Product Design: Draw a Classic Armchair using SketchUp

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Coursera Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

Learn to draw a complicated design on the software SketchUp

Improve your presentation skills by rendering your design using simple methods on SketchUp

Improve your visual sense of measurements by designing with a reference only

Clock2 hours
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to conduct a complete research on the basic dimensions of a classic Armchair, design the Chair Legs using the research measurements, design the chair’s handles and seat, design the back of the Chair, the Cochin and the Pillow and finally give it a realistic features by rendering the final design. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

3d graphics softwareInterior DesignSketchupproduct design

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Dimensions Research

  2. Classic Chair Front Leg design

  3. Classic Chair Handle, Seat and Back leg design

  4. Classic Chair Back, Cochin and Pillow design

  5. Classic Chair Rendering

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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