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The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book

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  • Surface: Identifies options in color, material, texture, and pattern, while addressing maintenance and performance issues.
  • Resources: Gathers a wealth of useful data, from sustainability guidelines to online sources for interiors-related research.
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With detailed charts, specifications, diagrams, and digital information for planning and executing projects of every scale, this accessible reference explores these vital design topics:

  • Fundamentals: Provides a step-by-step overview of an interior project, describing the scope of professional services, the project schedule, and the design and presentation tools used by designers.
  • Space: Examines ways of composing rooms as spatial environments while speaking to functional and life-safety concerns.
  • Surface: Identifies options in color, material, texture, and pattern, while addressing maintenance and performance issues.
  • Environments: Looks at aspects of interior design that help create a specific mood or character, such as natural and artificial lighting, sound, and smell.
  • Elements: Describes the selection and specification of furniture and fixtures, as well as other components essential to an interior environment, such as artwork and accessories.
  • Resources: Gathers a wealth of useful data, from sustainability guidelines to online sources for interiors-related research.

The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book is an essential sourcebook for designers, students of design, and anyone undertaking an interior design project.

The Reference & Specification Book series from Rockport Publishers offers students and practicing professionals in a range of creative industries must-have information in their area of specialty in an up-to-date, concise handbook.