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SOFT SURFACES: Visual Research for Artists, Architects and Designers
by Judy Juracek

Modeled on the successful Surfaces (1996), this new collection of photographs catalogs how hundreds of varieties of textiles, grouped by structure and surface treatment, look up close and in interior and exterior applications such as window treatments, upholstery, awnings, tents and floor coverings. Like Surfaces, the book is tailored to research needs in scope and focus, offering examples for architects, interior designers, theatrical and film designers, illustrators and graphic designers. Interviews with professionals describe how they use visual research in their work. 1,200 high-quality color images of traditional and innovative textiles, in print and on CD-ROM. Hardcover book, and CD-ROM.


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DESIGNING WITH LIGHT: THE CREATIVE TOUCH
by Carol Soucek King

The Creative Touch shows how designers and architects use light to vitalize objects, surfaces, and environments throughout the home. "Light and architecture go together," and the author brilliantly reveals the importance of lighting design as an essential and often unifying element. Light has the power to characterize and accent rooms; it can convey an aura of intimacy, provide a touch of sophistication and provocatively enhance a home's architectural details with special effects. Visiting over twenty-five home settings of international lighting designers that represent a complete palette of styles and applications, each reflecting the complex requirements of lighting myriad spaces. Hardcover



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THE ART OF ILLUMINATION: RESIDENTIAL LIGHTING DESIGN
by Glenn M. Johnson

The author's philosophy is to illuminate and accentuate architectural and interior features, rather than detract from or compete with them, and he shows step by step how to do this for each room in the house and for exterior surrounding areas. Case studies include a variety of styles of residences and illustrate the project from the construction phase through completion. Graphic lighting details and product specifications are covered in detail. Paperback



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DETAILING LIGHT: INTEGRATED LIGHTING SOLUTIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL AND CONTRACT DESIGN
by Jean Gorman

Detailing Light is an authoritative source of reference and inspiration for architects, interior designers, lighting designers and students. Detailing Light reflect some of the best creative, technologically advanced work being done in the field today. Among the internationally-renowned architects and lighting designers featured in the book are Eric Owen Moss, Steven Holl, Jordan Mozer, and Antoine Predock; HM Brandston and Partners, George Sexton, Theo Kondos Associates, Flack + Kurtz, CM Kling & Associates, Fisher Marantz Renfro Stone, and Johnson Schwinghammer. Authored by the executive editor of Interiors magazine, Hardcover.


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INTERIOR LIGHTING FOR DESIGNERS
by Gary Gordon

Mirroring the teaching philosophy that has been so successful at the prestigious Parsons School of Design, it trains readers in a rational approach to the design process as a whole - an approach that has been proven to work for the lighting of any space, whether it be a gallery, office building, restaurant, or school. While the emphasis is on universal principles, the author also focuses on essential nuts-and-bolts details. Writing in a clear, eloquent, highly accessible style, veteran lighting designer Gary Gordon defines relevant lighting terms; describes lamps, lighting systems, and techniques; delineates key technical aspects of control and integration and the strategic use of daylight; and explores the complex principles of light perception, brightness, contrast, and color. With the help of numerous real-life examples and hundreds of exquisite photographs and professional line drawings, he brings all of the ideas discussed into sharp focus. Paperback



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INTERIOR CONSTRUCTION & DETAILING FOR DESIGNERS AND ARCHITECTS
by David Kent Ballast

This comprehensive handbook features in-depth explainations of how and why components are put together, to help you coordinate and understand a complete design. Clear text and more than 330 drawings and tables lead you through all the materials and methods of interior construction and detailing. This is a must have for interior designers, architects and students. Good interior design and detailing requires a broad range of about materials, finishes, construction assemblies, mechanical and electrical systems, building codes and design standards. For the first time in one resource you will find all of those topics covered-- the full spectrum ofinformation required for successful interior design and detailing of both residential and commercial projects. Hardcover



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COLOR DRAWING: DESIGN DRAWING SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR ARCHITECTS, LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS AND INTERIOR DESIGNERS, 2nd Ed.
by Michael E Doyle

