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

Author/EditorGrimley C (Author)
Love, Mimi (Author)
ISBN: 9781631593802
Pub Date11/01/2018
BindingPaperback
Pages288
Dimensions (mm)210(h) * 146(w)
The title collects the information essential to planning and executing interior projects, and distills it in a format that is as easy to use as it is to carry.
$36.75
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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. In this new, revised edition, you'll also find interviews with top practitioners drawn across the field of interior design.

Some of the topics this excellent reference will explore with you include:

-Fundamentals: Provides a step-by-step overview of an interior 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.

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. In this new, revised edition, you'll also find interviews with top practitioners drawn across the field of interior design.

Some of the topics this excellent reference will explore with you include:

-Fundamentals: Provides a step-by-step overview of an interior 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.

Chris Grimley has organized, designed, and implemented experiential environments, interiors, master plans, and branding initiatives for clients ranging from small offices to large institutions. He has broad experience in architecture, graphic design, and interior design. He is the co-author and designer of several books, including The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book (2018), Imagining the Modern: Architecture and Urbanism of the Pittsburgh Renaissance (2019), and Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston (2015). Recognition and awards include those from AIGA, SEGD, HOW, docomomo, the Boston Preservation Alliance and the Boston Society of Architects. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts. 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.

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