Author: Pierre Passebon
Publisher: Flammarion-Pere Castor
Evaluates the work of the modern interiors artist while analyzing his view about how dcor should reflect occupants rather than designers, in a volume that considers his tutelage under such figures as Henri Samuel and Didier Aaron before working with such clients as Yves Saint Laurent, Princess Caroline, and Valentino.
Author: Christine M. Piotrowski
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Most interior designers who own - or plan to own - their own firms are at a disadvantage because they lack formal business training. This book provides them with essential information on accounting, financial analysis, revenue operation, contracts, personnel issues and more.
Author: Alexa Hampton
Publisher: Potter Style
The daughter of a celebrated White House decorator draws on early memories of watching her father and studying art to counsel readers on how to understand design by observing four basic principles, sharing lavish photographs of 18 homes that represent a variety of styles.
Author: Daniel John Stine, Aaron R. Hansen
Publisher: SDC Publications
"The intent of this book is to provide the interior design student a well-rounded knowledge of Autodesk Revit tools and techniques. These skills can then be applied to enhance professional development in both academia and industry."--Cover.
Author: Keeley Harris
Publisher: Pavilion Books
Celebrating the perennial interest in incorporating vintage flea-market finds into interior schemes, Style Me Vintage: Home is a feast of retro inspiration. With practical information on how to identify and source original vintage homewares, there is also plenty of inspiration on how to style your rooms according to your favoured decade, whether it be the 1920s or the 1970s. Without being restrictive, there's also plenty of advice on how to mix eras and incorporate vintage into contemporary schemes. This is a sourcebook of inspiration to all those hungry for nostalgic design. From ideas for display (fab sixties artwork, kitsch figurines, retro plates and crockery) to larger furniture finds (fifties sideboards, classic fabrics, reupholstered armchairs) see how vintage design can be made to work today.
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: Bill Burnett, Dave Evans
#1 New York Times Bestseller At last, a book that shows you how to build—design—a life you can thrive in, at any age or stage Designers create worlds and solve problems using design thinking. Look around your office or home—at the tablet or smartphone you may be holding or the chair you are sitting in. Everything in our lives was designed by someone. And every design starts with a problem that a designer or team of designers seeks to solve. In this book, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans show us how design thinking can help us create a life that is both meaningful and fulfilling, regardless of who or where we are, what we do or have done for a living, or how young or old we are. The same design thinking responsible for amazing technology, products, and spaces can be used to design and build your career and your life, a life of fulfillment and joy, constantly creative and productive, one that always holds the possibility of surprise. "Designing Your Life walks readers through the process of building a satisfying, meaningful life by approaching the challenge the way a designer would. Experimentation. Wayfinding. Prototyping. Constant iteration. You should read the book. Everyone else will." —Daniel Pink, bestselling author of Drive “This [is] the career book of the next decade and . . . the go-to book that is read as a rite of passage whenever someone is ready to create a life they love.” —David Kelley, Founder of IDEO “An empowering book based on their popular class of the same name at Stanford University . . . Perhaps the book’s most important lesson is that the only failure is settling for a life that makes one unhappy. With useful fact-finding exercises, an empathetic tone, and sensible advice, this book will easily earn a place among career-finding classics.” —Publishers Weekly From the Hardcover edition.
Author: Christine M. Piotrowski, Elizabeth A. Rogers, IIDA
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
The definitive reference on designing commercial interiors-expanded and updated for today's facilities Following the success of the ASID/Polsky Prize Honorable Mention in 1999, authors Christine Piotrowski and Elizabeth Rogers have extensively revised this guide to planning and designing commercial interiors to help professionals and design students successfully address today's trends and project requirements. This comprehensive reference covers the practical and aesthetic issues that distinguish commercial interiors. There is new information on sustainable design, security, and accessibility-three areas of increased emphasis in modern interiors. An introductory chapter provides an overview of commercial interior design and the challenges and rewards of working in the field, and stresses the importance of understanding the basic purpose and functions of the client's business as a prerequisite to designing interiors. This guide also gives the reader a head start with eight self-contained chapters that provide comprehensive coverage of interior design for specific types of commercial facilities, ranging from offices to food and beverage facilities, and from retail stores to health care facilities. Each chapter is complete with a historical overview, types of facilities, planning and interior design elements, design applications, a summary, references, and Web sites. New design applications covered include spas in hotels, bed and breakfast inns, coffee shops, gift stores and salons, courthouses and courtrooms, and golf clubhouses. In keeping with the times, there are new chapters focusing on senior living facilities and on restoration and adaptive use. A chapter on project management has been revised and includes everything from proposals and contracts to scheduling and documentation. Throughout the book, design application discussions, illustrations, and photographs help both professionals and students solve problems and envision and implement distinctive designs for commercial interiors. With information on licensing, codes, and regulations, along with more than 150 photographs and illustrations, this combined resource and instant reference is a must-have for commercial interior design professionals, students, and those studying for the NCIDQ licensing exam. Companion Web site: www.wiley.com/go/commercialinteriors
Author: Kishani Perera, Elizabeth Roehrig
