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Best Interior Design Books

Interior Design is the art and science of enhancing the interior of a building to achieve a healthier and more pleasing environment for the people.

Interior design is a multifaceted profession that includes conceptual development, space planning, site inspections, programming, research, communicating with the stakeholders of a project, construction management, and execution of the design.

By reading these best interior design books you will know about all the things about interior design.

Get It Together!: An Interior Designer's Guide to Creating Your Best Life
Author: Orlando Soria
Published at: 17/04/2018
ISBN: 3791383701

GET IT TOGETHER is one of the best interior design books out in the market. In this book, Orlando Soria has presented some wonderful ideas on how you can decorate your home for different occasions.

This interior design book brought together home decor, art, style, and life. It will help the readers to decorate their home on very tight occasion like throwing a party when you are broke, hanging art like you are a gallery owner or preparing for an unwanted guest.

Orlando's highly decorative ideas have made this book a must-read for interior designers and all other people. After finishing this book anyone can get their decorative ideas together into a stunning display.

Contents of this book:

  • Interior Design Fundamentals
  • Design Tips & Tricks
  • How to make a flower arrangement
  • Life Advice
  • Amazing DIY ideas and many more

The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book updated & revised: Everything Interior Designers Need to Know Every Day
Author: Chris Grimley,Mimi Love
Published at: 09/01/2018
ISBN: 1631593803

THE INTERIOR DESIGN reference and specification is the collection of essential information on planning and executing all sorts of interior design projects.

It provides valuable insights into many ideas, concepts, pitfalls, things to consider and things to avoid when designing. This interior design book gives a brief technical overview of each concept before presenting the numbers behind each reference.

It is highly recommended for both students and professionals as well. It is a complete guideline for interior designing. Starting from the fundamentals this book describes space, surface, environment, elements one by one to make you a professional interior designer.

What you will learn:
  • Fundamentals of interior design
  • Project management, presentation, and communication
  • Proportions of a room
  • Color, material, texture, and pattern
  • All about lights, natural and artificial
  • Sustainability guidelines and many more

Interior Design Course: Principles, Practices, and Techniques for the Aspiring Designer (Quarto Book)
Author: Tomris Tangaz
Published at: 01/03/2006
ISBN: 0764132598

INTERIOR DESIGN COURSE is a complete reference that is based on the design principles, practices, and techniques to be a professional interior design expert.

This book contains all the design principles, tips, and tricks for creating beautiful home decor and add a personal and creative style to your designs. This book is well organized and easy to follow.

This book guides the readers through the entire design process, starting with the basic planning of space and finalizing a project using a variety of materials. More than 300 color illustrations will also help you to understand what you are learning.

Chapters include:

  • Concept development
  • Design realization
  • Design projects
  • Designing The urban live/work loft apartment, utilitarian bathroom, and kitchen design
  • Designing commercial interiors, including restaurants, retail spaces, and offices
  • Professional practice and many more

Residential Interior Design: A Guide to Planning Spaces, Third Edition
Author: Maureen Mitton
Published at: 25/04/2016
ISBN: 1119013976

RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR DESIGN is an industry-standard comprehensive reference guide to all kinds of residential space planning and design. This book has great insight on many important concepts and details of basic layout design that can easily be overlooked or poorly planned in building a home or remodeling one.

It focuses on the practical aspect of accessible design, ergonomics, and how building systems affect each space. This book also is updated with the 2015 international residential code, the International Green Construction Code, and new content on remodeling.

This book is filled with hundreds of drawings and photographs. This book illustrates a step-by-step approach to design that applies to any residential space and ensures that the most important factors are weighted heavily in the decision making process.

Contents of this book:

  • Introduction
  • Entrances and circulation spaces
  • Social and leisure spaces
  • Design plan for kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms, etc
  • Utility and workspaces
  • Sample project and related drawings
  • Basic light-frame residential construction.

Branding + Interior Design: Visibility and Business Strategy for Interior Designers
Author: Kim Kuhteubl
Published at: 28/09/2016
ISBN: 076435129X

BRANDING + INTERIOR DESIGN is the combination of Interior Design and Brand values. Famous author Kim Kuhteubl has presented the most up to date advice for the digital age on interior design.

