The Guide to Textiles for Interiors

Author: Dianne Rose Jackman
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
ISBN: 1895411971
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Business & Economics

The definitive resource for anyone who works with textiles for interiors. The long-awaited 3rd Edition features updated content, a new hardcover design, and an engaging new format with easy-to-find information, full-colour graphics and charts, green design features, and much more! With course adoptions, you will receive a complimentary Instructor's Guide. This guide includes: chapter synopses activity suggestions textile testing methods discussion questions exam questions

Interior Textiles

Author: Karla J. Nielson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471606406
Release Date: 2007-07-10
Genre: Architecture

When it comes to both the technical and aesthetic considerations of using textiles in interior design, this book gives working professionals what they need to know. You'll receive expert guidance to the process of textile specifications, selection, installation and maintenance, as well as an understanding of the properties of fabric types and a historical context of styles. Sustainable design and code issues are also considered. More than 500 illustrations and photographs elucidate key ideas. This survey of textiles for interior design is divided into three main parts: Fabrics: The interior design textile industry and marketplace. A study of fibers, yarns, constructions, and finishes. Codes and "green" design. Applications: Textile specifications and coordination of upholstery and wall coverings, window treatments, linens and accessories, and rugs and carpeting. Period Style: Oriental styles, Renaissance and Formal styles, Medieval, Colonial, Country and Provence styles, Regional and Ethnic styles, and Modern styles. Order your copy today!


Author: Marypaul Yates
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 039373062X
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Architecture

Fabrics provides designers with the information needed to make their fabric specifications easy, informed, and appropriate to the job at hand, considering aesthetics, performance, application, and green design.

Architectural Drafting for Interior Designers

Author: Lydia Sloan Cline
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781628920963
Release Date: 2014-07-03
Genre: Architecture

This resource on architectural drafting introduces the topic specifically for beginning interior designers. This second edition adds a new chapter 14, 'Incorporating the Computer,' which covers integrating software with hand drafting. Content reorganization - like new chapter 3, '2D and 3D' - makes this edition even more intuitive, with specific topics easy to locate.

Textile Style

Author: Caroline Clifton-Mogg
Publisher: Aurum PressLtd
ISBN: 1903221765
Release Date: 2008-04-01
Genre: Architecture

Demonstrates how to decorate a home in creative and unusual ways using fabrics from around the world.

John Robshaw Prints

Author: John Robshaw
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452139494
Release Date: 2014-04-29
Genre: Design

Design enthusiasts and armchair travelers will love circling the globe with celebrated textile designer John Robshaw. From batiks in Java to ikats in Thailand and indigo printing in India, Robshaw reveals the lush inspiration behind his signature style while highlighting step-by-step block printing techniques from local artisans and masters. Robshaw provides a rare glimpse into his creative process, wherein he blends traditional methods with his own painterly style for entirely unique creations, and shares tips for incorporating textiles into any space. Brimming with beautiful photographs of covetable textiles, far-flung destinations, and eye-catching interiors, this book is an eclectic visual tour of the rich tradition of textile printing.

Specifying Interiors

Author: Maryrose McGowan
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471692611
Release Date: 2005-12-02
Genre: Architecture

Based on the International Building Code (IBC), this updated and expanded edition of the industry standard covers today’s diverse materials, regulations and requirements, specification formats, and more. Just as detailed as the specifications it explains, this comprehensive Second Edition provides all the critical information necessary for completing contract documents, all organized in a quick-reference format.

Textiles for Residential and Commercial Interiors

Author: Jan Yeager
Publisher: Fairchild Books
ISBN: 1563671786
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Genre: Architecture

This revision is devoted entirely to textiles for interiors and provides a comprehensive and complete coverage of essential topics. Beginning with a primer on textile fibers, the content ranges from basic textiles to end-products used in residential and commercial interiors, including textile and non-textile upholstery fabrics, window coverings, drapery linings, textile wall coverings, soft floor coverings and cushions, and household and institutional textiles. Numerous photographs and illustrations bring these concepts to life. This text includes pedagogy such as case studies, key terms, review questions, and an extended glossary.

Textile Technology and Design

Author: Deborah Schneiderman
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781474261951
Release Date: 2016-01-28
Genre: Design

Textile Technology and Design addresses the critical role of the interior at the intersection of design and technology, with a range of interdisciplinary arguments by a wide range of contributors: from design practitioners to researchers and scholars to aerospace engineers. Chapters examine the way in which textiles and technology – while seemingly distinct – continually inform each other through their persistent overlapping of interests, and eventually coalesce in the practice of interior design. Covering all kinds of interiors from domestic (prefabricated kitchens and 3D wallpaper) to extreme (underwater habitats and space stations), it features a variety of critical aspects including pattern and ornament, domestic technologies, craft and the imperfect, gender issues, sound and smart textiles. This book is essential reading for students of textile technology, textile design and interior design.

Interior Design Materials and Specifications

Author: Lisa Godsey
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781501317590
Release Date: 2017-02-09
Genre: Architecture

This complete guide to the selection of materials for interiors has been updated to reflect recent changes to the industry, written from the viewpoint of the working designer.

Swatch Reference Guide for Interior Design Fabrics

Author: Deborah Young
Publisher: Fairchild Books
ISBN: 1501306006
Release Date: 2017-02-09
Genre: Architecture

Swatch Reference Guide for Interior Design is a complete learning tool for interior fabrics. An all-in-one text and swatch book, it is replete with 145 contemporary swatches relevant to the field of interior design. This reference offers all the pertinent information needed for fabric identification, analysis, acquisition, and usage. Through the text and assembly of the kit, readers will learn all the essential performance properties of fibers, knits, finishes, and more. This resource will be an invaluable tool throughout any interior designer's career.


Author: Lauren Liess
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 9781613128091
Release Date: 2015-10-13
Genre: House & Home

Lauren Liess, an interior designer and founder of the popular blog Pure Style Home, fuses her love of design and the great outdoors into all her work. In Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating, her first book, Lauren invites readers to bring nature inside by mixing the textures of natural elements such as wood and stone with eclectic groupings of modern and quirky vintage pieces. Readers will be inspired by the unique style of these rooms, which include lovely framed botanical prints and Liess’s own textile patterns inspired by wildflowers and weeds. The book is divided into three sections: Part I focuses on the fundamental elements of design, with each chapter devoted to a particular element, such as color, lighting, and furniture; Part II addresses the intangibles of designing a space, such as aesthetics and creating a mood; and Part III tackles unique room-specific challenges in every part of the house.

Textiles of the Islamic World

Author: John Gillow
ISBN: 0500515271
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Design

A worldwide survey ofIslamic textile productionover the centuries,illustrated with 600+color photographs.

Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics

Author: Deborah E. Young
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781501328565
Release Date: 2018-01-11
Genre: Design

Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics is an all-in-one text and swatch book that focuses on the unique needs of students in fashion design, apparel merchandising, and product development.