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Interior Design Illustrated [Paperback]

Francis D. K. Ching , Corky Binggeli
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Feb. 28 2012 1118090713 978-1118090718 3
The bestselling guide to interior design updated and expanded for a new generation

For over three decades, Francis D.K. Ching's integrated, comprehensive approach to presenting the elements of architecture and design has helped millions of students and professionals alike visualize and make sense of complex concepts. As functional as it is beautiful, this richly illustrated Third Edition of Ching's classic, Interior Design Illustrated, is a visual introduction to designing for interior spaces, to the building elements and environmental systems within them, and to the details of furnishings and interior finishes. Beginning designers will appreciate this updated and expanded edition's for its concise and accessible presentation of key concepts and practices, while established designers will cherish it for its many practical insights into the relationship between building structures and interior spaces.

  • Updated and expanded to include new information on building codes, building information modeling, and sustainability
  • Includes new content on Indoor Air Quality and other issues in environmental systems, as well as the latest on data/communication and security systems
  • Now features a richly illustrated section explaining the role of color in interior design, along with teaching resources available online
  • Updated and expanded for a new generation of students and practitioners, Interior Design Illustrated, Third Edition is sure to remain the standard reference for many years to come.

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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.


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5.0 out of 5 stars PERFECT ! Feb. 10 2013
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It arrived earlier than ever ! Service was great. The book is really useful not just to people who are taking Interior Design but for anyone who is interested .
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5.0 out of 5 stars Awsome. Jan. 6 2013
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Emphasises the architectural side of interior design, rather than the paint n' fabric side of it; this is not the reason for the good review, you just need to be aware. What was really good was the density of the ideas that were presented. By 'dense' I don't mean that they were not accessible, I mean that there were a lot of them, they were accessible, they were well organised and it was easy to add them, one to the next to have a whole body of knowledge. You know how some books have so many words and manage not to say much? Well, this book was the opposite. A book guilty of doing that is Interior Design (4th Edition), but it still has a lot of information in it because it is so big.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great starter book, the basics March 21 2013
By Harriet Kossmann - Published on Amazon.com
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I'm in second year interior architecture and this book was great in every aspect to understand. From ergonomics, materials,colour construction drawings and so on. Really recommended. Will be a book to stay in my collection.
5.0 out of 5 stars beautifully illustrated book June 24 2014
By AwesomeSauce - Published on Amazon.com
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This book is amazingly illustrated. It really captured my imagination and sparked a lot of creativity in me. I'm not a design professional nor student but merely a homeowner going through my first home renovation. The drawings present the concepts in such a great way that resonates even with a layperson like me. This really made me appreciate the design discussions I am having with my architect and interior designers. If i was an architecture or interior design student, I would hope that this book was a core text in the curriculum. There is so much knowledge and theory packed into every page that you can gaze at any portion of a page and feel like you are soaking in centuries of interior design learning.
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars interior design illustration Sept. 30 2012
By juli - Published on Amazon.com
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This book is so awesome
It helped me alot and also has all most all the details which are needed.
I'm satisfied with the book
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great book Sept. 24 2013
By Tricia - Published on Amazon.com
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Good quality book for a good price; very functional and fits my needs. Book came exactly as it was described.
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