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Interior Design Illustrated

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Gives an illustrated introduction to interior design. This book includes material on finishes, furnishings and textiles, lighting, sustainability, acoustics, workstations, and more.
Paperback, Second Edition, 344 pages
Published October 15th 2004 by Wiley (first published July 15th 1987)
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Darmaila Wati
Jan 26, 2010 Darmaila Wati rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: design-painting
This book is writen profesionally by brainy person in architectural, Design, and drawing. Very usefull for anybody who likes Design. It's easy to understand and decent complete as a reference.
Michael Scott
Dec 20, 2015 Michael Scott rated it it was amazing
Shelves: design, house
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! Overall, Francis D. K. Ching's Interior Design Illustrated (theory) and Deborah Needleman et alii's domino: the Book of Decorating (practice) are my two reference books for new-house projects.
! Must-read for all beginners and intermediate-level interior and home designers.
+++ very clear, very techy, very good!
+++ Chapter 1, interior space, defines the abstract notions of human space, with Western meanings. What defines a space? How is it structured? How do people move between and arriv
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very good for interior designers. to learn theory of design
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Frank (Francis D. K.) Ching (born 1943) is a widely recognized author of books addressing architectural and design graphics. Ching's books have been widely influential and continue to shape the visual language of all fields of design. He is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington.
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