The "Silver Bible" -- thoroughly revised, updated and redesigned Interior designers, architects, and other design professionals can still turn to the field's beloved "Silver Bible" for a wealth of information related to the design and planning of residential and commercial interiors. But now, Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space ...Read MoreThe "Silver Bible" -- thoroughly revised, updated and redesigned Interior designers, architects, and other design professionals can still turn to the field's beloved "Silver Bible" for a wealth of information related to the design and planning of residential and commercial interiors. But now, Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning, Second Edition goes even further to truly make the classic interior design reference the standard in its field. From standard furniture dimensions to architectural woodwork details, you'll find a vast array of time-saving data and details. Editors Joseph DeChiara, Julius Panero, and Martin Zelnik have brought together contributions from well-known architectural and interior design firms to give you details derived from actual designs and working drawings, showing various solutions for typical design problems encountered in interior architecture. You get a wide range of typical layouts and residential spaces, offices, conference rooms, and reception areas, in addition to details of bars, restaurants, and public toilets. This exciting new edition includes new international examples and metrification - and provides you with full coverage of healthcare spaces, educational spaces; home offices; videoconferencing spaces; green design; project forms and schedules. Two outstanding sections cover historic styles and woodworking.Read Less
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Largerst textbook I ever owned. Full of timeless information and details needed for all types of interior design projects all in one book.
Feb 1, 2008
my comments as a designer
This book can be called as bible for the freshers as well as for the experienced ones. All data especially the ergonomics part is mentioned in very easy & visual way which gives ease to all the nos. who refer to the book. I personally sometimes gets confused about the sizes & areas & thus suitability of furniture in accordance & movement space required in & around the object . In such confusion I do refer the book & yes I do find it resourceful. I dont say it gives me complete solution as the data is in generalise form & not specific about the space, but yes what I gain from the book is the key to arrive to a solution & than impliments the unsaid rules of the interior space in an given premises & within the virtue of space. I personally find it very informative & would recommend for the same. Thanks
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