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Principles, practice and techniques: here is the ultimate guide for the aspiring designer.
About this book
All the principles, practices and techniques you need to realise your interior design goal. Discover how design has evolved over the centuries, and learn how to think visually and develop your own personal style. Organized into units to reflect the courses of top design colleges, the book is filled with practical advice on all aspects of interior design, from the initial idea to adding the finishing touches. Step-by-step tutorials guide you through the entire design process, with advice on finding inspiration, planning the space, choosing colour schemes and working with textiles. A gallery of finished examples by interior designers and students will inspire you in your own designs, and provides a valuable insight into the work of the professional designer.
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The book is divided into 2 main sections - The Basics and The Specifics. The first looks at planning principles and the main elements of good design: lighting, colour, texture and pattern, and scale and balance.
About this book
Structured as a complete course in interior design, internationally acclaimed interior designer Mary Gilliatt explains the principles of successful design through a series of easy-to-follow sections. The book is divided into 2 main sections - The Basics and The Specifics. The first looks at planning principles and the main elements of good design: lighting, colour, texture and pattern, and scale and balance. The Specifics, takes the reader through each element of the room - walls, windows, floors and furnishings - and discusses the different approaches available for each.