Interior Design Materials and Specifications (2nd Edition) / Edition 2

Interior Design Materials and Specifications (2nd Edition) / Edition 2

by Lisa Godsey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1609012291

ISBN-13: 9781609012298

Pub. Date: 12/10/2012

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This complete guide to the selection of materials for interiors has been updated to reflect recent changes to the industry. Written from the viewpoint of the working designer, Interior Design Materials and Specifications, 2nd Edition, describes each material's characteristics and teaches students how to evaluate, select, and specify materials, taking into

Overview

This complete guide to the selection of materials for interiors has been updated to reflect recent changes to the industry. Written from the viewpoint of the working designer, Interior Design Materials and Specifications, 2nd Edition, describes each material's characteristics and teaches students how to evaluate, select, and specify materials, taking into account factors including code compliance, building standards, sustainability guidelines, human needs, and bidding processes. Students will learn how to communicate with suppliers and vendors to achieve the results they envision and how to avoid some of the pitfalls common to material selection and specification.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609012298
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/10/2012
Pages:
423
Sales rank:
168,788
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Making Material Selections
Paints, Coatings, and Wallcovering
Textiles
Carpeting and Area Rugs
Wood
Resilient Flooring
Plastic
Glass
Metal
Tile and Brick
Stone
Terrazzo, Similar Composites, and Concrete
Laminated Materials and Substrates
Acoustical Products

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