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The Encyclopedia of Window Fashions
By Brand: Charles Randall Inc.
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$29.80

ean: 9781890379124, isbn: 1890379123,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
Over 2,000 decorating ideas for windows, bedding and accessories- including draperies, shades, blinds, shutters, verticals, bedspreads, pillows, cushions and more. Blending current, popular styles with extraordinary new approaches, the fifth edition of The Encyclopedia of Window Fashions is a must have for designers, from beginner to expert.With more full-color illustrations than ever before, this book presents myriad window treatments for any room in any home from the most simple to the most


Shadow-Makers: A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture
By Bloomsbury Academic
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$33.95
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ean: 9781472588098, isbn: 1472588096,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
The making of shadows is an act as old as architecture itself. From the gloom of the medieval hearth through to the masterworks of modernism, shadows have been an essential yet neglected presence in architectural history.Shadow-Makers tells for the first time the history of shadows in architecture. It weaves together a rich narrative – combining close readings of significant buildings both ancient and modern with architectural theory and art history – to reveal the key places and moments


Brian Gluckstein: The Art of Home
By Figure 1 Publishing
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ean: 9781773270302, isbn: 1773270303,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
Everyone should have a beautiful home. Quite simply, life is better when you live in a space you love, and giving people that joy is always gratifying. Internationally renowned interior designer Brian Gluckstein believes that elegant personal style can be achieved in any home. Brian Gluckstein: The Art of Home features a distinguished collection of homes that are at once luxurious, chic and livable. From a stylish New York apartment and a tailored beach house to a timeless Aspen chalet and a


The Architecture Of Light: A textbook of procedures and practices for the Architect, Interior Designer and Lighting Designer.
By Conceptnine
SKU: #9780980061703
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$66.83

sku: 9780980061703,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
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Interior Design Coloring Book: Color The Home
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781718698710, isbn: 1718698712,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
A beautiful coloring book filled with creative spaces to color! Escape into the wonderful world of interior design with the Color The Home coloring book. The perfect activity book for interior designers and new home owners. Play with colors and experiment with various designs before committing to them at home! What's Inside 30 lovely pages to inspire you Single sided for framing and to prevent bleed through Large sized 8.5 x 11 inch pages Variance in difficulty levels Perfect gift for


Residential Lighting: A Practical Guide to Beautiful and Sustainable Design
By Wiley
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ean: 9780470284834, isbn: 0470284838,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
''Written by internationally recognized lighting consultant Randall Whitehead, this popular easy-to-read lighting design guide offers a highly visual introduction to the fundamentals for illuminating the single-family home. Emphasizing the use of ''light layering'' he advocates using a combination of lighting sources to create a cohesive and versatile lighting system. The book offers advice on design tools and room-by-room lighting strategies. This Second Edition includes a new chapter on how


Symbol of Divine Light: The Lamp in Islamic Culture and Other Traditions (Sacred Art in Tradition)
By World Wisdom
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ean: 9781936597567, isbn: 193659756X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Symbol of Divine Light surveys the history of the mosque lamp, describing the numerous variants made in different historical periods and containing more than 200 stunning color and b/w illustrations. The deep significance of light and the lamp in Islamic culture and other traditions―Jewish, Christian, Zoroastrian, Hindu, and Buddhist―is also explored, with reference made to the writings of authors belonging to the “Traditionalist school,” notably Frithjof Schuon, René Guénon, Titus


Designing a Quality Lighting Environment
By Brand: Fairchild Pubns
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$104.00
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ean: 9781563673177, isbn: 1563673177,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
This comprehensive text examines the technical, practical, and aesthetic aspects oflighting design. With its focus on quality, it demonstrates how lighting designersprovide functional, safe, and aesthetically pleasing designs for both residential andcommercial interiors. The author s extensive research integrates new developmentsin the field with an introduction to lighting systems, giving readers a foundation forapplying design principles to lighting projects.Used Book in Good Condition.


Design Directory of Window Treatments, The
By Gibbs Smith
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$99.99

ean: 9781423602163, isbn: 1423602161,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
The Design Directory of Window Treatments features professional illustrations detailing every type of window treatment imaginable, and is an invaluable guide for trade professionals and consumers. Jackie Von Tobel preformed an exhaustive search of current window treatment design and manufacturing trends to identify and name more than 350 individual components that can be mixed and matched to create an infinite number of window treatments. Each of these elements and designs are expertly


Hip Lounging Japan
By Page One Pub
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ean: 9789812454904, isbn: 981245490X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
HIP Lounging Japan showcases avant-garde and hip lounge designs in Japan. With the raising popularity of bars, lounges, cafes and teahouses worldwide, there is an undeniable need for visual inspirations for this new found trendy lounge culture. Always at the forefront of design, Japanese designers have enticed the most discerning and sophisticated clientele with their mastery in lighting, sensuous themes and experiential drama. The immaculately choreographed works selected address the latest in


Bungalow Kitchens
By Gibbs Smith
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ean: 9780879059507, isbn: 0879059508,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
Filled with handsome photographs of retro-style kitchens, this is a ''what to'' book for those who want to learn how to restore or re-create a bungalow-era kitchen. It is filled with invaluable information describing what was in these kitchens, when it was available, and how it went together. You will be inspired to re-create the Bungalow aesthetic of old while enjoying contemporary conveniences.Used Book in Good Condition.


