Furniture Design

Furniture Design

The entire advisor to furnishings layout— improved and updated

Furniture designers draw on more than a few wisdom and disciplines to create their paintings. From background to thought to know-how, Furniture Design deals a finished survey of the fundamental craft- and practice-related facets of furnishings design.

Generously illustrated with pictures and drawings—including a brand new colour section—this Second Edition positive aspects up-to-date assurance of fabric necessities, eco-friendly layout, electronic layout, and fabrication applied sciences. It additionally positive factors twenty-five case experiences of furnishings layout that characterize a vast collection of works, designers, and strategies, together with fresh designs produced in the final decade.

The booklet explores:

  • Furniture functionality and social use
  • Form, spatial association, and typological orders
  • Structural integrity and composition
  • Accessibility, common layout, human components, and ergonomics
  • The layout procedure, from schematics via fabrication
  • Materials, procedures, and strategies of fabrication
  • Professional perform and marketing
  • The heritage of furnishings layout, from prehistory to the electronic age

Complete with a thesaurus of phrases and a complete bibliography, Furniture layout, moment Edition is a one-stop source that furnishings designers will flip to frequently for the recommendation, advice, and data had to practice their craft.

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