By Jim Postell
The complete consultant to furnishings layout— accelerated and updated
Furniture designers draw on a variety of wisdom and disciplines to create their paintings. From historical past to concept to expertise, Furniture Design bargains a complete survey of the basic craft- and practice-related facets of furnishings design.
Generously illustrated with photos and drawings—including a brand new colour section—this Second Edition good points up-to-date insurance of fabric necessities, eco-friendly layout, electronic layout, and fabrication applied sciences. It additionally beneficial properties twenty-five case experiences of furnishings layout that symbolize a huge choice of works, designers, and strategies, together with contemporary designs produced in the final decade.
The ebook 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 method, from schematics via fabrication
- Materials, tactics, 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 entire bibliography, Furniture layout, moment Edition is a one-stop source that furnishings designers will flip to usually for the recommendation, information, and knowledge had to practice their craft.