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Interior design

Author: Jenny Gibbs
Publisher: London : Laurence King Pub., 2010.
Series: Portfolio.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Aimed at prospective and new students, this book gives a comprehensive introduction to the nature and practice of interior design as well as invaluable information about education and careers and gives a balanced inside view of the business today. Its broad, up-to-date approach unites history, theory, and practice. Subjects covered include how to develop a program with a client; presentations and sample boards;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
7 Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gibbs, Jenny.
Interior Design.
London : Laurence King Publishing, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jenny Gibbs
ISBN: 9781780670812 1780670818
OCLC Number: 794493250
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), plans (some color)
Contents: Introduction; Who this book is for; The role of an interior designer; Other professionals in the field; How to use this book; Context; The value of historical study; The profession through time; The industry in the twenty-first century; Market segmentation and specialization; Globalization; The role of the media; Environmental concerns; The language of interior design; Pre-design work; The client/designer relationship; Environmental issues; The program; The survey and analysis; Preliminary research; Formulating a concept; The design solution; Planning and design. The principles of designOrdering principles; Space planning; Integrating the services; Drawing designs; Design illustration; Harmonizing the elements; Color; Color psychology; Suppliers and trade accounts; Texture; Pattern; Materials and finishes; Selecting furniture; Details and accessories; Material boards; Preparing for the presentation; Project coordination and management; Stages of a project; Stage one; Stage two; Stage three; Stage four; Fees; Design education and beyond; Have you got what it takes?; Selecting a course of study; Entry requirements; The college curriculum. The senior showAssessment; The future of design education; The importance of qualifications; Finding employment; Applying for jobs; Careers; Residential design; Contract design; The future of the industry; Resources; Glossary; Further reading; Useful addresses in the US; Useful addresses in the UK; Index; Picture credits; Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Portfolio.
Responsibility: [Jenny Gibbs].

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Aimed at prospective and new students, this book gives a comprehensive introduction to the nature and practice of interior design as well as invaluable information about education and careers and gives a balanced inside view of the business today. Its broad, up-to-date approach unites history, theory, and practice. Subjects covered include how to develop a program with a client; presentations and sample boards; choosing materials and designs; project planning and management. For the new edition, many of the examples of interiors have been updated and there is additional information on sustaina.

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