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Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam, Fifth Edition

Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam, Fifth Edition

By David Kent Ballast, FAIA

The most complete preparation available for all three sections of the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) exam!

Price: $149.95
Product Code/ISBN: 9781591263043
Year: 2010
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 592
Publisher: Professional Publications, Inc.


Successful exam preparation requires the best resources and Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam offers the most complete preparation available for all three sections of the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) exam.

This thorough preparation has enabled thousands of candidates to pass their exams. Exam content areas are covered chapter by chapter in the same order as the current NCIDQ exam specifications.

Topics new to the exam have been added, and the sections on sustainable building and product certification rating systems have been expanded due to the topics increasing importance on the exam and in the practice of interior design. Interior Design Reference Manual's extensive coverage and clear organization will guide you through a comprehensive and focused exam review.

Once you pass the exam, the Interior Design Reference Manual will serve as an excellent reference for your daily interior design practice. It covers everything interior designers need to know about:

  • The 2009 International Building Code
  • ADA Accessibility Guidelines
  • Business practices
  • Ethics and design standards

Prepare to pass the NCIDQ exam with a thorough review of all exam content areas including more than 240 figures that illustrate interior design concepts and codes study guidelines, exam tips, strategies and insights, as well as an extensive index containing more than 3,000 entries of interior design terms and phrases!

Exam Content Areas covered include:

  • Building Systems
  • Codes
  • Contract Administration
  • Construction Standards
  • Design Application
  • Professional Practice
  • Project Coordination