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Library Materials for Interior Design

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Books and media on interior design, called Interior Decoration in the Library Catalog, can be found in the Library under the classifications NK1700-NK3505 with the art books, and in TX311-TX317 for home economics. History of interior design is found in NK1710-NK2096, Interior Decoration -- History. Books on the use of Color in Interior Decoration are found in NK2115.5.C6, with Color in Design in NK1548, with Color in Art in general in NX650.C676Works on Interior Architecture may be found NA2850, which looks at the architectural requirements of interior spaces and the details of furnishing and interior finishes. 

Materials on Architectural Drawing can be found in the classifications NA2700-2780, with AutoCad and Autodesk Revit in NA2728, Architectural Drawing--Computer-assisted Design. AutoCad and Revit are also found in T385, Computer-assisted Drafting. Items on Structural Engineering are in TA630-TA901, and books on Architecture in NA1-NA8480, with Sustainable Architecture in NA2542.36. Books on Building Construction can be found in TH1-TH7975, with Sustainable Building Construction, including LEED certification in TH880.

Books and media on building construction can be found in the Library under the classification THBuilding. This includes all works on the process of construction. General works on individual structures and the design and style of structures are found in NAArchitecture.


For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

 100 interiors around the world / edited by Margit J. Mayer
NK2110 .054 2012 Volumes 1&2 
Diverse and enticing selections of interiors around the world. [2/16]
♦  The art of elegance: classic interiors / Marshall Watson.
NK2004.3 .W38 A4 2017
Showcases Watson's work in all styles of homes to demonstrate principles that transform a "series of spaces" into a genuine, coherent home: warmth; peace; comfort; balance; proportion; livability and aprropriateness. [6/17]
♦  Building codes illustrated : a guide to understanding the 2012 international building code / Francis D.K. Ching, Steven R. Winkel. 4th ed.
TH420 .C99 2012
This easy-to-use, updated illustrated guide to the 2012 edition of the International Building Code marries the graphic skills of bestselling author Frank Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA. It pulls out the portions of the building code that are most relevant for the architect and provides an easy-to-understand interpretation in both words and illustrations.
 Business & legal forms for interior designers / Tad Crawford.
NK2116 .C66 2013
All the forms today's interior designers need to succeed- revised, updated and
ready to use. [4/16]
♦  The codes guidebook for interiors / Sharon Koomen Harmon, Katherine E. Kennon.
5th ed. 
KF5701 .H37 2011
Features jargon-free explanations of all the codes and standards of concern to designers and architects, including performance codes, fire codes, building and finish standards, energy codes, and Americans with Disabilities standards. The book uses an easy-to-navigate format that is geared towards the code process as a whole, to take readers step-by-step through the codes relevant at each stage in the design process.  [12/14]
♦  Dictionary of furniture / [edited by] Charles Boyce.  2nd ed.
Ref. NK2205 .D5 2001
♦  Factory Man: how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local - and helped save an American town / Beth Macy.
HD9773.U74 V38 2014 [4/15]
♦  The Fairchild books dictionary of interior design / Marck Hinchman. 3rd ed.
Ref. NK1165 .P4 2014
Over 700 illustrations aligned with historic and modern technology for both residential and commercial sides of industry. [4/15]
♦  Finer things: timeless furniture, textiles, and details / Christine Lemiuex.
NK2115 .L4335 2016
Quality matters. A lesson in recognizing hallmarks of timeless heirloom quality pieces with examples from hundreds of elegant home interiors to show range of luxurious and customized environmnet that can be created with fine decor. [6/17]
♦  The Grove encyclopedia of decorative arts / edited by Gordon Campbell.
Ref. NK28 .676 2006 Volumes 1 & 2
♦  Handcrafted modern: at home with mid-century designers / Leslie Williamson.
NK2004 .W55 2010
Presents the homes of some prominent mid-century architects' and designers' homes that they designed for themselves. [11/17]
♦  How to start and operate your own design firm: a guide for interior designers and architects / Albert W. Rubeling. 2nd ed.
NA1996 .R83 2007
A fact-filled guidebook which walks you through all steps unique to creating a new
design firm.  [3/16]
♦  How they decorated : inspiration from great women of the 20th century /
P. Gaye Tapp.
NK1980 .T365 2017
Showcasing 20th century residential rooms of sixteen women to display their individual approaches and that influence our taste today. [11/17]
♦  Interior design illustrated / Francis D.K. Ching, Corky Binggeli. 3rd ed.
NA2850 .C45 2012
This third edition offers a thorough introduction to interior design, addressing the architectural requirements of interior spaces and the details of furnishing and
interior finishes.
♦  The interior design reference & specification / Chris Grimley.
Ref. NK2115 .G75 2013
Everything interior designers need to know every day. Includes interviews with top designers in the field. [5/15]
♦  Interior designer's guide to pricing, estimating, and budgeting /
Theo Stephen Williams. 2nd ed.
NK2116.2 .W55 2010
Step by step guidance will empower interior designers to establish prices & budgets that will make their clients happy and business profitable. [6/16]
♦  Learning to see: bringing the world around you into your home / Vincente Wolf.
NK2115 .W828 2002
With incisive text and more than 160 photos by one of the country's top 100 interior designers. [6/17]
♦  Playing with color: 50 graphic experiments for exploring color design principles /
Richard Mell.
NK1548 .M45 2013
Hands-on projects to gain awareness and sensitivity to form, color, material,
and craft. [9/15]
♦  SketchUp for interior design: 3D visualizing, designing, and space planning /
Lydia Sloan Cline.
NK2114 .C59 2014
Practical introduction to learn to use the sketching software for unique interior design needs with basics of creating 3D models. Includes tutorial videos. [2/16]
♦  Time-saver standards for interior design and space planning /
[edited by] Joseph De Chiara, Julius Panero, Martin Zelnik. 2nd ed.
Ref. NK2110 .T48 2001  


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Suggested titles
below listed as (e-journals or electronic journals) can be located in the subscription service, EBSCO's Full Text Finder.

♦  Architectural Digest (e-journal   2008 - present) [12/16]
♦  Architectural Record 
in Library 
1975 - present)  (e-journal   2001 - present) [11/16]
♦  Design Solutions: Journal of the Architectural Woodwork Institute  
(in Library 
1999- present) (Back issues online 2008 - present)   [12/16]
♦  Interior Design 
(in Library   1985 - present)
 (e-journal  1999 - present) [12/16]


♦  Architecture, interiors and furniture [videorecording].
Media (DVD-ROM) NA202 .A72 2005
Provides access to 1,900 images with informative commentaries of architecture and furnishings from ancient Egypt to 1975. Exclusive features include a close-up detail option and an index of the images.

                                                                                                  Last updated 201711/JAU