Easy to use, step-by-step approach, this comprehensive guide presents a total system of color design drawing that encompasses approaches to sketch communication as well as more finished presentation drawing. Totally redesigned to provide quick, easy access to key information, this Edition covers the basics of color phenomena, media, techniques, and approaches to illustrating materials necessary to communicate design ideas. With nearly 400 new color illustrations, it contains a new section on color and design principles for creating more sophisticated presentation drawings and offers innovative ideas for the reproduction and distribution of finished drawings. This remarkably versatile volume is both an illuminating textbook and a completely reliable self- teaching tool, as well as a handy quick reference. It is an excellent guide for students at any level and an unparalleled resource for design professionals. Hardcover



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COLOR RENDERINGS: A GUIDE FOR INTERIOR DESIGNERS AND ARCHITECTS
by Wei Dong

Now you can make advanced and precise color renderings with unsurpassed skill and speed. You'll get complete, step-by-step guidance in Color Rendering for Interior/Architectural Design. This practical new approach shows you how to select between various textures of paper, canvas and other surfaces to enhance your renderings. Dozens of detailed, full-color illustrations help you see and understand the key rendering techniques you need to create superior visual design. Here's just some of the architectural rendering topics you'll find in this unique book: basic techniques and materials; rendering features and objects in interiors; surfaces and finishes; rendering natural conditions in complex environments. Hardcover



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COLOR IN INTERIOR DESIGN
by John Pile

You'll quickly sharpen your color skills--and open the door to a more rewarding and profitable career with John F. Pile's Color in Interior Design. He takes the mystery out of working with color, showing you step-by-step how to plan color relationships in an organized and systematic way...prepare color schemes for interiors...make color charts...select materials...put together color samples...work with additive and subtractive color ...understand the psychological impact of color. ..use color in functional spaces...and solve a wide range of practical color problems. This hands-on color design tool packs illustrations of the best color work by well-known professionals--plus a survey of color in historic interiors that will guide you through restoration and adaptive reuse projects. Hardcover


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DESIGNING COMMERCIAL INTERIORS
by Christine M. Piotrowski

The first and only book of its kind, providing students and professional designers with expert guidance on the full range of practical, aesthetic, and psychosocial issues involved in designing for nonresidential interiors. Drawing on nearly a half-century of experience as designers and interior design educators, the authors provide comprehensive coverage of planning and design for all types of organizations and service facilities. Designing Commercial Interiors provides insight into planning the form and function of offices, restaurants, and retail establishments. The authors cover the changing office environment, codes and regulations, building systems, concepts in creating healthy environments, and project management. Over 150 line illustrations aid in understanding aesthetic applications and help to clarify discussions of space layouts and specialized equipment. Hardcover


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ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN
by Alan Jefferis

This vital working reference uses step-by-step methods for the layout of each type of drawing required for a set of plans, encouraging designers to think through and solve design problems. Based on the latest UBC, CABO, and SBCCI codes, this edition emphasizes standardization as an excellent and necessary foundation of drafting training. This volume provides a practical approach to architectural drafting as its relates to common practice. The emphasis on standardization is an excellent and necessary foundation of drafting training as well as implementing a common approach to drafting. For professional drafters and architects this book will serve as a valuable desk reference. Hardcover



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SKETCHING AND RENDERING INTERIOR SPACES: PRACTICAL TECHNIQUES FOR PROFESSIONAL RESULTS
by Ivo Drpic

Demonstrating how using simple equipment and easy-to- master techniques, anyone can progress from free-flowing doodles to completely professional presentation quality renderings of interior spaces, saving themselves time and the high cost of hiring professional renderers. Paperback



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ENTOURAGE: A TRACING FILE FOR ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN DRAWING
by Ernest E. Burden

You can create stunning, persuasive architectural presentations that bring your designs to life---faster and easier than ever before, in Ernest Burden's Entourage on CD: A Clip Art Resource For Architects and Designers you get 1,005 images of human figures and groups... trees, plants and environmental elements... and all kinds of vehicles to infuse a sense of life, movement, depth and distance into all your renderings. No matter what type of space you're designing---urban or rural, interior or exterior, commercial or residential---this sure-fire design tool enables you to add more power and impact to your presentations. Present your ideas with lifelike realism. Retrieve clip art images and visual elements in seconds. Find the right size, scale, posture, dress and style at once. Paperback. Book and CD set!



