Devoted entirely to textiles for interiors, Textiles for Residential and Commercial Interiors, 3rd Edition, focuses on the most current fiber and fabric information including new fiber technology and nanofibers, the role of the interior designer in selecting textiles, and the environmental impact of textiles. The book includes in-depth coverage of household and institutional textiles, in addition to commercial and residential textiles for upholstered furniture, windows, walls, and floor coverings. Full-color line drawings and photographs illustrate fibers, yarns, fabrics, manufacturing equipment, coloring, finishings, and end products. Textiles for Residential and Commercial Interiors provides students with all of the technical information, aesthetic fundamentals, and practical knowledge they need to select textiles for every type of residential and commercial interior.
More than 500 full-color photographs, illustrations, and diagrams of residential textiles and interiors
Information on embodied energy, indoor air quality, MSDS, environmentally responsible maintenance, LEED, and sustainability
Updated ASTM and AATCC Test Methods for evaluating physical performance properties and color consistency and retention
The Fundamentals of Textiles for Interiors
Upholstered Furniture Covering & Fillings
Window & Wallcoverings
Soft Floor Covering and Cushions
Household & Institutional Textiles
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Sharon Scholtes Coleman
, ASID Allied Member, IDEC, is an Associate Professor and Program Coordinator at Middle Tennessee State University, where she has been in the in the Human Sciences faculty since 1983 as the Program Coordinator for the Interior Design Program. She has been instrumental in the integration of technology throughout the Interior Design curriculum and has received numerous internal and external grants. Her areas of specialization include architectural/interior design history, lighting, residential design, universal design, sustainable design and computer-aided design. She received the 2008 Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology and is a Registered Interior Designer in the State of Tennessee.
, MS, NCIDQ certified, ASID, IDEC, is Associate Professor of Interior Design in the Human Sciences Department at Middle Tennessee State University. With a background in commercial design, Miller teaches courses in construction, codes, ADA design, office, hospitality, and retail design. She is a Tennessee State Registered Interior Designer and from 2004 to 2008 served as the interior design representative to the Tennessee State Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners and since 2001 she has been an NCIDQ exam juror. Miller has presented both regionally and nationally and her work has appeared in Contract and Interior Design magazines.
is an Assistant Professor in the Textiles, Merchandising and Design Department at Middle Tennessee State University. She is President and owner of Textile Fabric Consultants, Inc., a manufacturer of fabric swatch kits used in teaching basic textiles worldwide, and she currently provides textile training programs for trade organizations, as well as various retailers. Her considerable retail, manufacturing and consulting experience includes working as a buyer and as a store manager in the retail industry. Oxford's research interests include textile flammability and clothing for the physical challenged, as well as computer aided design and fiber arts.
Lura K. Teter-Justice
taught at Eastern Kentucky University.
is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Textile Fabric Consultants, Inc. Employed with TFC for 21 years, she has written numerous textile articles, helped developed textiles software and fabric swatch kits.