Interior Design and Architecture: Internet Sources - LSC-Kingwood

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US Dept of Labor - Interior Designers - Find out about the job market: Nature of the Work | Working Conditions | Employment | Training, Other Qualifications, and Advancement | Job Outlook | Earnings | Related Occupations | Sources of Additional Information

Colorado State Universities Interior Design Resources Guide: http://lib.colostate.edu/research/design/intdes.html

INTERIOR DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE COMPANIES Modern yellow chairJOURNAL ARTICLES
  • Architecture/Designing Arts - Yahoo's online journal list by subject.
  • Landscape Ecology Early papers from this journal.
  • Oxford Art Online- Full-text articles and pictures of the world's most famous art. (library card barcode from home)
  • InformeDesign (1997-present) is a research and communication tool for designers of the built environment, such as interior designers, architects, landscape architects, and graphic designers. It contains a database of Research Summaries about design and human behavior research, accessible through either a full-text search or by using the topics listed within the three main categories, “Space,” “Issues,” or “Occupants.”[FREE- University of Minnesota]
  • Sweets online version of the print catalogue directory of construction and design products.
ARCHITECTS AND ARCHITECTURE
  • Art and Architecture From the English Server, this web guide links users to materials pertaining to art and architecture. Please poke around it at your leisure.
  • Architectural Designs Home designs by style
  • Hypexpo.com Over 300 house plans. A great site. Blueprints may be ordered. Also other home-related websites.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright This site links you to several FLW pages on the web. Visit the homes, wonderful photos of each.
  • National Register of Historic Places/Preservation Information on every property on the register. Tour itineraries and full color photographs, including support for older buildings and homes. Great site, updated often..
  • Architect Firm This is an example of a web site for an architectural firm. By Frederick Clifford Gibson, LA Architect.
  • Project Row Houses Information about the architects and artists who have worked on the Project Row Houses in Houston. Photographs of their work.
  • Great Buildings Online This is a list of master architects from around the world and across history. Where a place name is given, it refers to the location of major works, not necessarily to the architect him or herself. Photographs added.
  • Interior Design Link over 37,000 interior design professionals and firms, organized by state. Resources for professionals, customers and students.

LANDSCAPING

LampHOME FURNISHINGS AND DESIGN SITES

Design Site A premier site for interior designers and others interested in decorating and design. Links for every aspect of designing.

Herman Miller, Inc. Herman Miller's Research Summaries, biographical and product info for some of the big names in furniture design, and more. Link to other Herman Miller pages.

American Decorative Arts 20th century modern design. New and old. Buy and sell modern (1920-1975) furniture including Knoll and Herman Miller. Photographs and info.

Interior Design Link A dstate by state directory of interior design professionals and firms for commercial and residential design needs.

HOME IMPROVEMENT

  • Interior Design 101 Includes information for decorating rentals and other small spaces. Training modules.
  • Hometime Real project information from building a log cabin to painting and decorating.
  • Black and Decker Black and Decker's site. Tools and their uses described by category (bridal, outdoor) B&D's history included.
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Information from the National Crime Prevention Council. Searchable.
  • Pella Window Treatments Jamb :-) session, windowscaping, crash course, windows of opportunity, and career opportunities are the major headings on this "how-to" company web site.
  • Home Depot "Switch on" to the Depots information - from investing in the company to environmental information.
  • Lowe's - The other home improvement store. Lots of information and training.
  • Home Safety Network - From UK, strength data for design safety. Worth viewing.
 
Knoll side chairTEXTILES, FABRICS, WALL COVERINGS & other MATERIALS

Sheffield Interior Design 101 Design 101 from a design school.

Brunschwig Wholesale site for this great wall covering company.

HGTV We like the Designer's Portfolio. Search the individual shows to see what is new.

Carpetbuyer's Handbook Help for all, especially designers and DIYers.


By Peggy Whitley 5/00 - Revised 4/2012 sh/jfr

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