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|Author||: Mark Karlen,James R. Benya|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Lighting is a basic, yet difficult-to-master, element of interior design, and Lighting Design Basics provides the information you need in a concise, highly visual format. Two leading designers, both with decades of experience, offer straightforward coverage of concepts and techniques, and present realistic goals you can use as guides to creating simple, typical lighting designs and when collaborating with professional designers on more complex projects. Design scenarios for more than twenty different spaces illustrate real-world case studies for illuminating residential and commercial spaces, from kitchens to doctors' offices. Each scenario includes an in-depth rationale for the proposed solution, insightful lighting distribution diagrams, floor plans, and details for lighting installation and construction. In addition, exercises allow you to develop lighting design skills in preparation for working on actual projects, as well as the NCIDQ and NCARB exams. Packed with informative illustrations, Lighting Design Basics is an invaluable resource for students, as well as interior designers and architects studying for professional licensing exams.
|Author||: Sharon B. Jaffe,Rob Fleming,Mark Karlen,Saglinda H Roberts|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
An accessible, climate-diverse guide that transforms readers from sustainable design novices to whole-solution problem solvers. Sustainable Design Basics is a student-friendly introduction to a holistic and integral view of sustainable design. Comprehensive in scope, this textbook presents basic technical information, sustainability strategies, and a practical, step-by-step approach for sustainable building projects. Clear and relatable chapters illustrate how to identify the factors that reduce energy use, solve specific sustainable design problems, develop holistic design solutions, and address the social and cultural aspects of sustainable design. Requiring no prior knowledge of the subject, the text’s easy-to-follow methodology leads readers through the fundamental sustainable design principles for the built environment. Sustainably-constructed and maintained buildings protect the health and improve the productivity of their occupants, as well as help to restore the global ecosystem. The authors, leading practitioners and educators in sustainable design, have created a resource that provides a solid introduction to broad level sustainability thinking that students can take forward into their professional practice. Topics include space planning for sustainable design, integrative and collaborative design, standards and rating systems, real-world strategies to conserve energy and resources through leveraging renewable natural resources and innovative construction techniques and their impact on our environment. Usable and useful both in and beyond the classroom, this book: Covers building location strategies, building envelopes and structures, integration of passive and active systems, green materials, and project presentation Examines cultural factors, social equity, ecological systems, and aesthetics Provides diverse student exercises that vary by climate, geography, setting, perspective, and typology Features a companion website containing extensive instructor resources Sustainable Design Basics is an important resource aimed at undergraduate architecture and interior design students, or first-year graduate students, as well as design professionals wishing to integrate sustainable design knowledge and techniques into their practice.
|Author||: Mark Karlen,Christina Spangler,James R. Benya|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
A visual, real-world guide to professional lighting design Lighting Design Basics is the essential guide to this basic, but difficult-to-master aspect of interior design. Offering fundamental concepts and prescriptive techniques in a highly visual format, this book provides clear, practical guidance on utilizing the latest in lighting techniques and technology to showcase a space without sacrificing utility. Covering more than 25 different design scenarios with in-depth rationale for proposed solutions, this book provides insightful distribution diagrams, floor plans, and details for lighting installation and construction. Real-world case studies illustrate lighting design in residential, commercial, healthcare, education, and hospitality settings, and skill-building exercises offer practice for real-world projects as well as NCIDQ and NCARB exam preparation. This new third edition includes new instructor support materials, coverage of computer calculation software, and in-depth discussion on the latest in LED lighting. Lighting is changing, both in the technology itself, and in the way a designer must approach it. This book provides immersive instruction through real-world settings, and practical guidance suited for immediate application in everyday projects. Get up-to-date on the latest methods and technology for lighting design Examine more than 25 design scenarios for different types of spaces Complete exercises to hone your skills or prepare for the NCIDQ or NCARB Create simple lighting designs and collaborate with architects on complex projects Lighting can make or break a space. Improper lighting lends a space an uncomfortable feel, can induce headaches or eyestrain, and can even be hazardous—but thoughtfully designed and executed lighting adds that extra element so often missing from typical spaces. Lighting Design Basics shows you how to elevate any space through the fundamental tools and concepts of professional lighting design.
