TPA2180 Themed Environmental Design

The course focuses on the practice of understanding and evaluating the creative process, visual demands, fabrication techniques, and custom project logistics for themed environmental design. The course addresses the processes and requirements of the art director/designer for themed environments such as theme park design, film/television production design, retailing/display installations, trade show exhibits, zoo and museum dioramas, restaurants and immersive design, and advanced theatrical stage designs. The course will examine the roles of the client/designer relationship, the designer and the fabricator responsibilities, and the director/producer designer relationship within the themed environment creation process. The course will review standard industry fabrication practices, specialty products and common materials, construction and production techniques. The course will explore research techniques and resources, explore the history of this amazing field of study, and how to read the minds of the client/producer/director.

Corequisite: TPA 2000

Terms Typically Offered:Fall

Classes not offered for selected criteria.

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

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