From the Back Cover
Ching's bestselling approach to interior design—updated in this new, expanded edition
In this elegant new edition, Francis D.K. Ching takes his integrated approach to interior design several steps further. A highly functional and beautifully illustrated work, Interior Design Illustrated, Third Edition offers a thorough introduction to interior design, addressing the architectural requirements of interior spaces and the details of furnishing and interior finishes.
This new edition offers a concise and accessible presentation of important concepts for beginning designers, and experienced practitioners will appreciate its insightful and practical coverage of the relationship between building structures and interior spaces. A broad range of rich illustrations communicates visual information and ploughs fertile ground for creative ideas and inspiration.
Featuring a full-color section on the role of color in interior design, as well as teaching resources available for the first time, Interior Design Illustrated, Third Edition provides new and expanded information on:
Building codes, building information modeling, and sustainability
Indoor air quality, environmental systems, data/communication, and security systems
Translating functional needs into design decisions
Integrating environmental, health, safety, comfort, and conveyance systems into a building's structure and the design of its interior space
The functional, aesthetic, and expressive roles design elements can play in the development of three-dimensional space
About the Author
Francis D.K. Ching
is Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Washington. He is the author or coauthor of numerous architecture and design books, including Design Drawing; Architectural Graphics; Architecture: Form, Space, and Order; A Global History of Architecture; Building Construction Illustrated;
and Building Codes Illustrated,
all from Wiley.
Corky Binggeli, ASID, is a principal at Corky Binggeli Interior Design in Boston and has taught at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston and Boston Architectural College. A professional member of ASID and past president of ASID New England, she is the author of Graphic Standards Field Guide to Commercial Interiors; Materials for Interior Environments; Building Systems for Interior Designers; and coeditor of Interior Graphic Standards, Second Edition, all from Wiley.