Interior Design Materials and Specifications

Interior Design Materials and Specifications
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Author: Lisa Godsey
Pages: 414
ISBN: 9781609012298
Release: 2012-12-14
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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
Available:
Author: Lisa Godsey
Pages: 414
ISBN: 9781609012298
Release: 2012-12-14
Editor: A&C Black

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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
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Author: Lisa Godsey
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781501317590
Release: 2017-02-09
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

The Interior Design Reference Specification Book

The Interior Design Reference   Specification Book
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Author: Linda O'Shea,Chris Grimley,Mimi Love
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781610587907
Release: 2013-07-01
Editor: Rockport Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

DIV In the world of interior design, thousands of bits of crucial information are scattered across a wide array of sources. The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book collects the information essential to planning and executing interior projects of all shapes and sizes, and distills it in a format that is as easy to use as it is to carry. You’ll also find interviews with top practitioners drawn across the field of interior design. —Fundamentals provides a step-by-step overview of an interiors project, describing the scope of professional services, the project schedule, and the design and presentation tools used by designers. —Space examines ways of composing rooms as spatial environments while speaking to functional and life-safety concerns. —Surface identifies options in color, material, texture, and pattern, while addressing maintenance and performance issues. —Environments looks at aspects of interior design that help create a specific mood or character, such as natural and artificial lighting, sound and smell. —Elements describes the selection and specification of furniture and fixtures, as well as other components essential to an interior environment, such as artwork and accessories. —Resources gathers a wealth of useful data, from sustainability guidelines to online sources for interiors-related research. /div

Materials for Interior Environments

Materials for Interior Environments
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Author: Corky Binggeli
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781118421604
Release: 2013-08-26
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Materials and Interior Design

Materials and Interior Design
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Author: Rachael Brown
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781780673851
Release: 2012-10-01
Editor: Laurence King Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The choice of materials is critical to the success of an interior. This book examines every aspect of the the use of materials in interior design, from initial concept and selection to visual representation and practical application. Following a brief introduction, the first five sections offer historical context and detailed guidance on selection, application, representation, communication, and sources, while the sixth and final section features case studies by international interior designers. The book includes useful step-by-step sequences, information on properties and sustainability, and a list of resources, online archives and sample libraries. It is an invaluable practical and inspirational guide for interior design students.

Materiality and Interior Construction

Materiality and Interior Construction
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Author: Jim Postell,Nancy Gesimondo
Pages: 432
ISBN: 1118019717
Release: 2011-06-17
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A comprehensive reference of materials for interior designers and architects Choosing the right material for the right purpose is a critical—and often overlooked—aspect in the larger context of designing buildings and interior spaces. When specified and executed properly, materials support and enhance a project's overall theme, and infuse interior space with a solid foundation that balances visual poetry and functionality. Materiality and Interior Construction imparts essential knowledge on how materials contribute to the construction and fabrication of floors, partitions, ceilings, and millwork, with thorough coverage of the important characteristics and properties of building materials and finishes. Individual coverage of the key characteristics of each material explores the advantages and disadvantages of using specific materials and construction assemblies, while helping readers discover how to make every building element count. In addition, Materiality and Interior Construction: Is highly illustrated throughout to show material properties and building assemblies Supplies rankings and information on the "green" attributes of each material so that designers can make informed decisions for specifications Is organized by application for easy and quick access to information Includes a companion website, featuring an extensive online image bank of materials and assemblies Rather than a typical catalog of materials, Materiality and Interior Construction is efficiently organized so that the reader is guided directly to the options for the location or assembly they are considering. Reliable and easy to use, Materiality and Interior Construction is a one-stop, comprehensive reference for hundreds of commonly used materials and their integration as building components—and an invaluable resource that every interior designer or architect should add to their set of tools.

