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The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book

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ISBN-13: 9781592538492
ISBN-10: 1592538495
Author: Linda O'Shea; Chris Grimley; Mimi Love
Pages: 288
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The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book: Everything Interior Designers Need to Know Every Day collects the information essential to planning and executing interior projects of all shapes and sizes and distills it in a format that is as easy to use as it is to carry. Includes interviews with top practitioners drawn across the field of interior design.

  • Fundamentals provides a step-by-step overview of an interiors project, describing the scope of professional services, the project schedule, and the design and presentation tools used by designers.
  • Space examines ways of composing rooms as spatial environments while speaking to functional and life-safety concerns.
  • Surface identifies options in color, material, texture, and pattern, while addressing maintenance and performance issues.
  • Environments looks at aspects of interior design that help create a specific mood or character, such as natural and artificial lighting, sound and smell.
  • Elements describes the selection and specification of furniture and fixtures, as well as other components essential to an interior environment, such as artwork and accessories.
  • Resources gathers a wealth of useful data, from sustainability guidelines to online sources for interiors-related research.