Foundations of Interior Design

ISBN-10: 1563672863

ISBN-13: 9781563672866

Edition: 2005

Authors: Susan J. Slotkis

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- Chapters organized from the general to the specific. - List of key terms and summary of key points for each chapter - "Conversations" (interviews with well-known experts in the design field) - "Then and Now" (comparative snapshots of design trends and personalities) - "Time Line" (illustrated historical review of interior design highlights) - Case studies and exercises to encourage application of knowledge to practice - Appendices including glossary of terms (with pronunciation guides); list of web sites and resources; educational, professional, and trade organizations; and references by topic. - Instructor's Guide includes recommended course outlines for quarter and semester courses; lecture notes and suggestions for teaching each chapters; and exercises, projects, assignments and exams for a variety of levels - Video Interviews - Sample forms and charts relating to the business practice chapters
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List price: $106.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 1/1/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 9.00" wide x 12.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.510
Language: English

Susan J. Slotkis teaches interior design at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She received Presidential Citations from the American Society of Interior Designers in 1998 and 2001 and is a member of the Educational Legacy Fund.

Preface
The Field of Interior Design
The History of Interior Design and the Interior Designer
Ancient Civilizations
Middle Ages
Renaissance
18th-Century Neoclassicism
19th-Century Industrial Age
20th Century
Today's Interior Design Profession
Services Performed by Today's Interior Designer
Specialty Segments
Approaches to Interior Design
Professionalism in Interior Design
Conversations with Henriette Nathan and Leslie Hamstra-Snyder
Professional Interior Design Associations
Related Professional, Specialty, and Trade Associations
Interior Design Education
Summary
Design Theory: Aesthetics, Elements, and Principles of Design
Aesthetics
Elements of Design
Line
Pattern
Texture
Scale
Light
Color
Principles of Design
Proportion
Balance
Rhythm
Contrast
Emphasis
Harmony
Summary
Exercise: Finding Harmony
Color Theory and Application
The Science of Color
Physics
Chemistry
Physiology
Psychology
Alternative Theories
Color Systems
Color's Relationship to Other Design Elements and Principles
Color Harmony Schemes
Related Schemes
Contrasting Schemes
Achromatic Schemes
Accent Schemes
Applications of Color Theory
Color Language
Historical Palettes
Summary
Exercise: A Color Scheme for a Celebrity's Bedroom
Light and Lighting Systems
General Considerations for Lighting Solutions
Types of Lighting Sources
Natural Light
Electric Light
Light's Relationship to Other Factors
Light and Vision
Light and Color
Light and Temperature
Light and Line, Shape, and Form
Light and Surfaces
Light and Volume
Light and Energy
Light and Psychology
Lighting Fixtures
The Lighting Plan and Schedule
Summary
Case Study: Baang Restaurant, Greenwich, Connecticut
Exercise: Starting a Lighting Journal
Socially Responsible Design
Human Factors
Universal Design
Spatial Experience Through the Senses
Scientific Determinants of Space
Special User Groups
Behavioral Aspects of Spaces
Environmental Factors
Green and Sustainable Design
Environmental Law and Issues
The Role of Education
Case Study: RISD's Department of Furniture Design Entries for the Fourteenth Annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair, New York City
Summary
Exercise: Survey Your Space
Appendix 5.1
The Design Process
Overview of Project Phases
Preproject
Deciding Whether to Take on a Project
Determining the Scope of the Project
Considering Schedules and Budgets
Programming
Who
What
Where
When
How
Schematic Design
Developing the Preliminary Design Schematics
Projecting Costs
Design Development
Contract Documents
Contract Administration
Postcompletion
Case Study: The Design Process for a Residential Project
Summary
Exercise: Role-Playing the Preproject Interview
Communicating the Vision
Drawing Equipment and Supplies
Orthographic Drawing
Scale
Lettering
Plan
Elevation
Section
Pictorial Drawing
Paraline Drawing
Perspective Drawing
Sketching
Rendered Drawing
Watercolor
Marker
Pencil
Ink
Mixed Media
Models
Paperboard
Wood
Computer-Aided Drafting and Design
