by Rosemary Kilmer,W. Otie Kilmer
After its publication in 1992, Designing Interiors became a hugely successful reference tool and designing textbook. In Designing Interiors, Second Edition, updates on trends in sustainability and green design, building codes, universal design, and building information models amplify the already invaluable interior design tricks of trade. Design professors Rosemary and Otie Kilmer provide a fuller design history that incorporates non-Western design and dynamic color illustrations that flesh out technical concepts.GET BOOK!
by Phaidon Editors
A stunning collection of the best living spaces in the world - available with a brand-new, vibrant-orange cover Phaidon's best-selling Interiors: The Greatest Rooms of the Century is now available in a brand-new bright-orange velvet edition. This book is the ultimate global celebration of residential interior design and decorating. With 400 rooms organized by designer from A- Z, the book goes beyond decorators, designers, and architects to highlight interiors designed by fashion designers, artists, style icons, and film stars who haveGET BOOK!
by Betty Lou Phillips
Inspired by the sun-drenched colours of Southern France, French country orrovencal decorating is as fitting in the city and suburbs as in rural areas.ut how does one go about achieving the provencal ambience?GET BOOK!
by Bruce Caldwell
Restoring the interior of your favorite be as hard as you think. Kits and aftermarket products now make it easier to perform many basic auto upholstery tasks. And many projects without sewing machines or measy dyes. mation on steering wheels, trunk, dyes user-friendly guide on how to: - replace headliners - lay custom carpet - repair dashboards, doors panels, package trays, and kick panels - reupholster seat frames using pre-sewn kits - make your own custom seats - select theGET BOOK!
by Harry Seidler,Chris Abel
Harry Seidler is a powerful architectural voice with internationally acclaimed award winning work spanning five decades. House 1 references early work, some subject to preservation orders, while Houses 2 features more recent houses no less interesting in strength of design.GET BOOK!
by Susan Sully
A volume that explores the beautiful houses, gardens, and decorative arts that comprise Charleston, North Carolina's unique charm also includes a source guide listing interior designers, antiques stores, and manufacturers of fine reproductions.GET BOOK!
by Amber Lewis
"The secret ingredient in successful interior design lies in the art of layering: arranging all your disparate things so that they work together. From Amber Lewis, the trendsetter designer known for her effortlessly layered look, comes a book for attaining a modern eclectic style"--GET BOOK!
by Christine M. Piotrowski,Elizabeth A. Rogers, IIDA
The definitive reference on designing commercial interiors-expanded and updated for today's facilities Following the success of the ASID/Polsky Prize Honorable Mention in 1999, authors Christine Piotrowski and Elizabeth Rogers have extensively revised this guide to planning and designing commercial interiors to help professionals and design students successfully address today's trends and project requirements. This comprehensive reference covers the practical and aesthetic issues that distinguish commercial interiors. There is new information on sustainable design, security, and accessibility-three areas of increased emphasisGET BOOK!
by Penny Bonda,Katie Sosnowchik
Discover new approaches to green design and sustainable building with this comprehensive guide There's a substantial amount of information designers and architects need to understand about sustainability and commercial projects, especially as expectations for professionals in the industry become clearer. Luckily, the second edition of Sustainable Commercial Interiors has been revamped to serve as a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to understand the latest in green and sustainable design. Fully revised throughout, this resource now includes frameworks based on theGET BOOK!
by Carl J. Hansen,Steven D Kawaler,Virginia Trimble
The?rsteditionofthistextappearedin1994.Shortlyafterthethirdprinting, our editor suggested that we attempt a second edition because new devel- mentsinstellarstructureandevolutionhadmadeouroriginalworkoutdated. We (the original authors, CJH and SDK) reluctantly agreed but with res- vations due to the e?ort involved. Our initial reluctance disappeared when we were able to convince (cajole, twist the arm of, etc.) our new coauth- colleague Virginia Trimble to join us. (Welcome Virginia!) We (i.e., all three of us) hope that you agree that the present edition is a greatGET BOOK!
by Roger Yee
Some of America’s top businesses showcase their newest offices, created by the nation’s leading architects and interior designers in Corporate Interiors No. 8. With 300 inspirational and stimulating pages, this book presents innovative solutions from over 140 projects by 35 design firms nationwide. Corporate Interiors No. 8 is a lavish four-color volume and will be your personal guided tour of corporate America. Featured are corporate headquarters, branch offices, product development centers, overseas offices and other facilities where managers, professionals and their staffs areGET BOOK!
Artists' Interiors offers a rare and unique glimpse into the wonderful homes created by living artists from around the globe. From the stylish flat of jazzy Parisian painter Francoise Biver to the fabulous, fanciful, phantasmagoric Luna Parc home of the New Jersey multimedia artist Ricky Boscarino, this book is filled with inspiring interiors that truly celebrate the creative spirit. Featuring intimate photos and profiles, Artists' Interiors reveals how the artists' living and working spaces help them create the art thatGET BOOK!
by Linda Applewhite
An artist and interior designer explains how to transform a home by altering its structural and architectural elements, enhancing the unique quality of a room through the use or addition of elaborate moldings, unusual cabinetry, columns or pillars to define spaces, archways, French doors, and more.GET BOOK!
by Sharon K. Harmon,Katherine E. Kennon
Now available in an updated and expanded third edition, The Codes Guidebook for Interiors incorporates the latest standards for interior projects. The book presents the International Building Code, Life Safety Code, NFPA 5000, ICC/ANSI accessibility standard, and many others in a clear, jargon-free style. In addition, you'll find a thorough referencce for the NCIDQ exam or the interior portion of the ARE. Whether you're an architect, interior designer, facilities manager, construction manager, or developer, The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, ThirdGET BOOK!
by Marjorie Sandor
At a time in her life when she once thought a person should have been well settled in for the long haul, Sandor and her new beloved set out to being a new life together. They buy an old house between the large university which employs them both, and a small urban/student "wilderness." Sandor's young daughter, Hannah, divides her time between her father and her mother's new home. Almost immediately, Sandor's partner, Tracy, undergoes sudden heart surgery. He survives,GET BOOK!
by Charles Faudree
The most beloved designer of Country French interiors, Charles Faudree has been working his magic on homesdomestically and internationally for more than thirty-five years. His fourth book, Charles Faudree Interiors, continues to reveal his versatility in classic and international styles, and showcases his newest signature country French interior-his own new cabin nestled in the Oklahoma countryside-along with a tropical island retreat, a chic metropolitan high-rise, and homes done up in Georgian, contemporary and ranch high style. Here, in his personal,GET BOOK!
by Sharon K. Harmon,Katherine E. Kennon
The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, Fifth Edition features jargon-free explanations of all the codes and standards of concern to designers and architects, including performance codes, fire codes, building and finish standards, energy codes, and Americans with Disabilities standards. The book uses an easy-to-navigate format that is geared towards the code process as a whole, to take readers step-by-step through the codes relevant at each stage in the design process. Dozens of examples and a greatly enhanced set of illustrations, showGET BOOK!
by Sonia Front,Katarzyna Nowak
The essays gathered in the present collection provide textual explorations of the theoretical borderland between interiors and exteriors, undertaken from a variety of perspectives and representing varying approaches and understandings of these terms. In the realm of theory, the distinction between what we choose to include and what we exclude remains a political choice, often fraught with dilemmas that cannot be resolved. How to discern between interiors and exteriors? Where do we draw dividing lines? Do we want to drawGET BOOK!