Professional Practice for Interior Designers

Professional Practice for Interior Designers
Author: Christine M. Piotrowski
Release: 2020-03-31
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 752
ISBN: 9781119554516
Language: en
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The leading guide to the business practice of the interior design profession, updated to reflect the latest trends For nearly thirty years, Professional Practice for Interior Designers has been a must-have resource for aspiring designers and practicing professionals. This revised and updated Sixth Edition continues to offer authoritative guidance related to the business of the interior design profession—from the basics to the latest topics and tools essential for planning, building, and maintaining a successful commercial or residential interior design business. Filled with business tips and best practices, illustrative scenarios, and other pedagogical tools, this revised edition contains new chapters on interior design in the global environment, building client relationships, and online marketing communications. The author also includes updated information on web and social media marketing, branding, and prospecting for global projects. Recommended by the NCIDQ for exam preparation, this Sixth Edition is an invaluable resource for early career designers or those studying to enter the profession. This important book: Contains three new chapters that focus on client relationships, marketing communications, and interior design in the global marketplace. Includes new or updated sections that reflect the recent trends related to social media, branding, sustainable design practice and more Offers invaluable pedagogical tools in every chapter, including chapter objectives and material relevant for the NCIDQ Instructors have access to an Instructor's Manual through the book's companion website

Professional Practice for Interior Designers

Professional Practice for Interior Designers
Author: Christine M. Piotrowski
Release: 1994
Editor: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
Pages: 436
ISBN: WISC:89052225166
Language: en
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A guide for establishing and managing an interior design firm. Includes legal, financial, management, marketing and administrative advice, and sample forms and documents. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Professional Practice for Interior Design in the Global Marketplace

Professional Practice for Interior Design in the Global Marketplace
Author: Susan M. Winchip
Release: 2012-06-13
Editor: Fairchild Books
Pages: 560
ISBN: 1609011384
Language: en
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The interior designers of tomorrow require a professional practice text that is contemporary and innovative enough to prepare them for the rapidly evolving landscape of the 21st century workplace. Professional Practice for Interior Designers in the Global Marketplace arms students of the Millennial Generation with the know-how they'll need to launch and evolve their careers. It emphasizes the essential skills and knowledge required to work in a firm as an entry-level designer, while providing an overview of what is involved in starting, owning, and operating an interior design business. Although rooted in fundamentals, the book incorporates up-to-the-minute developments including globalization, changing demographics, the rise of networking technologies, sustainable design, social responsibility, and global economics.

Interior Design Handbook of Professional Practice

Interior Design Handbook of Professional Practice
Author: Cindy Coleman,Interior Design Magazine
Release: 2001-10-11
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
Pages: 768
ISBN: 9780071416030
Language: en
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Everything you need to know about the practice and business of interior design -- from McGraw-Hill and Interior Design magazine Let today's most admired design professionals share with you their priceless insights, step-by-step guidelines, and real-life examples drawn from their own highly successful practices. Interior Design Handbook of Professional Practice packs fresh new ways of thinking and profitable ways of working -- quality information you expect when experts join forces! Comprehensive, hands-on details show you how to problem-solve the design needs of clients¿streamline every stage of your practice, from finding and winning clients to project build-out¿and master the most efficient negotiation, bidding, contract, and documentation techniques. Achieve professional excellence and profitability with this authoritative resource as you learn how to act on the implications of the profound changes occurring in the design industry today with tips from designers who are at the top of their game. An outstanding preparation tool for the NCIDQ national licensing exam

Interior Design

Interior Design
Author: Jenny Grove
Release: 2019-10-18
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781000701364
Language: en
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This is a benchmark book which encourages interior designers to raise their professional status and offers their clients an insight into the complex profession of modern interior design. It demystifies what an interior designer does, and showcases the range of skills that interior designers can bring to a project to help achieve a successful outcome. The book attempts to explain the broad scope of the interior design profession, including: • the wide range of projects and specialisms • the people, roles and relationships • the skills and knowledge that designers need • the benefits of using a designer • the importance of a good client-designer relationship. Case Studies illustrate key points, pinpointing important project types and showcasing designers working in specialist fields and include comments from clients and end-users.

