9781501317590

Interior Design Materials and Specifications

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  • ISBN13:

    9781501317590

  • ISBN10:

    1501317598

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/9/2017
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books
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Summary

This complete guide to the selection of materials for interiors has been updated to reflect recent industry changes and contemporary awareness of topics. Written from the viewpoint of the working designer, Interior Design Materials and Specifications, 3rd 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.

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Author Biography

Lisa Godsey, MID, has been a practicing interior designer for over 30 years.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Making Material Selections
2. Paints, Coatings, and Wallcovering
3. Textiles, Window Treatments, and Soft Goods
4. Carpeting and Area Rugs
5. Wood
6. Resilient Flooring
7. Plastic
8. Glass
9. Metals
10. Tile and Brick
11. Stone
12. Terrazzo, Similar Composites, and Concrete
13. Laminated Materials and Substrates
14. Acoustical Products
Glossary
Basic Metric Conversion Table
Index

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