The Interior Design Reference + Specification Book

The Interior Design Reference + Specification Book

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In the world of interior design, thousands of bits of crucial information are scattered across a wide array of sources. The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book collects the information essential to planning and executing interior projects of all shapes and sizes, and distills it in a format that is as easy to use as it is to carry. You'll also find interviews with top practitioners drawn across the field of interior design.

-- Fundamentals provides a step-by-step overview of an interiors project, describing the scope of professional services, the project schedule, and the design and presentation tools used by designers.

-- Space examines ways of composing rooms as spatial environments while speaking to functional and life-safety concerns.

-- Surface identifies options in color, material, texture, and pattern, while addressing maintenance and performance issues.

-- Environments looks at aspects of interior design that help create a specific mood or character, such as natural and artificial lighting, sound and smell.

-- Elements describes the selection and specification of furniture and fixtures, as well as other components essential to an interior environment, such as artwork and accessories.

-- Resources gathers a wealth of useful data, from sustainability guidelines to online sources for interiors-related research.

Publisher: Beverly, Mass. : Rockport Publishers, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781592538492
Branch Call Number: 747 GRI
Characteristics: 287 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,20 cm
Additional Contributors: Love, Mimi


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