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Interior Design

Interior Design Description:

By far the most attractive introduction to interior design as it is practiced today this comprehensive survey focuses on exciting solutions to the real problems of modern environmental circumstances both residential and commercial Of the more than photographs and diagrams over most in color are new to this lavishly produced third edition and reflect the vision of the most creative professionals working today John Pile s long awaited revision of his highly regarded text features br six new detailed case studies of projects by such noted contemporary designers as Adam Tihany Maya Lin and Moneo Brock Studio br exciting coverage of the new hot topics in the field including green design fiber optic and LED lighting the reconfigurable workplace boutique hotels and digital technology br Every chapter has been updated in organization content and visual examples to reflect the newest developments in this exciting field

Rating: 3.42 out of 5

Interior Design Illustrated

Interior Design Illustrated Description:

Francis D K Ching s illustrated introduction to interior design is now completely revised and even more clear and accessible than in the previous bestselling edition His unique approach is more useful than ever with a reformatted larger trim size for easy reading and an all new full color section The book includes new and updated material on finishes furnishings and textiles lighting sustainability acoustics workstations and much more Order your copy today

Rating: 3.63 out of 5

A History of Interior Design

A History of Interior Design Description:

Much like the history of art the history of interior design encompasses numerous styles movements and the international political and social developments that have informed or challenged its evolution This lavishly illustrated book will be of interest to anyone who appreciates interior design as well as antiques furniture design textiles decorative objects and the general evolution of the space where we work and live The new edition contains new photos new line drawings more pages making it more lavish than the first A companion web site filled with even more images is also new to this edition and offers great value

Rating: 3.35 out of 5

Undecorate: The No-Rules Approach to Interior Design

Undecorate: The No-Rules Approach to Interior Design Description:

Jettison the old rulebooks about home d cor and undecorate your space As the founder and creative director of DwellStudio which is famous for its brightly colored graphic textile designs for home furnishings designer Christiane Lemieux challenges tradition in a quintessentially American way championing a fresh unconventional approach to creating a beautiful and comfortable home Lemieux emboldens readers to push aside stuffy professionally designed d cor showing them instead how to infuse their own personality into their home br br i Undecorate i profiles twenty homes from all over the country revealing their owners love of imperfection and penchant for surprise and unusual juxtapositions while inspiring readers to follow their own whimsy and practicalities in their personal spaces An anglophile creates an English manor in Hollywood mixing British flea market finds with midcentury furniture A car fanatic turns a vintage Airstream trailer into a master bedroom and situates it in the middle of a vast industrial loft in downtown Chicago A couple transforms a log house in Nashville Tennessee by blending their modern and eclectic styles with the home s rustic charm Though the designs differ widely the spaces all express an open minded attitude Some homes embrace their contexts while others transcend them All are shaped by instinct and imagination and share innovative ideas that readers can use to organically and elegantly create their home to match their lifestyle and tastes br br Lemieux gets to the essence of the homeowners distinctive styles pinpointing the transformative ideas thoughtful details and useful solutions that make each home memorable With more than full color photographs i Undecorate i will both inspire and guide homeowners to a new outlook on home design br

Rating: 3.45 out of 5

Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning

Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning Description:

