By far the most attractive introduction to interior design as it is practiced today, this comprehensive survey focuses on exciting 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 lavishly produced third edition and reflect the vision of the most creative professionals working today. John Pile's long-awaited revision of his highly regarded text features:
* six new detailed case studies of projects by such noted contemporary designers as Adam Tihany, Maya Lin, and Moneo Brock Studio.
* exciting 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
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While books on interior design generally address either decoration or architecture, this definitive sourcebook links the two through historical discussion of major design styles. Reflecting a more ... Read full review