Interior Design Illustrated

Interior Design Illustrated

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Francis D. K. Ching's illustrated introduction to interior design is now completely revised and even more clear and accessible than in the previous bestselling edition. His unique approach is more useful than ever, with a reformatted, larger trim size for easy reading and an all new full color section! The book includes new and updated material on finishes, furnishings and textiles, lighting, sustainability, acoustics, workstations, and much more.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 217 x 281 x 22mm | 943g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • w. ill.
  • 0471473766
  • 9780471473763
  • 134,252

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The bestselling approach to interior design-improved and updated in a new editionFrancis D.K. Ching's integrated approach to interior design is now updated and expanded in this new Second Edition. A functional and beautifully illustrated work, Interior Design Illustrated offers a thorough introduction to interior design, addressing the architectural requirements of interior spaces and the details of furnishing and interior finishes.Beginning designers will find this Second Edition invaluable for its concise and accessible presentation of important concepts, and experienced practitioners will find it insightful and practical for its coverage of the relationship between building structures and interior spaces. The broad range of rich illustrations communicates visual information and ploughs fertile ground for creative ideas and inspiration.Interior Design Illustrated, Second Edition provides new and updated information on finishes, furnishings and textiles, lighting, sustainability, and acoustics, as well as: The structuring and formation of interior space in three dimensionsHow functional needs can be translated into design decisionsThe basic elements and principles of visual design as they are applied to interior designThe functional, aesthetic, and expressive roles design elements can play in the development of three-dimensional spaceThe systems necessary for environmental health, safety, comfort, and convenience that must be integrated into a building's structure and the design of its interior space
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Table of contents

Preface. 1. Interior Space. 2. Interior Design. 3. A Design Vocabulary. 4. Interior Building Elements. 5. Interior Environmental Systems. 6. Lighting and Acoustics. 7. Finish Materials. 8. Furnishings. Bibliography. Index.
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About Francis D. K. Ching

FRANCIS D.K. CHING is the bestselling author of numerous books on architecture and design, all published by Wiley. His works have been translated into many languages and are regarded as classics for their renowned graphic presentation. He is a registered architect and a professor at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he teaches architecture and design drawing. CORKY BINGGELI, ASID, is a practicing interior designer and teaches in the interior design program at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. She is the author of Building Systems for Interior Designers, published by Wiley.
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