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Communicate your design vision
Whether you need a quick sketch or a fully rendered model, the ability to create a visual representation of your designs is a critical skill for every designer. Interior Design Visual Presentation, Third Edition offers thorough coverage of interior design communication used throughout the design process, complete with a broad range of real-world examples.
This popular primer, now in its updated third edition, presents a range of styles and techniques used for interior design visual communication, from hand drawing to 3-dimensional computer modeling. Its accessible, how-to approach guides readers through a variety of techniques for executing creative and successful design graphics, models, and presentations. Recognizing the explosion of digital tools since the first edition, this new edition provides the latest information on CAD rendering as well as digital and Web-based portfolios. Dozens of high-quality, full-color illustrations highlight step-by-step instructions detailing techniques and approaches throughout the book.
Standout features of this third edition include:
Numerous examples of quick-sketching techniques as well as computer-generated, 3D representations using Google SketchUp and other software
Dozens of projects as well as?high-quality, full-color illustrations, many drawn by students themselves, that highlight the step-by-step instructions and approaches outlined throughout the book
Updated coverage of CAD, digital, and Web-based portfolios
Special attention to methods for perspective drawing, sketching, and rendering
A range of examples from small, residential student projects to huge, public interior spaces designed by leading professionals
New coverage of orthographic projections and drafting
In-depth coverage of a wide range of material sample presentation boards
From traditional to cutting-edge techniques, Interior Design Visual Presentation, Third Edition gives students and professionals alike the tools to give visual life to their design vision.
The new, updated edition of the successful book on interior design
Interior Design Visual Presentation, Second Edition is fully revised to include the latest material on CAD, digital portfolios, resume preparation, and Web page design. It remains the only comprehensive guide to address the visual design and presentation needs of the interior designer, with coverage of design graphics, models, and presentation techniques in one complete volume.
Approaches to the planning, layout, and design of interior spaces are presented through highly visual, step-by-step instructions, supplemented with more than forty pages of full-color illustrations, exercises at the end of each chapter, and dozens of new projects. With the serious designer in mind, it includes a diverse range of sample work, from student designers as well as well-known design firms such as Ellerbee and Beckett Architects and MS Architects.
The new edition of the complete guide to developing and fine-tuning graphic presentation skills
Interior Design Visual Presentation, Second Edition is the unique, up-to-date resource addressing the visual design and presentation skills of the interior designer. This new edition offers thorough, process-oriented coverage on the planning, layout, and design of interior building spaces, complete with a broad range of real-world examples.
An accessible, how-to approach guides readers through a variety of techniques for executing creative and successful design graphics, models, and presentations. The latest information is provided on CAD and digital portfolios, as well as Web page design. Dozens of high-quality, full-color illustrations highlight step-by-step instructions detailing techniques and approaches throughout the book.
Standout features of this Second Edition include:
- Insightful case projects from such well-known design firms as Ellerbee and Beckett Architects and Meyer, Scherer & Rockastle, Ltd.
- Numerous examples of quick-sketching techniques as well as computer-generated, 3D representations
- Methods for perspective drawing and estimated sketching
- A range of examples from small, residential student projects to huge, public interior spaces designed by leading professionals
- Revealing discussions about the connection between process and presentation
- Instruction on presentation and communication consistent with FIDER guidelines
The broad coverage and diverse examples in Interior Design Visual Presentation, Second Edition make it an essential volume for students and an inspirational reference for professionals.
About the Author
MAUREEN MITTON, MA, is Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Wisconsin—Stout. She is a Certified Interior Designer, NCIDQ qualified, and a member of IDEC.
Table of Contents
1. Orthographic Draings.
2. The Design Process and Related Graphics.
3. Paraline and Perspective Drawings.
4. Draiwng and Sketching Interior Environments.
6. Scale Models.
7. Presenting Materials and Finishes.
8. Portfolios and Resumes.
Appendix One. Directory of Professionals Featured.
Appendix Two. Drawings Elevations: A Residential Case Study.
Appendix Three. Color Theory for Rendering.
Appendix Four. Scale Figures.
Appendix Five. Two Point Perspective Grid.
Appendix Six. Floor Plans of Professional Case Study, Science Museum of Minnesota.