Are you a book reader ? Also interested in interior designing ?
Then here are the Best interior designing books to read.
We all love living in beautiful places, where we get to experience the satisfaction that comes from them.
That’s why we all go to great lengths to paint our homes, buy nice furniture, add different works of art in different parts of the house, and do lots of other things in the name of making our houses ooze elegance at the very look of it.
This books will introduce you to the world of interior design to make you not only aware of what you need to do but to also nurture your skill to make you a better interior designer.
The book contains 33 innovative and unique houses designed to meet the particular requirements of its occupants.
The projects featured in the book are located in different parts of India and cover a vast range – from simple to complex typologies of space explored, related to the indoor and the outdoor with both merging seamlessly.
The spaces designed are well conceived and contextual in nature. Each house has a contemporary outlook although stylistically, each of the projects in this selection follows its own design theme, revealing a dialogue with its surroundings and at the same time stimulating the senses.
Unique facets of each selection are touched upon, with emphasis on design and detailing including choice of materials as well as project execution with its own specific challenges. Adequately documented in terms of supporting drawings including plans & sections, the design concepts are nicely articulated and well presented.
Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning.
Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning 2nd Edition is a comprehensive book for interior designers, architects, and other design professionals. The book provides detailed knowledge about everything from standard furniture dimensions to architectural woodwork. The book is available in an easily accessible format and contains useful information for designers planning interior projects like healthcare spaces, hospitality spaces, banking spaces and conference centers.
About the Authors
Joseph DeChiara is a practicing architect and planner.
Julius Panero is an architect and interior designer and partner in the firm, Panero Zelnik Associates.
Martin Zelnik is also an architect and interior designer and partner in the firm, Panero Zelnik Associates.
Stone: Designing Kitchens, Baths & Interiors With Natural Stone.
Natural stone is one of the most expressive materials on earth. No two slabs are alike, yet every piece is unrivaled for warmth, strength, and resilience.
Today, natural stone is the hottest trend for interiors―whether as a stylish tiled floor, a dramatic fireplace surround, or a kitchen counter that will last a lifetime. Hundreds of photographs provide inspiration for the myriad ways to use this oldest of building materials, be it granite, marble, limestone, slate, or travertine. And the wide variety of designs featured in Stone prove that it is easy to use it anywhere in your own home, even on a tight budget.
Stone is a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to bringing natural stone into the home. Color charts reveal the wide range of tones available.
A buyer’s guide matches rooms and lifestyles with the right stone. Other tips help with budgeting and finding the right installer―or doing it yourself. – Comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to buying and using stone – Filled with inspirational photographs and practical tips for using stone in every room of the house – Includes color charts, buyer’s guide, cost factors, and do-it-yourself tips – National publicity.
Drawing for Interior Design (English, Paperback, Plunkett Drew).
This book covers all stages of visual presentation as part of the interior design process, from the most basic initial sketches to fully developed computer-generated visualizations.
Following a brief introduction four chapters take the reader through the design process, from the basics to conception, presentation and production. This second edition includes more practical advice on techniques, more case studies, step-by-step sequences and updated examples.
With a varied and comprehensive range of images, this book is an invaluable, inspirational and practical resource for interior design students.
Author :- Plunkett Drew
Timeless Interiors: India, Dubai, Singapore.
This book captures an elegant and dreamlike venture of houses designed by the best of designers and architects to pour out an amalgamation of functional quality with the pinch of modernity.
Each one is typically distinct and unique in its own way, yet tied together with a rope of rejuvenation, decency and class. From eclectic trinket- filled sitting rooms, to expansive, minimalist open-plan living, this book offers a stunning array of intriguing interior spaces for all tastes and styles.
Featured Designers And Architects: Atelier Design N Domain (ADND), Studioyamini, Sanjyt Syngh Interior Design, Dipen Gada & Associates, A+T Associates, Usine Studio PKA, The Company of Design, Sneha Divias Atelier, Studio- M Design, The Crossboundaries, Damilanostudio Architects, Moriq Interiors and Design Consultants, Saota, Shroffleon, Aayam Architects, F+S Design, LOC Design House, Muselab, I Heart Homez, UN Design, Design INC, Studio Course, Studio Nishita Kamdar, Untitled Design Consultants, Fadd Studio, Design Ritmo, AV Fourth Dimension, The Orange Lane, DA Namah Design Studio, Studio Course, 1 Leapingfrog Studio, P I Design, Zero 9, Design Work Group, The Interior Workshop, P & D Associates, Vipul Patel Architects, R+R Architects, Wallflower Architects+Design, OCA India, S+PS Architects, Studio Osmosis, Amit Shastri Architects & Interior Designer.
