Francis D. K. Ching's illustrated introduction to interior design is now completely revised to be even more clear and accessible than the previous bestselling edition. Ching's unique approach is more useful than ever, with a reformatted, larger trim size for easy reading and an all -- new section presented in full color!
It includes new and updated material on finishes, furnishings and textiles, lighting, sustainability, acoustics, workstations, and much more. In this Third Edition Ching introduces complex concepts of interior design -- from defining interior space, elements and vocabulary of interior design to explaining interior environmental systems -- through his inimitable approach using words and drawings.
A functional and beautifully illustrated work, Interior Design Illustrated offers a visual introduction to the nature and design of interior spaces and the building elements and environmental systems within them. Thoroughly updated to address the current practices in building technology, Interior Design Illustrated is sure to remain the standard reference for many years to come.