Interior design

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Pearson Prentice Hall, Mar 20, 2007 - Architecture - 608 pages
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By far the most attractive introduction to interior design as it is practiced today, this comprehensive survey focuses on solutions to the real problems of modern environmental circumstances, both residential and commercial. Of the more than 750 photographs and diagrams, over 200-most in color-are new to this third edition and reflect the vision of the most creative professionals working today. John Pile's long-awaited revision of his text features - six detailed case studies of projects by such noted contemporary designers as Adam Tihany, Maya Lin, and Moneo Brock Studio; Coverage of the new 'hot' topics in the field, including 'green' design, fiber optic and LED lighting, the reconfigurable workplace, boutique hotels, and digital technology; Every chapter has been updated in organization, content, and visual examples to reflect the newest developments in this exciting field.

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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

CHAPTER 1
15
What Designers Do How They Prepare and Where
24
Design Fundamentals and Historical Development
39
Contents
45
The Development of Interior Design 16 Elements of Design
53
The Practice of Interior Design 17 Point and Line Form or Shape Texture Pattern
60
NCIDQ Examination 26 The Basic Enclosure Combined Spatial Forms
71
Design Quality 37 Egypt Greece Rome
78
Miscellaneous Elements 290
349
Practical Approaches 294 of Artificial Lighting Economic Issues
356
Color in Specialized Interiors 297 Architectural and Portable Lighting
368
Textiles 377 Energy Consumption 466
378
CHAPTERS 1517
459
Identifying Textiles 391
473
Furniture 395 FireSafety Requirements Exit Requirements
479
Bathrooms
495

Design in Other Contexts 40 Italy Central Europe France England
92
Residential Design Quality House for Two Colonial Style Federal Style Gothic Revival Style
99
A Specialty Shop
156
Creativity in Design 134 Plan Types Circulation Furniture Layout Furniture
183
CHAPTER
194
Concept Development 139 Adaptive Reuse and Historic Preservation
209
Design Implementation 151 Universal Design
218
CHAPTERS 914
251
Materials and Light and Color
306
Environmental or Green Issues 236 Munsell Color System Other Color Systems
313
Special Color Effects
324
Lighting
331
Floors 276
340
Structure and Materials 418 Other SpecialPurpose Spaces
505
Furniture Design 428 Media Rooms Conservatories Greenhouses
517
Centers Showrooms
532
Signage and Graphics 453 Administrative Buildings Correctional Facilities
542
A Luxury Restaurant
548
CHAPTER 18
551
Specifications
557
The Practical Issues of Design Work
559
Human Problems
566
Furniture Symbols
572
Bibliography
587
Websites
593
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