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Designing Interiors

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2/24/2014
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Summary

After its publication in 1992, Designing Interiors became a hugely successful reference tool and designing textbook. In Designing Interiors, Second Edition, updates on trends in sustainability and green design, building codes, universal design, and building information models amplify the already invaluable interior design tricks of trade. Design professors Rosemary and Otie Kilmer provide a fuller design history that incorporates non-Western design and dynamic color illustrations that flesh out technical concepts.

Table of Contents

PREFACE

CHAPTER 1 INTERIOR DESIGN: AN INTRODUCTION

CURRENT ISSUES IN DESIGN

Universal Design

Globalization

Sustainable Design

HISTORICAL OVERVIEW

Before the Nineteenth Century

The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: Decorating and Integrated Design

INTERIOR DESIGN AS A PROFESSION

The Interior Designer

Allied Professions

Professional Societies

ENTERING THE FIELD OF INTERIOR DESIGN

Academic Preparation

Work Experience and Internships

Career Opportunities

LICENSING INTERIOR DESIGNERS

CHAPTER 2 THE ORIGINS OF DESIGN

THE MEANING AND ESSENCE OF DESIGN

Originality in Design

Functional and Visual Design Concepts

THE DEVELOPMENT OF DESIGN

Context, Container, and Contents

Design and Style

DESIGN HISTORY

Ancient Design

The Middle Ages

The Renaissance, 1400-1700

Early American Architecture and Interiors

The Neoclassic Period and Other Revivals

The Victorian Era, 1830-1901

NON-EUROPEAN ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIORS

Africa - prehistory to present

ISLAMIC DESIGN, 622 - Present

China - 4,000 B.C. to 1912 A.D.

Japan - prehistory to present

India - 2500 B.C. to 19th century

Pre-Columbian Era - 300 B.C.-1570 B.C.

CHAPTER 3 THE EVOLUTION OF MODERN DESIGN

NEW TECHNOLOGY - INNOVATIVE DESIGN

Michael Thonet, 1796-1871

Shaker Furniture, 1747-c.1860

The Arts and Crafts Movement, 1860-1900

Art Nouveau, 1890-1905

The Vienna Secession Movement, 1897-1911

THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Pioneers of Modernism

de Stijl, 1917-1931

Bauhaus, 1919-1933

International Style

Art Deco, 1925-1940

MODERNISM

Early Modernism, 1930-1950

Middle Modernism, 1950-1970

Design Trends in the Millennium

FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS

Globalization

Interactive Design

Environmental Responsibility in design

More for Less

Social Responsibility

User Participation

CHAPTER 4 THE BASIC THEORIES OF DESIGN COMPOSITION

DESIGN APPROACHES

Structural Design

Decorative or Applied Design

Naturalistic Design

Organic Design

Geometric Design

Abstract Design

Metamorphic Design

THE ELEMENTS OF DESIGN

Space

Line

Form

Shape

Texture

Time

THE PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN

Balance

Rhythm

Emphasis

Proportion

Scale

Unity and Harmony

Variety

CHAPTER 5 COLOR AND LIGHT

Light Sources

Modifiers of Light

Human Vision and Perception

COLOR THEORY AND SYSTEMS

Additive Method of Mixing Light

Subtractive Method of Mixing Light

Paint-Color Mixing

Color Properties

Color Systems

Color Schemes

PSYCHOLOGY OF COLOR

COLOR PERCEPTION

COLOR APPLICATION IN INTERIORS

COMMUNICATING COLOR DECISIONS

CHAPTER 6 DESIGN AS A PROCESS

THE DESIGN PROCESS: THE SEQUENTIAL STEPS

Commit (Accept the Problem)

State (Define the Problem)

Collect (Gather the Facts)

Analyze

Ideate

Choose (Select the Best Option)

Implement (Take Action)

Evaluate (Critically Review)

