Color, Space, and Style: All the Details Interior Designers Need to Know
NK2115 .G75 2007
A handy, portable sourcebook for all the details of the interior design trade.
Interior Graphic Standards
REF TH2031 .M34 2011
Comprehensive source of design data and project management information for all aspects of commercial interiors practice.
Beginnings of Interior Environments
NK2115 .A59 2014
A practical approach to introductory interior design.
LEED Materials: a Resource Guide to Green Building
TH12.5 .M45 2010
The Interior Design Sourcebook
Sustainability of Construction Materials
TA403 .S87 2009
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.
Designers and Architects
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.
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Codes and Standards
Building codes and standards are available in print and electronically. Some are freely available online; others are available through the library.
Some examples of standards that are freely available online are:
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.
This standard is freely available from the U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Division. The DOJ is responsible for ADA enforcement and certification.
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.
|Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design: Technical Data for Professional Practice.
REF TH151 .T55 2005 Electronic Book
The International Building Code publications are also available in the Reference section at the library:
International Building Code. REF K3538 .A15 I5 Electronic Book
International Energy Conservation Code. REF K3538 .I5835
International Fire Code. REF K3674 .I58
International Mechanical Code. REF K3538 .I5846
International Plumbing Code. REF K3542 .I58
International Residential Code. REF K3538 .I586
Fire Resistance Directory. REF TH1061 .F577 (3 vol.)
National Electrical Code. REF KF5704 .N38
NFPA 101: Life Safety Code. REF TH9445 .P8 L54
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