Interior Design: A Practical Guide

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Harry N. Abrams, Sep 1, 2005 - Architecture - 192 pages
For aspiring amateurs, students, and new professionals alike, author Jenny Gibbs offers a thorough grounding in the basic principles of designing and decorating interior spaces and gives a balanced inside view of the interior design business today. The information is set in the context of history, design theory, and professional practice, and is supported by case studies and quotes from leading figures in the industry. Among the subjects covered are developing a brief with a client; presentation and sample boards; choosing materials and designs; and project planning and management. With more than 250 color photographs of superb examples of interior design and art relating to every stage of project development, it aims to inform and inspire as well as to equip new designers with a valuable road map to the profession. With this book, you can learn to rework a living space or find a new career.

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An excellent jump-start to Interior Design

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This book is packed with wonderful images of various room setting along with general information of the Interior Design field. The information within ranges from design schemes to tips on how to get ... Read full review


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Jenny Gibbs is Principal of the KLC School of Design in Chelsea, London. She has long been committed to raising the profile of the design industry and to maintaining the highest standards for its graduating students. She is a lecturer and regularly contributes to radio, and television, and magazines.

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