Estimating and Costing for Interior Designers

Estimating and Costing for Interior Designers
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Author: Diana Allison
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781609015190
Release: 2014-02-20
Editor: A&C Black

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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

Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors

Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors
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Author: Rosemary Kilmer,W. Otie Kilmer
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781118174319
Release: 2011-09-13
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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 for Interior Designers

Estimating for Interior Designers
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Author: Carol A. Sampson
Pages: 200
ISBN: 0823016293
Release: 2001
Editor: Watson-Guptill Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The first edition of Estimating for Interior Designers quickly became the “bible” for interior designers everywhere. This completely updated and revised edition provides all the basic, nuts-and-bolts information readers expect, along with all-new sections on faux finishing, including trompe l'oeil; Roman shades; and using upholstery fabrics for drapery and bed coverings. There is also a completely new chapter on hard floor coverings, including marble, stone, wood, painted canvas, and vinyl. Of course, all materials and labor cost figures have been updated.

Drafting Design

Drafting   Design
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Author: Travis Kelly Wilson
Pages: 224
ISBN: 1563678373
Release: 2011-04-01
Editor: Fairchild Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Using a residential design scenario that increases in scope from chapter to chapter and results in a complete set of working drawings, Drafting and Design: Basics for Interior Design teaches the art of drafting through hands-on application. Introducing essential drafting tools, equipment, and methods, the book is designed to help interior designers develop an understanding of space planning and leverage manual drafting skills to design usable and livable space.

Textile Technology and Design

Textile Technology and Design
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Author: Deborah Schneiderman,Alexa Griffith Winton
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781474261951
Release: 2016-01-28
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Textile Technology and Design addresses the critical role of the interior at the intersection of design and technology, with a range of interdisciplinary arguments by a wide range of contributors: from design practitioners to researchers and scholars to aerospace engineers. Chapters examine the way in which textiles and technology – while seemingly distinct – continually inform each other through their persistent overlapping of interests, and eventually coalesce in the practice of interior design. Covering all kinds of interiors from domestic (prefabricated kitchens and 3D wallpaper) to extreme (underwater habitats and space stations), it features a variety of critical aspects including pattern and ornament, domestic technologies, craft and the imperfect, gender issues, sound and smart textiles. This book is essential reading for students of textile technology, textile design and interior design.

Interior Materials Surfaces

Interior Materials   Surfaces
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Author: Helen Bowers
Pages: 256
ISBN: 1552979679
Release: 2005
Editor: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Four hundred full-color photographs and illustrations accompany a comprehensive reference on surface materials for floors, walls, and ceilings, covering an array of both natural and synthetic options for both professionals and do-it-yourselfers, including wood, metals, plastics, glass, fabrics and papers, leather, paints, stone, ceramics, concrete, plaster, and more. Simultaneous.

Fabric for the Designed Interior

Fabric for the Designed Interior
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Author: Frank Theodore Koe
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781501305337
Release: 2017-01-12
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Fabric for the Designed Interior, Second Edition, is a comprehensive text for students and professionals, addressing both residential and commercial interiors. The book begins by placing fabric in a historic context, examining its connection to the growth of civilization. Later chapters take a practical approach to provide readers with the tools they need for successfully specifying fabric, dealing with environmental and safety concerns, understanding fabric and carpet-care issues, working with bids and contracts, and learning strategies for navigating showrooms and fabricating facilities. Leading designers, fabric manufacturers, and suppliers weigh in with their experiences, giving readers a clear idea of real-world expectations. This new edition is updated with expanded coverage on sustainable fabrics, more robust and clear instructions on costing, an appendix of historic and decorative architectural styles, and a revised art program featuring contemporary styles. Fabric for the Designed Interior STUDIO-an online tool for more effective study! · Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips · Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary · Watch videos that bring chapter concepts to life About the Fabric for the Designed Interior STUDIO Videos Access to online instructional videos that show the world of interior textiles in action. The viewer will be taken on a tour of the historic Scalamandre 110,000-square-foot mill and see how woven and printed fabrics are produced. Elements of the tour include design conceptualization and artwork, dyeing of yarns, warping, and weaving on various types of looms. The second video takes the viewer to several to-the-trade showrooms in New York City. Viewers will learn practical skills like establishing an account, reading tags, costing, and ordering product. Showrooms specializing in both residential and contract fabric are toured. PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501321849. OPTIONAL SWATCH KIT: This text also can be used in conjunction with Swatch Reference Guide for Interior Design Fabrics by Deborah Young, also available from Fairchild Books. Direct access to fabric swatches can enhance understanding of essential details of woven, printed, and nonwoven fabrics. Activities using these fabric swatches can be found at the end of each chapter of this book.

