Interiors: An Introduction

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McGraw-Hill Companies,Incorporated, Jan 18, 2006 - Architecture - 512 pages
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Interiors: An Introduction is the starting point for a lifetime of design education, appreciation, and enjoyment. Whether the goal is a career in interior design, or simply a better understanding of how to enhance one's own living space, the information and ideas in this text will help readers achieve it.

Interiors offers an introduction to the elements, practice, and aesthetics of residential and nonresidential interior design, as well as their application. In addition, the authors describe the numerous choices of materials, furnishings, and components used in interior design.

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The Process of Design
The Interior Design Profession
Special Considerations in Design

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Karla J. Nielson is Assistant Professor of Design at Brigham Young University. Ms. Nielson has thirty-five years of experience teaching interior design and owned an interior textile business. She is the recipient of the Industry Achievement Award from the Window Coverings Association of America for her book Window Treatments, published by Wiley, and is the author of the bestselling Interiors: An Introduction.

David Taylor is Director of the MA Programme in Environmental and Social Studies at the University of North London. He has been Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Sydney and City College, City University, and has been a member of the "Critical Social Policy" Editorial Collective since 1983.


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