Author: Christine M. Piotrowski
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
If you're embarking upon a career in interior design, here's a highly visual overview of the profession, with in-depth material on educational requirements, design specialties, finding a job, and the many directions a career in interior design can take. Featuring informative interviews with working designers, this Second Edition includes updated educational requirements and a list of accredited interior design programs in the United States and Canada.
Author: Lisa M. Tucker
Publisher: Fairchild Books
“This book fits a niche that doesn't seem to have been addressed so far. I can easily see the case studies as a wonderful weapon for students to use to attempt to emulate for their projects.” Robert Paul Meden, Marymount University, USA Introduces you to the International Building Codes and other regulatory guidelines and shows you how to apply design solutions with illustrated case studies. The book provides an overview of building codes and standards, and includes a description of the permitting process, document submission, and compliance and occupancy of the built project. The second part of the book is comprised of case studies illustrating all of the major codes areas. These case studies include REVIT rendered illustrations of important details, exercises practicing key concepts, and end-of-chapter compliance checklists. Special attention has been given to including both LEED and WELL Building Standards. Features An innovative approach to learning codes and guidelines, which presents them as an opportunity for design creativity Chapter features include learning objectives, key terms, case studies, checklists, codes tables, and project exercises Includes the latest updates for IBC 2018 codes compliance Projects include both residential and commercial spaces
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: Lisa M. Tucker
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Sustainable Building Systems and Construction for Designers, Second Edition, continues to be the best resource for viewing building construction and its systems through the lens of sustainability. As a practicing architect and an interior designer, author Lisa M. Tucker covers all systems including structural, mechanical, electrical and lighting, plumbing, and interior building systems as they relate to sustainability and interior design. The technical knowledge and vocabulary presented in the text allows interior designers, architects, engineers, and contractors to communicate effectively with each other while collaborating on projects. This new edition -- produced in an easier-to-use format - contains the latest information on LEED, ADA, Net Zero construction, and sustainable construction practices.
Author: Martin Waller, Dominic Bradbury
This beautifully illustrated atlas of design a virtual travel book for the house, each chapter offering a new geographic experience and suggesting recipes for elegant living, fusing ideas from many different cultures into eclectic, exciting, and unique home interiors. People and places, architecture and landscape, are juxtaposed with the ways in which ideas taken from these many compass points can be applied to our own living spaces. Every page celebrates the constantly alluring idea of discovering and blending flavors and ideas from around the globe. Continually emphasizing style through diversity--one of today's hottest trends in interior design--the book suggests myriad ways to combine influences, colors, fabric, art, and objects from diverse cultures and bring them together cohesively and with high style. Ideas are drawn from all areas of the world, including spots as vastly different from one another as the exotic Orient, cosmopolitan Manhattan, Africa, Western Europe, and ancient Incan culture.
Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Facts101 is your complete guide to Architecture and Interior Design from the 19th Century, Volume 2, An Integrated History. In this book, you will learn topics such as VICTORIAN REVIVALS, ACADEMIC HISTORICISM, REFORMS, and INNOVATION plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Author: Jon Duckett
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Presents information on using HTML and CSS to create Web pages, covering such topics as lists, links, images, tables, forms, color, layout, and video and audio.
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: Katherine S. Ankerson, Jill Pable
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Interior Design: Practical Strategies for Teaching and Learning provides a pedagogical approach specifically geared to instruction in interior design. Combining theory with practical application and examples unique to the interior design discipline, the unifying theme of the book is achieving excellence in design education. For first-time teachers whose formal training as educators is more limited than their expertise in the discipline of interior design, this text serves as a primary, specialized resource. For both new and seasoned teachers, it is a handy, just-in-time reference for those sticky situations when one needs a fresh perspective in teaching an idea in a new way. The text is enriched by case studies; grading rubrics and student critiques; definitions of educational jargon; tables and graphs; photos of teaching-related activities and spaces; and a bibliography for further information on teaching and learning topics.
