Interior Design Visual Presentation: A Guide to Graphics, Models & Presentation Techniques, Fourth Edition

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2012-02-14
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Interior Design Visual Presentation, Fourth Edition is the updated revision of the best-selling resource for interior designers. Written specifically with the interior design student in mind, this is the only book on the market that offers comprehensive coverage of all of the visual design and presentation skills that interior designers need to know, from initial sketches and drawings to final rendering and presentation models. The new Fourth Edition devotes discrete chapters to the topics of manual, freehand, and digital drawing and features updated content throughout, including the latest information on digital presentation software like Photoshop, SketchUp, Revit, and AutoCAD. High-quality, color images throughout the book illustrate the concepts and techniques outlined in the book. Student exercises and online instructor resources will also be offered.

Author Biography

Maureen Mitton, MA, is a Professor at and Director of the School of Art and Design at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She is a Certified Interior Designer, NCIDQ qualified, and a member of IDEC.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
An Introduction to Drawing for Interior Designp. 1
Understanding Orthographic Projection Drawingsp. 5
Orthographic Projection Drawings for Interior Environmentsp. 8
Floor Plansp. 9
Interior Elevationsp. 15
Sectionsp. 18
Reflected Ceiling Plansp. 19
Letteringp. 21
Dimensionsp. 21
Ongoing Software Advancesp. 28
The Design Process and Related Graphicsp. 31
Programmingp. 34
Diagrams and Programming Analysis Graphicsp. 36
Programming Matricesp. 40
Schematic Designp. 43
Bubble Diagramsp. 43
Blocking Diagramsp. 44
Fit and Stacking Plansp. 46
Conceptual Designp. 47
Mood and Inspiration Boardsp. 49
Schematic Presentation Graphicsp. 51
Design Developmentp. 60
Paraline and Perspective Drawing Basicsp. 63
Paraline Drawingsp. 64
Plan Oblique Drawingsp. 65
Isometric Drawingsp. 68
Perspective Drawingsp. 71
Perspective Basicsp. 72
One-Point Perspectivep. 74
Two-Point Perspectivep. 75
Three-Point Perspectivep. 78
Developing Visual Skillsp. 78
Ellipsesp. 78
Use of Enclosing Boxesp. 81
Sketching and Drawing Interior Environments by Handp. 89
Estimated One-Point Interior Perspective Drawingsp. 89
Estimated Two-Point Interior Perspective Drawingsp. 95
Refined Linear Perspective Methodsp. 100
Two-Point Plan Projection Methodp. 101
Prepared Perspective Grid Chartsp. 111
Using Photographsp. 114
Drawing Composition and Croppingp. 116
Digital Drawings and Modelsp. 121
Using SketchUpp. 122
Drawing in SketchUpp. 124
Working from CAD Filesp. 130
Working with Curvesp. 136
Additional Tipsp. 136
Creating Plans, Sections, and Elevationsp. 142
Additional Software for Digital Modelingp. 143
Rendering by Handp. 147
Rendering as Illuminationp. 148
Materials, Media, and Toolsp. 149
Paper and Drawing Surfacesp. 150
Rendering Mediap. 153
Rendering Orthographic Projection Drawingsp. 157
Simplified Shadowsp. 158
Materials and Finishesp. 160
Color Renderingp. 160
Additional Tips for Manual Renderingp. 168
Rendering Perspective Drawingsp. 169
Shadows in Perspective Renderingsp. 169
Rendering Perspective Drawings without Colorp. 172
Rendering Interior Perspectives in Colorp. 176
Digital Renderingp. 187
Rendering in SketchUpp. 188
Plug-ins and Ruby Scriptsp. 196
Rendering with Photoshopp. 197
Burn and Dodge Toolsp. 204
Rendering Perspectives in Photoshopp. 204
Rendering in Revitp. 211
Scale Modelsp. 213
Materials and Toolsp. 214
Paperboardsp. 214
Woodp. 218
Plastics and Foamp. 220
Adhesives and Toolsp. 220
Construction and Use of Modelsp. 225
Scale Models in Professional Practicep. 230
Presenting Materials and Finishesp. 235
Materials and Media Used in Traditional Boardsp. 238
Organization and Compositionp. 243
Titles, Keys, and Legendsp. 245
Techniques and Methods for Presenting Boardsp. 247
Digital Technologyp. 249
Making the Complete Presentationp. 253
Process and Presentationp. 256
Organization and Compositionp. 256
Techniques and Methods of Presentationp. 258
Analog or Physical Presentationp. 258
Digital Presentationp. 263
Graphic Design Componentsp. 272
Gridsp. 272
Typep. 274
Creating Hierarchyp. 276
Public Speaking and Design Communicationp. 278
Verbal Presentation Basicsp. 280
A Few Words from the Expertsp. 283
Materials, Tools, and Equipment for Manual Drafting and Drawingp. 287
Drawing Surfacesp. 287
Line- and Mark-Making Implementsp. 289
Materials and Tools for Perspective Drawingsp. 292
Blank Criteria Matrixp. 295
Color Theory for Renderingp. 297
Indexp. 299
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