ISBN-10:
1501315900
ISBN-13:
9781501315909
Pub. Date:
02/09/2017
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Foundations of Interior Design: Studio Instant Access / Edition 3

Foundations of Interior Design: Studio Instant Access / Edition 3

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Overview

Foundations of Interior Design, 3rd edition, offers a thorough update to this introduction to the creative, technical and business aspects of the interior design profession. By surveying design history, the elements and principles of design, professional practice, and more, Susan Slotkis provides a practical and comprehensive overview. This new edition provides a wide range of examples of design in different styles and applications. Projects and applications designed by both individuals and as collaborative efforts locally and globally are featured, from rural America to modern Dubai. The contribution of many interior designers, those who work independently or as part of large firms is demonstrated in the choice of illustrations and case studies. They represent a balance of small and large, simple and complex, and residential and contract from throughout the United States and abroad.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501315909
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 02/09/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 952,917
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 12.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Susan J. Slotkis, ASID, IFDA, teaches in the Interior Design Department of Fashion Institute of Technology, and at New York University, USA.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. The Interior Design Profession
2. Socially Responsible Design
3. Design Theory: Aesthetics, Elements and Principles of Design
4. Color Theory and Application
5. The Design Process
6. Communicating the Vision
7. Light and Lighting Systems
8. Architectural Design Elements
9. Finishing the Interior
10. Furbanishing the Interior
11. Period Design Styles: Antiquity - Empire Style
12. Period Design Styles: Revival Styles - Contemporary Style
13. Forecasting and Trends
14. Professional Practice
Appendix A Professional Organizations, Research Resources, Interior Design Blogs, and Gov't Agencies
Appendix B Names to Know: Interior Designers, Architects, and Furbaniture Designers
Appendix C Interior Design's Hall of Fame
Basic Metric Conversion Table
Glossary
Index

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