Author: David Kent Ballast
Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated
To pass the Schematic Design division of the ARE, you will need to successfully design two vignettes--one building layout vignette and one interior layout vignette. Schematic Design: ARE Sample Problems and Practice Exam gives you the realistic practice you need to successfully prepare for this division. Sharpen your problem-solving skills, increase your problem-solving speed and confidence, and assess essential knowledge. Each vignette includes a site plan where you create your solution. In addition to being included in the book, site plans are also available online and can be downloaded as a PDF. These site plans are accompanied by valuable tips for creating passing solutions on the actual computerized exam. Also included are fully explained examples of passing and failing designs to help you sharpen your problem-solving skills. Realistic Practice for the Schematic Design Division 4 challenging sample vignettes A realistic practice exam with two additional vignettes Each vignette includes a site plan where you create your solution Valuable tips for creating passing solutions on the actual computerized exam Fully explained examples of passing and failing designs Coverage of the Schematic Design Topics Building Layout Interior Layout _____________________________ Since 1975 more than 2 million people preparing for their engineering, surveying, architecture, LEED®, interior design, and landscape architecture exams have entrusted their exam prep to PPI. For more information, visit us at www.ppi2pass.com.
Author: Emily Henderson
"The stylist's genius is in making a space look inviting, personal, and unique. She often does this in just minutes, meaning that a small investment pays off with big rewards. Emily Henderson now draws the curtain on the interior stylist's secrets. This playful yet practical book features 1,000 highly visual, highly enviable, eminently doable ideas-more than any other decor book on the market. First up, Emily walks readers through her Stylist's Toolkit, which helps them discover their signature styles, talk like a stylist, and learn the styling process in 10 easy steps. Then, Emily takes us inside 25 homes, grouped into rooms and themes for the reader, revealing how to get your place ready for its close-up-and your long-term happiness-without it looking contrived. With advice on mixing patterns, visually balancing a space, and scoring great deals on furniture and accents, this is an irresistible inspiration resource for the interior decor enthusiast, as well as anyone looking for help styling a home."
Author: Norma Skurka
Photographs of rooms by outstanding professional designers cover all current design movements, and the accompanying text provides guidance in applying the design ideas according to one's house and budget
Author: Gang Chen
Publisher: ArchiteG, Inc.
This book provides an ARE overview, resources, exam preparation and exam taking techniques, tips and guide, a realistic and complete set of Mock Exam, solutions, and explanations for the Schematic Design (SD) division of the ARE. This book covers the following subjects: 1.ARE, IDP, and education requirements 2.ARE content, format, and preparation strategies 3.Codes and regulations 4.Environmental Issues 5.Building layout 6.Interior layout 7.Valuable strategies and tips for creating passing solutions 8.Sample passing solutions with explanations 9.Many step-by-step screenshots to show you the actual NCARB commands with graphic images 10.Time saving tips 11.Strategies to avoid NCARB traps This book includes four graphic vignettes in the same difficulty level and format as the real exam. It will help you pass the SD division of the ARE and become a licensed architect! About the author: Gang Chen holds a master's degree from the School of Architecture, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, and a bachelor's degree from the School of Architecture, South China University of Technology. He has more than 20 years of professional experience. Many of the projects he was in charge of or participated in have been published extensively in Architecture, Architectural Record, The Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, and more. He has worked on a variety of unusual projects, including well-known, large-scale healthcare and hospitality projects with over one billion dollars in construction costs, award-winning school designs, highly-acclaimed urban design and streetscape projects, multifamily housing, high-end custom homes, and regional and neighborhood shopping centers. Gang Chen is a LEED AP BD+C and a licensed architect in California. He is also the internationally acclaimed author of other fascinating books, including Building Construction, Planting Design Illustrated and the LEED Exam Guides Series, which includes one guidebook for each of the LEED exams. For more information, visit www.GreenExamEducation.com
Author: Val Sharp
Publisher: Val Sharp
A practical guide to managing a home makeover written by Val Sharp, founder of the Canadian Redesigners Association. Provides ideas and step-by-step guidance for creating a home that communicates your life without buying anything new.
Author: Lee Basnar
Publisher: Booklocker.Com Incorporated
A seasoned journalist who rose through the ranks presents an infantry company commander's insight into his soldiers' daily struggle to survive. His vivid prose explains why his brave "grunts" are still haunted by the experience and lack of public respect.
Author: G a Peters
Publisher: Gregory Peters
A non-fiction humorous memoir that takes the reader on a riotous romp through the underbelly of Interior Design. Each story is complimented with an insightful and entertaining original cartoon illustration by author G.A. Peters.
