Interior Design / Edition 4

Interior Design / Edition 4

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by John F. Pile
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132321033

ISBN-13: 9780132321037

Pub. Date: 03/15/2007

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)

By far the most attractive introduction to interior design as it is practiced today, this comprehensive survey focuses on exciting solutions to the real problems of modern environmental circumstances, both residential and commercial. Of the more than 750 photographs and diagrams, over 200-most in color-are new to this lavishly produced third edition and reflect the…  See more details below

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By far the most attractive introduction to interior design as it is practiced today, this comprehensive survey focuses on exciting solutions to the real problems of modern environmental circumstances, both residential and commercial. Of the more than 750 photographs and diagrams, over 200-most in color-are new to this lavishly produced third edition and reflect the vision of the most creative professionals working today. John Pile's long-awaited revision of his highly regarded text features:

• six new detailed case studies of projects by such noted contemporary designers as Adam Tihany, Maya Lin, and Moneo Brock Studio.

• exciting coverage of the new "hot" topics in the field, including "green" design, fiber optic and LED lighting, the reconfigurable workplace, boutique hotels, and digital technology.

Every chapter has been updated in organization, content, and visual examples to reflect the newest developments in this exciting field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132321037
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
03/15/2007
Pages:
606
Product dimensions:
8.98(w) x 11.76(h) x 1.71(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface11
Ch. 1Introduction15
Ch. 2Design Quality37
Ch. 3Design Basics49
Ch. 4Design History71
Ch. 5The Design Process133
Ch. 6Planning159
Ch. 7Human Factors and Social Responsibility191
Ch. 8Interior Design for Special Needs217
Ch. 9Materials and Their Uses235
Ch. 10Color287
Ch. 11Lighting325
Ch. 12Textiles371
Ch. 13Furniture395
Ch. 14Accessories, Art, Signage439
Ch. 15Mechanical Systems457
Ch. 16Special-Purpose Spaces481
Ch. 17Public Interiors521
Ch. 18The Business of Interior Design549
App. 1Architectural Symbols569
App. 2Furniture Symbols570
App. 3Electrical Symbols570
App. 4Material Indications in Section571
App. 5Estimating Material Requirements572
App. 6Metric Equivalents572
App. 7Professional Organizations573
Glossary575
Bibliography585
Websites591
Index593
Illustration Credits605

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Interior Design 2.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
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the book is helpful with ideas.... try www.4seasondecor.com for unique pieces similar to those in pictures of the book!
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