Saturday, October 13, 2012

INTERIOR DESIGN BOOKS


1. Interior Design (4th Edition) [Paperback]

Book Description

Publication Date: February 3, 2007 | ISBN-10: 0132408902 | ISBN-13: 978-0132408905 | Edition: 4
 
For one/two-semester introductory courses in Interior Design.
A comprehensive, applications-oriented introduction to the evolving field of interior design, with a focus on the challenges facing designers in the 21st century. Emphasizing good solutions to real problems by examining best practices from the past and present, the author details case studies using a broad range of projects from modest home and work-place designs, to public areas, to full professional involvement in large commercial spaces.


Interior Design (4th Edition) by John F. Pile

2. Color in Interior Design [Hardcover]

 

Book Description

Publication Date: April 1, 1997 | ISBN-10: 0070501653 | ISBN-13: 978-0070501652 | Edition: 1
Create dazzling color schemes for any indoor space. You'll quickly sharpen your color skills--and open the door to a more rewarding and profitable career with John F. Pile's Color in Interior Design. He takes the mystery out of working with color, showing you step-by-step how to plan color relationships in an organized and systematic way...prepare color schemes for interiors...make color charts...select materials...put together color samples...work with additive and subtractive color...understand the psychological impact of color...use color in functional spaces...and solve a wide range of practical color problems. This hands-on color design tool packs illustrations of the best color work by well-known professionals--plus a survery of color in historic interiors that will guide you through restoration and adaptive reuse projects.
Color in Interior Design by John Pile

3. Perspective for Interior Designers [Paperback]


Book Description

Publication Date: August 1, 1989
The author provides the means by which students and interior degigners can learn to draw interior perspectives through the use of a basic formula. He offers an easily accessible and quickly learned method that will serve every interior designer's drawing needs. All that is required is familiarity with plan, section, and elevation drawings and the basic skills of using drafting tools. Beginning with a section on the fundamental technique of two-point perspective, which is presented through 14 sequential steps, Pile moves on to cover special situations (including one-point perspective, circular forms, reflective images, views from above, light effects and furniture); freehand perspective; camera techniques; case studies of 8 typical spaces, which are illustrated by 5 well-known designers; analysis of finished perspectives; and a review of computer-aided techniques. Step-by-step demonstrations, analysis of constructed layouts, and illustrations of completed works make this volume a complete and accurate guidebook.
Perspective for Interior Designers by John Pile

4Ann Getty: Interior Style [Hardcover]


Book Description

Publication Date: October 16, 2012
The first-ever compilation of the luxurious interiors from the influential designer and philanthropist Ann Getty. For those who are passionate about fine interiors, the preservation of antiques, the highest level of craftsmanship, and respect for architectural integrity, this book offers an insider’s view of the exquisite designs of Ann Getty. Fluent in classical styles and periods and known for sourcing her vast array of objects and opulent materials from across the globe, Getty creates interiors that are steeped in historical style yet remain fresh and vibrant for today’s clientele.
From the exceptional residence she and her music-composer husband, Gordon Getty, use for entertaining and displaying their world-class collection of art and antiques, to the comfortable yet elegant townhouse she designed for a stylish young family, the book showcases richly detailed interiors that are coveted by design enthusiasts and collectors. Featured are pieces from Getty’s successful furniture line of original designs inspired by the renowned Getty collection as well as her own extensive travel and design studies.
This intimate look, Getty’s first-ever monograph, demonstrates how to combine objects from different time periods and styles in a sumptuous atmosphere rich in bold colors, vibrant textures, and classic elegance.
Ann Getty: Interior Style by Diane Dorrans Saeks

5. Interiors [Paperback]



Book Description

Publication Date: August 26, 2010 | ISBN-10: 0073526509 | ISBN-13: 978-0073526508 | Edition: 5
Interiors: An Introduction is the starting point for a lifetime of design education, appreciation, and enjoyment. Whether the goal is a career in interior design, or simply a better understanding of how to enhance one's own living space, the information and ideas in this text will help readers achieve it.
Interiors offers an introduction to the elements, practice, and aesthetics of residential and nonresidential interior design, as well as their applications. In addition, the authors describe the numerous choices of materials, furnishings, and components used in interior design.
Interiors by Karla Nielson

6. The Age of Elegance: Interiors by Alex Papachristidis [Hardcover]



Book Description

Publication Date: October 16, 2012
One of today’s eminent tastemakers, Alex Papachristidis is known for arresting, elegant interiors that meld classical motifs with a modern perspective and sophisticated details. This volume pays homage to Papachristidis’s refined sensibility and celebrates Alex Papachristidis Interiors’ twenty-fifth anniversary. Papachristidis has decorated homes for an international clientele—featured projects range from grand New York apartments to idyllic beach houses in the Hamptons and Cape Cod. Inspired by legendary designers such as Renzo Mongiardino and Sister Parish, he is known for wall-to-wall luxury. The hallmark of his style is an unwavering attention to detail, from gilded finishes and stenciled floors to his use of passementerie and creative layering of fabrics for upholstery.
Papachristidis’s multifaceted approach and fresh color palette make his rooms the perfect backdrop for glamorous living and an easy elegance. He discusses style strategies such as draping hall tables and hanging matchstick blackout shades beneath bedroom curtains, and he opens his international address book to share favorite resources for fabrics, furniture, and antiques.
The Age of Elegance: Interiors by Alex Papachristidis by Alex Papachristidis