Fabrics

Fabrics
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Author: Marypaul Yates
Pages: 312
ISBN: 039373062X
Release: 2002
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Fabrics provides designers with the information needed to make their fabric specifications easy, informed, and appropriate to the job at hand, considering aesthetics, performance, application, and green design.

Specifications for Commercial Interiors

Specifications for Commercial Interiors
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Author: S. C. Reznikoff
Pages: 319
ISBN: UOM:39015048213444
Release: 1989
Editor: Watson-Guptill Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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 the College of Architecture at Arizona State University, this book consists of 18 chapters—well documented with charts, diagrams, and checklists—which are organized into three parts. The first part defines professional and product liability and outlines the latest regulations and standards. Three separate chapters are devoted to fire hazards and their effect on interior finishes, upholstery, and furniture specification. Part 2 discusses interior systems and materials: rugs and carpets, resilient and hard-surface flooring, interior wall finishes, paneling, window systems, and commercial furniture. Life cycle costing is covered, as are the requirements for barrier-free public interiors. Part 3 establishes guidelines for coordinating drawings, schedules, and specification documents. The latest technological developments are referred to throughout the text, and up-to-date terminology is defined in glossaries at the ends of chapters. The book is an invaluable reference for interior designers, architects, and students of these professions.

Color Design

Color   Design
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Author: Ron Reed
Pages: 216
ISBN: 9781501316784
Release: 2017-01-19
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"The second edition of Color + Design: Transforming Interior Space presents color theory in terms of design principles such as balance, rhythm, emphasis, proportion, unity, and variety. This new edition includes an updated art program with expanded coverage of current commercial and residential environments; updated insights into how people perceive color, including new content about different cultures and ageing populations; and updated and expanded pedagogical features and exercises"--

Soft Goods Guidebook for Interiors

Soft Goods Guidebook for Interiors
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Author: Stephanie Sickler
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781501329869
Release: 2019-10-03
Editor: Fairchild Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"A definite 'must have' for any designer to have in their library, whether they are a design student or someone that has been in the business for quite some time." -- Angela Stephens, Central Piedmont Community College A comprehensive guidebook to soft goods, from bedding to window treatments to accessories, this book includes detailed information about industry standards, and the processes of fabric selection, specification, and cost estimation. Soft Goods Guidebook for Interiors provides students and practitioners with the means to seamlessly incorporate soft goods into their designs, and communicate effectively with clients and industry workrooms.

Interior Graphic and Design Standards

Interior Graphic and Design Standards
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Author: S. C. Reznikoff
Pages: 622
ISBN: UOM:39015025991822
Release: 1966
Editor: Watson-Guptill Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Provides reference information and diagrams for furniture and storage equipment in homes, stores, offices, restaurants, hotels, hospitals, libraries, and churches and includes specifications for materials, millwork, hardware, doors, and windows

The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox

The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox
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Author: Phyllis Harbinger
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781118896969
Release: 2014-08-13
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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 practices for meetings, design surveys, drawings, specifications, and renovations Customizable online checklists for tracking every phase of your project Exclusive online budgeting tool for tracking product costs and associated expenses to share with your team and your clients If you need to get organized and get back to work, you need The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox.