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Rethinking Design and Interiors

Human Being in the Built Environment

By Shashi Caan

6-3/4 x 9-3/4 in; 192 pp;
Paperback
July 2011
ISBN 9781856697569
ISBN10 1856697568

SKU# 9781856697569

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Interior design helps to shape all aspects of our lives and has now come of age both intellectually and professionally. This text sets out to change and clarify the perceptions and misconceptions about contemporary interior design by examining some of the key issues that define what it is, how it is different from architecture, what specific skills it requires and what design problems it solves.
Rethinking Design and Interiors


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Rethinking Design and Interiors

Interior design helps to shape all aspects of our lives and has now come of age both intellectually and professionally. This text sets out to change and clarify the perceptions and misconceptions about contemporary interior design by examining some of the key issues that define what it is, how it is different from architecture, what specific skills it requires and what design problems it solves. The book also aspires to provide new creative possibilities which can help not only to expand and distinguish the discipline but also elevate its stature and esteem. Provocatively written by one of the foremost educators and practitioners in the field, this book will be essential for all interior design students and teachers, as well as appealing to practitioners.

 

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6-3/4 x 9-3/4 in; 192 pp;
Paperback
July 2011
ISBN 9781856697569
ISBN10 1856697568
Shashi Caan received her BFA from the Edinburgh School of Art and has two Masters degrees from the Pratt Institute, New York. She was Chair of Interior Design at Parsons in New York from 2002 to 2006; before this she worked at Gensler and was an Associate Partner at SOM. She has recently been nominated for the prestigious Cooper Hewitt National Design Award.