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ARCHITECTURAL SKETCHING AND RENDERING: TECHNIQUES FOR DESIGNERS AND ARTISTS
by Stephen Kliment

Profusely illustrated with 325 illustrations, required reading if you want to learn how to create your own successful drawings. Whether you are a designer, an architect, an artist or a student interested in architecture, this volume, filled with a broad range of sketching and rendering techniques and styles, offers the complete intermediate level of instruction you need. Paperback



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INTERIOR DESIGN ILLUSTRATED
by Francis DK Ching

Chapters include: Interior Space, Interior Design, A Design Vocabulary, Interior Design Elements, Interior Environmental Systems. A comprehensive introduction to interior design, this volume is unique in addressing the architectural context and functional requirements of interior spaces, as well as the details of furnishing and decoration. Francis D K Ching's integrated approach to the subject is reflected in the functional value and decorative beauty of the work itself, which is hand-lettered and richly illustrated by the author. Paperback


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SPACE PLANNING BASICS
by Mark Karlen

A book to help students learn how to manipulate space, using walls, partitions, ceilings, and furniture systems. By following the step-by-step approach outlined, readers will develop a clearer understanding of the interior design problem-solving process. Paperback


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BEAUTIFUL UNIVERSAL DESIGN: A VISUAL GUIDE
by Cynthia Leibrock

One of the essential benefits of universal design is that it recognizes the rich diversity of our population and serves us all. By helping design professionals transcend the restrictive "code compliance" mindset that can straitjacket the imagination, Beautiful Universal Design shows that it's possible to give free reign to individual expression and originality while finding creative design solutions that work for everyone. Illustrated with full-color photographs showing universal design concepts in finished settings, the book also features case studies of accessible design installations for residential and business spaces, including specific examples of library, airport, stadium and courthouse design. Hardcover


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TIME-SAVER STANDARDS FOR INTERIOR DESIGN AND SPACE PLANNING
by Julius Panero

This latest volume in the highly successful McGraw-Hill-Saver Standards Series provides time-and money-saving details for all types of construction details and finishes, woodworking and special treatments (plantscaping, signage, audiovisual systems, etc). Endorsed by top designers Mario Buatta, Kenneth Walker and John Saladino, among many others -and featuring contributions from Arthur M. Gensler, Jr. and the Space Design Group, this book offers an information explosion of drawings, data and details on... typical layouts and clearances for residential kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms, and bedrooms; construction details for floors, walls, doors, windows, stairs, metalwork, pools, and fountains; finishes, furnishings, and furniture; as well as electrical, lighting, HVAC, and plumbing systems. Includes. . .standard abbreviations and symbols; linear, area, and volumetric measurements; architectural styles; alphabets and signage; metric/English conversion tables. Hardcover


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HISTORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN AND FURNITURE: FROM ANCIENT EGYPT TO NINETEENTH-CENTURY EUROPE
by Robbie Blakemore

This book presents a comprehensive survey of the major historical periods of architectural and decorative styles and offers a unique approach to the history of interior space, architectural details and furniture. Egypt c. 3200-341 BC, Greece 500-30 BC, Rome 509 BC- 476 AD. Middle Ages 1150-1550, Italian Renaissance 1460-1600, French Renaissance 1450-1600, English Renaissance 1500-1660, Italian Baroque 1600-1700, French Baroque 1600-1715, English Baroque 1660-1702, French Rococo 1700-1760, Early Georgian, England 1715-1760, Early French Neoclassic 1760-1789, Early English Neoclassic 1770-1810, Late French Neoclassic 1789-1820, Late English Neoclassic 1810-1830, Nineteenth-Century French Revival Styles 1815-1870, Nineteenth-Century English Revival Styles 1830-1901. Hardcover



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INTERIOR DESIGN VISUAL PRESENTATION: A GUIDE TO GRAPHICS, MODELS AND PRESENTATION TECHNIQUES
by Maureen Mitton