The Silver Bible thoroughly revised updated and redesigned Interior designers architects and other design professionals can still turn to the field s beloved Silver Bible for a wealth of information related to the design and planning of residential and commercial interiors But now Time Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning Second Edition goes even further to truly make the classic interior design reference the standard in its field p From standard furniture dimensions to architectural woodwork details you ll find a vast array of time saving data and details Editors Joseph DeChiara Julius Panero and Martin Zelnik have brought together contributions from well known architectural and interior design firms to give you details derived from actual designs and working drawings showing various solutions for typical design problems encountered in interior architecture p p You get a wide range of typical layouts and residential spaces offices conference rooms and reception areas in addition to details of bars restaurants and public toilets This exciting new edition includes new international examples and metrification and provides you with full coverage of healthcare spaces educational spaces home offices videoconferencing spaces green design project forms and schedules Two outstanding sections cover historic styles and woodworking p p Interior architectural details planning standards and reference data for use by architects interior designers space planners facility managers builders and design students p p Long recognized as one of the most comprehensive architectural and interior design reference resources and known as the silver bible this new edition of Time Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning is an excellent source of easily accessible design criteria planning standards and technical guidelines The vast array of design information all contained in a single volume facilitates and expedites the completion of programming preliminary planning design development and working drawing services p p This updated and revised edition of Time Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning serves as a primary source of information for all design professionals Organized in an easily accessible format the book contains key criteria useful to every design professional and builder involved in the planning of a large variety of interior projects p p It includes among other changes entirely new sections dealing with healthcare spaces hospitality spaces banking spaces conference centers and accessible design featuring the latest ADA design requirements p p Moreover many of the existing sections of the book have been significantly expanded to include such new material as design and planning criteria for video conference spaces as well as a host of additional lighting design details workstation configurations and reference standards br Accessible Design br ADA br Architectural Woodwork br Audio Visual Systems br Auditoriums br Banking Spaces br Bars amp Restaurants br Bedrooms br Ceiling Types amp Details br Classrooms br Closets br Coat Rooms br Conference Centers amp Rooms br Construction Details Interiors br Department Stores br Dining Rooms br Elevators br Fabrics amp Furniture br Floor amp Wall Coverings br Furniture Hardware br Healthcare Facilities br Home Offices br Hotel Rooms amp Suites br Human Factors br Indoor Recreation br Institutional Interiors br Interior Architecture br Kitchens br Libraries br Lighting br Marble Finishes br Mathematical Tables amp Formulas br Motels br Nurseries br Offices amp Office Planning br Partition Types br Planning Standards br Primary Care Centers br Programming Standards br Ramps br Reference Standards br Residential Design br Restaurants br Retail Spaces br Revolving Doors br Shops br Signage amp Graphics br Space Planning br Stairs amp Ramps br Stores br Theaters br Universal Design br Wheelchair Lifts br Window Treatments br Wood Veneer Finishes p

Rating: 3.51 out of 5

Color in Interior Design

Color in Interior Design Description:

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Rating: 3.48 out of 5

Interior Design with Feng Shui

Interior Design with Feng Shui Description:

In this practical workbook Sarah Rossbach shows how to locate buildings and arrange furniture and rooms to enable occupants to live and work to their fullest potential

Rating: 3.41 out of 5

Interior Design

Interior Design Description:

p Aimed at prospective and new students this book gives a comprehensive introduction to the nature and practice of interior design as well as invaluable information about education and careers and gives a balanced inside view of the business today Its broad up to date approach unites history theory and practice Subjects covered include how to develop a program with a client presentations and sample boards choosing materials and designs project planning and management p p For the new edition many of the examples of interiors have been updated and there is additional information on sustainability in interior design The sections covering drawings and CAD have also been thoroughly revised and expanded to take account of changes in current practice in this area and also to provide more practical guidance on drawing either by hand or using CAD software p

Rating: 3.36 out of 5

The Interior Design Bible

The Interior Design Bible Description:

Find out how to design and create your ideal home with this practical and inspirational guide br em The Interior Design Bible em is the perfect book for everyone who has ever dreamed of turning their house into a home the way they want This comprehensive guide is filled with expert advice on planning and personalizing your new look and shows you how to put these plans into action to create your perfect space Packed with fantastic tips and tricks for saving time and money with The Interior Design Bible you ll soon have the home of your dreams

Rating: 3.73 out of 5

Drawing for Interior Design

Drawing for Interior Design Description:

This volume covers all stages of visual presentation in interior design from early concept sketches and more evolved technical drawings to complex computer renderings models for client presentation and production drawings for contractors br br Step by step sequences and special tips show students how to make the most of the available media while practical advice on everything from communicating with clients and contractors to the legal implications of production drawings are covered A comprehensive and varied selection of drawings from practitioners and student designers will whet readers appetites encourage enthusiasm and suggest possibilities br br This book will be an invaluable inspirational and practical resource for interior design and interior architecture students and practicing interior designers alike

