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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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