Inside Today's Home (6th Edition)

Author(s): Sarah Faulkner

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An enriching and informative introduction to residential interior design. More than 750 illustrations of contemporary and classic design present a variety of projects, geographic areas, tastes, styles and housing forms. This text also prepares students for the interior design profession by discussing qualifications, licensing, ethics and career options. Features: * Focuses on 19th and 20th century developments in the field. * Applies elements and principles of design to interiors. * Explains how to design interior living spaces to suit the individual needs of occupants, participants and users. New to this edition: * Integrates new case studies - real-life examples of how professionals solve design problems. * Acquaints students with important historical developments in the profession. * Discusses recent environmental design issues. * Applies information on sensory perception, ordering systems and spatial illusion to a revised discussion of space. * Defines technical and mechanical functions used in interior design.

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Part I: INTRODUCTION. 1. Interior Design Practice and Process. 2. Historical Overview. Part II: FOUNDATIONS OF DESIGN. 3. Design Judgment. 4. Elements: Space, Form, Line, Texture. 5. Elements: Light and Color. 6. Design Principles. Part III: DESIGNING RESIDENTIAL SPACES. 7. Human Factors and Special Needs. 8. Planning and Design Development. 9. Social Zones. 10. Work and Support Areas. 11. Private Spaces. 12. Floor Plan Selection. Part IV: CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS. 13. Environmental Issues. 14. Technical Requirements. 15. Wood and Masonry. 16. Ceramics, Glass, Metals, and Plastics. 17. Textiles. Part V: INTERIOR COMPONENTS AND TREATMENTS. 18. Walls and Ceilings. 19. Floors and Stairways. 20. Windows and Doors. 21. Lighting. 22. Furniture. 23. Accessories. Part VI: PROFESSIONALISM IN INTERIOR DESIGN PRACTICE. 24. Business Matters and Professional Issues.

General Fields

  • : 9780030554926
  • : wadsworths
  • : wadsworths
  • : 1.838
  • : January 1994
  • : 270mm X 210mm X 32mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sarah Faulkner
  • : Paperback
  • : 6th Revised edition
  • : English
  • : 747
  • : 650
  • : 750 illustrations, glossary, index