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Professional Practice

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

Interior Design Reference Manual: A Guide to the NCIDQ Exam.
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.

The Interior Design Business Handbook: A Complete Guide to Profitability
NK2002 .K57 2013
Electronic Book

 

Designers and Architects

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

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

 

Handbooks

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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:

International Building Code
Electronic Book
Also available in print in Reinsch Library: REF K3538 .A15 I5.

2009 Virginia Construction Code cover image

2009 Virginia Construction Code

This is an example of a construction code freely available from the International Code Council (ICC). A variety of other codes and standards are also freely available from the ICC, including FEMA, HUD, and CPSC.

2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design

This standard is freely available from the U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Division. The DOJ is responsible for ADA enforcement and certification.

Guide to the 2013 California Green Building Standards Code Residential

Guide to the 2013 California Green Building Standards Code Residential

Local jurisdiction codes can often be found on state and county websites.

The Time-Saver Standards are a useful reference for design and planning. Some of the Time-Saver Standards books available from the library are:

Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning.
REF NK2110 .T48 2001

Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design: Technical Data for Professional Practice.
Electronic Book
Also available in print in Reinsch Library: REF TH151 .T55 2005
 

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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