Author: Gil Walsh
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Master colorist Gil Walsh has been winning regional East Coast design awards over the past twenty years and has now captured the eye of the Houzz national architecture and design community. Her premiere monograph comes to life with rooms showing that color can be enjoyed with gusto, whether in pretty pastels or bold, bright hues. From beach houses in the Florida Keys to sky-scraping apartments in Palm Beach, historic landmark buildings such as Fallingwater and the Duquesne Club in Pennsylvania, and a cozy cottage on Martha’s Vineyard, Gil has applied her artistic eye and techniques to a wide variety of interiors and period styles. Gil Walsh is an active member in the American Society of Interior Designers and a member of the Society of Classical Architecture. She works mainly in Palm Beach, Pennsylvania, and Martha’s Vineyard. She has practiced interior design for forty years. Margaret Reilly Muldoon, as the executive of Muldoon Communications, is a writer and contributor to national print media and applies her extensive knowledge of fashion and interior in the film and design industries. She resides in Palm Beach County.
Author: Rosemary Kilmer, W. Otie Kilmer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
After its publication in 1992, Designing Interiors became a hugely successful reference tool and designing textbook. In Designing Interiors, Second Edition, updates on trends in sustainability and green design, building codes, universal design, and building information models amplify the already invaluable interior design tricks of trade. Design professors Rosemary and Otie Kilmer provide a fuller design history that incorporates non-Western design and dynamic color illustrations that flesh out technical concepts.
Author: Mara Miller
Publisher: Vendome Press
We often joke that Jesse and Mara are like contributing editors to my own private magazine. Both at Vogue and at home, they always bring a grand vision to the table along with invaluable expertise and an impeccable eye. It continues to amaze me that they managed to turn a series of broken-down barns into a wonderful compound for my family. Anna Wintour Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller, the principals of Carrier and Company Interiors, are a husband-and-wife design duo who create rooms that are a confident mix of timeless and contemporary design familiar and fresh at once. Always refined and sophisticated, the Carriers work ranges in style from elegantly traditional to luxuriously minimalist. Their rooms often features subtle patterns and neutral palettes punctuated by bursts of exuberance and unexpected mixes of high and low, old and new. Whether decorating a sprawling country house or a Tribeca loft, a winter home in Florida or an apartment in a converted New York printing house, the Carriers mission is to connect people with place and combine their tailored, carefully edited and curated approach with the clients collections, artwork, taste and personality, creating exquisitely detailed yet comfortable and personalized spaces. Illustrated with some 275 full-colour photographs and featuring a foreword by Anna Wintour, Carrier and Company: Positively Chic Interiors introduces the reader to the Carriers unique aesthetic and shows why they are the designers of choice for so many of Americas most discriminating arbiters of taste. It will undoubtedly be the standout decorating book of the year.
Author: Rhonda Eleish, Edie van Breems
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
A well-designed Swedish room, whether an antique-filled country home or a contemporary industrial loft space, has a calm and feel-good quality that literally permeates the atmosphere. See how some of the most authentic advocates of Swedish design are using these ideas in their own homes, places of pure beauty and simplicity. The fundamental concepts of Swedish design are in full play at each location featured and are important qualities to incorporate into a home-those of functionality, quality of materials, light, preservation, art, eclecticism, color, sense of place and a deep reverence for nature. Featured in the book are projects by designers Eleish van Breems, 2Michaels, Liza Laserow, and Jonas Wickman with a look into the private homes of Barbara Paca and Philip Logan of Preservation Green, Mick Aarestrup and Paula Batali of Lief, Tara Shaw of Tara Shaw Inc., Jill Dienst of Dienst and Dotter, Ann Ljungberg and Rajesh Kumar of Just Scandinavian, international stylist Ingrid Leess, and designers Patricia Fischer of Patricia Fisher Interiors and Linda Kennedy of Meredith Baxter Home. The elements of Swedish style are broken down for the reader with inspiring photos and directives and a Resource Guide is provided for further exploration. Forewards by Brad Ford and Keith Granet. Rhonda Eleish and Edie van Breems are the founders of Eleish van Breems Ltd., a company whose approach to design stems from a modern application and interpretation of historic Scandinavian interiors and form. Their design work has been featured in House Beautiful, Elle Decor, Veranda, Glamour, Country Living, Gods & Goddar, and the New York Times, among others. Both live with their families in southwest Connecticut and travel extensively in Scandinavia, calling Stockholm their home away from home.
Author: Helene Kirkpatrick Holden, Holly Holden, Dean Greenblatt, Michael E. Scully, Caroline Holden
"Pretty and proper style is about decorating once... for a lifetime. It is about the creation of timeless, tailored interiors rotted firmly in English tradtion. The rules of this style are like a secret code that has been whispered from other to daughter over generations. These secrets have always been inherited -- until now" -- cover, page 4.
Author: Elizabeth Gaynor, Kari Haavisto
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Offers hundreds of inexpensive, quick and easy decorating projects for cupboards, countertops, coffee tables, and other areas of the house designed to make a big impact with a small effort, outlined in detailed instructions and full-color photographs. 20,000 first printing.
Author: Monica Rich Kosann
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
Counsels decorators in homes of any size on how to personalize living spaces with family photographs and heirlooms, sharing complementary information on such topics as restoring vintage frames and preserving photographs.