The Interior Design Sourcebook

The Interior Design Sourcebook


  • Author: Thomas L. Williams
  • Release Date : 2012-01-12
  • Genre: Art & Architecture
  • File Size: 51888374 Bytes


Concrete that is light and translucent, fabric that responds to its environment by lighting up, tiles that can be moved from place to place at will—these are just a few of the updated entries you’ll find in The Interior Design Directory. The book is divided into four parts, opening with a section on classic, composite materials including wood and stone, brick, and ceramic, then moving on to building materials that have been refined and updated for home use from glass, concrete, and metal to rubber and tiles. The final section is devoted to sustainable materials and the environmental impact of our choices. Photographs of contemporary interiors and detailed close-ups of each material make this as visually inspiring as it is practical....

Interior Design Materials and Specifications

Interior Design Materials and Specifications


  • Author : Lisa Godsey
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2012-12-14
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781609012298


Interior Design Materials and Specifications Book Description :

Written from the viewpoint of the working designer, this textbook describes each material's characteristics and teaches students how to evaluate, select and specify materials....

Interior Design Materials and Specifications

Interior Design Materials and Specifications


  • Author : Lisa Godsey
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2017-02-09
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501317590


Interior Design Materials and Specifications Book Description :

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

Interior Design Materials and Specifications


  • Author : Lisa Godsey
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Genre: House furnishings
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1501360892


Interior Design Materials and Specifications Book Description :

"This complete guide to the selection of materials for interiors has been updated to reflect the most recent materials on the market and contemporary awareness on industry movements like sustainability. Written from the viewpoint of the working designer, Interior Design Materials and Specifications, 4th 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"--...

The Interior Design Reference   Specification Book

The Interior Design Reference Specification Book


  • Author : Linda O'Shea
  • Publisher : Rockport Pub
  • Release Date : 2013-07
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781592538492


The Interior Design Reference Specification Book Book Description :

Guides students and professionals through the interior design process, from planning to execution, in an updated edition that includes new information on project management, building systems and codes, and lighting....

Materials for Interior Environments

Materials for Interior Environments


  • Author : Corky Binggeli
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-08-26
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118421604


Materials for Interior Environments Book Description :

Organized by types of materials and applications, this guidehelps designers successfully address material evaluation andselection of interior components. Engagingly written, highlydetailed, and helpfully illustrated with more than 550 colorillustrations, Materials for Interior Environments is acomprehensive guide to everything a designer needs to know aboutthe materials available for interiors—from aestheticqualities to manufacturing and fabrication, applications,installation and maintenance, and specifications for materials usedin commercial and residential applications....

Specifications for Commercial Interiors

Specifications for Commercial Interiors


  • Author : S. C. Reznikoff
  • Publisher : Watson-Guptill Publications
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015048213444


Specifications for Commercial Interiors Book Description :

For the past decade,Specifications for Commercial Interiorshas been the definitive guide to required information on regulations and liabilities, materials performance criteria, and specification writing for interior systems. Today more than ever, every professional involved in the design of commercial and institutional interior space needs to know how to evaluate materials, avoid liability, and comply with current regulations. This new edition has been completely revised. Every section has been updated, and new chapters have been added on paneling, life cycle costing, data management, and fire performance testing. The book also incorporates the 1989 specification data issued by the Construction Specifications Institute. Used for a required course in ...

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Green Building Materials


  • Author : Ross Spiegel
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-10-19
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0470880554


Green Building Materials Book Description :

To properly select and specify green building materials, architects need advice on how to select and use nontoxic, recycled, and recyclable products, and how to integrate these products into the design process in order to capitalize on their many practical and economic advantages. This fully updated new edition is a reliable, up-to-date resource for professionals and students alike. Written by two nationally known experts on green building methods and materials, Green Building Materials, Third Edition offers in-depth, practical information on the product selection, product specification, and construction process. This new Third Edition is an excellent hands-on guide to today's newest range of green building materials- what they are, where to find the...

The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox

The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox


  • Author : Phyllis Harbinger
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-08-13
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118896969


The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox Book Description :

Get organized and streamline your workflow with this A-Z accountability system. Design is only part of an interior designer’s job—you’re also responsible for scheduling client meetings, conducting design surveys, creating drawings and specs, and overseeing installation. Multiply by the number of projects on your plate, and you have a recipe for overwhelming disorganization. The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox helps you juggle multiple projects with ease, with a comprehensive self-management system tailored to the needs of interior designers and decorators. Features include: Detailed checklists that highlight weak spots and warn against common pitfalls Covers residential design, contract design, specifications, and renovations Best practice...

Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors

Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors


  • Author : Rosemary Kilmer
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-09-13
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118174319


Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors Book Description :

Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors serves as the essential reference for designers preparing interior construction documents, explaining how to do a new construction, remodeling, or installation project. In a highly visual format, the book covers drafting fundamentals and conventions; drawing types, plans, and schedules; and computer-aided design (CAD). With expanded coverage of the preparation and communication of construction documents in digital formats, drawing interior perspectives, and more, the text also serves as an invaluable study reference for the contract documents section of the NCIDQ exam. A new companion Web Site supplies template grids for schedules and contract documents for practice exercises....

Estimating and Costing for Interior Designers

Estimating and Costing for Interior Designers


  • Author : Diana Allison
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2014-02-20
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781609015190


Estimating and Costing for Interior Designers Book Description :

This hands-on workbook demystifies the math involved in the interior design field and provides practical estimating techniques for aspiring and professional interior designers....