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.
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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