For courses in Interior Design.
Until now, interior design education has focused on overly complex software programs such as AutoCAD—the equivalent of hitting a fly with a sledgehammer. This breakthrough text helps create and present designs using free, easy-to-learn software: Google SketchUp. Created specifically for college-level courses in Interior Design, the text covers all of the ways SketchUp can be used for interior design and decorating. Step-by-step, illustrated projects walk readers through the design process, including modeling an empty room, finding or creating furniture and accessories, using color and materials, and presenting designs to clients.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Model a Room
Chapter 2 Furnish a Room
Chapter 3 Basic Furniture: Straight Lines
Chapter 4 Advanced Furniture: Curvy Lines
Chapter 5 Working with 3D Warehouse Models
Chapter 6 Working with Colors and Materials
Chapter 7 Working with Digital Images
Chapter 8 Kitchen Design
Chapter 9 Presenting Your Designs
Chapter 10 Labels, Dimensions, and Plans
Appendix: Additional Products
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$34.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-512582-3