Author: Dianne Rose Jackman
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
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
Author: Marypaul Yates
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Release Date: 2002
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.
If you are serious about textiles and the built environment, this Third Edition is the one source to survey every aspect of textiles for residential and commercial interiors, from fiber to manufacturer, from its application to upholstered furniture, windows, walls, and floor coverings
Author: Karla J. Nielson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2007-07-10
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
Release Date: 1996
Practical information usually gained only through years of work experience and word of mouth is presented in this handbook for textile designers, students, interior designers and others who use textiles in their work.
This book provides an overview of the types of textiles used within the interior textile sector and key technological developments and safety issues affecting the industry. An understanding of these topics enables the designer or manufacturer to select the most appropriate fabrics for interior applications. The first group of chapters reviews types and selection of materials for interior textiles, including natural and synthetic fibres as well as knitted, woven and nonwoven fabrics. Further chapters review surface design of interior textiles and the use of textiles in carpets and floor coverings. The second part of the book discuses developments in such areas as joining furniture fabrics, the use of sustainable and recycled textiles in interior applications, using interior textiles to minimise indoor environmental pollution, flame retardant materials and innovative textiles for seating. Interior textiles: design and developments is an important text for manufacturers, designers and buyers of interior textiles as well as being a valuable resource for students and academics studying interior design and materials. Provides a comprehensive review of the type of textiles used within the interior textile sector Considers environmental issues in interior textiles assessing different types of sustainable and recycled textiles Explores the important issues of surface design and flammability testing
Author: Kristene Smith
Publisher: Two Petals Publishing
Release Date: 2014-03-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
As the most comprehensive guide of its kind available on the market today, Guide to Green Fabrics piques the interest of a wide array of eco-savvy readers. Educators and students use it as a handy reference guide in textiles, interior design, and fashion-related courses at the secondary and collegiate levels. Textiles industry professionals and green fabric manufacturers gladly tap into the book's wealth of eco-friendly textiles information. Readers with a general interest in green science and eco-topics appreciate the thoroughly researched data on the science of fibers, while fans of green fashion and fabrics appreciate the book's absolute dedication to couture with a conscience. Guide to Green Fabrics gives insights into 32 environmentally-friendly, sustainable, recycled and organic fibers used in fashion and interior design, and other industries. Includes beautiful hand illustrations, green designer profiles, a full glossary, and other detail throughout. Please visit our website www.guidetogreenfabrics.com for more details."
This two-volume set presents information and images of the varied clothing and textiles of cultures around the world, allowing readers to better appreciate the richness and diversity of human culture and history. • Contributions from over 50 experts in their field • Dozens of photographs • A bibliographic listing of further reading and references with each section
A Practical Guide to Career Learning and Development is an essential guide for all those involved in careers education, either with sole responsibility or as part of a team. With a focus on career happiness, resilience and growth, this exciting book offers effective pedagogical strategies, techniques and activities to make career learning and development accessible and enjoyable, contributing to positive outcomes for all young people in the 11-19 phase of their education. With a wealth of support material such as teaching ideas, lesson plans, case studies and an illustrative student commentary, key topics covered include: Career Learning and Development needs of young people Career Learning and Development in the curriculum Practical activities for 11-14, 14-16 and 16-19 year olds Creating a positive environment for learning Teaching approaches Leadership and management Facilitating professional learning. A Practical Guide to Career Learning and Development is an invaluable resource for careers advisers and staff in schools with responsibility for leading and providing careers education as well as work-related learning, PSHE, citizenship, and pastoral programmes. It enables and supports all practitioners as they develop careers provision that better prepares young people for their future well-being and an ever-changing and unpredictable world of work.
Author: Phyllis Sloan Allen
Release Date: 2000
Genre: House & Home
For coursework in Interior Design.The input from numerous practicing designers and the addition of nearly 500 new images and illustrations make this one of the top introductory design texts. Taking a broad approach to the subject, this book covers the essentials that students will need to become professional members of the interior design industry. It introduces readers to the history, design fundamentals, and building systems (construction, electrical, mechanical) of design. Particular attention is given to the technical requirements of creative three dimensional interior environments and the furnishings, finishes, and fabrics available to enhance that space.
Author: Phyllis Harbinger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2014-08-13
Get organized and streamline your workflow with this A-Z accountability system. Design is only part of an interior designer’s job—you’re also responsible for scheduling client meetings, conducting design surveys, creating drawings and specs, and overseeing installation. Multiply by the number of projects on your plate, and you have a recipe for overwhelming disorganization. The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox helps you juggle multiple projects with ease, with a comprehensive self-management system tailored to the needs of interior designers and decorators. Features include: Detailed checklists that highlight weak spots and warn against common pitfalls Covers residential design, contract design, specifications, and renovations Best practices for meetings, design surveys, drawings, specifications, and renovations Customizable online checklists for tracking every phase of your project Exclusive online budgeting tool for tracking product costs and associated expenses to share with your team and your clients If you need to get organized and get back to work, you need The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox.
Weaving is an age-old craft but it has boundless potential. The beauty and joy of weaving a finished piece of cloth can be enhanced by creating your own designs and using the latest ideas and techniques. This new book explains to the novice how to start weaving textiles, but also develops techniques for the more experienced so they can learn to appreciate colour, patterns and structures, and thereby design their own richly-textured cloth. As well as practical information on how to get started, Woven Textiles looks at design concepts and how to experiment with ideas, such as mark-making skills on paper and embroidery on fabric. It introduces new weave structures and suggests ways to explore colours and yarns. The author shares her passion for this craft in pages packed with inspiring ideas, exciting examples and lavish illustrations. Her own work is supported by that of other leading contemporary designers, making this book a visual treat. Aimed at all weavers, craftsmen, dyers, feltmakers and interior designers, and lavishly illustrated with 332 colour photographs.
Author: Walter Fung
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics
A variety of textile components are used in cars today, from tires, hoses and belts to carpets, seats and airbags. This new text provides a detailed guide and reference to all automotive textiles and applications, including fibers and fabrics, component design, production and finishing methods, and performance in specific applications. The presentation and content serve the practical information needs of all those involved in the development, design, production, evaluation, and selection of these materials and components. In addition to thorough coverage of all automotive textile materials and applications, chapters also present current information on several related special topics, such as environmental concerns and health and safety aspects. One chapter examines current developments and trends in automotive textiles that help identify future developments in this applications area. Another chapter provides a detailed guide to information sources in this field. The text is carefully organized for convenient reference and supplemented with more than 90 photographs, diagrams and other schematics that illustrate production and finishing methods and machinery, materials structure, component design, and applications. The hundreds of references and suggestions for further reading provide an extensive database on the literature of this subject. A glossary provides definitions of words and terms in this field and a detailed index enables easy look-up of needed information.