KNOW YOUR HOME FURNISHINGS

2nd Edition

Virginia Hencken Elsasser and Julia Sharp

Book Cover

EBOOK

ISBN:
9781628927573
Published:
DEC 15, 2016
Other Formats ISBN
Paperback 9781628927566

For Instructors

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What's in the book

The Book

A 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

Preface
Acknowledgments

Part I: Introduction to the Home Furnishing Industry
1. Home Furnishings and the Marketplace

Part II: Materials in Home Furnishings
2. Textiles
3. Wood
4. Glass
5. Pottery
6. Plastics
7. Metals
8. Other Materials

Part III: The Categories of Home Furnishings
9. Furniture
10. Bedding
11. Linens and Window Treatments
12. Carpets, Rugs, and Flooring
13. Tableware and Kitchenware
14. Lighting
15. Paints and Wallcoverings

Glossary
Index



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.



Format:
eBook
Edition:
2nd
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Illustrations:
300 bw illus