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Author: Karla Nielson - David Taylor
ISBN 13: 9780073526508
ISBN 10: 73526509
Edition: 5
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: 2010-08-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 528
List Price: N/A

Interiors: An Introduction is the starting point for a lifetime of design education, appreciation, and enjoyment. Whether the goal is a career in interior design, or simply a better understanding of how to enhance one's own living space, the information and ideas in this text will help readers achieve it.

Interiors offers an introduction to the elements, practice, and aesthetics of residential and nonresidential interior design, as well as their application. In addition, the authors describe the numerous choices of materials, furnishings, and components used in interior design.


A comprehensive treatment of the philosophy, principles, and materials of interior design, focusing on residential interiors, with a section at the end of each chapter focusing on non- residential considerations. This edition (first, 1990) includes a new section on design for special populations, including the elderly, physically handicapped, and visually impaired, as well as sections on historic design and the design profession. The glossary is particularly thorough. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)