Leading Kitchen and Bath Designers (English, Undefined, unknown).
The kitchen and bathroom have evolved into the two areas of the home where customized design truly expresses the homeowner’s taste.
Today, designers apply their skill and artistry to a vast array of decorative details and finishing touches to create extraordinary personal spaces. Leading Kitchen and Bath Designers presents the finest work from top residential kitchen and bath designers from across the country, carefully chosen to show what a difference design makes in these two all-important rooms.
Readers meet the men and women who create these engaging designs, find out what inspires them, and discover the hottest trends in materials and design.
Containing more than 300 gorgeous color photographs, this large-format book is both elegant and eminently usable, an essential resource for anyone planning to design or renovate a kitchen or bathroom, or for those who simply appreciate fine interior design.”
150 Best New Kitchen Ideas (English, Hardcover, Gutierrez Manel).
A comprehensive, full-color handbook, packed with hundreds of photographs that showcase the latest in beautiful, welcoming, and efficient kitchen design.
150 Best New Kitchen Ideas offers an in-depth look at exemplary new kitchen designs from today’s most renowned architects and designers. Packed with 500 pages of gorgeous full-color photographs, it features the most attractive, functional, and cost-effective kitchen designs from around the world.
Here are hundreds of ideas for lighting, floor, wall, and window treatments to create kitchens that are attractive, inviting, and highly functional, as well as a wealth of notions for cabinetry, countertops, sinks, and more. Covering a diversity of current trends, 150 Best New Kitchen Ideas is an indispensable design and decorating resource filled with inspirational ideas for the homeowner, designer, interior decorator, and architect.
Interior Design and Decoration (English, Paperback, Seetharaman P.)
This book aims to provide a detailed study of the subject taking into account the place it occupies in the academic field as well as in the life-styles of the people living in modern homes.
The book gives practical ideas on interior design and decoration to a student learner or an inexperienced housewife in a manner that is easy to learn and practice in a most satisfying way.
A number of Illustrations supplement the ideas given in text. The subject matter has been divided into four major units: Aesthetics and Design Basics: Interior Designing: Interior Furnishings: and Interior Decoration with each unit having four chapters. The book enriches the reader with the various aspects of the subject in detail such as Elements and Principles of Art. Colour.
Lights and lighting Walls and Wall Finishes Ceilings. Floors and Floor Coverings Furniture and Furnishings. Accessories. Flower Arrangement and Rangoli; and the Art of Floor Decoration. Etc. The book concludes with a chapter on the Trends in Interior Decoration In India.
Author :- Premavathy Seetharaman , Parveen Pannu .
From Interior Design Intern to Employee.
How to Be a Keeper (Including Tips From Those Who Hire) (English, Paperback, Simpson ASID, Jeanette H.)
Written specifically for interior design students and packed with practical advice, From Interior Design Intern to Employee: How to Be a “Keeper” guides students through the challenges of preparing for, finding, and landing an internship.
Featured in the book are tips from professional designers on things to do and NOT do as an intern as well as what an employer looks for in a “keeper”. This guidebook, with easy to follow advice and insights, will arm students with more than the essentials enabling them to develop into a successful intern and, after graduation, become a valuable addition to any company within the design industry.
Author :- Jeanette H Simpson.
Interior Design: A Critical Introduction Paperback.
The practice of interior design has become ever more specialized as new technologies have expanded how designers can use light, space, colour and decoration.
At the same time, the study of the interior – private, public and corporate – has become a complex field. Interior design is now a rich and sophisticated discipline which draws on many others: psychology, cultural theory, philosophy, gender studies, anthropology, and history, as well as design history, architecture, art and craft, furniture, and fashion. Interior Design presents a critical introduction to contemporary theory and practice.
The book highlights the key concepts behind the study of interiors in order to present an inter-disciplinary overview of the subject. Always aware that design is a practical discipline, the book is illustrated throughout with examples and detailed case studies of interior design practice.
Author :- Clive Edwards.
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