Introduction * 1. Concept Development: Unit 1: Site research and building study; Unit 2: Building a sketchbook; Unit 3: Making a sketch model; Unit 4: Developing an idea; Case study 1: Modern Restaurant; Case study 2: Interior to exterior * 2. Design Realization: Unit 5: Drawing materials; Unit 6: Human dimensions; Unit 7: Architectural drawing conventions; Unit 8: Survey and freehand drawing; Unit 9: Technical drawing; Unit 10: Making presentation models; Unit 11: Axonometric and perspective drawing; Unit 12: Computer-aided design; Case study 3: Flexible space; Case study 4: Updating the dated 3. Design Projects: Unit 13: Creating a brief; Unit 14: Writing a client profile; Unit 15: Writing a design proposal; Unit 16: Planning your design; Case study 5: Retail shop; Case study 6: Coffee house * 4. Building Construction: Unit 17: Building components; Unit 18: Building materials; Unit 19: Services; Unit 20: Lighting; Unit 21: Colour and interiors; Unit 22: Textiles and fabrics; Unit 23: Creating a directory; Unit 24: Writing a specification; Unit 25: Creating a sample board; Case study 7: Large-scale residence; Case study 8: Living as event * 5. Professional Practice: Unit 26: Preparing your portfolio; Unit 27: Writing a CV and covering letter; Unit 28: Design roles; Unit 29: The design industry; Unit 30: Setting up on your own
A revised edition of the ultimate coursebook for aspiring interior designers.
Tomris Tangaz is Course Director and a senior lecturer in interior design at the prestigious Chelsea College of Art and Design in London. She has many years' experience working as a professional interior designer in both the commercial and private sectors.
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