Know Your Home Furnishings / Edition 1
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Know Your Home Furnishings / Edition 1

by Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Julia Sharp
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1563672421

ISBN-13: 9781563672422

Pub. Date: 09/28/2003

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Filled with illustrations, this new text presents up-to-date information that interior designers, merchandiser, product developers, retailers, and consumers need to better understand the types of consumer goods for the home and raw products utilized to make them. Know Your Home Furnishings will enable students to understand the major home furnishings categories

Overview

Filled with illustrations, this new text presents up-to-date information that interior designers, merchandiser, product developers, retailers, and consumers need to better understand the types of consumer goods for the home and raw products utilized to make them. Know Your Home Furnishings will enable students to understand the major home furnishings categories and the diverse consumer demand for fashionable and functional products.

Text Features:

  • Industry Profiles and Industry Statements in every chapter, highlighting important people and concepts
  • End-of-chapter exercises, such as review questions and learning activities
  • Illustrations that help to visually define numerous terms

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563672422
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
1,085,035
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.87(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

  • Introduction to Home Furnishings
    Home Furnishings and the Marketplace
  • Materials in Home Furnishings
    Textiles
    Wood
    Glass
    Pottery
    Plastics
    Metals
    Other Metals
  • Categories of Home Furnishings
    Furniture
    Bedding
    Linens
    Carpets, Rugs, and Flooring
    Paints and Wall Coverings
    Lighting
    Tableware

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