Author: Kent Kleinman, Joanna Merwood-Salisbury
Publisher: Chronicle Books
AfterTaste: Expanded Practices in Interior Design is an edited volume comprising texts, interviews and portfolios that collectively document new theories and emerging critical practices in the field of interior design. The material is informed by, but not limited to, the annual AfterTaste symposia hosted by Parsons The New School of Design. The book's central argument is that the field of interior design is inadequately served by its historical reliance on taste-making and taste-makers, and, more recently from a set of theoretical concerns derived from architecture; the volume seeks to set an expanded frame by advancing new voices and perspectives in both the theory and practice of interior design, considered as an independent discipline. In 2007, the Department of Architecture, Interior Design and Lighting at Parsons The New School for Design inaugurated an annual international symposium series dedicated to the critical study of the interior. Titled AfterTaste, these yearly symposia offer expansive views of interior studies, highlight emerging areas of research, identify allied practices, make public its under-explored territory, and attract future designers and scholars to the field. Now in its fourth year, AfterTaste has proven to be one of the very few venues internationally for critically exploring interior design. The field of interior design is asymmetrically served by the current literature in the field. Too frequently, the current writing and making in interiors emphasize the ineffable, the biographical, and the social elite, and promote a curiously unsubstantiated notion of connoisseurship as the principal basis for design. Other attempts to construct an intellectual agenda for the study of the interior draw heavily from architectural theory, ignoring the discipline's own specific and autonomous history. AfterTaste, the book, is intended to adjust this imbalance by introducing interior design material that is theoretically and historically situated, technically grounded, demographically inclusive, and aesthetically adventurous.
Author: Joseph DeChiara, Julius Panero, Martin Zelnik
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
Interior architectural details, planning standards, and reference data, for use by architects, interior designers, space planners, facility managers, builders, and design students. Long recognized as one of the most comprehensive architectural and interior design reference resources and known as “the silver bible,” this new edition of Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning is an excellent source of easily accessible design criteria, planning standards, and technical guidelines. The vast array of design information, all contained in a single volume, facilitates and expedites the completion of programming, preliminary planning, design development, and working drawing services. This updated and revised edition of Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning serves as a primary source of information for all design professionals. Organized in an easily accessible format, the book contains key criteria useful to every design professional and builder involved in the planning of a large variety of interior projects. It includes, among other changes, entirely new sections dealing with healthcare spaces, hospitality spaces, banking spaces, conference centers, and accessible design, featuring the latest ADA design requirements. Moreover, many of the existing sections of the book have been significantly expanded to include such new material as design and planning criteria for video-conference spaces, as well as a host of additional lighting design details, workstation configurations, and reference standards. *Accessible Design *ADA *Architectural Woodwork *Audio-Visual Systems *Auditoriums *Banking Spaces *Bars & Restaurants *Bedrooms *Ceiling Types & Details *Classrooms *Closets *Coat Rooms *Conference Centers & Rooms *Construction Details/Interiors *Department Stores *Dining Rooms *Elevators *Fabrics & Furniture *Floor & Wall Coverings *Furniture Hardware *Healthcare Facilities *Home Offices *Hotel Rooms & Suites *Human Factors *Indoor Recreation *Institutional Interiors *Interior Architecture *Kitchens *Libraries *Lighting *Marble Finishes *Mathematical Tables & Formulas *Motels *Nurseries *Offices & Office Planning *Partition Types *Planning Standards *Primary Care Centers *Programming Standards *Ramps *Reference Standards *Residential Design *Restaurants *Retail Spaces *Revolving Doors *Shops *Signage & Graphics *Space Planning *Stairs & Ramps *Stores *Theaters *Universal Design *Wheelchair Lifts *Window Treatments *Wood Veneer Finishes
Author: Marypaul Yates
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Fabrics provides designers with the information needed to make their fabric specifications easy, informed, and appropriate to the job at hand, considering aesthetics, performance, application, and green design.
