VP 431 — Prop and Set Design
2 credits; 1 lecture and 2 lab hours
This course introduces design and fabrication techniques for creating custom props and environments used in store windows and other exhibition settings. Students build props, backdrops, and three-dimensional sets using a variety of materials to obtain realistic or fantasy effects. Special effects, LED lighting, and the use of motors are also covered.
School of Art and Design Applications accepted for fall only. NYSED: 36131 CIP: 50.0499 The major in Spatial Experience Design prepares students for opportunities in spatial experience fields including careers in exhibition design, retail design, product display, events, stage and screen, brand environments and themed places and spaces. An internship is required. Curriculum below is for the entering class of fall 2022.