The Pocket Universal Principles of Interior Design: 100 Ways to Develop Innovative Ideas, Enhance Usability, and Design Effective Solutions (Rockport Universal) (Paperback)

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The Pocket Universal Principles of Interior Design: 100 Ways to Develop Innovative Ideas, Enhance Usability, and Design Effective Solutions (Rockport Universal) (Paperback)

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This pocket-size version of Universal Principles of Interior Design features the concepts and guidelines included in the original version in a handy, take-along size.

Master the art of interior design through the 100 laws, guidelines, ideas, and general considerations in this comprehensive, cross-disciplinary encyclopedia. It’s the one reference interior designers need—for professionals and nonprofessionals alike.

Richly illustrated and easy to navigate, The Pocket Universal Principles of Interior Design pairs clear explanations of each concept with visual examples of the ideas applied in practice. Featured principles are as diverse as:
 
  • Biomimicry
  • Color Theory
  • Health, Safety, and Welfare
  • Pattern
  • Sustainability

Each principle is presented in a two-page format. The left-hand page contains a succinct definition, a full description of the principle, examples of its use, and guidelines for use. The right-hand page contains visual examples and related graphics to support a deeper understanding of the principles.

The titles in the Rockport Universal series offer comprehensive and authoritative information and edifying and inspiring visual examples on multidisciplinary subjects for designers, architects, engineers, students, and anyone who is interested in expanding and enriching their design knowledge.

Kelly Harris Smith is a designer, creative director, and entrepreneur specializing in natural and sustainable materials for commercial and residential interior design. A co-founder of FilzFelt (acquired by Knoll, Inc. in 2011), Kelly’s award-winning designs are distinctive for their pattern, color, and innovative functionality. Kelly is also the founder of Minni, a community creative space in Boston offering art and design education to young children. She was awarded Product Designer Award at Interior Design’s HiP 2020 and Emerging Product Designer Award at NYCxDesign in 2018. She trained in architecture at Northeastern University and resides in Boston, Massachusetts.

Chris Grimley has organized, designed, and implemented experiential environments, interiors, master plans, and branding initiatives for clients ranging from small offices to large institutions. He has broad experience in architecture, graphic design, and interior design. He is the co-author and designer of several books, including The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book (2018), Imagining the Modern: Architecture and Urbanism of the Pittsburgh Renaissance (2019), and Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston (2015). Recognition and awards include those from AIGA, SEGD, HOW, docomomo, the Boston Preservation Alliance and the Boston Society of Architects. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
Product Details ISBN: 9780760388051
ISBN-10: 0760388059
Publisher: Rockport Publishers
Publication Date: June 18th, 2024
Pages: 216
Language: English
Series: Rockport Universal