- FEB 07, 2019
|Paperback + Studio||9781501326660|
|eBook + Studio||9781501326653|
|Companion Study Tools||ISBN|
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What's in the book
"I adopt this text due to the strong applications within the fields of Interior Design and Architecture. It shows practical knowledge that students need upon graduation. It should be kept as reference for all new graduates." Victoria Runge, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, USA
Learn how to select textiles for every type of residential and commercial interior. The book has the most current fiber and fabric information about household and institutional textiles, and commercial and residential textiles for upholstered furniture, windows, walls, and floorcoverings. More than 500 color line drawings and photographs illustrate fibers, yarns, fabrics, manufacturing equipment, coloring, finishings, and end products.
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Table of Contents
Part 1: The Fundamentals of Textiles for Interiors
1. The Interior Textile Industry
2. Fabric Performance and Evaluation
3. Fabric and Sustainability
4. Fiber Classification and Properties
6. Yarns and Yarn-Like Structures
8. Other Fabrications
9. Dyes and Colorants
11. Interior Textile Product Labeling
12. Interior Textile Products and Fire
Part 2: Upholstery
13. Upholstered Furniture Construction
14. Upholstery Coverings
Part 3: Window Treatments and Wallcoverings
15. Window Treatment Selection
16. Window Treatment Styles
17. Window Coverings and Linings
18. Wallcovering and Panel Fabric
19. Evaluation and Maintenance of Furnishing Fabrics
Part 4: Floorcoverings
20. Soft Floorcovering Selection
22. Weaving and Other Machine Techniques
23. Hand Techniques
24. Carpet and Rug Cushions and Pads
25. Evaluation and Specification of Soft Floorcoverings
26. Installation and Maintenance
Part 5: Household and Institutional Textiles
27. Textile Bath Products
28. Textile Bedding
Appendix A: Federal Trade Commission Generic Fiber Names
Appendix B: ACT Voluntary Performance Guidelines
About The Authors
MaryPaul Yates is an instructor at the University of Georgia in the Lamar Dodd School of Art and principal of Yates Design.
Adrienne Concra is an instructor at the New York School of Interior Design and president of Adrienne Concra Design.
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