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Interiors :an introduction /Karla J. Nielson, David A. Taylor.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Nielson, Karla J.
Taylor, David A.
Publication
Boston : McGraw-Hill
Contents
ch. 1. The process and profession of design -- Interior design: a lifetime pursuit -- The process of design -- The interior design profession -- ch. 2. Special considerations in design -- Two important design considerations -- Special populations -- Environmental considerations -- ch. 3. Design principles and elements -- The principles of design -- The elements of design -- Design discernment and excellence -- ch. 4. Color -- How we see color -- Color theory -- Color harmony -- Color psychology -- Residential and nonresidential uses of color -- ch. 5. Lighting and technology -- Lighting in interior design -- Natural light -- Artificial lighting -- LIght and the mind and body -- Power terminology and units of measurement -- Luminaires, or lighting fixtures -- Lighting for the future -- Nonresidential considerations -- Technology -- ch. 6. Space planning considerations -- Prioritizing needs and wants -- Considerations for specific areas -- Space planning and the principles and elements of design -- Nonresidential considerations -- ch. 7. Floor plans and building systems -- Floor plans -- Diagramming and floor plans -- Floor plans and housing -- Constructing the building -- Insulation and energy conversation -- Nonresidential considerations -- ch. 8. Furniture arrangement -- Function -- Human factors -- The elements and principles of design -- Basic groupings -- Nonresidential considerations -- ch. 9. Furniture selection -- Wooden furniture -- Metal furniture -- Other furniture materials -- Upholstered furniture -- Furniture harmony and human factors -- Furniture types -- Nonresidential considerations--
ch. 10. Architectural detail -- Walls -- Doors -- Windows -- Stairs -- Fireplaces and chimneypieces -- Ceilings -- Cabinetwork -- Nonresidential considerations -- Wall, ceiling, and window treatments -- Wall and ceiling materials -- Paint -- Wall coverings -- ceiling treatments -- Window treatments -- Nonresidential considerations -- ch. 12. Floor materials and coverings -- Flooring requirements and specifications -- Guidelines for selecting hard and resilient floor materials -- Soft floor coverings -- Nonresidential considerations -- ch. 13. Fabric -- Fibers -- Fabric-the champion of versatility -- Nonresidential considerations -- Decorative fabric glossary -- ch. 14. Art and accessories -- Fine art -- Decorative art -- Objects from nature -- Other accessories -- The use of accessories -- Nonresidential considerations -- ch. 15. Historic design -- Early influences -- The English influence in America -- American styles -- Modern Design (1857-present) -- Putting things in perspective.
Date
c2002.
Edition
3rd ed.
Description
xvii, 484 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Notes
Gift of Tom McGrath, 2004.
Includes index.
ISBN
0072441089 (disc)
0697389405 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780072441086 (disc)
9780697389404 (pbk. : alk. paper)
GUSN
251918
Call Number
Stacks NK2115.N45 2002
Descriptive terms
Interior decoration
Material Type
Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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