Rating: 3.28 out of 5

Interior Design of the 20th Century

Interior Design of the 20th Century Description:

The Arts and Crafts and Aesthetic Movements Art Nouveau the Modern Movement its rivals Art Deco and the Moderne American Streamlining and Modern Pop Op Surrealism HI Tech Post Modernism Deconstructivism and many other styles of interior design are charted in this concise but wide ranging survey From the Modern movement inspired by leading architects such as Le Corbusier and Frank Lloyd Wright to groups and schools such as the Bauhaus to glamorous Art Deco decorators such as Emile Jacque Ruhlmann to the virtually anonymous ethnic styles Anne Massey signposts the changes of direction in interior design illus in color

Rating: 3.62 out of 5

Interior Design & Decoration

Interior Design & Decoration Description:

Addressing interior design and decoration from the ancients to the moderns this text describes the dominant influences of fashion design and focuses on the close relationship between interior design and the architecture of our times With the Sixth Edition of i Interior Design and Decoration i Stanley Abercrombie continues the revival of this time tested and well respected text first published in to make it meet the needs of today s teachers and students In his second revision of Sherrill Whiton s classic text Abercrombie presents the full history of interior design during all periods and throughout all regions in a manner that facilitates easy comparisons among different times places and styles

Rating: 3.34 out of 5

Interior Design Drawing

Interior Design Drawing Description:

Interior design is a multidiscipline profession blending spatial technical and aesthetic knowledge and one of the key skills needed to manage these elements is an ability to properly draw interior spaces This insightful resource explores all aspects of interior design drawing and provides both an overview of the process of interior design itself as well as instructions on how to sketch interiors understand main orthographic drawings and create final presentations that communicate solutions to clients Advice is also provided on how to produce informative and advanced illustrations including tips on using line tone and color as well as adding texture and atmosphere

Rating: 3.60 out of 5

Interior Design

Interior Design Description:

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Rating: 3.79 out of 5

Green Interior Design

Green Interior Design Description:

Award winning designer and author Lori Dennis proves interior design can be both stylish and environmentally sustainable in this easy to use entertaining guide Dennis discusses every aspect of interior design furniture and accessories window treatments fabrics surface materials appliances plants and more from a green perspective in terms of reducing waste and pollution and turning a home into a healthy comfortable environment Readers will learn how to use sustainable materials like bamboo cork and recycled glass to enhance interiors search thrift shops and antique stores for vintage hidden treasures find the best vendors for purchasing green products use plants and locally cut flowers to improve indoor air quality and brighten up rooms replace lawns with indigenous plants and edible gardens keep rooms clean with effective and nontoxic products use energy efficient lighting and maximize natural light apply for different types of green certification Packed with over color photographs lists of the best green vendors and profiles of leading green designers this book is a thorough guide for anyone who wants to create beautiful interiors while lessening the waste and pollution generated by the building industry br br Allworth Press an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts with emphasis on the business of art Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design theater branding fine art photography interior design writing acting film how to start careers business and legal forms business practices and more While we don t aspire to publish a i New York Times i bestseller or a national bestseller we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers

Rating: 3.29 out of 5

Construction and Detailing for Interior Design

Construction and Detailing for Interior Design Description:

Construction and detailing are vital skills for all students studying interior design and architecture This accessible up to date text explains the principles of sound construction for interiors and provides the means to create successful variations on standard types of detailing It also covers the relation of existing building shells to the construction and detailing of new elements Practical tips are given throughout the book which is packed with over images includingcomprehensive and professional annotated drawings together with explanatory photographs of techniques materials and tools

Rating: 3.80 out of 5

Interior Design Materials and Specifications

Interior Design Materials and Specifications Description:

This complete guide to the selection of materials for interiors has been updated to reflect recent changes to the industry Written from the viewpoint of the working designer i Interior Design Materials and Specifications i nd Edition describes each material s characteristics and teaches students how to evaluate select and specify materials taking into account factors including code compliance building standards sustainability guidelines human needs and bidding processes Students will learn how to communicate with suppliers and vendors to achieve the results they envision and how to avoid some of the pitfalls common to material selection and specification i i

