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October 2023

Interior Design Research Methods 1st edition

By Lily Robinson
(9781501327810)

  • Interior Design Research Methods notes the tools and skills needed to do research and analysis for human-centered interior design projects.
  • The text develops analytical skills and helps transform scientific models into unique and innovative processes for design projects. This includes developing information about external and internal influences on the research process, creating a research question and thesis, design a system of inquiry, and analyze, interpret, and present data.
  • This book includes case studies cover topics such as gender, design for vulnerable populations, and ethical considerations.
  • Instructor Resources include an Instructor's Guide with test banks, sample syllabus, and supplemental assignments.

August 2023

The Interior Plan 3rd edition

By Roberto Rengel
(9781501369681)

  • The Interior Plan is an introductory-level text introducing students to the process of interior design space planning.
  • Expands on the evolution of design ideas, thinking sustainably, and how the correspondence of interior elevations and reflective ceilings affects the overall plan.
  • Now includes examples in residential, commercial, retail, and hospitality planning.
  • New pedagogical features such as learning objectives, discussion questions, and a list of key terms in every chapter.
  • First edition that also has a robust ancillary package such as self-assessment quizzes, flashcards, Instructors Guide, and PowerPoint slides for every chapter.

The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Interior Design 5th edition

By Mark Hinchman
(9781501365171)

  • This seminal text demystifies the terminology around being an interior designer today, providing definitions of processes, techniques, features, and even some historical terms that a designer must know.
  • Covers terminology on sustainability, smart materials, technologies, and non-western cultures.
  • Includes online vocabulary and image flashcards.

The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Textiles 9th edition

By Ajoy Sarkar, Ingrid Johnson
(9781501365072)

  • This seminal text demystifies all the terminology around working with textiles today, providing definitions of processes, techniques, features, and even some historical terms that you need to know.
  • Now includes terminology around sustainability, smart materials and biobased textiles, intelligent and 3D manufacturing, new technologies, and processes currently in practice.
  • Includes online vocabulary and image flashcards.

J.J. Pizzuto's Fabric Science 12th edition

By Ajoy Sarkar, Ingrid Johnson, Allen C. Cohen et al.
(9781501367816)

  • The 12th edition includes updates around recent developments in bio-based fibers, circularity and sustainability, and wearable textiles. Information about fibers, yarns, non-wovens, dyeing, printing, and finishing has been updated throughout.
  • New "Textile Connections" and "Business of Textiles" box features appear throughout the text.
  • Includes a robust ancillary package such as self-assessment quizzes, flashcards, videos, a fabric swatch guide, an Instructors Guide, a test bank, A Fabric Sample Answer Sheet, and PowerPoints.
  • A physical swatch kit for the 12th edition is available via ISBN 9781501367953.

July 2022

Architectural Drafting for Interior Design, 3e 

By Lydia Sloan Cline
(9781501361166)

  • This comprehensive book provides information on hand drafting and computer rendering for architectural features in interior design.
  • The third edition includes enhanced and new worksheets and new information about emerging technologies such as photogrammetry and 3D printing.
  • Includes ancillary materials such as self-assessment quizzes, flashcards, and downloadable floor plan templates in the student-facing STUDIO and an instructor’s guide, text bank, and PowerPoint slides in the Instructor Resources.

Replaces Architectural Drafting for Interior Designers, 2e, by Lydia Sloan Cline on the platform.


Sustainable Building Systems and Construction for Designers, 3e 

By Lisa Tucker
(9781501364662)

  • This book takes a holistic approach, from the structural (site consideration and foundations) to the experiential (indoor air, acoustics, and safety), making a clear case for interior design professionals to understand their moral responsibilities to people and the environment, and to follow sustainable building practices.
  • The third edition includes updated 2020 CIDA Standards and expanded content around security, resilience, plumbing, and well-being design trends.
  • Includes ancillary materials such as self-assessment quizzes and flashcards in the student-facing STUDIO and an instructor’s guide and PowerPoint slides in the Instructor Resources.

Replaces Sustainable Building Systems and Construction for Designers, 2e, by Lisa M. Tucker on the platform


Revit Architecture 2022 for Designers

By Douglas R. Seidler
(9781501385537)

  • This is the critical guide to using the Revit Architecture© software specifically for interior design.
  • The 2022 edition includes updates around the Revit Architecture© 2022 features and user interfaces, mew instruction for drawing with metric measurements, and on importing PDFs (Chapter 2), Photorealistic Rendering (Chapter 7), and Advanced Modeling (Chapter 10).
  • Ancillary materials are included on the author’s own website.

