Interiors: An Introduction offers an introduction to the elements, practice, and aesthetics of residential and nonresidential interior design. The text presents timeless design principles and elements and their application to interiors. In addition, the authors describe the numerous choices of materials, furnishings, and components used in interior design.
A comprehensive treatment of the philosophy, principles, and materials of interior design, focusing on residential interiors, with a section at the end of each chapter focusing on non- residential considerations. This edition (first, 1990) includes a new section on design for special populations, including the elderly, physically handicapped, and visually impaired, as well as sections on historic design and the design profession. The glossary is particularly thorough. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: THE PROCESS AND PROFESSION OF DESIGNINTERIOR DESIGN: A LIFETIME PURSUIT THE PROCESS OF DESIGN THE INTERIOR DESIGN PROFESSION CHAPTER 2: SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS IN DESIGN TWO DESIGN PROBLEMS SPECIAL POPULATIONS ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS CHAPTER 3: DESIGN PRINCIPLES AND ELEMENTS THE PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN THE ELEMENTS OF DESIGN DESIGN DISCERNMENT AND EXCELLENCE CHAPTER 4: COLOR HOW WE SEE COLOR COLOR THEORY COLOR HARMONY RESIDENTIAL AND NONRESIDENTIAL USES OF COLOR CHAPTER 5: LIGHTING AND TECHNOLOGY LIGHTING IN INTERIOR DESIGN NATURAL LIGHT ARTIFICIAL LIGHTING LIGHT AND THE MIND AND BODY POWER TERMINOLOGY AND UNITS OF MEASUREMENT LUMINAIRES, OR LIGHTING FIXTURES NONRESIDENTIAL CONSIDERATIONS TECHNOLOGY CHAPTER 6: SPACE PLANNING PRIORITIZING NEEDS AND WANTS CONSIDERATIONS FOR SPECIFIC AREAS SPACE PLANNING AND THE ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN NONRESIDENTIAL CONSIDERATIONS CHAPTER 7: FLOOR PLANS AND BUILDING SYSTEMS DIAGRAMMING AND FLOOR PLANS (and more...)