Rating: 3.62 out of 5

Japan Style: Architecture Interiors Design

Japan Style: Architecture Interiors Design Description:

Enter the world of the stylish Japanese house where every object in sight is a work of art i Japan Style i introduces special residences With more than color photographs this book showcases the stunning beauty of old homes and reveals how they are cared for by their owners br br Traditional Japanese homes with superbly crafted fine wood great workmanship and seasonal interior arrangements have an aesthetic of infinite simplicity Unlike Japanese inns and historical buildings the houses featured in this book are private property and are not open to public viewing i Japan Style i offers a rare glimpse into the intimate world of the everyday Japanese and fascinating insight into the traditional architecture of Japan

Rating: 3.63 out of 5

A Philosophy Of Interior Design

A Philosophy Of Interior Design Description:

This book explores and explains the fundamentals of interior design Because it does not emphasize current trends and fashion its value will be long lasting

Rating: 3.69 out of 5

The Fundamentals of Interior Design

The Fundamentals of Interior Design Description:

The Fundamentals of Interior Design provides a thorough introduction to the key elements of interior design and the ideas that underpin them br br The book describes the entirety of the creative process from researching initial ideas to realizing them in three dimensional form br br Throughout the text guidelines are given to provide structure and the reader is encouraged to adapt and initiate methodologies to suit individual project needs This approach is intended to give designers a belief in their own abilities and the confidence to tackle different projects with the unique challenges that each one brings br

Rating: 3.50 out of 5

Interior Design Since 1900

Interior Design Since 1900 Description:

From the nineteenth century Arts and Crafts movement to the present day from Art Nouveau Bauhaus the Modern Movement and Art Deco to High Tech and green design every style of interior design since is charted in this wide ranging survey Design in the twentieth century saw many changes in direction including the emergence of professional interior decoration and its evolution into interior design Interiors domestic and other are explored and placed within their social political economic and cultural context br br br This revised and expanded edition is brought into the twenty first century with a new chapter on sustainable design that focuses on public spaces such as hotels offices factories and shops

Rating: 3.74 out of 5

Faux Finished (An Interior Design Mystery, #1)

Faux Finished (An Interior Design Mystery, #1) Description:

First in the new Interior Design mystery series design tips included br br Seville Indiana has five traffic lights and one interior design firm Designer Jeans cofounded by Jean Hastings and her daughter Jean Jr Lately they re finding that the keen eyes needed for plotting color schemes and tracking down flea market treasures also come in handy for interpreting more sinister designs

Rating: 3.74 out of 5

India: Decoration, Interiors, Design

India: Decoration, Interiors, Design Description:

India has a mysterious style and exciting color palette all its own one that reflects the vibrant diversity of its people traditions and design From the Mughal invasion in the twelfth century to the arrival of the British in the eighteenth century India has survived a turbulent history yet retains a sense of originality and cultural identity that transcends the diverse influences that it has absorbed br br br br b India Decoration Interiors Design b celebrates the beauty of Indian style and interior influence focusing on the northwest areas of Rajasthan and Gujarat Each section of this remarkable resource is devoted to homes of a specific type merchant houses forts and palaces tribal revival and modern but all the attention is focused on the delightful details innovative patterns and extraordinary motifs that define each style Hundreds of gorgeous photographs specially commissioned for this book explore the unique architecture furniture wall decorations textiles and rugs popular in Indian homes across the entire social spectrum br br br br The final section covering contemporary homes details how this rich artistic heritage has been adapted and updated to the new century Readers will see dwellings ranging from Faith Singh s home in Jaipur which richly integrates the block printed fabrics she produces in her shops to Amit Ambalal s s home in Ahmedabad which uses a distinct modular construction in concrete and wood br br br br What s more b India b also includes practical ideas for translating Indian motifs into today s home with dozens of ready to use patterns and color palettes for Indian style stenciling borders needlepoint embroidery paint effects and more Whether one is fascinated by Indian design culture artwork or history b India b provides a never ending treasury of resplendent photographs classic artwork and inspirational design ideas br br br br br br Over extraordinary specially commissioned photographs of outstanding Indian interiors and decorative arts br br A beautifully produced guide to the latest trends for East meets West interiors br br Provides practical advice and easy to use ideas for translating Indian motifs into home decorating br br Inspires the reader in the use of Indian colors fabrics and decorative arts in interior design

