Course Description

This course explores the history of domestic, commercial, and public interiors from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution to the present day. Students will explore interiors from the Victorian period, through early and mid-century modernist movements, to contemporary interiors around the world. This course emphasizes the many social, political, material, and technological influences that shape the interior.


A prerequisite may be waived if the student has specific professional experience. See the section on prerequisites for more information. Registered certificate program students without the prerequisites wishing to take this course must contact Andrew Furman, Academic Coordinator, at adfurman@ryerson.ca for more information.


Prerequisite: IRH 202 or IRH 115

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