Foundations of Interior Design

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Edition: 3rd
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Pub. Date: 2017-02-09
Publisher(s): Fairchild Books
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Summary

The third edition of Foundations of Interior Design, 3rd edition, offers a thorough update to this introduction to the creative, technical and business aspects of the interior design profession. By surveying design history, the elements and principles of design, professional practice, and more, Susan Slotkis provides a practical and comprehensive overview. This new edition includes more coverage of sustainability and a thorough update of lighting topics.

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Author Biography

Susan J. Slotkis, ASID, IFDA, teaches in the Interior Design Department of Fashion Institute of Technology, and at New York University, USA.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. The Interior Design Profession
2. Socially Responsible Design
3. Design Theory: Aesthetics, Elements and Principles of Design
4. Color Theory and Application
5. The Design Process
6. Communicating the Vision
7. Light and Lighting Systems
8. Architectural Design Elements
9. Finishing the Interior
10. Furnishing the Interior
11. Period Design Styles: Antiquity - Empire Style
12. Period Design Styles: Revival Styles - Contemporary Style
13. Forecasting and Trends
14. Professional Practice
Appendix A Professional Organizations, Research Resources, Interior Design Blogs, and Gov't Agencies
Appendix B Names to Know: Interior Designers, Architects, and Furniture Designers
Appendix C Interior Design's Hall of Fame
Basic Metric Conversion Table
Glossary
Index

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