The Design Process, 4e

By Karl Aspelund
(9781501355981)

  • Author Karl Aspelund takes you through the seven stages of design to manifest a "might be" into an "is." The author uses real world examples across design disciplines to teach you how to think like a designer.
  • The fourth edition includes updated examples, exercises, bibliography and timelines; revised coverage of sustainability; new and revised “Perspectives” box features offering real life examples from designers across disciplines.
  • Includes ancillary materials such as self-assessment quizzes in the student-facing STUDIO and an instructor’s guide, text bank, and PowerPoint slides in the Instructor Resources.

Fundamentals of Lighting, 4e

By Susan Winchip
(9781501370229)

  • This text focuses on how interior lighting designs can address the healthy building movement, human-centric quality lighting design, and international green guidelines and standards for energy efficiency.
  • The fourth edition includes a focus on healthy building movement using human-centric quality lighting design; international green guidelines and standards for energy efficiency; enhanced student activities like case studies and lighting plans.
  • Includes ancillary materials such as self-assessment quizzes and flashcards in the student-facing STUDIO and an instructor’s guide, text bank, CIDA Standards Matrix, and PowerPoint slides in the Instructor Resources.

Replaces Fundamentals of Lighting, 3e, by Susan Winchip on the platform


Textiles, 4e

By Ginny Elsasser and Julia Sharp
(9781501366499)

  • This book provides a thorough approach to the fundamentals of textiles in a readable, non-technical style. The focus is on the interrelationship of textile components to help students understand and predict textile properties and performance to ultimately choose the best textile for their final product.
  • The fourth edition includes updated information around sustainability, laws and regulations, and technological advancements; a new “Did You Know?” box feature in each chapter providing thoughtful insights into new developments in the textiles industry; and inclusion of both imperial and metric measurements for a more global scope.
  • Includes ancillary materials such as self-assessment quizzes, flashcards, and downloadable exercises in the student-facing STUDIO and an instructor’s guide, text bank, and PowerPoint slides in the Instructor Resources.

July 2021

Interior Design Materials and Specifications, 4e 

By Lisa Godsey
(9781501360848)

  • This is your complete guide to the selection of materials for interiors. This book teaches students how to choose the best possible materials for a project, considering things like building codes, sustainability, usage, etc.
  • This new edition includes updated case studies, a new chapter of a smart materials “on the horizon”, and dispersing information on laminate products into their materials chapters as it become a main type in interior design.
  • Ancillaries include self-assessment quizzes and flashcards in the student facing STUDIO and PowerPoints and an Instructor’s Guide in the Instructor’s Resources.

Replaces Interior Design Materials and Specifications, 3e, by Lisa Godsey (9781501317620) on the platform


Estimating and Costing for Interior Designers, 2e 

By Diana Allison
(9781501361081)

  • This book teaches Interior Designers how to properly calculate not only how much of a material they will need for a project but to put together budget estimates for the overall project and share this information with their clients.
  • The new edition of this book includes many new pedagogical features such as learning objectives, key terms, chapter summaries, imperial and metric units, professional tips, and glossary. All the math examples have also been updated.
  • This is the first edition with ancillary materials including: calculation worksheets, schedules/cost worksheets, practice examples, and flashcards in the student-facing STUDIO and revised instructor’s guide, test questions, additional practice exercises and answers, PowerPoints lecture slides, and Excel worksheets in the Instructor Resources.

Replaces Estimating and Costing for Interior Designers, 1e, by Diana Allison (9781501371479) on the platform


Color Plus Design, 3e

By Ron Reed
(9781501362668)

  • The purpose of this book is to show how color and design, when used together, can organize any space around a theme or focal point, provide harmony or contrast, and avoid common color mistakes in a variety of residential and commercial interiors. It also shows how different cultures around the world use color in their designs.
  • New features to this edition include a new chapter on color and health, explaining how color affects human perception, emotions, illnesses, and misconceptions. There are also new end of chapter exercises and updated art examples.
  • Ancillary materials include flashcards, self-assessment quizzes, additional exercises and activities in the student-facing STUDIO and PowerPoint slides, instructors guide, and test bank in the Instructor Resources.

Replaces Color Plus Design, 2e, by Ron Reed (9781501316814) on the platform


Digital Drawing for Designers, 2021

By Douglas R. Seidler
(9781501362866)

  • This is your step-by-step guide on how to use the AutoCAD software to draw floorplans and sketches digitally, helping interior designers translate their visions for their clients in a digital way.
  • Updates to this edition include showing the functionality of the newest version of the software and app and integrates metric system for measurements.
  • A companion website with extra examples, tips, and tools is also available.

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