What's in the book
The BookA comprehensive resource for understanding the categories of consumer goods for the home and the raw products utilized to make them, Know Your Home Furnishings, Second Edition, enables students to understand the major categories of home furnishings and the diverse consumer demand for fashionable and functional products. This new edition is up-to-date with all the latest industry trends and important people. With new material covering kitchenware, electronics, window treatments, and historical furniture, Know Your Home Furnishings is more indispensable than ever.
Table of Contents
Part I: Introduction to the Home Furnishing Industry
1. Home Furnishings and the Marketplace
Part II: Materials in Home Furnishings
8. Other Materials
Part III: The Categories of Home Furnishings
11. Linens and Window Treatments
12. Carpets, Rugs, and Flooring
13. Tableware and Kitchenware
15. Paints and Wallcoverings
About The Authors
Virginia Hencken Elsasser is an Associate Professor at Centenary College in Hackettstown, New Jersey.
Julia Sharp is an Assistant Professor at Centenary College in Hackettstown, New Jersey.
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