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The profession of interior design has received a lot of mediaattention in recent years, whether it's on the many "home makeover"shows or in the movies. The reality is, interior design in thetwenty-first century is much more than selecting colors andarranging furniture. Today's interior designer is a multifacetedprofessional, with expertise in building and safety codes, projectmanagement, designing for seniors, sustainable design, and otherimportant areas that require increased skill and training.
If you have a vision for creating the interior spaces ofresidential or commercial buildings, Becoming an Interior Designeris the first step to a successful career. More than a how-to bookfor finding a job, this helpful guide is a road map to the earlystages of forming a lifelong career and finding your special nichein this burgeoning field.
This Second Edition of Becoming an Interior Designer willprepare you for entering and succeeding in the interior designfield. It covers all aspects of getting into the industry,including updated information on the following:
The author interviewed nearly 100 professionals in the field whoshare their personal insights to help you discover what theinterior design profession is really like.
With everything you need to start your journey, Becoming anInterior Designer, Second Edition will be your launch pad for along and successful career in interior design.
1 An Introduction to the Interior.
2 Educational Preparation.
3 Where the Jobs Are.
4 Design Specialties.
5 The Design Process.
6 Interior Design as a Business.
7 The Future.
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