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Interior Design Materials and Specifications / Edition 1
     

Interior Design Materials and Specifications / Edition 1

by Lisa Godsey
 

ISBN-10: 1563674874

ISBN-13: 9781563674877

Pub. Date: 10/28/2007

Publisher: Fairchild Books

This complete guide to the selection of materials for interiors has been updated to reflect recent industry changes and contemporary awareness of topics. Written from the viewpoint of the working designer, Interior Design Materials and Specifications, 3rd Edition, describes each material's characteristics and teaches students how to evaluate, select, and

Overview

This complete guide to the selection of materials for interiors has been updated to reflect recent industry changes and contemporary awareness of topics. Written from the viewpoint of the working designer, Interior Design Materials and Specifications, 3rd 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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563674877
Publisher:
Fairchild Books
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.99(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Making Material Selections
2. Accoustics
3. Paints, Coatings, and Wallcovering
4. Textiles, Window Treatments, and Soft Goods
5. Carpeting and Area Rugs
6. Wood
7. Resilient Flooring
8. Plastic
9. Glass
10. Metals
11. Tile and Brick
12. Stone
13. Terrazzo, Similar Composites, and Concrete
14. Laminated Materials and Substrates
Glossary
Basic Metric Conversion Table
Index

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