With answers to the most frequently asked questions about both the future of interior design and it's brand value, this book gives thought to provoke insight on every aspect of designing as well as understanding the marketing strategies behind a successful interior designer.

This book will elevate your brand, help you share your talents with people by being more visible and how to use digital media to promote your own brand. This book has surprisingly good insight into branding for creative professional interior designers.

The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox: Checklists and Best Practices to Manage Your Workflow
Author: Phyllis Harbinger
Published at: 04/08/2014
ISBN: 111868043X

THE INTERIOR DESIGN PRODUCTIVITY TOOLBOX is known as the Interior Design Bible because it contains every detail you need to know about Interior designing. This book is tremendously helpful for new graduate students and a starting professional.

It is insightful, thorough and offers a lot of sample worksheets based on real-world examples and projects. It also comes with an access code. This book is a comprehensive self-management system tailored to the needs of interior designers and decorators.

The book also includes many many more useful references including a letter of agreement, lists for what to bring with you to client meetings, many examples of drawings and the various types of call-outs they require, checklists for commercial projects, there is even a checklist for how to go about renovating a man cave.

Chapters include:

  • Beginning of a project
  • Meetings, Residential and Contract surveys
  • Residential and contract drawings
  • Residential specifications
  • Contract specifications
  • Renovations and many more

New York School of Interior Design: Home: The Foundations of Enduring Spaces
Author: Ellen S. Fisher,Jen Renzi
Published at: 27/03/2018
ISBN: 0804137196

New York School of Interior Design: Home is an amazing resource for professionals and novices alike. This book is easy to read and easy to follow. It’s an awesome reference guide. The pages are clean, pictures are wonderful, and everything is current and relevant about interior design.

This book is based on the best professional practices and processes. Additionally, the design and visuals of the book are well done. This book also presents the ideas about home design and decor, from color theory principles to space-specific considerations, choosing furniture for a living room and collaborating with architects and other professionals for the best results.

This book offers an unparalleled mastery of the key elements of enduring interior design. This is one of the best interior designing books you will ever get. Add it to your collection today!

Interior Design (4th Edition)
Author: John F. Pile
Published at: 03/02/2007
ISBN: 0132408902

INTERIOR DESIGN is an informative guide about home decor and interior designs. This book is based on the real-world challenges faced with interior designs in the 21st century. It provides awesome and effective strategies.

The author  John F. Pile presented the details of case studies using a broad range of projects from modest home and work-place designs to public areas, to full professional involvement in large commercial spaces.

This book is in a word a well-written resource, including great photos, explanations, and very good fundamental information.

SketchUp for Interior Design: 3D Visualizing, Designing, and Space Planning
Author: Lydia Cline
Published at: 28/01/2014
ISBN: 1118627695

SKETCH UP FOR INTERIOR DESIGN is a comprehensive and intelligent book that delivers lots of information in a clear format about 3D Visualizing, Designing and Space Planning. It is a proper introduction on how to use the software for both interior designers and students.

The book is broken up into 9 chapters and covers everything from drafting and modeling rooms and furniture, adding color and texture and navigating all of the plug-ins and powerful additions that make SketchUp so powerful.

Contents of this book:

  • What is SketchUp and How do interior designers use it?
  • Getting Started
  • Exploring the Interface
  • Modeling Furniture, Cabinetry and Accessories
  • Drafting, Modeling and Furnishing a Floor Plan
  • Modeling a Two-Story House Interior
  • Painting with Colors, Textures, and Photo-Matching
  • Enhancing and Presenting The Model
  • Plugin's and Layouts

Interior Design Master Class: 100 Lessons from America's Finest Designers on the Art of Decoration
Published at: 11/10/2016
ISBN: 0847848906

INTERIOR DESIGN MASTER CLASS is the collection of over 100s of design ideas from hundreds of interior designers. It presents an informative portrait of an interior designer's vision.

It is a beautiful, intelligent and insightful adventure into the creation of wonderful living spaces from America's top interior design professionals.  It is based on the real-life experience, expertise, insight, and work of established design legends who have been working on this sector for decades.

This book is a must-have for anyone interested in interior design. Explore the process of designing a home, from the fundamentals to the finishing touches in this book.

Contents of this book:

  • Theory
  • Structure
  • Style
  • Process
  • Elements
  • Inspiration

Each of these chapters includes plenty of essays from various top-class designers.

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