This is a very well thought out book; the content is quite comprehensive and jam-packed with information. Good introduction to sustainability. Easy to read and understand. Maruja Torres-Antonini, University of Florida, Department of Interior Design A large overview of many materials that includes textiles: upholstery and drapery fabrics. Text written well for audience. --Linda Nussbaumer, South Dakota State University
Students and practitioners alike will earn how to communicate effectively with suppliers and vendors and how to avoid some of the pitfalls common to material selection and specification. --Great Books To Take You To The Next Level
About the Author
Lisa Godsey, LEED AP, ASID Professional, IDEC, IESNA, is an Instructor of Interior Design at the International Academy of Design and Technology, Chicago and at The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago. In addition to teaching courses including materials and lighting, Godsey is a practicing interior designer and is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA), and Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). She serves on the accreditation teams reviewing interior design programs across the U.S. and frequently jurors for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ).