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Interior Design Materials and Specifications: Studio Instant Access / Edition 3

Interior Design Materials and Specifications: Studio Instant Access / Edition 3

by Lisa Godsey


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Interior Design Materials and Specifications: Studio Instant Access / Edition 3

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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PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501321764.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781501317590
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 02/09/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 521,805
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Lisa Godsey, MID, has been a practicing interior designer for over 30 years.

Table of Contents

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
Basic Metric Conversion Table

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