Beginnings of Interior Environments / Edition 10

Beginnings of Interior Environments / Edition 10

by Lynn M. Jones, Phyllis S. Allen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 013500814X

ISBN-13: 9780135008140

Pub. Date: 06/10/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

With over 700 vivid images and illustrations along with the wisdom of numerous practicing designers, this book provides a practical approach to introductory interior design. Covering the profession for both commercial and residential environments, the edition introduces readers to the history, design fundamentals, and building systems

Overview

With over 700 vivid images and illustrations along with the wisdom of numerous practicing designers, this book provides a practical approach to introductory interior design. Covering the profession for both commercial and residential environments, the edition introduces readers to the history, design fundamentals, and building systems (construction, electrical, mechanical) of design. Exploring topics such as the space planning process, environmental sensitivity, and multicultural design, this book contains both the necessary information and applications readers need to be fully prepared for the field. For professionals with a career or interest in design, interior decorating, architecture, construction, carpentry, and environmental design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135008140
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/10/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO INTERIOR ENVIRONMENTS

1. Understanding Interior Design

2. Health, Safety, and Welfare: Human Factors and Environmental Considerations

PART 2: DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS

3. Elements and Principles of Design

4. Color

PART 3: BUILDING SYSTEMS

5. Construction, Systems, and Codes

6. Lighting, Electrical, and Communications

PART 4: SPACE

7. Space Planning: Furnishings to Rooms

8. Space Planning: Rooms to Buildings

PART 5: FURNISHINGS, FABRICS, AND BACKGROUND ELEMENTS

9. Furniture and Accessories

10. Textiles

11. Backgrounds: Floors

12. Backgrounds: Ceilings and Walls

13. Backgrounds: Doors, Windows, and Fireplaces

PART 6: THE PROFESSION OF INTERIOR DESIGN

14. Interior Design as a Career

APPENDIX A: RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMMING QUESTIONNAIRE

APPENDIX B: FURNITURE INVENTORY SHEET

APPENDIX C: TYPICAL SET OF RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS

References

Glossary

Index

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