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: 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: Frank Theodore Koe
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Fabric for the Designed Interior, Second Edition, is a comprehensive text for students and professionals, addressing both residential and commercial interiors. The book begins by placing fabric in a historic context, examining its connection to the growth of civilization. Later chapters take a practical approach to provide readers with the tools they need for successfully specifying fabric, dealing with environmental and safety concerns, understanding fabric and carpet-care issues, working with bids and contracts, and learning strategies for navigating showrooms and fabricating facilities. Leading designers, fabric manufacturers, and suppliers weigh in with their experiences, giving readers a clear idea of real-world expectations. This new edition is updated with expanded coverage on sustainable fabrics, more robust and clear instructions on costing, an appendix of historic and decorative architectural styles, and a revised art program featuring contemporary styles. Fabric for the Designed Interior STUDIO-an online tool for more effective study! · Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips · Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary · Watch videos that bring chapter concepts to life About the Fabric for the Designed Interior STUDIO Videos Access to online instructional videos that show the world of interior textiles in action. The viewer will be taken on a tour of the historic Scalamandre 110,000-square-foot mill and see how woven and printed fabrics are produced. Elements of the tour include design conceptualization and artwork, dyeing of yarns, warping, and weaving on various types of looms. The second video takes the viewer to several to-the-trade showrooms in New York City. Viewers will learn practical skills like establishing an account, reading tags, costing, and ordering product. Showrooms specializing in both residential and contract fabric are toured. PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501321849. OPTIONAL SWATCH KIT: This text also can be used in conjunction with Swatch Reference Guide for Interior Design Fabrics by Deborah Young, also available from Fairchild Books. Direct access to fabric swatches can enhance understanding of essential details of woven, printed, and nonwoven fabrics. Activities using these fabric swatches can be found at the end of each chapter of this book.
Author: Roberto Naboni, Ingrid Paoletti
This book presents the state of the art in advanced customization within the sector of architectural design and construction, explaining important new technologies that are boosting design, product and process innovation and identifying the challenges to be confronted as we move toward a mass customization construction industry. Advanced machinery and software integration are discussed, as well as an overview of the manufacturing techniques offered through digital methods that are acquiring particular significance within the field of digital architecture. CNC machining, Robotic Fabrication, and Additive Manufacturing processes are all clearly explained, highlighting their ability to produce personalized architectural forms and unique construction components. Cutting-edge case studies in digitally fabricated architectural realizations are described and, looking towards the future, a new model of 100% customized architecture for design and construction is presented. The book is an excellent guide to the profound revolution taking place within the fields of architectural design and construction, characterized by computational tools, advanced fabrication means and custom-made high-performance architecture.
Author: Sanjay Mohapatra, K. Ganesh, M. Punniyamoorthy, Rani Susmitha
This book offers an elaborate and empirical look at service quality of hospitals in the emerging market of India. The poor quality of service is a major issue in a large number of hospitals (particularly in government hospitals), which forces patients to opt for private hospitals that are generally much more expensive than government hospitals. This book provides a comprehensive understanding of service quality antecedents in Indian hospitals. It focuses on patient satisfaction and includes valuable insights and implications for hospital management and government. The book is theoretically grounded in SERVQUAL literature and uses appropriate and sophisticated techniques and tools to analyse data. It highlights causal model development with Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) and introduces a classification model, developed using Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs), in order to benchmark specialty cardiac care. The book also deals with Support Vector Machines (SVMs) and compares the error rates between SVM and ANN to find the best classification technique among the two. Overall, this book is a timely and relevant work that contributes to the theory, practice and policy of service quality in hospitals.
Author: Ridhima Patni Jain
Publisher: Partridge Publishing
The most awaited period of stepping out into college life is almost in front of you now. The choices that you make here will largely affect your entire future and life in general. So while one is readying oneself for life after twelfth, the dilemma about which college to choose and which course to choose from the wide array of career streams available after twelfth also increases. This underscores the need for exploring the various career options available and their suitability with reference to the following: —Learning about you —Identifying your skills —Knowing your weakness —Utilizing your talents —Your career dreams