Color, Space, And Style: All the Details Interior Designers Need to Know but Can Never Find

Paperback | October 1, 2007

byChris Grimley, Mimi Love

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A comprehensive handbook of all the crucial information interior designers need to know on a daily basis.

In the world of interior design, thousands of bits of crucial information are scattered across a wide array of sources. Color, Space, and Style collects the information essential to planning and executing interiors projects of all shapes and sizes, and distills it in a format that is as easy to use as it is to carry.

  • Section 1, ôFundamentals,ö 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.
  • Section 2, ôSpaceö examines ways of composing rooms as spatial environments while speaking to functional and life-safety concerns.
  • Section 3, ôSurfaceö, identifies options in color, material, texture, and pattern, while addressing maintenance and performance issues.
  • Section 4, ôEnvironments,ö looks at aspects of interior design that help create a specific mood or character, such as natural and artificial lighting, sound and smell.
  • Section 5, ôElements,ö describes the selection and specification of furniture and fixtures, as well as other components essential to an interior environment, such as artwork and accessories.
  • Lastly, section 6, ôResources,ö gathers a wealth of useful data, from sustainability guidelines to online sources for interiors-related research. Throughout Color, Space, and Style appear interviews with top practitioners drawn from across the field of interior design.

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A comprehensive handbook of all the crucial information interior designers need to know on a daily basis.In the world of interior design, thousands of bits of crucial information are scattered across a wide array of sources. Color, Space, and Style collects the information essential to planning and executing interiors projects of all ...

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Linda O'Shea, CID, IIDA, LEED AP, is a professor and program coordinator of interior design within the Robert Busch School of Design at Kean University in Union, NJ. She has taught a variety of courses, including Sustainable Design Studio, Materials and Finishes, Introduction to Interior Design, and Design and the Built Environment. Sh...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 6 × 0.65 inPublished:October 1, 2007Publisher:Rockport PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1592532276

ISBN - 13:9781592532278

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