Interiors : An Introduction

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-02-01
  • Publisher: McGraw Hill College Div
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"Interiors: An Introduction" is the starting point for a lifetime of design education, appreciation, and enjoyment. Whether the goal is a career in interior design, or simply a better understanding of how to enhance one's own living space, the information and ideas in this text will help readers achieve it. "Interiors" offers an introduction to the elements, practice, and aesthetics of residential and nonresidential interior design, as well as their application. In addition, the authors describe the numerous choices of materials, furnishings, and components used in interior design.

Table of Contents

The Process And Profession Of Design Interior Design: A Lifetime Pursuit The Process Of Design The Interior Design Profession
Special Considerations In Design Sustainability Environmental Considerations Two Design Problems Special Populations
Design Principles And Elements The Principles Of Design The Elements Of Design Design Discernment And Excellence
Color How We See Color Color Theory Color Harmony Residential And Nonresidential Uses Of Color
Lighting And Technology Lighting In Interior Design Natural Light Artificial Lighting Light And The Mind And Body Power Terminology And Units Of Measurement Luminaires, Or Lighting Fixtures Nonresidential Considerations Technology
Space Planning Prioritizing Needs And Wants Considerations For Specific Areas Space Planning And The Elements And Principles Of Design Nonresidential Considerations
Floor Plans And Building Systems Diagramming And Floor Plans Floor Plans And Housing Constructing The Building Insulation And Energy Conservation Nonresidential Considerations
Furniture Arrangement Function Human Factors The Elements And Principles Of Design In Furniture Arrangement Basic Groupings Nonresidential Considerations
Furniture Selection Wooden Furniture Metal Furniture Other Furniture Materials Upholstered Furniture Furniture Harmony And Human Factors Furniture Types Nonresidential Considerations
Architectural Detail Walls Doors Windows Stairs Fireplaces And Chimneys Ceilings Cabinetwork Nonresidential Considerations
Wall, Ceiling, And Window Treatments Wall And Ceiling Materials Paint Wall Coverings Ceiling Treatments Window Treatments Nonresidential Considerations
Floor Materials And Coverings Flooring Requirements And Specifications Guidelines For Selecting Hard And Resilient Floor Materials Soft Floor Coverings Nonresidential Considerations
Fabric Fibers Fabric - The Champion Of Versatility Nonresidential Considerationsdecorative Fabrics Glossary
Art And Accessories Fine Art Decorative Art Objects From Nature Other Accessories The Use Of Accessories Nonresidential Considerations
Historic Design Early Influences The English Influence In America American Styles Modern Design (1857 - Present) Putting Things In Perspective
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