INTERIOR DESIGN MATERIALS AND SPECIFICATIONS

3rd Edition

Lisa Godsey

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ISBN:
9781501321764
Published:
FEB 09, 2017
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eBook + Studio 9781501321757
eBook 9781501317606
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This complete guide to the selection of materials for interiors has been updated to reflect recent industry changes and contemporary awareness of topics. Written from the viewpoint of the working designer, Interior Design Materials and Specifications, 3rd Edition, describes each material’s characteristics and teaches students how to evaluate, select, and specify materials, taking into account factors including code compliance, building standards, sustainability guidelines, human needs, and bidding processes. Students will learn how to communicate with suppliers and vendors to achieve the results they envision and how to avoid some of the pitfalls common to material selection and specification.

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Table of Contents

Preface
1. Making Material Selections
2. Accoustics
3. Paints, Coatings, and Wallcovering
4. Textiles, Window Treatments, and Soft Goods
5. Carpeting and Area Rugs
6. Wood
7. Resilient Flooring
8. Plastic
9. Glass
10. Metals
11. Tile and Brick
12. Stone
13. Terrazzo, Similar Composites, and Concrete
14. Laminated Materials and Substrates
Glossary
Basic Metric Conversion Table
Index



About The Authors

Lisa Godsey, MID, has been a practicing interior designer for over 30 years.

Format:
Paperback + Studio
Edition:
3rd
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Illustrations:
420 color illustrations

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