Author: Julie K. Rayfield
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Because the edge you need begins with the space you occupy . . .The Office Interior Design Guide enables facilities professionals with little or no design experience to become knowledgeable, active partners with consultants and designers in developing efficient, flexible office spaces that work. It is also intended to serve as a general overview of the office environment for the design or engineering professional. This practical book covers the entire planning and management process for both conventional and alternative officing, with important information on The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, indoor air quality, fire safety, and more. From building support systems to key elements of interior design, this comprehensive guide shows you how to: * Create a strategic facilities plan * Put together an effective in-house team * Define project needs and objectives * Build solid relationships with management, technical, and creative consultants * Choose the right design firm * Select appropriate facilities * Develop an on-target schedule and budget * Achieve adaptable, cost-effective design solutions. Complete with sample letters for requesting proposals and qualifications, plus a detailed programming questionnaire to help you specify project requirements, The Office Interior Design Guide enables you to create hardworking environments equipped to handle today's business challenges and tomorrow's organizational needs.
Author: Roger W. Moss, Gail C. Winkler
Publisher: Owl Books
Here is an authoritative look at the way American Victorian houses were decorated in the 19th century, covering all aspects of interior design: floor coverings, woodwork, window treatments and draperies, walls and wallpaper, and ceilings. 225 pictures and drawings; 16-page color insert.
Author: Susie McKellar, Penny Sparke
Publisher: Manchester University Press
This fascinating collection provides a chronologically arranged set of case studies looking at how interior design has constantly redefined itself as a manifestation of culture, from the eighteenth century to the present day. The book looks at the amateur activities of female 'home makers' in search of creative outlets and married couples seeking to modernise their homes, as well as the contributions of early professional (female) 'interior decorators', and later (male) 'interior designers'. It also considers the more anonymous role of commercial enterprises, such as hairdressing salons, ocean-going liners or modern offices as well as public institutions such as hospitals or naval training establishments. Interior design and identity examines interior design in relation to the changing identities of its practitioners, its inhabitants and of the furnishings, focussing on the ways in which cultural values came to be embedded in the spaces which people inhabited and made their own. Issues relating to interiority, gender and the relationship of the public sphere are also considered, opening up a new level of design historical enquiry.
Interior design has taken on an essential role in transforming the quality of the spaces where we dwell and spend our lives. It is no longer a discipline limited only to furnishing spaces. Today, interior design is a major cultural and professional field, ready to take on brand-new phenomena of contemporary society. The emergence of demand for inhabitable and hospitable spaces gives interior designers the difficult, yet strategic task of giving rise to a new “civilization of dwelling”. This civilization should be equipped to spotlight the anthropological aspects of habitat, offer new ways of improving, equipping and using private and public spaces, brands, and services, including by drawing on fresh forms of cross-pollination between design and artistic disciplines. Through the contributions of many key players in contemporary design and teachers and researchers of the Interior Design Degree Program at the Politecnico di Milano, the book offers wide-ranging ideas on the latest frontiers of themes that have been explored by the (re)definition of the educational plan of the degree program, both in teaching methods and in its responsiveness to input from the outside world. The themes chosen are emblematic of a broader panorama, one in constant flux, which the book represents with maps like an archipelago of subjects where "waves" of further possible connections are constantly refracted. "Ideas in dialogue" on topics are interwoven with "side notes" and an extensive repertoire of images from designs and research of different teachings. They highlight the plurality of perspectives and interpretations of a vast cultural horizon, as well as the generally a-methodological identity of Italian design. This is a scenario in ceaseless motion, which the book seeks to recount through a graphic design that is fluid and extremely hypertextual.
