The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book: Everything Interior Designers Need to Know…

by Linda O'shea, Chris Grimley, Mimi Love

Rockport Publishers | July 1, 2013 | Trade Paperback

The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book: Everything Interior Designers Need to Know Every Day is rated 4 out of 5 by 1.

In the world of interior design, thousands of bits of crucial information are scattered across a wide array of sources. The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book 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. You’ll also find 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.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 288 pages, 7.88 × 5.5 × 0.75 in

Published: July 1, 2013

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1592538495

ISBN - 13: 9781592538492

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from A great book for interior designers This is a very handy reference book for everything from general project management to the basics of interior design , construction and more. One of those books you will grab off the shelf frequently.
Date published: 2015-06-04

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The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book: Everything Interior Designers Need to Know Every Day

The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book: Everything Interior Designers Need to Know…

by Linda O'shea, Chris Grimley, Mimi Love

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 288 pages, 7.88 × 5.5 × 0.75 in

Published: July 1, 2013

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1592538495

ISBN - 13: 9781592538492

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In the world of interior design, thousands of bits of crucial information are scattered across a wide array of sources. The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book 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. You’ll also find 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.

About the Author

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. She received her BFA degree in visual and performing arts from Russell Sage College and her MFA in interior design from Colorado State University.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. She received her BFA degree in visual and performing arts from Russell Sage College and her MFA in interior design from Colorado State University.Chris Grimly is a principal at over, under (http://www.overcommaunder.com), a Boston-based interdisciplinary practice with expertise in architecture, urban design, graphic identity, and publications.Mimi Love received a professional degree in architecture from the University of Texas, Austin, in 1989. She was the project coordinator for the renovation and expansion of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. She is currently a principal at Utile, Inc. (http://www.utiledesign.com) in Boston, MA, focusing on interior renovation projects.Mim
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