Author: D. C. Hillier
The mid-twentieth century was a dynamic period in international design, including interior design, and has retained its influence on popular culture today. This handbook shows readers how to create a tailor-made home inspired by the iconic designs of this period. Working through the home one room at a time, the book highlights classic items of furniture and signature accessories. In-depth case studies demonstrate the essential elements and provide inspiration. Colour combinations are explored to help personalise these inventive styles for the home. Anyone eager to bring mid-century chic to their own home will find this book a valuable resource.
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: Brian G. Carabet, Panache Partners LLC
Publisher: Panache Partners Llc
This series features the leading interior designers working in each city or region. Each collection features an impressive array of breathtaking homes that highlight some of the country's most talented designers. Whether it is the designer’s own home or that of a client, the stylish interiors selected for each book exemplify each designer’s best work, offering a look at the accomplishments and diverse styles of the top design professionals working in the interior design field today. Stylish and contemporary, these are extraordinary homes that will captivate and inspire.
Author: Grace Bonney
Publisher: Artisan Books
"Across the globe, women are embracing the entrepreneurial spirit and starting creative businesses. In the Company of Women profiles over 100 of these influential and creative women from all ages, races, backgrounds, and industries"--Amazon.com.
Author: Luca Molinari, Andrea Canepari
Publisher: Skira - Berenice
From the neoclassicism of Thomas Jefferson’s design of Monticello and sketches of the White House, to "al’italiana" gardens and parks, to the strong Roman classicism of the Jefferson Memorial, to Constantino Brumidi’s frescoes in Congress and the National Library, to the striking composition of Luigi Moretti’s Watergate Complex—America’s capital is infused with the influences of a culture that laid the foundations of Western society. Extensively illustrated with both archival black and white photos, drawings, and sketches, as well as new photographs by Max Mackenzie, this book is an homage to this strong and still alive relationship and essential reading for all those interested in architecture and the visual arts.
Author: Mary Lou Bakker
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Space Planning for Commercial Office Interiors, 2nd Edition, provides a thorough and engaging look at the entire process of space planning, from meeting the client for the first time to delivering a beautifully rendered and creative space plan that addresses all of that client's needs. The author takes readers through a step-by-step method that includes establishing client requirements, developing and translating ideas into design concepts, drafting layouts, and ultimately combining these layouts into well-organized, effective floor plans replete with offices, workstations, support rooms, and reception areas. Covering issues such as circulation, spatial and square footage calculations, building codes, adaptation to exterior architecture, ceiling systems, barrier-free designs, and LEED requirements along the way, the text presents all of the key principles, processes, and tasks associated with laying out interior space to optimize the health, safety, and wellness of its occupants. Thoughtfully organized, with useful exercises to help the reader master the entire process and lessons that can be applied to all types of designed interiors, this book is an indispensable learning tool for intermediate-level students in interior design, architecture, facilities management, and construction management as well as professional designers and office managers anticipating a corporate move. This second edition includes a more thorough look at programming and the steps involved, as well as expanded end-of-chapter exercises that focus on initial research.
Author: Jo Ann Asher Thompson, Nancy Blossom
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The Handbook of Interior Design explores ways of thinking that inform the discipline of interior design. It challenges readers to consider the connections within theory, research, and practice and the critical underpinnings that have shaped interior design. Offers a theory of interior design by moving beyond a descriptive approach to the discipline to a 'why and how' study of interiors Provides a full overview of the most current Interior Design research and scholarly thought from around the world Explores examples of research designs and methodological approaches that are applicable to interior design upper division and graduate education courses Brings together an international team of contributors, including well established scholars alongside emerging voices in the field – reflecting mature and emergent ideas, research, and philosophies in the field Exemplifies where interior design sits in its maturation as a discipline and profession through inclusion of diverse authors, topics, and ideas
Author: Panache Partners LLC.
Publisher: Panache Partners Llc
Loaded with hundreds of photographs of high-end custom homes, these gorgeous books are a treat for lovers of residential architecture and a resource for people planning to build their own one-of-a-kind houses. Profiles of top architects and information on local builders and suppliers provide an overview of regional styles and preferences in each locality. Echoing the fascinating mix of people who call the nation's capital their home, the region's strikingly diverse architecture becomes evident through the broad range of private residences—from ground-up designs to renovations, historical restorations to large-scale additions, and classical Gothic and Victorian styles to chic urban contemporary.
Author: C. Ford Peatross, Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division
Publisher: JHU Press
This elegant volume, a guide to the Library of Congress's massive collection of architectural drawings, offers a celebration of the ambitious project of designing the nation's capital. Each of its "capital drawings" reflects some aspect of the lives, history, and values of the building's creators and sponsors. 55 color illustrations. 123 halftones.
The USACE Design Guide for Interiors provides a comprehensive reference document to assist USACE designers; Major Army Commands; Directorates of Public Works; facility users; and contract architectural, engineering, and interior design firm in the development of excellent interiors. It complements other criteria such as Architectural and Engineering Instructions, Design Criteria, DA Standard Designs, Engineering Regulations (ER), and selection resources, and is applicable to new construction, renovation, and maintenance and repair of building interiors. The purpose of the Design Guide for designers is to provide support to customers and designers in the creation of functional and aesthetic interior designs for facilities. The design guide addresses the full spectrum of design-related issues before the interior designer, with discussions of design theory, building technology, material resources, application, and criteria for selection of materials and products. The intent is to provide a common%on basis to communication and understanding of critical subject matter for the architectural and interior designer, so that facilities may be made harmonious in function and appearance.
Author: Stephanie Travis
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
The debate surrounding hand drawing versus computer-generated imagery has become a hot topic. Having grown up with computers, todays interior design and architecture students are extremely adept at creating computer imagery, but often lack confidence in their freehand sketching skills, or do not know how to sketch at all. Sketching, and the careful observation that it entails, is essential for the successful development of the next generation of designers. Here, forty-five step-by-step exercises take the student from the simple threedimensional forms of furniture, to interiors, to complex building exteriors and cityscapes.
Author: James Grayson Trulove
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications
This volume in the highly successful New American series offers an in-depthook at cutting edge interior design in homes and apartments throughout thenited States. More than 20 projects are featured by some of the mostrominent and creative architects and interior designers in the United States.elected for excellence in design and creative use of furnishings, colours,nd materials, each project is treated as a case study that includes a floorlan, and rich, professional photography of the interiors. Readers will findiverse design strategies and solutions applied to interiors of all sizes in wide range of styles and budgets.