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Residential Interior Design: A Guide to Planning Spaces
A Room-by-room guide to home interior designMore than a decorating guide, "Residential Interior Design" teaches the fundamental skills needed to plan interior spaces for all types of homes, in all decorative styles, from remodeling to new construction. Taking a step-by-step approach, this valuable primer reviews all aspects of interior architecture as it relates to human f ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published December 1st 2006 by John Wiley & Sons
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Residential Interior Design is a guide to designing the shape and layout of living spaces. Relatively little time is spent on subjective topics like aesthetics or feng shui. Instead, it focuses on the nuts-and-bolts, like how many inches of clearance are needed around a bed in order to be able to comfortably make the bed, or the ideal position for light switches in a room. Terminology such as how to refer properly to lighting (lightbulb is a "lamp," entire fixture including the lamp is a "lumina ...more