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Interior Design
A Survey
by Corky Binggeli

Interior Design provides a comprehensive overview of both the field of interior design and the many areas of expertise you'll need for a successful career as an interior designer with this guide.

Some of the concepts covered are:

  • The history of interior design through the ages
  • The process of interior design, from development of a design concept to analysis of built spaces to design development presentation, and more
  • The elements and principles of design
  • Working with residential, commercial, cultural, and institutional spaces
  • Environmentally healthy design
  • Lighting, interior furnishings, and finishes
  • New computer technologies for designers

Lavishly illustrated and written in a clear, entertaining style, Interior Design: A Survey gives you a thorough view of the profession of interior design as it is practiced today.

Contents

The Practice of Interior Design

  1. Interior design as a career
  2. How interior designers work
  3. The roots of interior design
  4. Greece, Rome, and Byzantium
  5. Medieval Europe
  6. Islamic, Iberian, and African dedign
  7. The Renaissance
  8. European style
  9. Asian and Oceanic design
  10. The Americas
  11. Industry and revivals
  12. The modern movement and beyond

The Process of Design

  1. The elements and principles of design
  2. Color
  3. Defining the design problem and establishing goals
  4. Developing design concepts and schematic design
  5. finalizing the design

Designing Interior Spaces

  1. Communicating the design
  2. Desinging for human health and safety
  3. Residential spaces
  4. Commercial, cultural, and institutional spaces
  5. Environmentally healthy design and historic interiors

The Building

  1. Building construction
  2. Building components
  3. Building environmental systems
  4. Plumbing, electrical, communications, and fire safety
  5. Lighting

Interior Finishes

  1. Finish selection and specification
  2. Finish flooring
  3. Wall finishes
  4. Ceiling finishes

Furnishings and Finishes

  1. Selecting furnishings
  2. Textiles
  3. Furniture
  4. The finishing touches

Index

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Interior Design
A Survey
by Corky Binggeli
2007 558 pages $84.00 + shipping
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