Fundamentals of Lighting: Studio Instant Access
By Fairchild Books
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ean: 9781501317668, isbn: 1501317660,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
Fundamentals of Lighting, 3rd Edition, takes an integrated approach to the study of lighting and design. Topics include lighting system basics, lighting and the design process, human factors, sustainability, global issues, regulations, business practices, and the LEED building certification program.Fundamentals of Lighting STUDIO-an online tool for more effective study! · Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips· Review concepts with flashcards of


The Landscape Lighting Book
By Brand: Wiley
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$135.00
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mpn: 20660127, ean: 9781118073827, isbn: 9781118073827,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
This richly illustrated, up-to-date guide offers practical coverage of all aspects of lighting design. Written by an award-winning, internationally known lighting designer, it covers lighting practices, materials, and their design applications and offers guidelines for preparing lighting drawings, control and transfer charts, symbol lists, and other technical specifications. This edition provides a new focus on the use of LEDs, as well as new and expanded coverage of renderings, Mesopic Vision,


Lighting Design Basics
By Wiley
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$70.00
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mpn: 9781119312277, ean: 9781119312277, isbn: 1119312272,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
A visual, real-world guide to professional lighting design Lighting Design Basics is the essential guide to this basic, but difficult-to-master aspect of interior design. Offering fundamental concepts and prescriptive techniques in a highly visual format, this book provides clear, practical guidance on utilizing the latest in lighting techniques and technology to showcase a space without sacrificing utility. Covering more than 25 different design scenarios with in-depth rationale for proposed


Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ® Exam
By Brand: Professional Publications, Inc.
SKU: #9781591263043
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$447.80

sku: 9781591263043, ean: 9781591263043, isbn: 1591263042,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
Successful exam preparation requires the best resources, and the Interior Design Reference Manual offers the most complete preparation available for all three sections of the NCIDQ exam. This thorough preparation has enabled thousands of candidates to pass their exams.In this fifth edition, exam content areas are covered chapter by chapter in the same order as the current NCIDQ exam specifications. Topics new to the exam have been added, and the sections on sustainable building and product


Studio O+A: Twelve True Tales of Workplace Design
By Frame Publishers
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$45.00
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ean: 9789492311160, isbn: 949231116X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
An inspiring monograph that takes an in-depth look at the work of San Francisco-based Studio O+A. The company has created an inspiring range of office environments that have changed how work and workplace are defined. The firm has a long roster of internationally-recognized clients – from Facebook to Nike, Cisco to Uber – which attests to the studio’s ability to translate that culture into physical space.Primo Orpilla is one of the founders of Studio O+A. He is also a lecturer at the


Writing for Design Professionals: A Guide to Writing Successful Proposals, Letters, Brochures, Portfolios, Reports, Presentations, and Job i (Norton Book for Architects and Designers)
By W W Norton & Co Inc
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$37.95

ean: 9780393730265, isbn: 0393730263,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Written and oral communication plays a vital role in advancing design professionals' careers. Stephen Kliment spells out the various forms of writing that professionals need, including marketing and promotional materials; reports and project communications with clients, staff, consultants and public agencies; and writing for publication in print and electronic formats as well as oral presentations. He presents the principles of clear writing, illustrated by realistic examples and exercises


Architecture of the Night: The Illuminated Building
By Brand: Prestel Publishing
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$709.62

ean: 9783791325873, isbn: 3791325876,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
The art of architectural floodlighting, which first came into existence at the beginning of the 20th century, has seen a world-wide renaissance in more recent years. This is an in-depth and illustrated account of the history of architectural illumination in American and European cities. While the work serves as a historical survey of architectural lighting throughout the 20th century, it also examines the cultural, social and artistic issues surrounding this phenomenon. During the 1920s and 30s


Bathrooms and Sanitation (Detail Practice)
By DETAIL
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$74.00
$54.18
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mpn: Numerous drawings, ean: 9783955532321, isbn: 3955532321,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
Well-executed sanitary areas are nowadays considered to be a sign of quality. DETAIL Practice Bathrooms and Sanitation provides comprehensive information on the basic principles of contemporary sanitary planning, as well as detailed solutions for state of the art execution and fitting. A selection of successfully completed projects offers readers an abundance of inspiration for their own projects..


La Maison de Verre
By Thames & Hudson
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$60.00
$40.19
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ean: 9780500513040, isbn: 050051304X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
A stunning combination of personal reminiscence and spectacular photographs of this influential modernist masterpiece.The most celebrated work of French architect and designer Pierre Chareau, the Maison de Verre is revered by experts, acclaimed as an inspiration by many, but until now only glimpsed by a very few.In 1928, Chareau was commissioned to build this private residence in an eighteenth-century Paris courtyard. Dominique Vellay, the granddaughter of his original client, tells here for



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