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Interior Design Materials and Specifications,9781609012298
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Interior Design Materials and Specifications

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2nd
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9781609012298

ISBN10:
1609012291
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/14/2012
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Fairchild Books
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Summary

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, Interior Design Materials and Specifications, 2nd 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.

Author Biography

Lisa Godsey, LEED AP, ASID Professional, IDEC, IESNA, is an Instructor of Interior Design at the International Academy of Design and Technology, Chicago and at The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago. In addition to teaching courses including materials and lighting, Godsey is a practicing interior designer and is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA), and Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). She serves on the accreditation teams reviewing interior design programs across the U.S. and frequently jurors for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ).

Table of Contents

Making Material Selections
Paints, Coatings, and Wallcovering
Textiles
Carpeting and Area Rugs
Wood
Resilient Flooring
Plastic
Glass
Metal
Tile and Brick
Stone
Terrazzo, Similar Composites, and Concrete
Laminated Materials and Substrates
Acoustical Products


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