Interior Design Practice

Interior Design Practice
Author: Cindy Coleman
Release: 2010-05-25
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781581157406
Language: en
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Interior Design magazine has assembled some of the most notable voices in the interior design world today under editor-in-chief Cindy Coleman to define contemporary interior design and its practice. Interior Design Practice provides aspiring and practicing professionals a perspective that is as broad as it is deep, encompassing design theory and education, global professional practice, and the experiences of design firms large and small. An overview is provided of the development and growth of the profession, along with an in-depth assessment of the legal and regulatory environment. An extensive section is offered on the work process, ranging from pre-design, programming, and design development to contract administration. Finally, a section on management provides a thorough exploration of issues in marketing, financial management, project management, and managing client relationships. Both comprehensive and timely,Interior Design Practice describes the changes currently occurring in the design profession and industry and suggests new, unique ways of thinking and working that will serve as a catalyst for designers who seek excellence in their profession. List of Contributors, their company, and their location: — Edward Friedrichs, (former President, Gensler) San Francisco — Derrel Parker, Parker Scaggiari,Las Vegas — Cindy Coleman, Chicago — Beth Harmon Vaughan, Gensler, Phoenix — Barry LePatner, LePatner & Associates, LLP, New York — Eva Maddox, Perkins + Will, Chicago — Sharon Turner, Swanke Hayden Connell Architects, London — Pamela Anderson Brule, Pamela Anderson Brule Architects, San Jose — Orlando Diaz-Azcuy, San Francisco — Stuart Cohen, Cohen/Hacker Architects, Chicago — David Boeman, Powell + Kleinshmidt, Chicago — Greg Switzer, Robert Sutter, Switzer Architects, New York — Lisabeth Quebe, (Former VP, Perkins + Will) Soldiers Grove, WI — Gary Wheeler, Wheeler Kanik, Richmond, UK — Kathy Rogers, Jacobs Facilities, Arlington, VA Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Portfolios for Interior Designers

Portfolios for Interior Designers
Author: Maureen Mitton
Release: 2010-09-28
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 214
ISBN: 9780470408162
Language: en
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The complete guide to portfolio development for interiordesigners It's a widely known fact that interior designers need a strongvisual presence in the form of a well-crafted, professional-lookingportfolio. Surprisingly, however, many interior designers aren'tequipped with the expertise required to organize and unify theirwork in a fashion that optimally conveys their talents andskills. Portfolios for Interior Designers helps demystify theprocess by guiding the reader toward mastery in assembling awinning portfolio. It delivers essential step-by-step instructionpresented in a manner that shows interior designers how to properlyand effectively display their designs. This book also includes: Color and black-and-white illustrations showing portfolioelements and options Graphic design concepts necessary for portfolio development Specific information for the design of digital portfolios Supplemental teaching resources that direct readers to acompanion Web site Useful tips on the ways that popular graphics softwareapplications can be best implemented for certain portfolioelements Samples of cover letters and resumes, along with discussion ofjob search procedures With the aid of real-world examples, Portfolios for InteriorDesigners examines how a portfolio can be used as an effectivetool for communicating with clients and other professionals. Amuch-needed guide, this book eliminates the uncertainty surroundingportfolio development so that interior designers can showcase theirabilities success-fully—and land the next job.

AIGA Professional Practices in Graphic Design

AIGA Professional Practices in Graphic Design
Author: Tad Crawford
Release: 2010-02-23
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781581157499
Language: en
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"Provides definitive guidelines on all aspects of the graphic design business."—FYI. * Newly revised and expanded version of an industry classic--5,000 sold! * Up-to-the-minute! Includes web, interactive, and green design, new legislation * Each chapter written by an authority on the subject. Here’s the definitive guide to professional business practices in graphic design, now fully revised and updated for the digital age. Up-to-the-minute coverage of web, interactive, and motion graphics; green design; potential repercussions of legislation on Orphan Works; protection of fonts and software; managing creative people; using professional help such as lawyers; and much more. Each in-depth chapter, covering such topics as professional relationships, fees, contracts, managing large projects, copyright and trademark issues, electronic uses, and more, has been written by an authority in the field. The newly revised AIGA Standard Form for Design Services is included for the convenience of readers, along with a complete resources section. No designer should do business without this comprehensive, authoritative book. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Interior Design

Interior Design
Author: Roderick Adams
Release: 2020-07-24
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780429649271
Language: en
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As the globe shrinks and the concept of distance diminishes, this text challenges the current status quo by identifying the cohesions and specialisations of design communities across the continents. It sets out an international spatial design landscape, identifying and contouring global design practice and design hotspots from a range of case studies, interviews and design practice perspectives. Using a range of interior environments, the chapters link the origins, trends and perceptions of the interior to create new insight into trans-global design. The book expands, but also coheres the interior design discipline to ensure the subject continues to grow, develop and influence the inhabitations of the world. The book features a wealth of pedagogical elements including: Beautifully designed with over 100 full colour illustrations, photographs and examples of design work Maps and diagrams which highlight hotspots of design across the globe, providing strong graphic information Interview panels featuring professional insights from designers across the globe ‘Employability’ boxes, providing a good tips guide for students gaining employment across the globe ‘International Dimension’ boxes which strengthen the scholarship of studying interior design in a globalised way ‘Design Oddities’ box which brings into focus any new or contextual facts that help contextualise the global interior.

