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Professional Practice

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Interior Design Sourcebook
Call Number: REF NK1705 .L49 1998
Guide to resources on the history and practice of interior design.

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Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ® Exam
Call Number: REF NK2116.5 .B35
Chapters are organized according to the exam specifications and sample questions are provided at the end of each chapter. Reflects the current IBC requirements.

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The Interior Design Business Handbook
Call Number: Electronic Book


Designers and Architects

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Contemporary Designers
Call Number: REF NK1166 .C761 1997
Gives background, work, and philosophy of important designers, primarily living designers. Indexes by nationality and design field.

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Who’s Who in Interior Design
Call Number: REF NK 2004.2 .W48
Brief, but concise, biographical information on prominent national and international interior designers.



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Color, Space, and Style
Call Number: NK2115 .G75 2007
A handy, portable sourcebook for all the details of the interior design trade.

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Interior Graphic Standards
Call Number: REF TH2031 .M34 2011
Comprehensive source of design data and project management information for all aspects of commercial interiors practice.

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Beginnings of Interior Environments
Call Number: NK2115 .A59 2014
A practical approach to introductory interior design.

Codes and Standards

Building codes and standards are available in print and electronically. Some are freely available online; others are available through the library, both in print and electronically. If you are looking for a specific code that is not listed below, check the WRLC catalog.

Here are some examples:


Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

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A Dictionary of Modern Design
Call Number: Electronic Book
Information on names and movements from the past 150 years of all areas of design, including ceramics, furniture, graphics, industrial design, interiors, and fashion.

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Dictionary of Furniture
Call Number: REF NK2205 .D53 2014

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Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices, 1200-1950
Call Number: REF NK1710 .E39 2007

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Encyclopedia of Interior Design
Call Number: REF NK1165 .E48

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The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Interior Design
Call Number: REF NK1165.P4

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The Oxford Companion to Architecture
Call Number: Electronic Book

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