, 2022 | 8:00 am to 5:00 pm | $1,400 | Instructor: Kurt Kraisinger, PLA, LEED AP | register now using the form below. . .
International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo

Authorized Faculty

Kurt Kraisinger, PLA, LEED AP

Kurt Kraisinger, PLA, LEED AP

For 25 years, Kurt has provided design and consulting services for various planning and landscape architecture projects throughout the United States. In June of 2009, he left as a managing partner of MKEC Engineering Consultant in Kansas City to open the doors of LORAX Design Group. Building Lorax over the last ten years has afforded him the opportunity to continue doing what he does best—using his passion for design to turn outdoor spaces into meaningful and memorable places that invite people to fully engage in their surroundings and make a positive impact on the environment. Kurt has an extensive background in the industry where his professional focus has included private residences, large master-planned residential communities, corporate office campuses, commercial retail centers and mixed-use development projects. He has a special interest in elevating the swimming pool industry by designing quality swimming pool and spas. Kurt is refreshed by movie marathons and spending time with his family.