Interior Design

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
John F. Pile  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
4
Language
English
Total pages
608
Pub.-date
January 2007
ISBN13
9780132408905
ISBN
0132408902
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Description

For one/two-semester or quarter introductory courses in Interior Design.

 

Interior Design  is the leading introduction to the field of interior design. Lavishly illustrated and comprehensive in its scope, this text focuses on the range of challenges facing designers in the 21st century.  It helps students devise creative solutions to real design problems by examining best practices from today's great designers.  The author provides unique and compelling case studies from a broad range of projects from home and work-place designs, to public areas, to full professional involvement in large commercial spaces.

Features

How do you teach your students to think like designers?

  • Detailed case studies walk students through a project from inception to conclusion. These case studies give students the opportunity to see how other designers approach projects.
  • NEW- Greater emphasis on professionalism in the field with coverage of American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), the Foundation for Interior Design Education (FIDER), the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and other professional regulatory bodies.

    

What tools to you students need to work as interior designers?

  • NEW- Updated coverage of digital technology is addressed in greater depth.
  • NEW- Increased coverage of social and environmental responsibilities.
  • Information on licensing laws for designers familiarizes students with professional requirements.
  • Students are introduced to crucial technical systems and issues- such as acoustics, lighting design and electrical systems, which they need to familiarize themselves with.
  • A specialized chapter on interior design for special needs, including information on the Americans with Disabilities Act, universal design, and a variety of other considerations.

 

 

New to this Edition

Do you emphasis currency in your course?

  • NEW- Greater emphasis on professionalism in the field with coverage of American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), the Foundation for Interior Design Education (FIDER), the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and other professional regulatory bodies.
  • NEW- Updated coverage of digital technology is addressed in greater depth.
  • NEW- Increased coverage of social and environmental responsibilities.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1-    Introduction

 

Chapter 2-    Design Quality

 

Chapter 3-    Design Basics

 

Chapter 4-    Design History

 

Chapter 5-    The Design Process

 

Chapter 6-    Planning

 

Chatper 7-   Human Factors and Social Responsibility

 

Chapter 8-    Interior Design for Special Needs

 

Chapter 9-    Materials and Their Uses

 

Chapter 10-    Color

 

Chapter 11-    Lighting

 

Chapter 12-    Textiles

 

Chapter 13-    Furniture

 

Chapter 14-    Accessories, Art, Signage

 

Chapter 15-    Mecahnical Systems

 

Chapter 16-    Special-Purpose Spaces

 

Chapter 17-    Public Interiors

 

Chapter 18-    The Business of Interior Design