Becoming an Interior Designer: A Guide to Careers in Design / Edition 2

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Overview

If you're embarking upon a career in interior design, here's a highly visual overview of the profession, with in-depth material on educational requirements, design specialties, finding a job, and the many directions a career in interior design can take. Featuring informative interviews with working designers, this Second Edition includes updated educational requirements and a list of accredited interior design programs in the United States and Canada.

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"This guide surveys careers in the interior design field, from residential to commercial, including corporate, hospitality, and entertainment specialties. This edition has been revised and updated to incorporate information on sustainable and global design, and design for seniors, with added profiles and examples of projects." (Book News, May 2009)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470114230
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/19/2008
  • Edition description: Second
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 380,047
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Christine M. Piotrowski, FASID, IIDA, of Phoenix, Arizona, provides consulting services on business practices to interior designers. A former professor of interior design at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Christine has more than twenty-five years of interior design experience. She is the author of several books on interior design, including Designing Commercial Interiors, Second Edition and the bestselling Professional Practice for Interior Designers, Fourth Edition, both from Wiley.

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Table of Contents

PREFACE.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.

1 An Introduction to the Interior.

Design Profession.

2 Educational Preparation.

3 Where the Jobs Are.

4 Design Specialties.

5 The Design Process.

6 Interior Design as a Business.

7 The Future.

INTERIOR DESIGN RESOURCES.

CIDA-ACCREDITED INTERIOR DESIGN PROGRAMS IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA.

INTERIOR DESIGN REFERENCES.

INTERIOR DESIGNERS.

INDEX.

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