Interior Design Management

Interior Design Management
Author: Christine M. Piotrowski
Release: 1992-11-11
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 360
ISBN: 0471284319
Language: en
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Most interior designers who own - or plan to own - their own firms are at a disadvantage because they lack formal business training. This book provides them with essential information on accounting, financial analysis, revenue operation, contracts, personnel issues and more.

Designing Your Business

Designing Your Business
Author: Gordon T. Kendall,Heidi Painchaud
Release: 2016-03-10
Editor: Fairchild Books
Pages: 448
ISBN: 1501313959
Language: en
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Designing Your Business, 2nd Edition, transforms aspiring interior designers into savvy business people as well as creative interior designers by offering strategies for working effectively with colleagues, clients, and resources. The text explores business organization, legal and ethical issues, and business finance and accounting practices common to the profession. The practical approach and engaging interactive pedagogy make it easy and interesting to learn the intricacies of the business, law, and practice.

Becoming an Interior Designer

Becoming an Interior Designer
Author: Christine M. Piotrowski
Release: 2011-10-13
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781118174227
Language: en
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If you're embarking upon a career in interior design, here's a highly visual overview of the profession, with in-depth material on educational requirements, design specialties, finding a job, and the many directions a career in interior design can take. Featuring informative interviews with working designers, this Second Edition includes updated educational requirements and a list of accredited interior design programs in the United States and Canada.

The Interior Design Reference Specification Book

The Interior Design Reference   Specification Book
Author: Linda O'Shea,Chris Grimley,Mimi Love
Release: 2013-07-01
Editor: Rockport Publishers
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781610587907
Language: en
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DIV In the world of interior design, thousands of bits of crucial information are scattered across a wide array of sources. The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book collects the information essential to planning and executing interior projects of all shapes and sizes, and distills it in a format that is as easy to use as it is to carry. You’ll also find interviews with top practitioners drawn across the field of interior design. —Fundamentals provides a step-by-step overview of an interiors project, describing the scope of professional services, the project schedule, and the design and presentation tools used by designers. —Space examines ways of composing rooms as spatial environments while speaking to functional and life-safety concerns. —Surface identifies options in color, material, texture, and pattern, while addressing maintenance and performance issues. —Environments looks at aspects of interior design that help create a specific mood or character, such as natural and artificial lighting, sound and smell. —Elements describes the selection and specification of furniture and fixtures, as well as other components essential to an interior environment, such as artwork and accessories. —Resources gathers a wealth of useful data, from sustainability guidelines to online sources for interiors-related research. /div

Designing Your Business

Designing Your Business
Author: Gordon T. Kendall
Release: 2005-04-22
Editor: Fairchild Books
Pages: 500
ISBN: 1563673266
Language: en
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Designing Your Business brings the expertise of a business and legal professional to the practice of interior design. Accordingly, the book serves as a strong reference for basic business and legal concepts. It aims to make students savvy business people as well as creative interior designers. In an accessible tone, the text explores business organisation, and legal and ethical issues that arise in the practice of interior design. Business finance and accounting are also explained by showing the necessity of adequately defining a designer's scope of services and methods of charging. The textual explanations are augmented with chapter exercises and projects that simulate the actual, day-to-day work issues faced by interior designers. The book's hands-on approach and engaging interactive pedagogy bring relevance to the topics of law and business and show interior design students how their business decisions can facilitate their professional practices.

The State of the Interior Design Profession

The State of the Interior Design Profession
Author: Caren S. Martin,Denise A. Guerin
Release: 2010-03-02
Editor: Fairchild Books
Pages: 512
ISBN: 1563679205
Language: en
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The State of the Interior Design Profession provides an informed view of the interior design profession as it stands, challenging students and inspiring them to consider their role and responsibility in developing the profession's future. Martin and Guerin have identified 12 issues integral to the future development of the interior design profession. Renowned and emerging interior design thinkers (authors), who represent complementary and conflicting viewpoints on the same issue, have written their opinions (essays) in response to each issue. Their experiences are diverse; they have contributed to practice, industry, publication, research, education, engagement, and service--and many to several of these. Their responses reflect the currency of their opinions, thoughts, and research on the issue.

