Preface 1. The Interior Design Profession 2. Socially Responsible Design 3. Design Theory: Aesthetics, Elements and Principles of Design 4. Color Theory and Application 5. The Design Process 6. Communicating the Vision 7. Light and Lighting Systems 8. Architectural Design Elements 9. Finishing the Interior 10. Furnishing the Interior 11. Period Design Styles: Antiquity - Empire Style 12. Period Design Styles: Revival Styles - Contemporary Style 13. Forecasting and Trends 14. Professional Practice Appendix A Professional Organizations, Research Resources, Interior Design Blogs, and Gov't Agencies Appendix B Names to Know: Interior Designers, Architects, and Furniture Designers Appendix C Interior Design's Hall of Fame Basic Metric Conversion Table Glossary Index
A comprehensive introduction to the creative, technical and business aspects of the interior design profession, the 3rd edition of Foundations of Interior Design now includes more on sustainability and updated coverage of lighting.
Susan J. Slotkis, ASID, IFDA, teaches in the Interior Design Department of Fashion Institute of Technology, and at New York University, USA.