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A practical, comprehensive guide to developing effective design communication skills
From doing a quick sketch to producing a fully rendered model, the ability to create visual representations of designs is a critical skill for every designer. Interior Design Visual Presentation, Fourth Edition offers thorough coverage of interior design communication used throughout the design process, complete with a broad range of real-world examples.
This fully updated handbook presents the full range of styles and techniques used for interior design visual communication, from hand drawing to 3D computer modeling. Its accessible, how-to approach guides you through a variety of methods for executing creative and successful design graphics, models, and presentations. Recognizing the ongoing proliferation of digital tools for visual representation, this edition provides the latest information on 2D design presentation software, such as Photoshop, SketchUp, Revit, and AutoCAD. Dozens of high-quality, full-color illustrations highlight step-by-step instructions detailing techniques and approaches throughout the book.
Standout features of this new edition include:
Discrete chapters devoted to manual, freehand, and digital drawing
Numerous examples of quick-sketching techniques as well as computer-generated, 3D representations using Google SketchUp and other software
Updated coverage of graphics, composition, and organization of presentations
A range of examples from small residential student projects to huge public interior spaces designed by leading professionals
New coverage of rendering
In-depth coverage of a wide range of material sample presentation boards
From traditional to cutting-edge techniques, Interior Design Visual Presentation, Fourth Edition gives students and professionals alike the tools to give visual life to their design vision.
This updated revision of the best-selling resource for interior designers offers comprehensive coverage of all of the visual design and presentation skills that interior designers need to know, from initial sketches and drawings to final rendering and presentation models. It devotes discrete chapters to the topics of manual, freehand, and digital drawing and features updated content throughout, including the latest information on digital presentation software like Photoshop, SketchUp, Revit, and AutoCAD. High-quality, color images throughout offer additional guidance, helping to make this book a perfect comprehensive learning tool for students.
About the Author
MAUREEN MITTON, MA, is a Professor at and Director of the School 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. An Introduction to Drawing for Interior Design
2. The Design Process and Related Graphics
3. Paraline and Perspective Drawings
4. Drawing and Sketching Interior Environments
5. Digital Models and Drawings
6. Rendering by Hand
7. Digital Rendering
8. Scale Models
9. Presenting Materials and Finishes
10. Making the Complete Presentation
Appendix 1. Materials, Tools, and Equipment for Manual Drafting and Drawing
Appendix 2. Blank Criteria Matrix
Appendix 3. Color Theory for Rendering