AutoCAD
3-D Modeling
Digital Photo Editing
Presentation Package
Summary
Architectural Elements of Design: The Shell
Site, Orientation, and Climate
Basic Building Components
Foundation
Floors
Walls
Roofs
Ceilings
Fenestrations
Vertical Systems
Environmental Control Systems
HVAC
Water Supply and Waste Disposal
Acoustical Systems
Case Study: A Residential Loft Space, Chicago, Illinois
Power and Communication Systems
Summary
Exercise: Photo-Journal of Fenestrations
Finishing the Interior: The Lining
Floors
Hard Flooring
Resilient Flooring
Soft Flooring
Walls
Coating
Covering
Cladding
Ceilings
Acoustical
Metal
Plaster
Glass
Millwork
Innovations
Summary
Exercise: Scavenger Hunt-New Materials and Applications
Furnishing the Interior: Feathering the Nest
Textiles
Fibers
Fabric Structure
Dyeing
Printing
Finishes
Pattern
Performance Standards
Nontextile Material
Window Covering
Soft Window Covering
Hard Window Covering
Furniture
Materials
Upholstered Furniture
Fixtures, Equipment, Appliances, and Storage
Kitchen
Bath
Children's Spaces
Home Office
Commercial Office Spaces
Other Contract Products
Accessories
Objets d'Art
Three-Dimensional Art
Useful Objects
Flowers, Plants, and Other Natural Products
Hardware
Signage and Graphics
Innovations
Summary
Exercise: Scavenger Hunt-Innovations
Period Design Styles: Premodern Times
Antiquity (c. 3200 B.C.-A.D. 500)
Egypt (3200-341 B.C.)
Assyria and Persia (900-700 B.C.)
Greece (1000-30 B.C.)
Rome (509 B.C.-A.D. 476)
Medieval Period (330-1500)
Byzantine Style (330-1453)
Moorish Style (c. 700-c. 1400)
Romanesque Style (800-1200)
Gothic Style (1200-1500)
The Renaissance (1450-1649)
Italy (1450-1600)
France (1460-1600)
England (1550-1649)
Baroque Style (1600-1730)
Italy (1600-1700)
Netherlands (1610-1700)
England and Its Colonies (1650-1730)
Spain and Portugal (1650-1730)
France (1661-1715)
Rococo Style (1715-1780)
Italy (1715-1750)
France (1715-1774)
Germany (1730-1760)
England and America (1754-1780)
Neoclassical Style (1760-1830)
England (1760-1830)
France (1774-1789)
United States (1780-1820)
Empire Style (1789-1848)
France (1789-1820)
England (1807-1830)
United States (1810-1840)
Austria (1815-1848)
Summary
Exercise: Period Style Inspiration for Modern Interiors
Period Design Styles: Modern Times
Revival Style (1830-1880)
England (1830-1880)
United States (1830-1880)
France (1830-1871)
Aesthetic Movement (1868-1900)
England (1868-1900)
United States (1868-1900)
Arts and Crafts Movement (1880-1915)
England (1880-1910)
United States (1890-1915)
Art Nouveau (1880-1910)
France and Belgium (1880-1905)
Scotland (1880-1905)
Austria and Germany (1890-1905)
Spain (1890-1910)
United States (1890-1910)
International Style (1917-1940)
Holland (1917-1928)
Germany (1919-1933)
France (1920-1940)
Scandinavia (1920-1940)
Art Deco (1920-1940)
France (1920-1935)
United States (1925-1940)
Mid-Century Modernism (1940-1960)
United States (1940-1960)
Scandinavia (1940-1960)
Contemporary Style (1960-Present)
Summary
Exercise: Characteristics of Modernism
Trends and Forecasting
Time Frames and Cycles
The Role of Research Groups, Exhibitions, Trade Shows, and Show Houses
Forecasters of Color Trends
Exhibitions and Trade Shows
A Conversation with Margaret Walch
Show Houses
Influencing Factors
Technology
Communication
Transportation
Economy
Demographics
Environment and Resources
Geography and Region
Politics
Spirituality and Religion
Popular Culture
Lifestyle
Current Movements Influencing Interior Design
Responsibility and Security
Computerization
Blurring of Retail and Trade Distinctions
The Celebrity Designer
Current Interior Design Trends
Comfort Zone
Mind, Body, and Soul
Nostalgia
Fusion
Exercise: Living/Working Environment of the Future
Summary
Business Practice
Entrepreneurship
Business Structures
Business Plan
Professional Relationships
The Designer and the Client
Third-Party Arrangements
Vendors and Suppliers
Letters of Agreement and Contracts
Fee Structures
Hourly Fee
Per Diem or Daily Rate
Flat or Fixed Design Fee
Square Footage Fee
Cost Plus or Cost Plus Percentage
Retail Basis
Choice of a Fee Structure
Billing Process for Design Services
Relationship with Suppliers
Establishing an Account
Quotations, Estimates, and Samples
Placing Orders
Marketing
Summary
Exercise: Self-Promotion
Glossary
Professional, Specialty, and Trade Organizations
Names to Know: Interior Designers, Architects, and Furniture Designers
Interior Design's Hall of Fame
Index
Figure List
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