Interior Design by John F. PileInterior Design by John F. Pile

Interior Design

byJohn F. Pile

Paperback | January 24, 2007

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For one/two-semester introductory courses in Interior Design.

A comprehensive, applications-oriented introduction to the evolving field of interior design, with a focus on the challenges facing designers in the 21st century. Emphasizing good solutions to real problems by examining best practices from the past and present, the author details case studies using a broad range of projects from modest home and work-place designs, to public areas, to full professional involvement in large commercial spaces.

Title:Interior DesignFormat:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 11.4 × 8.6 × 1 inPublished:January 24, 2007Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132408902

ISBN - 13:9780132408905


Table of Contents

Chapter 1-    Introduction


Chapter 2-    Design Quality


Chapter 3-    Design Basics


Chapter 4-    Design History


Chapter 5-    The Design Process


Chapter 6-    Planning


Chatper 7-   Human Factors and Social Responsibility


Chapter 8-    Interior Design for Special Needs


Chapter 9-    Materials and Their Uses


Chapter 10-    Color


Chapter 11-    Lighting


Chapter 12-    Textiles


Chapter 13-    Furniture


Chapter 14-    Accessories, Art, Signage


Chapter 15-    Mecahnical Systems


Chapter 16-    Special-Purpose Spaces


Chapter 17-    Public Interiors


Chapter 18-    The Business of Interior Design