Residential Kitchen and Bath Design provides students with a core knowledge of this interior design sub-specialty and equips them with skills they can use to create residential kitchens and baths that are both functional and beautiful. The text begins with an overview of the kitchen and bath industries, covering the designer's role at each step of the design process. It then goes on to explain functional and ergonomic considerations in the arrangement of appliances, fixtures, and storage, and provides detailed instruction on communicating designs to clients and tradespeople using floor plans, models, and other renderings. Issues related to codes, regulations, and costs are reviewed, as are the NKBA planning guidelines for space planning and drawing plans for kitchens and bathrooms.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 927 g
Dimensions: 255 x 205 x 15 mm
Author goes into how to estimate cabinets and the different types of showrooms that you can work in as well as how to measure different jobsites. I had to learn this on the job and it would be good to pass along before you are left to fend for yourself. * Amy Bodell-Hersch, Western Kentucky University, USA *
The level is good for beginning as well as more advanced students. It neither talks down or assumes prior knowledge. * Nancy Wolford, Canada College, USA *