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.

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.

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 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.

Fabric for the Designed Interior

Author: Frank Theodore Koe
Publisher: Fairchild Books
ISBN: 1563674076
Release Date: 2007-09-19
Genre: Architecture

Interior designers and architects need to thoroughly understand fabric in order to satisfy clients’ needs and effectively meet the requirements of a given space. Fabric for the Designed Interior is a comprehensive text for students and professionals, addressing both residential and commercial interiors. Early chapters place fabric in a historic context, examining its connection to the growth of civilization. Chapters with a practical orientation provide readers with the tools they need for successfully specifying fabric, dealing with environmental and safety concerns, understanding fabric and carpet-care issues, working with bids and contracts, and learning strategies for navigating through showrooms and fabricating facilities. Leading designers, fabric manufacturers, and suppliers weigh in with their experiences, giving readers a clear idea of real-world expectations.

Architecture and Interior Design Through the 18th Century

Author: Buie Harwood
ISBN: 013758590X
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Architecture

Exceptionally comprehensive, this single- source reference allows readers to compare and contrast architecture, interior design, interior architectural features, design details, motifs, furniture, space planning, color, lighting, textiles, interior surface treatments, and decorative accessories through many centuries--from antiquity to the 18th century--from the many regions of the world. Additionally, it includes later interpretations of architecture, interiors, and furniture to illustrate the evolution of each stylistic influence. Each period is placed within a conceptual, cultural, historical, and social context, and the broad range of examples depicts high-style and domestic structures and furnishings that reflect residential, commercial, and institutional projects. The volume is extensively illustrated and features many illustrations diagrammed with explanatory notes highlighting specific design features. Cultural Precedents. Oriental (China, Japan). Antiquity (Egypt, Greece, Rome). Middle Ages (Early Christian, Byzantine, Islamic, Romanesque, Gothic). Renaissance (Italian Renaissance, Spanish Renaissance, French Renaissance, English Renaissance, American Colonial: England, American Colonial: Spanish, American Colonial: France, American Colonial: Germany, Holland). Baroque (European Baroque, Louis X1V, English Restoration). Rococo (Regencey & Louis XV, Neo-Pal & English Georgian, American Georgian). Early Neoclassic (Louis XVI, French Provincial, Late Georgian, American Federal). For interior design practitioners, furniture designers, design consultants, design manufacturers, and theater and film set designers, as well as those in the related fields of art history, architecture, material culture, museum studies, and history. Also of interest to historical societies, preservation groups, crafts people, design journalists, and the lay person with interest in design.

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.

The Guide to Period Styles for Interiors

Author: Judith Gura
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9781628924718
Release Date: 2015-11-19
Genre: Architecture

A visual exploration of the history of interiors covering every major period from the 17th-century's baroque styles to the latest in 21st-century commercial design.

Designing Interiors

Author: Rosemary Kilmer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118415801
Release Date: 2014-03-11
Genre: Architecture

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.