Blue Bolt for Design Education

Blue Bolt for Design Education

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For courses in Introduction to Interior Design and Materials of Interior Design and Architecture, Textiles for Interior Design, Studio courses, particularly Commercial Studios. BlueBolt is an online design resource for design professionals and design students. BlueBolt combines a dynamic database of standardized specifications and color-accurate imagery of interior finishes with design features like digital design boards. BlueBolt for Design Education provides design students access to features developed specifically for the education market. Students will gain knowledge of commercial materials and finishes through access to current physical samples, an interactive glossary on CD that is rich with over 750 concise definitions of industry-specific terms, over 800 illustrations and graphics with links to manufacturers and other professionals resources. Students may order up to four samples per participating brand per term-at no additional charge-by registering online with their unique code.
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  • CD-ROM
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 0131141856
  • 9780131141858

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About this CD. Preface - Introductory Remarks. Getting Started. Minimum System Requirements. Resources - Links to Websites of Commercial Interiors Brands and Professional Organizations and Other Resources. Credits. Glossary. Over 750 industry specific terms including technical specification terms as well as aesthetic design terms to provide the student with a quick reference guide of the basic vocabulary of the interiors profession. * See below for a sample from the "A" section for the depth and range of the terms. Activities. Interactive activity on systems of Repeat in pattern design. Helps the student in thinking about calculations and layouts for custom projects and installations. Visual quiz of materials found on the CD. About BlueBolt. How to use the online version of BlueBolt - a design resource rapidly being adopted by design professionals across the country. Registration for Sample Ordering. Link to the registration page of BlueBolt for Education. Input of unique sampling code for access to sample ordering privileges for a four month period. * Here's a sample of the terms defined in the "A" section: AATCC. AATCC Test Method 16-1998. Abaca. Abrasion Resistance. Abrasion, ACT. Absorbency. Abstract Pattern. Accent Color. Acetate. Achromatic. Acoustical Rating. Acrylic. ACT. ACT Requirements. ADA. Adhesive. Adhesive Warranty. African Influence Pattern. Alkyd Paint. Alpaca. Alternate Backing. Alternate Face Weight. Alternate Width. Analogous Colors. Aniline Finish. Antimicrobial Finish. Antique Satin. Antiquing, Antique Finish. Antiseptic. Antistatic Finish. Architecture Motif. Area Rug. Argyle Pattern. Art Deco. Art Nouveau. Arts and Crafts. Asian Influence. ASTM. ASTM C1028-96. ASTM D1117-01. ASTM D123-02. ASTM D1682-64. ASTM D2859-02. ASTM D3511-02. ASTM D3597- 02. ASTM D412-98a (2002)e1. ASTM D4723-99. ASTM D4966-98. ASTM D5034-95(2001). ASTM D751- 00. ASTM E648-03. ASTM E662-01. ASTM E84-01. ASTM F1700-99. ASTM F925-02. ASTM F970-00. Attached Cushion. Awning Stripe. Axminster Carpet. WHAT DO EDUCATORS AND STUDENTS SAY ABOUT BLUEBOLT? David Matthews, a professor at Ohio University in Athens, OH, about using BlueBolt in their design program: "BlueBolt has provided a significant opportunity for our students to research, evaluate, and implement materials studies in studio projects...BlueBolt offers a database of resources that is current, deep, and directly applicable in an educational context." Kelly Kestler, a third year design student at Kent State University in Ohio, about her experience using BlueBolt: "It was a great feeling to know that what I was presenting for projects was actually products that were available. I felt prepared and professional when doing my projects."
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