Interior designer Kishani Perera knows that good design is everywhere and at every price point. Mixing modern with vintage, and retail with custom, her eclectic interiors incorporate pieces from designer showrooms and Etsy alike to create spectacularly layered, vibrant homes. In Vintage Remix, Perera’s striking interiors serve as a guided tour through the stages of design, from deciding when to skimp or splurge to adding the finishing touches and unexpected elements of whimsy. Her mix-and-match philosophy will help readers discover and express their own tastes. Perera takes the intimidation out of blending styles, proving that pairing seemingly opposing pieces can strike a balance that is classically chic. Praise for Vintage Remix: “In her new book Vintage Remix: The Interiors of Kishani Perera, the Los Angeles designer proves that ‘eclectic’ does not have to be code for ‘messy’ or ‘absolute disarray.’ The homes she decorates mix high-end furnishings with eBay and Etsy finds, flea market pieces, and mass-market purchases for rooms that reflect an individual's personality with warmth and often a touch of glamour.” —Los Angeles Times
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: Nadia Strachan
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Interior design has the ability to positively touch and improve the lives of every man, woman and child on this planet and in some cases the lives of the animals with whom we also share our lives. This is one of the few professions on earth that has the amazing capacity to, not only embody, redirect, improve our mental and physical well-being but also to transform our everyday standard of living for the better. I also believe that a well-designed interior can potentially save our lives by providing shelter, a place of safety, security, sanctuary and give us hope for the future. Yes, I truly am passionate about the creation of amazing interior spaces. The years have taught me the true value of the expression of such a wonderful gift. So I chose to write this series of books to share my passion with you also and hopefully enlighten you to your hidden potential, as I guide you through this design creation process. So I decided to write this series of books from the view point of 'what I wished I had known at each stage of my design journey'. You see I do not believe that it is necessary to show you multiple before and after photos, because I know that we all understand what the before picture looks like. It is the before pictures in our lives that drive us to pursue the after picture, you are reading this book in the knowledge that you already know that you are living with the before picture and now you are ready to create the after picture. This book series will only show you the after pictures so that you can begin to flood your minds with all the positive images of what can be achieved in virtually any interior or exterior space. So with that objective in mind, I aim to guide and mentor you through these series of books - so that at each stage you too can grow in your passion, ability, knowledge and self-belief in what you can and will achieve through this wonderful profession called 'Interior Design'. Who will benefit from this book series? - in short 'everyone'.... from the student who wishes to have greater clarity and direction on their interior design course, the freelance interior designer/stylist who wishes to grow their business in a new direction, or the DIY enthusiast who wants to inject a feel of professional polish into their next project. Property developers who wish to ensure that the properties they offer to their new residents are a home rather than just temporary accommodation, the brave novice who just enjoys creating wonderful interior spaces just for fun, to the everyday slightly nervous person who simply wishes to live in a beautiful home that reflects their own unique personal style. Whatever your reason for wishing to follow any combination of this series of books, you will find that the vast array of treasures hidden within each book will serve you well, not only to meet your immediate needs as you work to transform your home with confidence room by room and project after project.
Author: Nadia Strachan
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
IDEAL A4 coffee table size, design guide book which is a PERFECT for your daily use. This is a GREAT book if you are PLANNING to BUY, SELL or RENOVATE YOUR PROPERTY. Whether your BUDGET is HIGH-END, Limited or a somewhere in-between. Then you will find a STORY that will Help you STEP by STEP to achieve your DREAM INTERIOR SPACE. The KITCHEN has always been known as the heart of the home or your place of business. There are very few rooms in a property which are essential for the healthy functioning of that establishment. The Kitchen and Bathroom are at the top of that list. Both people and animals need to eat or at the very least remain hydrated on a daily basis to main their health. This role of catering for one of the basic needs for life, falls squarely on the shoulders of the Kitchen. The PRIMARY FUNCTION of this space is FOOD PREPARATION, and its secondary function is to serve as a nurturer to us all. NOTE: As result of the demands placed on the kitchen, it is wise to INVEST a sizable portion of your BUDGET in acquiring durable high quality appliances, fittings and fixtures.
Author: Betsy Helmuth
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
As seen on the TODAY Show! Homeowners and renters of all means dream of having a beautiful home. With the lingering recession, many of us have less to work with but still long to live in style. Big Design, Small Budget makes luxury an affordable reality. In this DIY home decorating handbook, Helmuth reveals insider tips and her tried-and-tested methods for designing on a budget. In the past year, Helmuth has shared her affordable design advice and step-by-step approaches with millions through live teaching workshops, guest columns, television appearances, and interviews. Now, she has distilled her expertise into this practical guide. The chapters follow her secret design formula and include creating a design budget, mapping out floor plans, selecting a color palette, and accessorizing like a stylist. It’s time to start living in the home of your dreams without maxing out your credit cards. Learn how with Helmuth’s Big Design, Small Budget!
Author: Shay Howe
Publisher: New Riders
HTML and CSS can be a little daunting at first but fear not. This book, based on Shay Howe's popular workshop covers the basics and breaks down the barrier to entry, showing readers how they can start using HTML and CSS through practical techniques today. They'll find accompanying code examples online, while they explore topics such as the different structures of HTML and CSS, and common terms. After establishing a basic understanding of HTML and CSS a deeper dive is taken into the box model and how to work with floats. The book includes an exercise focused on cleaning up a web page by improving the user interface and design, solely using HTML and CSS. With a few quick changes the web page changes shape and comes to life. Interactive, technically up-to-the-minute and easy-to-understand, this book will advance a student's skills to a professional level.
Author: Vibhavari Jani
Publisher: A&C Black
This text provides lecturers with a resource to teach interior design from an inclusive perspective, acknowledging the contributions of all world cultures, rather than just western European traditions.