Furniture Design

ISBN-10: 1118090780
ISBN-13: 9781118090787
Edition: 2nd 2013
Author(s): Jim Postell
Description: New edition of the most comprehensive book introducing the craft and business of furniture design encompasses the history, theory, human factors and ergonomics, materials, tools and methods of fabrication, and professional practice issues. Featuring  More...
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Edition: 2nd
Copyright Year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication Date: 11/6/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.102
Language: English

New edition of the most comprehensive book introducing the craft and business of furniture design encompasses the history, theory, human factors and ergonomics, materials, tools and methods of fabrication, and professional practice issues. Featuring a total of 30 case studies of historical and contemporary works, up-to-date information on fabrication techniques, and a new section of color illustrations, Furniture Design is a must-have for the bookshelf of every furniture designer and aspiring professional.  Written by an educator and professional furniture designer, the Second Edition looks at the most current thinking on green design, digital fabrication techniques, and the tremendous changes in the furniture markets, and how the new designer needs to work with the global marketing and branding issues.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction to Furniture Design
Function and Social Use
Form, Spatial Organizations, and Typological Orders
Furniture Case Studies
Furniture Design Theory
Design
Materials
Processes and Methods of Fabrication
Professional Practice and Marketing
Historical Overview
Appendix
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Illustration Credits
Index

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