Rating: 3.76 out of 5

Brooklyn Modern: Architecture, Interiors & Design

Brooklyn Modern: Architecture, Interiors & Design Description:

Brooklyn Modern is the first book to explore the connection between Brooklyn s astounding rebirth and its emerging architecture As the new cultural heart of New York Brooklyn has recently attracted many young people interested in creating their own sense of space as well as in renovating brownstones and townhouses The results are homes that express the optimism resourcefulness and experimentation of many of Brooklyn s bohemian residents Cutting edge new public buildings have also enhanced the area s cachet Working with spatial and financial restraints architects in Brooklyn have demonstrated deft solutions to urban living everywhere Likewise the architects working in Brooklyn are no longer just local firms but star chitects such as Frank Gehry Richard Meier and David Adjaye among others Essays by two very popular bloggers Grace Bonney of Design Sponge and Jonathan Butler of Brownstoner give perspective on new ways of living as aesthetics and landscape change

Rating: 3.64 out of 5

Interior Design Illustrated

Interior Design Illustrated Description:

In an age of reliance on CAD programs the skill to express a vision with a hand rendered drawing gives an interior designer a distinct advantage in communicating with clients i Interior Design Illustrated i helps students develop this powerful marketing tool The step by step approach with simple uncomplicated lessons that progress from beginner to intermediate skill levels teaches students how to visualize interior space perspective and details such as pattern and texture and to render their vision with watercolor and markers Because the lessons are structured around small tasks students will become proficient with one rendering skill before moving on to another The text and numerous illustrations reinforce each other to make the lessons easily accessible to visual learners The comprehensive coverage includes instruction in rendering architecture finishes fixtures furniture accessories and plantscaping

Rating: 3.48 out of 5

Interior Design and Decoration

Interior Design and Decoration Description:

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Rating: 3.35 out of 5

Interior Design Basics: Basics of Interior Design

Interior Design Basics: Basics of Interior Design Description:

Interior Design Basics is a self help manual with short and concise teaching on the basics of Interior Design Its purpose is to give the home owner tips on how she can more effectively decorate her home Over pages of instructional text and black and white illustrations cover topics from designing a furniture layout for a room through to choosing color and fabrics for wall and window treatments and finishing with lighting and accessories Special consideration has also been given to kitchen and bathroom layout and design Filled with helpful information Interior Design Basics is a worthwhile tool for those who want to decorate with more expertise

Rating: 3.41 out of 5

Interior Design: Stories

Interior Design: Stories Description:

Mysterious and frightening yet tender these eight stories reveal the power and danger of the human imagination All are fueled by a conviction that what moves people most are the secret and personal worlds the interior designs we all carry within and that our most intense adventures are the ones we invent for ourselves

Rating: 3.59 out of 5

The Time Machine: Winner of the Cover Design Challenge on Work of Art: The Next Great Artist by Bravo

The Time Machine: Winner of the Cover Design Challenge on Work of Art: The Next Great Artist by Bravo Description:

br See all the book covers by contestants on Bravo s Work of Art and rate them at Bravotv com When a Victorian scientist propels himself thousands of years into the future he finds peace and beauty and the Eloi a gentle elfin species descended from man who fear the Morlocks a sinister race living in deep tunnels beneath the earth When the scientist s time machine vanishes it becomes clear he must search these tunnels if he is ever to return to his own era br This edition of H G Wells classic novel features John Parot s winning cover design from episode of Bravo s Work of Art The Next Great Artist br Visit the Penguinbooks com gallery for more iconic images from Penguin br br br

Rating: 3.29 out of 5