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Beginnings of Interior Environments,9780132786003

Beginnings of Interior Environments

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Edition: 11th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 1/15/2013
Publisher(s): Pearson

Summary

What designers really do: A practical introduction to interior design.

 

Beginnings of Interior Environments, 11e, provides a practical approach to introductory interior design. The text addresses interior design holistically, stressing the importance of commercial and residential environments equally. Students are introduced to the history, design fundamentals, and building systems (construction, electrical, mechanical) of design through practical examinations and engaging discussions that encourage them to analyze the needs and desires of  clients, and through the synthesis of this information, create healthful, safe, and sustainable environments that enhances their clients' quality of life.

Table of Contents

Part I—Introduction To Interior Environments

            Chapter 1        Understanding Interior Design

            Chapter 2        The Value of Interior Design: Health, Safety, and Welfare

 

Part II—Design Fundamentals

            Chapter 3        Elements and Principles of Design

            Chapter 4        Color

 

Part III—Building Systems

            Chapter 5        Construction Components, Systems, and Codes

            Chapter 6        Lighting, Electrical, and Communications

 

Part IV—Space

            Chapter 7        Space Planning: Furnishings to Rooms

            Chapter 8        Space Planning: Rooms to Buildings

 

Part V—Materials, Furnishings and Fabrics

Chapter 9        Floors

            Chapter 10      Ceilings and Walls

            Chapter 11      Furniture

            Chapter 12      Textiles

            Chapter 13      Window Treatments, Accessories, and Art

 

PART VI—The Profession of Interior Design

            Chapter 14      Interior Design as a Career

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