CHAPTER 7 PROGRAMMING INTERIOR SPACES

VALUES IN PROGRAMMING

THE PROGRAMMING PROCESS - THE SEQUENTIAL STEPS

Establish the Goals

Research, Gather and Analyze Facts

Specify Needs

Evaluate

Organize and Decide

Present Conclusions

CHAPTER 8 SPACE PLANNING OF RESIDENTIAL INTERIORS

INTRODUCTION TO SPACE PLANNING

Space Planners and Interior Design

Categories of Interior Spaces

PLANNING RESIDENTIAL SPACES

Planning Guidelines

SPACE ORGANIZATION

Closed Planning

Open Planning

INTERIOR ZONING

Group/Social Spaces

Private Zones

Transitional Spaces and Circulation

SPECIAL HOUSING NEEDS

Accessibility and Adaptable Housing

Housing for the Elderly

CHAPTER 9 SPACE PLANNING OF COMMERCIAL INTERIORS

OFFICE DESIGN

Historical Development

Spatial Organization

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Spatial Organization

RETAIL DESIGN

Spatial Organization

HOSPITALITY DESIGN

Restaurants

Hotels, Motels, Inns, Bed & Breakfast, Hostels

Theaters, Concert Halls, Auditoriums, Arenas

Recreational

HEALTHCARE DESIGN

INSTITUTIONAL, PUBLIC, GOVERNMENT, AND OTHER FACILITIES

Schools, Colleges, and Universities

Public and Government

RELIGIOUS

INDUSTRIAL AND TRANSPORTATION

SPECIALIZED INTERIORS

CHAPTER 10 ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS, CODES, AND REGULATIONS

THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT: INFLUENCES ON INTERIORS

Environmental Planning

LAND USE AND DEVELOPMENT

Urban Planning

Cluster Planning

Specialized Planning

New Towns

Zoning

FORM DETERMINANTS FOR BUILDINGS

Site Planning

Site Analysis

Building Siting and Design

BUILDING CODES

Building Codes and Interiors

Fire Resistance, Safety, and Fire Protection

ACCESSIBILTY

BARRIER·FREE ACCESS

General Guidelines

HISTORIC PRESERVATION, RESTORATION, AND ADAPTIVE REUSE

Background

Landmarks: Districts and Buildings'

Historic Buildings and Interiors

CHAPTER 11 INTERIOR ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL AND SUPPORT SYSTEMS