Clear step-by-step instructions and examples show how to put the techniques to work on actual projects and develop a facility with a broad range of presentation types and styles. Features examples from well-known design firms, such as Ellerbee Beckett Architects and MS&R architects. Includes important tips on portfolio creation and resume preparation. Useful for many different types of interior design work. Combining comprehensive coverage of design graphics, models, and presentation techniques, it explains the visual materials and methods available for every stage of the design process. Paperback


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DESIGN STANDARDS FOR CHILDREN'S ENVIRONMENTS
by Linda Cain Ruth, AIA

For anyone involved in designing spaces for children, Design Standards For Children's Environments is a much-needed resource, certain to be welcomed and frequently consulted for projects large and small. Includes graphic standards for all product types. Includes cost and square-footage data. Includes code and compliance information. Clear, easy-to-use graphic presentation of information. Design and product information in one handy reference. Wide range of facilities included. Find all the guidelines, standards, and products you need to design any space for children in this one unique, professional resource. For the first time, Design Standards For Children's Environments brings together the entire range of information needed for creating child-centered spaces - including anthropometric data and facilities for the disabled child, plus standards and sources for building products, furnishings, fixtures, recreational items and amenities. Whether you're an architect, interior designer, landscape architect, or facilities manager, this indispensable, one-of-a-kind guide will help you create spaces - in the home, in schools, in daycare centers, in medical facilities, and in playgrounds - that meet children's physical needs, thereby stimulating cognitive and social development during their critical, growing years. Hardcover, 306 pages.


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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INTERIOR DESIGN
by Joanna Banham

The alphabetically arranged entries consist of architects, critics, designers, makers and patrons, room types, decoration and particular furniture. The longer survey articles pertain to individual countries, periods, or styles. Hardcover



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INTERIOR DESIGN
by John Pile

Written for beginning professionals as well as people who are interested in learning the basics of interior design, whether on their own or as students, the second edition of this groundbreaking book utilizes the best design solutions of the present to address and anticipate challenges designers face as they enter the 21st century. Presenting a comprehensive introduction to the fascinating field of interior design, both residential and contract. Covers design basics, such as planning, building materials, color, lighting, and ergonomics; design history from the ancient world to deconstructivism; and design as a profession, including discussions of legal requirements, computerization and social responsibility. Throughout, the well-written text is complemented by over 700 photographs, charts and plans. Hardcover


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A HISTORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN
by John Pile

Covers all of architectural history from cave dwellings to modern sky-scrapers. Much like the history of art, the history of interior design encompasses numerous styles, movements, and individual artistic contributions. It also reflects the influence of international political and social developments. A basic understanding of this history is important for professional designers who look to the past for inspiration. A major survey textbook on interior design, with discussions of the construction, architecture, the arts and crafts, technology, and product design woven into the discussions of some of history's most famous buildings.


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INTERIOR DESIGN and DECORATION
by (Augustus) Sherrill Whiton and Stanley Abercrombie

This comprehensive book, with its many illustrations and visuals, is an energizing experience for the reader. First penned under the name of Elements of Interior Decoration by the late Augustus Sherrill Whiton, founder of the New York School of Interior Design, this classic goes back 65 years. This fifth edition was stalled for almost three decades before Interior Design's former editor Stanley Abercrombie took up the task. His enhancements are significant. Rather than focusing on the furniture and architecture of a given stylistic period in forward chapters and placing other important elements in latter sections of the book, Abercrombie reorganized to include accessories, materials, etc., in each contextual chapter. He also updated and expanded the 'Modern World' section and, recognizing the globalization of design, added chapters on the ancient Near East, the Islamic world, India, China, and Japan, to name a few.



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PORTFOLIO DESIGN
by Harold Linton

The design portfolio is the essential ingredient of a job search, application for graduate school or a grant, or competition in architecture, landscape architecture, or interior design. This new edition of a bestseller that covers every aspect of portfolio planning and production includes recent innovative portfolios and expanded coverage of digital portfolios. 23 color, 225 black-and-white illustrations. The author chairs the art department at Bradley University and lives and lives in Peoria, IL. Published September 2000.


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