Interior Design Materials and Specifications (2nd Revised edition)

Interior Design Materials and Specifications (2nd Revised edition)

By: Lisa Godsey (author)Paperback

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This complete guide to the selection of materials for interiors has been updated to reflect recent changes to the industry. Written from the viewpoint of the working designer, Interior Design Materials and Specifications, 2nd Edition, describes each material's characteristics and teaches students how to evaluate, select, and specify materials, taking into account factors including code compliance, building standards, sustainability guidelines, human needs, and bidding processes. Students will learn how to communicate with suppliers and vendors to achieve the results they envision and how to avoid some of the pitfalls common to material selection and specification.

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About Author

Lisa Godsey, LEED AP, ASID Professional, IDEC, IESNA, is an Instructor of Interior Design at the International Academy of Design and Technology, Chicago and at The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago, USA. In addition to teaching courses including materials and lighting, Godsey is a practicing interior designer and is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA), and Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). She serves on the accreditation teams reviewing interior design programs across the US and frequently jurors for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ).


Making Material Selections Paints, Coatings, and Wallcovering Textiles Carpeting and Area Rugs Wood Resilient Flooring Plastic Glass Metal Tile and Brick Stone Terrazzo, Similar Composites, and Concrete Laminated Materials and Substrates Acoustical Products

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/02/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781609012298
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9781609012298
  • weight: 1423
  • ISBN10: 1609012291
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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