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Interior Space Design Concepts for Personal Needs

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ISBN-10: 0275928241

ISBN-13: 9780275928247

Edition: N/A

Authors: Stuart Miller, Judith K. Schlitt

List price: $33.95
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A radical approach to interior design, Interior Space presents a new and valuable technique for the design of home environments. Written by a psychologist/designer team, this book introduces environmental psychology as an important design resource and as an essential element in the conceptual process. It serves as a source of new information and as a significant reference book for the novice as well as the designer and the environmental psychologists already involved with the applications of environmental psychology. The authors identify 9 psychological needs, describing them in depth and offering examples of their operation in the home environment. Assessment techniques for determining dominant needs are offered to the professional and methods of translating unique need profiles into workable designs are presented throughout the book. Interior Space will also serve as a valuable book for social scientists interested in the relationship between design and human behavior.
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 6/11/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 191
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Stuart Miller is an artist, illustrator, photographer, celebrity interviewer, and advertising entrepreneur. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Control: Control of Space/Territoriality; Control of the Ambient Environment; Furnishings; Activities Privacy: Control of Information about the Self; Interference with Activities; Social Withdrawal
Privacy Regulation Identity: Attachment: Self Definition; Self-Evaluation Security: Nurturance
Permanence; Safety Order: Perceptual Organization
Household Maintenance
Organization of Activities Variety: Stimulation Seeking
Stimulation Reducing
Congruence Between Tasks, Exteriors, and Interiors Aesthetics: Sensory Experience
Meaning; Stimulus Properties
Distance versus Engagement Choice: Behavioral Diversity
Freedom Sociability: Family Cohesiveness
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