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The Interior Design Course: Principles, Practices and Techniques for the Aspiring Designer

Author/EditorTangaz, Tomris (Author)
ISBN: 9780500294475
Pub Date06/09/2018
BindingPaperback
Pages144
Edition2nd Revised
Dimensions (mm)222(h) * 222(w)
A revised edition of the ultimate coursebook for aspiring interior designers.
£16.99
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Whether you are keen to develop your interest in interior design and build your skills, or to pursue a career and begin a portfolio, then this book is for you. Specifically designed to cover all aspects of interior design, this intensive course introduces the practice of basic design principles through set projects. Inspiration and imagination are the first key steps to starting your study. Whatever your background, this course will encourage your individual creativity and help you to explore and further your own design ideas.

Whether you are keen to develop your interest in interior design and build your skills, or to pursue a career and begin a portfolio, then this book is for you. Specifically designed to cover all aspects of interior design, this intensive course introduces the practice of basic design principles through set projects. Inspiration and imagination are the first key steps to starting your study. Whatever your background, this course will encourage your individual creativity and help you to explore and further your own design ideas.

Tomris Tangaz is Course Director and a senior lecturer in interior design at the prestigious Chelsea College of Art and Design in London. She has many years' experience working as a professional interior designer in both the commercial and private sectors.

Introduction * 1. Concept Development: Unit 1: Site research and building study; Unit 2: Building a sketchbook; Unit 3: Making a sketch model; Unit 4: Developing an idea; Case study 1: Modern Restaurant; Case study 2: Interior to exterior * 2. Design Realization: Unit 5: Drawing materials; Unit 6: Human dimensions; Unit 7: Architectural drawing conventions; Unit 8: Survey and freehand drawing; Unit 9: Technical drawing; Unit 10: Making presentation models; Unit 11: Axonometric and perspective drawing; Unit 12: Computer-aided design; Case study 3: Flexible space; Case study 4: Updating the dated 3. Design Projects: Unit 13: Creating a brief; Unit 14: Writing a client profile; Unit 15: Writing a design proposal; Unit 16: Planning your design; Case study 5: Retail shop; Case study 6: Coffee house * 4. Building Construction: Unit 17: Building components; Unit 18: Building materials; Unit 19: Services; Unit 20: Lighting; Unit 21: Colour and interiors; Unit 22: Textiles and fabrics; Unit 23: Creating a directory; Unit 24: Writing a specification; Unit 25: Creating a sample board; Case study 7: Large-scale residence; Case study 8: Living as event * 5. Professional Practice: Unit 26: Preparing your portfolio; Unit 27: Writing a CV and covering letter; Unit 28: Design roles; Unit 29: The design industry; Unit 30: Setting up on your own

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