Interior designers need to communicate their ideas to their client and construction crew. Your knowledge of construction documents is key to your success not only as a designer but also passing the NCIDQ Exam.read more…
Technical Drawing Conventions
Designers work with many other professionals including architects, builders, trades and contractors. A consistent and uniform communication system with these and your clients is critical to your success.
A competent interior designer follows industry standards and technical drawing conventions. Clear drawings ensure clear communication between the designer and contractor, subcontractors, consultants, and suppliers
To pass the NCIDQ exam, you must be able to create, read and interpret construction drawings. These drawings should follow clear standards.
There are 15 items worth 15%. These will include questions about:
Measuring conventions (e.g., scale, unit of measure, dimensioning)
Construction drawing standards (e.g., line weights, hatching, symbols)