|Author||: Jennifer Carrington|
|Editor||: Xlibris Corporation|
It is my unique, personal honor to bequeath shards of wisdom to an inspiring woman of God, fellow businesswoman, and professional confidantJennifer Carrington. She has crafted a timely, succinct, and relevant treatise. This work is a culmination of successive years of fine-tuning, labor, contemplation, and learning moments. This masterpiece, though laconic, injects a cornucopia of powerful principles and emits laser focus on the art of business branding, content, and presentation. Frankly, this book should be a required reading in both the halls of academia and for small/medium enterprises alike. As a personal and business mentor of Jennifer, I have witnessed firsthand how this driven and dogged businesswoman masterfully utilizes the concepts noted in this book in her own businessJ Carrington + Associates. She has proven to me on multiple occasions the value and pertinence of branding, content, and presentation. Her firm has, without slight hesitation, provided astute excellence and value-added service to our jurisdictional platform since I began working with her. As a competent, proven, and savvy businesswoman myself, Ive trodden the deserted road of entrepreneurial persistence from my youth. During the last thirty-three years of trudging through provinces of resistance, peaks of success, and valleys of trepidation, Ive learned the utter importance of crafting and molding the essential elements of branding. Without the organic and pliable foundation of branding, my quick-serve restaurant holdings company, V & J, would have flatlined with my initial Burger King acquisition. But by positioning and pivoting my firm as a brand unto itself, my company has been catapulted into a vast conglomeration of multiple food-service brands. As such and with the advent of global technology and social media, branding should be the lifeblood of any. Congratulations, Jennifer, and on serious entrepreneurial endeavorswhether small or large. Read this book and find out why! May the Lord continue to shine his favor upon you as share your insights and unpretentious learnings relative to branding, creation content, relational data maintenance, and presentational swagger with us all. Dr. Valerie Daniels-Carter, president and CEO, V & J Holding Companies Inc.
Photoshop and Web Design Basics for Kids Technology Book for Kids Children s Computer Technology Books
|Author||: Baby Professor|
|Editor||: Speedy Publishing LLC|
It’s the age of technology. Pictures can be manipulated so you photography skills go hand in hand with your photoshop skills. This book for kids will outline the basics not just in photography manipulation but also in web design. This is an interesting how-to book that will surely inspire your young designers. Take a copy today!
|Author||: Fiona Raven,Glenna Collett|
Book Design Made Simple gives DIY authors, small presses, and graphic designers-novices and experts alike-the power to design their own books. It's the first comprehensive book of its kind, explaining every step from installing Adobe� InDesign� right through to sending the files to press. For those who want to design their own books but have little idea how to proceed, Book Design Made Simple is a semester of book design instruction plus a publishing class rolled into one. Let two experts guide you through the process with easy step-by-step instructions, resulting in a professional-looking top-quality book
|Author||: Wang Shaoqiang|
Whether you are a graphic designer, a small press or a self-publisher, this publication will tell you everything: from the history of books to the printing and binding techniques, showcasing beautiful contemporary examples. Do you know when the first book was born? Have you ever wondered what are the basic components of a book? And how can we possibly make a book from scratch? Book Design is a publication that answers all these questions. This publication offers an overview of what a book is, how it is made, and how we can improve it with good design and printing techniques. The first two chapters focus more on historical and theoretical knowledge; the last two showcase examples of contemporary book designs, including detailed information and interviews with eight graphic designers from all over the world. It is a must have for those who want to know more about book design, as well as self-publishers and small presses. Editorial graphic design is one of the most comprehensive areas in design and this publication, filled with recent and contemporary examples, will provide you with the ins and outs to render a project from scratch to the finished book.
|Author||: Donna Fullmer|
|Editor||: Fairchild Books|
The Studio Companion Series consists of four books, available separately or as a set, that provide a launch pad into the study of design and architecture. Clear instructions and a wealth of examples give students a comprehensive look at the entire design process, from concept to presentation. Developed for today's student, the books present material in a contemporary and graphic manner and are compact and highly portable. The series includes: Design Basics, Drafting Basics, 3D Design Basics, and Presentation Basics. Design Basics familiarizes students with the fundamental elements and principles of design, offering them a vocabulary with which to understand and discuss interiors and architecture. Using well-articulated definitions and clear, highly-visual examples, this full-color book will expand students' appreciation of design and help them get started creating their own spaces.
|Author||: Amy E. Arntson|
|Editor||: Cengage Learning|
GRAPHIC DESIGN BASICS combines design principles, history, and current technology to present students a comprehensive introduction to the field of graphic design. Keeping pace with rapid changes in the field of design, while maintaining a consistently high academic quality, the text emphasizes design structure, visual perception and digital design, with a wide range of visuals from throughout design history, as well as the latest contemporary illustrations. Each chapter provides assignments with student sample solutions and critique sections to help students apply the concepts and assess their work. This market leader's interwoven combination of concept, history, and practice rarely found in other graphic design texts has been enriched by integrating material specific to digital design. The accompanying Premium Website offers students bonus images, interviews with artists featured in the text, additional projects, studio techniques and research links. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
|Author||: Susanne Radtke|
|Editor||: Bis Publishers|
Intercultural Design Basics is an intercultural and innovative approach to design education. A unique companion app ensures relevance for a young technology-minded target group. The book gives intercultural insights when discussing the basic principles of design, typography and color theory. It incorporates contrasting ideas on design and various design teaching methods. Creative voices of well-known and not yet discovered designers from Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia will help expand your horizons. Through examples of intercultural design workshops, it inspires collaboration with international teams. Practical methods used in these international perspectives encourage the development of cultural and social awareness, inspire different design styles helping you perceive cultural diversity. An app is also created to work hand in hand with Intercultural Design Basics. The pair make the theoretical background of the book visually and auditorily intriguing and engaging by using AR, animations, games, and videos. This unique combination of diverse instructional materials ensures flexibility and relevance.
|Author||: Tommye McClure Scanlin|
Once ideas and images come to mind, the next step in weaving your tapestry--interpreting these into effective compositions--may be challenging. Learn here, in ways that relate specifically to tapestry art, the design basics you need to make your best work. Renowned master weaver Scanlin offers 60 step-by-step "explorations" that lead you from understanding design concepts in your head to using them on your loom. Be inspired to explore "weavable" ways to manage line, shape, color, texture, emphasis, balance, rhythm, and more for results that bring your tapestries to a new level. In Part 1, dive into the fundamentals of design. Parts 2 and 3 hold explorations--exercises with a tapestry twist. Part 4 teaches ways to turn designs into cartoons. A resource treasure trove offers ideas for finishing tapestries (essential to the design's completeness), helpful templates, glossaries, and other core information to carry forward on your creative path.
|Author||: Simon Seivewright|
|Editor||: Bloomsbury Publishing|
The ability to generate inspired ideas is vital in all creative industries, fashion being no exception. Basics Fashion Design 01: Research and Design (2nd edition) investigates fashion design research and how to use it to develop inspired designs and concepts. This second edition of a best-selling title used on courses throughout the UK and US is revised and updated with a new design scheme and many new visuals from the catwalk, the studio and designers' portfolios. It includes new case studies and eleven interviews with key personnel, plus reflective exercises designed to instruct readers on how to excel in carrying out professional fashion research and design.
|Author||: Jeffrey Bilhuber,Annette Tapert|
Jeffrey Bilhuber's Design Basics is full of expert solutions for designing the home of your dreams and features a foreword by Anna Wintour. With more than 100 color photographs, this book is perfect for the first-time decorator. In the book (written with Annette Tapert), interior designer Jeffrey Bilhuber shares both the philosophies and methods of professional design. Jeffrey Bilhuber's Design Basics demystifies the art of decorating, emphasizing subjects such as furniture, fabrics and textures, materials, specifics, and more. It is a must for anyone who wants to learn more about color, scale, space, and living in the context of interior design. Jeffrey Bilhuber is one of the most esteemed and well-known names in the field of interior design. His aim with this book was to empower through the demonstration that superior design is possible for everyone.
|Author||: Gerhard Heufler,Michael Lanz,Martin Prettenthaler|
|Editor||: Verlag Niggli AG|
How does design function? What is the difference between design and styling? Is the principle "form follows function" still valid? And what constitutes the design process in practice?There are so many questions on the highly topical subject of design. The authors provide answers to many of them by covering a wide range of topics, from the historical roots to the outlook on the near future, from a comprehensive look at product functions to the analysis of the complex design process, from theoretical foundations to descriptive case studies. The central theme is product design, taking the conflicting interests of consumers, manufacturers and designers into consideration. All factors of planning and designing of industrial products are considered and clearly presented. The book is aimed at enquiring users as well as committed entrepreneurs, interested technicians and aspiring designers from a great variety of fields.
|Author||: Jaecheol Koh|
This textbook explains how to create models with freeform surfaces using SOLIDWORKS 2019. SOLIDWORKS is a three dimensional CAD/CAM/CAE software developed by Dassault Systèms, France. This textbook is based on SOLIDWORKS 2019. Users of earlier releases can use this book with minor modifications. We provide files for exercises via our website. All files are in SOLIDWORKS 2018, so readers can open the files using later releases of SOLIDWORKS. It is assumed that readers of this textbook have no prior experience in using SOLIDWORKS for modeling 3D parts. This textbook is suitable for anyone interested in learning 3D modeling using SOLIDWORKS. Each chapter deals with the major functions of creating 3D features using simple examples and step by step self-paced exercises. Additional drawings of 3D parts are provided at the end of each chapter for further self exercises. The final exercises are expected to be completed by readers who have fully understood the content and completed the exercises in each chapter. Topics covered in this textbook - Chapter 1: Starting Solidworks - Chapter 2 and 3: Creating Extruded Feature, Hole, Boolean Operation - Chapter 4: Understanding Reference Geometries - Chapter 5: Detailing - Chapter 6: Parametric Editing - Chapter 7: Copying Objects - Chapter 8: Sweep and Loft - Chapter 9 and 10: Assembly Design - Chapter 11: Drawing
|Author||: Travis Kelly Wilson|
|Editor||: Fairchild Books|
Using a residential design scenario that increases in scope from chapter to chapter and results in a complete set of working drawings, Drafting and Design: Basics for Interior Design teaches the art of drafting through hands-on application. Introducing essential drafting tools, equipment, and methods, the book is designed to help interior designers develop an understanding of space planning and leverage manual drafting skills to design usable and livable space.
|Author||: David A. Lauer,Stephen Pentak|
|Editor||: Wadsworth Publishing Company|
DESIGN BASICS is a popular introduction to two-dimensional design. Each concept is presented in a full two-page spread, making the text practical and easy for students to refer to while they work. Visual examples from many periods and cultures are provided for all elements and principles of design.