The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Interior Design

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A&C Black, Jan 2, 2014 - Reference - 344 pages
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With over 700 illustrations visually aligned with concise definitions of alphabetized entries, Dictionary of Interior Design, 3rd Edition, consolidates historic and modern terminology that all interior designers should know for both the residential and commercial sides of industry. New and revised definitions focus on key areas including technology, business practices, green design, universal design, and the global marketplace as well as historic furniture, stylistic features and periods. Appendices include an expanded appendix of designers and architects listing more women and international figures from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, an updated appendix of professional organizations and associations, tables, and a new appendix of graphic standards. Fully updated by a practicing interior designer and architect with extensive industry knowledge, this expansive dictionary is an essential reference for students and design professionals.
 

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Contents

Aalto stool to azulejos
1
Babylonia to Byzantine
15
cabbage rose to cypress chest
35
Dacron to Dynel 71
63
eagle to eye
71
Fabrilite to Futurism
77
gabardine to gypsum board
87
H hinge to hypostyle hall
95
oak to oysterwood
135
pad foot to pyroxylin
139
qibla to quysshen
155
rabbet to ryokan
157
saber legs to synthetic resins
165
tabaret to tympanum
185
UBC to Utrecht velvet
197
Vmatch to Vycron
199

I beam to ivy
103
jabot to jute
107
kakemono to kylix
109
label to lyreback chair
113
Macassar to myrtle burl
121
nacre to nylon
131
WachstuchTapete to Wyzenbeek test
205
Xframe chair to zoophorus
211
Appendices
217
Bibliography
327
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Mark Hinchman is an Associate Professor of Interior Design in the College of Architecture at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA. He teaches design history, architectural history, and interior design studio classes.

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