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128 Colors
By Brand: Birkhäuser Architecture
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mpn: 28018047, ean: 9783034603171, isbn: 3034603177,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
Dealing with color is a complex subject: influenced by standards, fashions, and trends, we derive our ideas and concepts from color theories, intuition, and personal preferences. The color swatches and systems for describing color common today are based on purely quantitative principles and include well over 1,500 colors. So how do we choose a particular color? More than ten years ago, the color chemist Katrin Trautwein established a pigment factory, starting out from Le Corbusiers color


The Project Resource Manual: CSI Manual of Practice
By McGraw-Hill Education
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ean: 9780071370042, isbn: 0071370048,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.First published in 1967, the CSI Manual of Practice has been recognized as the standard for project manual preparation and administrationThe authoritative resource for the organization, preparation, use, and interpretation of construction documents encompassing the entire life cycle of a facility. This new


Managing Residential Construction Projects: Strategies and Solutions
By McGraw-Hill Education
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mpn: ill, ean: 9780071459341, isbn: 0071459340,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Residential construction projects are notorious for being over budget and behind schedule, and the industry is in dire need of an effective solution. This highly visual resource provides just that--customizable solutions that work in a real-world construction environment. It is a solid blueprint for using project management to gain control over quality, cost, and schedule early in the process, before problems happen..


Google SketchUp Cookbook: Practical Recipes and Essential Techniques
By O'Reilly Media
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mpn: 978-0-596-15511-7, ean: 9780596155117, isbn: 0596155115,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
As the first book for intermediate and advanced users of Google SketchUp, this Cookbook goes beyond the basics to explore the complex features and tools that design professionals use. You'll get numerous step-by-step tutorials for solving common (and not so common) design problems, with detailed color graphics to guide your way, and discussions that explain additional ways to complete a task. Google SketchUp Cookbook will help you:Use SketchUp more efficiently by taking advantage of components


Professional Practice for Interior Designers
By Wiley
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ean: 9780471760863, isbn: 0471760862,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
The text of choice for professional interior design practice -- now with companion CD-ROM! Since publication of the first edition in 1990, Professional Practice for Interior Designers has remained the leading choice for educators for teaching interior design business practice as well as for professionals seeking to advance in their own practices. This ASID/Polsky Prize winner is recommended by the NCIDQ for exam preparation and covers the gamut of legal, financial, management, marketing,


Making Places for People: 12 Questions Every Designer Should Ask
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138860636, isbn: 1138860638,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Making Places for People explores twelve social questions in environmental design. Authors Christie Johnson Coffin and Jenny Young bring perspectives from practice and teaching to challenge assumptions about how places meet human needs. The book reveals deeper complexities in addressing basic questions, such as: What is the story of this place? What logic orders it? How big is it? How sustainable is it? Providing an overview of a growing body of knowledge about people and places, Making Places


Bloomsbury Rooms: Modernism, Subculture, and Domesticity
By Bard Center
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ean: 9780300102482, isbn: 0300102488,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
The book traces the development of Bloomsbury's domestic aesthetic from the group's influential promulgation of Post-Impressionism in Britain around 1910 through the 1930s. In detailed studies of rooms and environments created for Virginia Woolf and John Maynard Keynes, among others, by Woolf's sister Vanessa Bell, and her artist colleagues Duncan Grant, and Roger Fry, Reed challenges the accepted notion that these artists drifted away from modernism. He presents their work as an alternative


Shaping the American Interior: Structures, Contexts and Practices
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138697706, isbn: 1138697702,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Bringing together 12 original essays, Shaping the American Interior maps out, for the first time, the development and definition of the field of interiors in the United States in the period from 1870 until 1960. Its interdisciplinary approach encompasses a broad range of people, contexts, and practices, revealing the design of the interior as a collaborative modern enterprise comprising art, design, manufacture, commerce, and identity construction. Rooted in the expansion of mass production


Designing Your Business: Professional Practices for Interior Designers
By Bloomsbury Academic Fairchild
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mpn: 40 b&w illus, ean: 9781501313950, isbn: 1501313959,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
Designing Your Business, 2nd Edition, transforms aspiring interior designers into savvy business people as well as creative interior designers by offering strategies for working effectively with colleagues, clients, and resources. The text explores business organization, legal and ethical issues, and business finance and accounting practices common to the profession. The practical approach and engaging interactive pedagogy make it easy and interesting to learn the intricacies of the business,


Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138676435, isbn: 1138676438,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader takes a groundbreaking approach to exploring the interconnections between disability, architecture and cities. The contributions come from architecture, geography, anthropology, health studies, English language and literature, rhetoric and composition, art history, disability studies and disability arts and cover personal, theoretical and innovative ideas and work. Richer approaches to disability – beyond regulation and design guidance – remain