Author: S. C. Reznikoff
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications
For the past decade,Specifications for Commercial Interiorshas been the definitive guide to required information on regulations and liabilities, materials performance criteria, and specification writing for interior systems. Today more than ever, every professional involved in the design of commercial and institutional interior space needs to know how to evaluate materials, avoid liability, and comply with current regulations. This new edition has been completely revised. Every section has been updated, and new chapters have been added on paneling, life cycle costing, data management, and fire performance testing. The book also incorporates the 1989 specification data issued by the Construction Specifications Institute. Used for a required course in the College of Architecture at Arizona State University, this book consists of 18 chapters—well documented with charts, diagrams, and checklists—which are organized into three parts. The first part defines professional and product liability and outlines the latest regulations and standards. Three separate chapters are devoted to fire hazards and their effect on interior finishes, upholstery, and furniture specification. Part 2 discusses interior systems and materials: rugs and carpets, resilient and hard-surface flooring, interior wall finishes, paneling, window systems, and commercial furniture. Life cycle costing is covered, as are the requirements for barrier-free public interiors. Part 3 establishes guidelines for coordinating drawings, schedules, and specification documents. The latest technological developments are referred to throughout the text, and up-to-date terminology is defined in glossaries at the ends of chapters. The book is an invaluable reference for interior designers, architects, and students of these professions.
Author: Shamil A. A. Kubba
Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Ltd
A comprehensive survey of Ubaid architecture, with special focus on the later material. It includes a detailed catalogue of Ubaid sites and analysis of building materials, architectural and structural elements and construction methods. There is also an analysis of their plans, which suggests the use of standard geometric principles, and an attempt to establish a classification of buildings on the basis of their plans.
Author: Phyllis Harbinger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Get organized and streamline your workflow with this A-Z accountability system. Design is only part of an interior designer’s job—you’re also responsible for scheduling client meetings, conducting design surveys, creating drawings and specs, and overseeing installation. Multiply by the number of projects on your plate, and you have a recipe for overwhelming disorganization. The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox helps you juggle multiple projects with ease, with a comprehensive self-management system tailored to the needs of interior designers and decorators. Features include: Detailed checklists that highlight weak spots and warn against common pitfalls Covers residential design, contract design, specifications, and renovations Best practices for meetings, design surveys, drawings, specifications, and renovations Customizable online checklists for tracking every phase of your project Exclusive online budgeting tool for tracking product costs and associated expenses to share with your team and your clients If you need to get organized and get back to work, you need The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox.
Author: Kim Kuhteubl
The home goods market in the United States is the largest market in the world. Then why do some interior design firms thrive while others barely survive? The answer lies in one powerful little word: brand. More than a pretty logo, it involves telling the story of your distinct point of view who you want to serve and why you do business, and it's a process that happens from the inside out. This book bridges the gap between designer and design leader and shows pros how to define, value, and communicate their vision; find clients who are a fit; and master the art of being visible. Worksheets give designers the tools to learn these strategies and apply them to their work. It also includes candid conversations with design leaders such as Barbara Barry, Rose Tarlow, Kelly Hoppen, Vicente Wolf, Christiane Lemieux, Clodagh, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, and others."
Author: Daisy Bridgewater, Martin Waller
Now in its twelfth edition, the Andrew Martin International Interior Design Review has become renowned as the reference book for designers. Andrew Martin is one of the world's best known furnishing brands, with sales in over 50 countries. The Andrew Martin International Interior Designer of the Year attracts entries from all over the globe and is described by The Times as 'The Oscars for the Interior Design World'. This year's edition features 65 entries offering the reader even more to look at and be inspired by. Winners have included Kelly Hoppen, Thomas Pheasant, Michael Reeves, Stephen Falcke, Jean de Meulder, Amanda Rosa and Tara Bernerd. Each year it is judged by a distinguished panel that has included Darcey Bussell, Terry O'Neill, David Tang, Anouska Hemple, AA Gill, Alexandra Schulman, Joseph Ettedgui, Jo Malone, Amanda Wakeley, Gordon Ramsey, Yasmin le Bon, Anya Hindmarch, Richard E Grant, Julian Metcalfe and Louise Kennedy.