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By Jim Postell

ISBN-10: 1118090780

ISBN-13: 9781118090787

The entire advisor to furnishings layout— extended and updated

Furniture designers draw on a number of wisdom and disciplines to create their paintings. From historical past to concept to expertise, Furniture Design bargains a complete survey of the fundamental craft- and practice-related points of furnishings design.

Generously illustrated with pictures and drawings—including a brand new colour section—this Second Edition gains up to date assurance of fabric standards, eco-friendly layout, electronic layout, and fabrication applied sciences. It additionally good points twenty-five case reviews of furnishings layout that characterize a large collection of works, designers, and methods, together with contemporary designs produced in the final decade.

The e-book explores:

  • Furniture functionality and social use
  • Form, spatial association, and typological orders
  • Structural integrity and composition
  • Accessibility, common layout, human components, and ergonomics
  • The layout procedure, from schematics via fabrication
  • Materials, procedures, and techniques of fabrication
  • Professional perform and marketing
  • The historical past of furnishings layout, from prehistory to the electronic age

Complete with a word list of phrases and a finished bibliography, Furniture layout, moment Edition is a one-stop source that furnishings designers will flip to frequently for the recommendation, suggestions, and data had to practice their craft.

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