Professional Practice for Interior Design in the Global Marketplace
By Winchip Susan M
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ean: 9781609011383, isbn: 1609011384,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
The interior designers of tomorrow require a professional practice text that is contemporary and innovative enough to prepare them for the rapidly evolving landscape of the 21st century workplace. Professional Practice for Interior Designers in the Global Marketplace arms students of the Millennial Generation with the know-how they'll need to launch and evolve their careers. It emphasizes the essential skills and knowledge required to work in a firm as an entry-level designer, while providing


Making Places for People: 12 Questions Every Designer Should Ask
By Routledge
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mpn: 9781138860643, ean: 9781138860643, isbn: 1138860646,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Making Places for People explores twelve social questions in environmental design. Authors Christie Johnson Coffin and Jenny Young bring perspectives from practice and teaching to challenge assumptions about how places meet human needs. The book reveals deeper complexities in addressing basic questions, such as: What is the story of this place? What logic orders it? How big is it? How sustainable is it? Providing an overview of a growing body of knowledge about people and places, Making Places


Masters of Light: Designing the Luminous House
By Brand: Images Publishing Dist Ac
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ean: 9781864701722, isbn: 1864701722,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
Light is the primary language of architecture. It gives form, power and nuance. Masters of Light considers the world's greatest living exponents of design where light is paramount. Practices large and small contribute examples that maximise the use of light and shade. Great contemporary residential design is only achieved with a full understanding of the effects of light on the well-being of occupants. The language of lighting can be as obvious as the single window to the discreet aperture for


Cosmos of Light: The Sacred Architecture of Le Corbusier
By Brand: Indiana University Press
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mpn: 9780253007261, ean: 9780253007261, isbn: 0253007267,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
One of the great visionaries and pioneers of modern architecture, Le Corbusier was a master of light, declaring it both a fundamental basis of architecture and the key to personal well-being. In this portfolio of 160 photographs taken over 40 years, Henry Plummer captures Le Corbusier’s inspired use of natural light in three of his greatest achievements: the small pilgrimage chapel at Ronchamp, the Dominican monastery of Sainte Marie de La Tourette, and the parish church of Saint-Pierre in


Perfect Lighting: Inspiring Solutions for Every Room
By Brand: Creative Homeowner
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ean: 9781580114172, isbn: 1580114172,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
In this reference book for creating a sophisticated lighting design for inside the home or outdoors, author Sally Storey, an internationally recognized lighting designer, shares her expertise about how to use lighting effectively for improved function and to add dynamic visual statements in every nook and cranny in and around the house. Real-life home examples include checklists and a detailed explanation about how the effect was achieved and with what type of device.Used Book in Good


The Window Decorating Book
By CRI Media Inc
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ean: 9781890379179, isbn: 1890379174,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
An exceptional guide to window coverings featuring more than 1000 photographs and illustrations, The Window Decorating Book is both unique and compelling in covering the scope of window products available on the market today. You will be encouraged to explore and consider all of your options, including sections on specifications and fabric quantities, should you wish to do so. The Window Decorating Book not only provides an inspiring visual catalog of ways to use draperies, blinds, shades, and


25 Houses Under 2,500 Square Feet
By Harper Design
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ean: 9780060089443, isbn: 006008944X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
25 Houses Under 2,500 Square Feet discusses carefully defined spaces and how space can be used most effectively. The 25 recently-constructed homes featured are 2,500 feet and under with some as small as 640 square feet. An exciting collection -- a charming one square foot in size -- presents dream houses any person can relate to, as well as innovative and exciting designs sure to inspire and amaze..


Basics Spatial Design
By Birkhäuser Architecture
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mpn: 80 black and white illustrations, ean: 9783764388485, isbn: 376438848X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
Architecture does not consist of two-dimensional drawings it is built space. The volume Basics Spatial Design focuses on what underlies the perception and design of space and helps to create a deep understanding of the conscious design of three-dimensional relationships. It presents possibilities for spatial design clearly and in a manner that is easily adaptable for ones own work. Topics: What is space? How do I perceive space? Design parameters elements of space Repertoire using the tools


Light: The Shape of Space: Designing with Space and Light
By Wiley
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ean: 9780471286189, isbn: 0471286184,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
Light: The Shape of Space Designing with Space and Light Lou Michel Every design professional who touches a space shapes the light and the feeling of that space. Architect, lighting engineer, interior designer, lighting or home furnishing manufacturer: each contributes an aesthetic layer, sometimes yielding unexpected results. All too often the best laid plans of one professional are unintentionally subverted by another. Removing surprises and guess work from design, Lou Michel, honored


Swedish Country Interiors
By Brand: Gibbs Smith
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ean: 9781423604426, isbn: 1423604423,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
As featured in Country Living! Showcases fifteen beautiful homes that highlight the stylish interpretations of Swedish country Swedish Country Interiors showcases homes that have a wide spectrum of interpretations of Swedish country style―rustic, rural, urban, comfortable, family friendly, elegant, simple, complex, grand, humble, and eclectic. Also found are numerous examples of Swedish country living that the homeowners have embraced and derived inspiration from, including wall decorations,



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