Interior Detailing: Concept to Construction

Interior Detailing: Concept to Construction

Author(s): David Kent Ballast

Published Online: 20 DEC 2011 04:09PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470504970

Online ISBN: 9781118259788

DOI: 10.1002/9781118259788

About this Book

The all-in-one interior detailing guide that unites creative and technical aspects

A well-executed interior space requires the successful combination of the creative and the technical. Interior Detailing bridges the gap between design and construction, and shows how to develop and transform design concepts into details that meet the constraints, functional requirements, and constructability issues that are part of any interior design element. It offers guidance on how design professionals can combine imaginative thinking and the application of technical resources to create interiors that are aesthetically pleasing, functionally superior, and environmentally sound. Interior Detailing:

  • Includes 150 easy-to-understand details showing how to logically think through the design and development of an assembly so that it conforms to the designer's intent and meets the practical requirements of good construction

  • Describes how to solve any detailing design problem in a rational way

  • Contains conceptual and practical approaches to designing and detailing construction components thatform interior spaces

  • Shows how a small number of principles can be used to solve nearly any detailing problem

This guide covers the subject of interior spaces comprehensively by balancing the contributions of physical beauty and structural integrity in one complete volume. By following the principles laid out in this book, interior designers and architects can plan for the construction of a unique interior environment more thoughtfully and with a clearer, better-defined purpose.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Roadmap to Solving Detailing Problems

  2. Part II: Elements

  3. Part III: Transitions

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