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Fundamentals of Interior Design

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The Fundamentals of Interior Design by Simon Dodsworth
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Throughout the text, guidelines are given to provide structure and the reader is encouraged to adapt and initiate methodologies to suit individual project needs. This approach is gives designers a belief in their own abilities, and confidence to tackle different projects with the unique challenges that each one brings. This book includes a variety of case studies taken from contemporary interior designers, including Jonathan Tuckey Design and Project Orange. It features a variety of diagrams and 'talking points' to get students thinking about key issues, and contains a section on ethics in interior design.

Table of Contents

How to get the most out of this book. Introduction. The design process: The design process in action; Professional practice. Understanding the project: The client; The briefing; design analysis; Building and site research. Understanding the space: Understanding spatial relationships; A typology of technical drawing. Understanding building structures: Building construction principles; Materials for construction; Mechanical and electrical systems. Organising the space: Design development; Human dimensions and scale; Proportioning systems; Ordering systems; Inclusive design. The human interface: Materials and finishes; The decorative scheme; Acoustics; Furniture; Colour; Light. Sustainable design: Climate change; Energy-saving strategies and services; Sustainability and material use. Communicating design: Telling the story; Presentation drawings; Presentation boards; Multimedia presentations. Sources of inspiration. Index. Images sources. Acknowledgements. Working with ethics.

Author Biography

Simon Dodsworth studied at KLC School of Design, where he gained an Honours Diploma in interior design. After graduating he worked as a freelancer on residential projects with established architects, and also formed his own design business. He was later invited to teach at KLC, where he is now Director of Interior Design.
Release date Australia
May 25th, 2009
Country of Publication
Switzerland
Illustrations
250 colour illustrations
Imprint
AVA Publishing SA
Pages
184
Dimensions
200x230x15
ISBN-13
9782940373925
Product ID
3035873

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