Interior Design Materials and Specifications

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ISBN-13: 9781501317590
ISBN-10: 1501317598
Author: Lisa Godsey
Pages: 416

Interior Design Materials and Specifications 3rd Edition is a complete guide to the selection of materials for interiors. It is written from the viewpoint of a working designer and has been updated to reflect recent industry changes and contemporary awareness of topics. The book describes each material's characteristics and shows readers how to evaluate, select and specify materials, taking into account factors including code compliance, building standards, sustainability guidelines, human needs and bidding processes. Readers will learn how to communicate with suppliers and vendors to achieve the results they envision and how to avoid some of the pitfalls common to material selection and specification.