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Universal design
creating spaces to meet the needs of people regardless of age or ability
green design
use of sustainable products adn the development of environmentally sensitive interiors.
interior design
profession that embodies all of the responsibilities and has a 4 year degree
intior decorating
embellishment of interior finishes and the selection and arrangement of fabrics and furnishings
who advocated "good design for everyone"
William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement
Wrote "Hints on Household Taste"
Charles Eastlake
Publisher of the "Craftsman"and American Arts and Crafts leader
Gustav Stickley
Published "Interior Decoration as a profession for Women"
Candice Wheeler
Published "The Decoration of Houses"
Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman
"The House Beautiful"
W.C. Gannet
New York Actress
Elsie de Wolfe
America's 1st Professional Interior Decorator
Elsie de Wolfe
Integrated structure and design
Frank Lloyd Wright
Integration of furnishings, light,construction,materirals,ornamental detail,and structural materials
Organic design
American Institute of Interior Decorators was established in
1930's
NSID or National Society of Interior Designers was established in
1957
two organizations merged together and formed ASID, or the American Society of Interior Designers in...
1975
Both ASID adn IIDA require the passage of what test
NCIDQ, or the National Council of Interior Design Qualification
Arrangement of details which make up a work of art
Design
Two Basic types of design
structural adn functional
Relates to the size adn shape of an object reflected in the materials
structural design
Ornamentation of basic structure with color,line,texture,and pattern
Decorative design
4 types of decorative design
abstract,geometric,naturalistic,stylized
departs from nature,free form design
abstract
stripes,plaid,zigzags,etc.
geometric
motif from nature in its natural form
naturalistic
adapts the natural form but is still recognizable
stylized
area in which people live
space
2 types of space
functional space,illusory space
conveys feelings, know how to use the space
functional space
Gives the illusion or impression of space
illusory space
examples of illusory space
windows,color,line,mirrors,tromp leoil
Elements of design are known as...
tools
Only has one dimension
line
Types of line
Vertical,horizontal,angular,curved,diagonal
line provides strength,height,formal,and dignity
vertical
line provides repose,solidity,informal
horizontal
line provides action,movement
diagonal
line provides graceful, delicate, and feminine movement
curved lines
lines define a boundary
angular lines
Example of Horizontal Line
Falling water
defines the essential nature of teh design that distinguishes it
form
3D,height,width,depth
form
2D,length,width
area
anything with defined boundaries
shape
the surface quality of objects,not only touched but sensed in memory
texture
2 types of texture
real,simulated
actual texture,looks and feels real
real texture
photo finish texture, not real
simulated texture
dependent on light
color
alter the size,shape,location, create illusion of texture,calm a busy environment
color
reaction to sight
balance
establishes a sense of equilibrium
balance
3 types of balance
asymmetrical,symmetrical,radial
Identical objects are arranged equally on both sides of an imaginary line. Formal
symmetrical
objects are different on both sides of an imaginary line. informal.
Asymmetrical
distribution of visual weight in a circle.
radial
assists the eye in moving easily about the room, creating a flowing quality
rhythm
rhythm established by repeating color,pattern,texture,line, leads the eye from one thing to another
repition
succession of the size of an object
gradation
concept of proportion-the relationship of one part as it relates to another part as it relates to the whole
Golden Mean
1:2:3:5:8
Golden Mean
encompasses one object to other objects or to the whole as well as the relationship from one thing to another
Proportion
size of an object and how it relates to the space or to humans
scale
Causes and object or area to stand out, become a point of interest
Emphasis
4 levels of emphasis
emphatic,dominant,subdominant,subordinate
point of interest
emphatic
designed to be the point of interest
dominant
supports the focal point
subdominate
accessories
subordinate
Unifying theme or common denominator,blends together
harmony,unity