7. Residential Interior Design: A Guide To Planning Spaces [Paperback]


Book Description

Publication Date: April 26, 2011 | ISBN-10: 0470584734 | ISBN-13: 978-0470584736 | Edition: 2
The completely revised room-by-room guide to home interior design
Residential Interior Design, Second Edition teaches the fundamental skills that are needed to plan interior spaces for all types of homes, regardless of decorative styles, from remodeling to new construction. Taking a step-by-step approach, this valuable primer reviews all aspects of interior architecture as it relates to human factors and daily use.
Authors Maureen Mitton and Courtney Nystuen explore the minimal amount of space that is necessary for rooms to function usefully, from the kitchen to the bathroom, the bedroom to the hallway, and every room in between. Packed with hundreds of drawings and photographs, this valuable tool is brimming with useful information regarding codes, mechanical and electrical systems, keys to creating wheelchair accessible spaces, and a variety of additional factors that impact each type of room and its corresponding space. Now featuring a companion website with instructor resources, this new edition is:
  • Revised and updated with new building codes information and expanded information on sustainability, building construction, doors, windows, home offices, and outdoor spaces
  • Illustrated throughout with line drawings and photographs to clearly explain the concepts covered
  • The perfect study aid for the NCIDQ exam
With a focus on quality of design over quantity of space, Residential Interior Design, Second Edition is the first stop to designing equally efficient and attractive rooms.
Residential Interior Design: A Guide To Planning Spaces by Maureen Mitton

8. Axel Vervoordt: Timeless Interiors [Hardcover]


Book Description

Publication Date: September 18, 2007
Axel Vervoordt began purchasing antiques in his teens and has steadily built a vast collection of exquisite objects from around the world. He is renowned for his prestigious exhibitions at major world antique fairs, including the New York Design Fair and TEFAF Maastricht. His interior designs, in both traditional and modern settings around the world, combine antiques from all continents with a Zen sensuality, and they blend the old with the new to create harmonious interiors. His unusual pairings may include Chinese porcelain with English furniture or a Roman relic alongside a 1930s Flemish painting.
The extent of Vervoordt’s talent is revealed in the twenty-three homes in Europe and the United States presented here through Christian Sarramon’s photographs. The variety of styles reflects Vervoordt’s eclecticism, and his authentic and welcoming interiors are inspirational treasure troves. From the rustic charm of a Swiss chalet to the classic finesse of a Bordeaux ch√Ęteau to the modern allure of a Miami mansion, Vervoordt’s creations are perfectly in tune with the character and history of each space.
Axel Vervoordt: Timeless Interiors by Armelle Baron

9. Young House Love: 243 Ways to Paint, Craft, Update & Show Your Home Some Love [Hardcover]


Book Description

Publication Date: November 5, 2012
Design ideas for every style, skill level, and budget, from the beloved couple behind YoungHouseLove.com
This debut book by bloggers Sherry and John Petersik is filled with hundreds of fun, deceptively simple, budget-friendly ideas for sprucing up a home. With two home renovations under their (tool) belts, 5 million blog hits per month, and an ever-growing audience since the launch of Young House Love in 2007, Sherry and John are home-improvement enthusiasts primed to pass on a slew of projects, tricks, and techniques to do-it-yourselfers of all levels. Whether an experienced decorator or a total novice, on a tight budget or with money to spend, any homeowner or apartment dweller will find ideas for his or her own home makeovers here. Learn to trick out a thrift-store mirror, spice up plain old roller shades, "hack" your Ikea table to create three distinct looks, and so much more.
Packed with 243 tips and ideas--both classic and unexpected--every project pictured was exclusively executed for the book. With more than 500 photographs and illustrations, this is a book that readers will return to again and again for the creative projects and easy-to-follow instructions in the relatable voice the Petersiks are known for. Adding a little wow factor to your home has never been more fun!
Young House Love: 243 Ways to Paint, Craft, Update & Show Your Home Some Love by Sherry Petersik

10. Interior Design and Decoration [Paperback]



Book Description

Publication Date: August 14, 2006 | ISBN-10: 0131944045 | ISBN-13: 978-0131944046 | Edition: 6
Addressing interior design and decoration from the ancients to the moderns, this text describes the dominant influences of fashion design and focuses on the close relationship between interior design and the architecture of our times.
 
With the Sixth Edition of Interior Design and Decoration, Stanley Abercrombie continues the revival of this time-tested and well-respected text—first published in 1937—to make it meet the needs of today’s teachers and students. In his second revision of Sherrill Whiton’s classic text, Abercrombie presents the full history of interior design—during all periods and throughout all regions—in a manner that facilitates easy comparisons among different times, places, and styles.

Interior Design and Decoration by Stanley Abercrombie

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