Interior design

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H.N. Abrams, 1995 - Architecture - 584 pages
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& For one/two-semester introductory courses in Interior Design. A comprehensive, applications-oriented introduction to the evolving field of interior design, with a focus on the challenges facing designers in the 21st century. Emphasizing good solutions to real problems by examining best practices from the past and present, the author details case studies using a broad range of projects from modest home and work-place designs, to public areas, to full professional involvement in large commercial spaces.

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

Resource for designing, especially home and office interiors. Provides history, analysis of materials, tools (computers, programs) for planning, creating, and executing designs. While the spectacle of ... Read full review

Interior design

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Pile (design, Pratt Inst., Brooklyn) here updates his comprehensive Interior Design (LJ 8/88), which has become a standard text for interior design courses. Bridging the gap between how-to home ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction 10 Eclecticism Frank Lloyd Wright Walter Gropius
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The Development of Interior Design 11 De Stijl Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Le Corbusier
113
Current Issues Future Directions China Japan The Islamic World
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About the author (1995)

Pile was a professor emeritus of design at Pratt Institute of Brooklyn, NY.

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