ENERGY CONSERVATION AND CLIMATE CONTROL

The Human Comfort Zone

SOLAR ENERGY AND INTERIORS

ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS

WATER USE IN BUILDINGS

MECHANICAL CONVEYING SYSTEMS

ACOUSTICS

CHAPTER 12 LIGHTING FOR INTERIORS

NATURAL LIGHT

Controlling Daylight

ARTIFICIAL LIGHT

The Measurement of Light

ARTIFICIAL LIGHT SOURCES

Incandescent Lamps

Electric Discharge Sources

Color Appearance of Light

LIGHTING NEEDS AND APPLICATION

Lighting for Special Groups

General or Ambient Lighting

Task Lighting

Accent or Special Emphasis Lighting

LIGHTING FIXTURES AND TECHNIQUES

Manufactured Luminaires

Spatially Integrated Lighting Systems

Portable Lighting Fixtures

ELECTRICAL CONTROLS FOR LIGHTING

INTERIOR APPLICATIONS OF LIGHTING

Office Lighting

Retail Lighting

Restaurant Lighting

Healthcare Facilities Lighting

LIGHTING CODES AND REGULATIONS

CHAPTER 13 MATERIALS: CHARACTERISTICS AND APPLICATIONS

INTRODUCTION TO SELECTING MATERIALS

Materials, Environmental Concerns, and Sustainability

Natural Materials

Converted Materials

Artificial Materials

Material Selection

WOOD

Physical Properties

Hardwoods and Softwoods

Wood Layering

Designing with Wood

Wood Finishes

MASONRY

Stone

Brick

Concrete Masonry Units

Glass Block

CONCRETE

Cement Manufacturing

Plaster, Stucco, and Synthetic Mixtures

CERAMICS

Earthenware and Stoneware

Porcelain and China

Ceramic Tiles

GLASS

Manufactured Glass

Architectural Glass

Decorative Glass

METALS

Ferrous (Iron Bearing) Metals

Nonferrous Metals

Finishing and Coating Metals

PLASTICS

Thermoplastics and Thermoset Plastic

Plastic Fabrication

Plastic Laminates

Solid Surface Materials

Carbon Fiber

TEXTILES

Selection and Application of Fabrics

Fibers

Yarns

Textile Construction

Textile Colorants

Fabric Finishes

Textiles for Interiors

MISCELLANEOUS MATERIALS

Rubber, Cork, and Leather

Paint and Related Coatings

CHAPTER 14 ARCHITECTURAL SYSTEMS AND INTERIOR FINISHES

SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING

BUILDING SHELL AND STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS

Structural Design

Structural Characteristics of Materials

Basic Structural Elements

Structural Systems

FLOOR SYSTEMS

Wood Floor Systems

Steel Floor Systems

Concrete Floor Systems

Specialized Floor Systems

FLOOR FINISHES AND SPECIFICATION CRITERIA

Hard Flooring

Resilient Flooring

Soft Floor Coverings

WALL SYSTEMS

Wall Construction

WALL FINISHES AND SPECIFICATION CRITERIA

CEILING SYSTEMS

Ceiling Construction

Ceiling Surface Materials

CHAPTER 15 INTERIOR COMPONENTS

STAIRS

Stair Construction and Design

DOORS

Door Types

Door Styles and Construction

DOOR FRAMES AND HARDWARE

WINDOWS

Window Types

Window Construction

INTERIOR WINDOW TREATMENTS

Functional Considerations

Aesthetic Factors

Cost Factors

Types of Window Treatments

CABINETRY

Cabinet Specifications

Cabinet Construction

Cabinet Hardware

Cabinet Tops

FIREPLACES

Fireplace Construction

Fireplace Types

Fireplace Locations

CHAPTER 16 FURNITURE

DESIGNING WITH FURNITURE

Programming for Furniture

Space Planning and Furniture

Furniture Plans, and Panel Installation

SELECTION CRITERIA FOR FURNITURE

Function

Furniture for Special Groups

Design Characteristics

Life Cycle Assessments and Costs

FURNITURE TYPES

Seating

Tabular Units (Tables)

Sleeping Units

Storage Units

Task Units (Desks)

Systems Furniture

Specialized Furniture

FURNITURE MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION

Wood

Metals

Plastics

Upholstered Furniture

CHAPTER 17 FURNISHINGS AND EQUIPMENT

FURNISHINGS

Accessories

Artwork

Plants

Signage and Graphics

EQUIPMENT

Residential Equipment

Office Equipment

Healthcare Equipment

Hospitality Equipment

Retail Equipment

Institutional Equipment

CHAPTER 18 DESIGN COMMUNICATION

DRAWING AS DESIGN COMMUNICATION

Architectural Graphics

Architectural Drawings

Three-Dimensional Drawings

DIGITAL MEDIA FOR DESIGN COMMUNICATION

Photography

Videos

MODELS AS DESIGN COMMUNICATION

Conceptual Models

Study Models

Presentation Models

Building the Model

MATERIALS, TECHNIQUES, AND REPRODUCTION

Drawing Papers and Boards

Drawing and Lettering Aids

Blueprints and Photographic Reproduction

ORAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

Oral Dialogue

Written Communication

COMPUTERS IN INTERIOR DESIGN

Computer Digital Manipulation

Data Bases and Spreadsheets

Word Processing

PUTTING THE PRESENTATION TOGETHER

CHAPTER 19 THE PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE OF INTERIOR DESIGN: BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

INTERIOR DESIGN AS A BUSINESS

Residential and Nonresidential Practice

Specialization

Type of Services Offered

Entering the Business World

BUSINESS OPERATIONS

Types of Business Organizations

Operational Goals and Objectives

Marketing, Public Relations, Ethics

Business Consultants

Fees and Compensation

Contractual Agreements

Bookkeeping and Accounting

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Design Teams and Staff Organization

Project Consultants and Resources

The Client's Budget and Costs

Project Scheduling

Professionalism and Regulation in Interior Design



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