DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cch4bq/materials_for_inte) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Materials for Interior Environments, 2nd Edition" to their offering.
There are thousands of products available for use in interior environments, every one with its assets and disadvantages. The process of selecting the right interior material for the job can be bewildering and--occasionally--perilous. This book is a guide to knowing, evaluating, and selecting materials that will look good, work well, and respect human and environmental needs.
Organized by types of materials and applications, this guide helps designers successfully address material evaluation and selection of interior components. Technical information for each material is presented in a concise reference format to aid designers in their design solutions.
Engagingly written, highly detailed, and helpfully illustrated with more than 400 color and black-and-white illustrations, Materials for Interior Environments is a comprehensive guide to everything a designer needs to know about the materials available for interiorsfrom aesthetic qualities to manufacturing and fabrication, applications, installation and maintenance, and specifications for materials used in commercial and residential applications.
- Provides both an introduction to each of the different types of materials and the information needed to compare alternatives
- Covers all aspects of interior design materials, including health and safety codes; human factors and material selection; economic criteria; environmental criteria; finishes for walls, windows, ceilings, flooring, and millwork and furniture materials
- Considers all of the issues a designer needs to know, from aesthetic qualities to manufacturing and fabrication, applications, installation and maintenance, and specifications for materials used in commercial and residential applications
- Features over 250 color and black and white illustrations
Key Topics Covered:
Chapter 1: Finish Selection and Specification.
Chapter 2: Concrete and Cement-Based Materials.
Chapter 3: Stone, Masonry and Concrete Masonry Units.
Chapter 4: Glass and Ceramics.
Chapter 5: Wood and Wood Products.
Chapter 6: Plaster and Gypsum Board.
Chapter 7: Metals and Metal Products.
Chapter 8: Synthetics.
Chapter 9: Finish Flooring Comparisons.
Chapter 10: Wall and Window Finishes Comparisons.
Chapter 11: Ceiling Finishes Comparisons.
Chapter 12: Millwork, Furniture Materials, and Textiles Comparisons.
Corky Binggeli, ASID, is a practicing interior designer and teaches in the interior design program at Boston Architectural College in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Source: John Wiley and Sons Ltd