“…a very useful book…this is a good addition to any practice library.” (IDFX,
From the Back Cover
Communicate your design vision
Whether you need a quick sketch or a fully rendered model, the ability to create a visual representation of your designs is a critical skill for every designer. Interior Design Visual Presentation, Third Edition offers thorough coverage of interior design communication used throughout the design process, complete with a broad range of real-world examples.
This popular primer, now in its updated third edition, presents a range of styles and techniques used for interior design visual communication, from hand drawing to 3-dimensional computer modeling. Its accessible, how-to approach guides readers through a variety of techniques for executing creative and successful design graphics, models, and presentations. Recognizing the explosion of digital tools since the first edition, this new edition provides the latest information on CAD rendering as well as digital and Web-based portfolios. Dozens of high-quality, full-color illustrations highlight step-by-step instructions detailing techniques and approaches throughout the book.
Standout features of this third edition include:
Numerous examples of quick-sketching techniques as well as computer-generated, 3D representations using Google SketchUp and other software
Dozens of projects as well as high-quality, full-color illustrations, many drawn by students themselves, that highlight the step-by-step instructions and approaches outlined throughout the book
Updated coverage of CAD, digital, and Web-based portfolios
Special attention to methods for perspective drawing, sketching, and rendering
A range of examples from small, residential student projects to huge, public interior spaces designed by leading professionals
New coverage of orthographic projections and drafting
In-depth coverage of a wide range of material sample presentation boards
From traditional to cutting-edge techniques, Interior Design Visual Presentation, Third Edition gives students and professionals alike the tools to give visual life to their design vision.