The BIID Interior Design Job Book

The BIID Interior Design Job Book
Author: Diana Yakeley
Release: 2019-07-25
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781000703658
Language: en
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The BIID Interior Design Job Book is the first book to set out the professional standard for running an interior design project. It does so step by step, in a sequence designed to complement the construction industry’s standard Plan of Work, providing guidance at every stage of a job from appraisal of the client’s requirements through to completion. Suitable for all interior design projects – whether small or large – and for both interior designers working in an integrated design team and those acting as lead consultant, it brings a codified procedure and a professional rigour to the way your practice works and the way your projects run – vital for achieving a professional edge in a competitive field. Its hands-on approach is supplemented by numerous model letters and specimen forms, which the designer can quickly adapt to any job in question.

The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox

The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox
Author: Phyllis Harbinger
Release: 2014-08-13
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781118896969
Language: en
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Get organized and streamline your workflow with this A-Z accountability system. Design is only part of an interior designer’s job—you’re also responsible for scheduling client meetings, conducting design surveys, creating drawings and specs, and overseeing installation. Multiply by the number of projects on your plate, and you have a recipe for overwhelming disorganization. The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox helps you juggle multiple projects with ease, with a comprehensive self-management system tailored to the needs of interior designers and decorators. Features include: Detailed checklists that highlight weak spots and warn against common pitfalls Covers residential design, contract design, specifications, and renovations Best practices for meetings, design surveys, drawings, specifications, and renovations Customizable online checklists for tracking every phase of your project Exclusive online budgeting tool for tracking product costs and associated expenses to share with your team and your clients If you need to get organized and get back to work, you need The Interior Design Productivity Toolbox.

Interior Design Course

Interior Design Course
Author: Tomris Tangaz
Release: 2006
Editor: Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
Pages: 144
ISBN: 0764132598
Language: en
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Offers step-by-step tutorials to guide readers through the design process and provides a photo gallery of finished examples by professional designers.

Space Planning for Commercial Office Interiors

Space Planning for Commercial Office Interiors
Author: Mary Lou Bakker
Release: 2016-03-24
Editor: Fairchild Books
Pages: 432
ISBN: 150131050X
Language: en
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Space Planning for Commercial Office Interiors, 2nd Edition, provides a thorough and engaging look at the entire process of space planning, from meeting the client for the first time to delivering a beautifully rendered and creative space plan that addresses all of that client's needs. The author takes readers through a step-by-step method that includes establishing client requirements, developing and translating ideas into design concepts, drafting layouts, and ultimately combining these layouts into well-organized, effective floor plans replete with offices, workstations, support rooms, and reception areas. Covering issues such as circulation, spatial and square footage calculations, building codes, adaptation to exterior architecture, ceiling systems, barrier-free designs, and LEED requirements along the way, the text presents all of the key principles, processes, and tasks associated with laying out interior space to optimize the health, safety, and wellness of its occupants. Thoughtfully organized, with useful exercises to help the reader master the entire process and lessons that can be applied to all types of designed interiors, this book is an indispensable learning tool for intermediate-level students in interior design, architecture, facilities management, and construction management as well as professional designers and office managers anticipating a corporate move. This second edition includes a more thorough look at programming and the steps involved, as well as expanded end-of-chapter exercises that focus on initial research.

Interior Design for Small Dwellings

Interior Design for Small Dwellings
Author: Sherrill Baldwin Halbe,Rose K Mark
Release: 2018-12-07
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9780429014819
Language: en
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Interior Design for Small Dwellings addresses the onrush of interest in smaller homes and the possibility that small dwellings might be the answer to housing needs and sustainability. The book explores key principles essential to residing and designing small interiors with emphasis on client involvement and implementation of participatory, inclusive design as advocated by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation. Does living in a small space mean living small? The authors believe that by simplifying one’s life intelligently and applying certain principles of design, planning and organization, one can actually live a meaningful life in a smaller space. These tenets are based on the authors’ professional experiences and living in small homes. To this end, the book provides discussion, images, case studies, interviews, worksheets, activities and suggested explorations. Interior Design for Small Dwellings is a teaching guide and provides information and exercises that help professional designers utilize design theory, space planning and programming techniques. Throughout, the text affords sustainability, biophilic design and wellness methodologies.