Offering a thorough grounding in the principles of interior design, this book describes the qualities and skills needed to become an interior designer, examines the varied career opportunities available and gives a balanced inside view of the business today. Its broad, up-to-date approach unites history, theory and practice. Subjects covered include: how to develop a brief with a client; presentations and sample boards; choosing materials and designs; project planning and management. The book aims to inform and inspire as well as to equip new designers with a valuable route-guide to the profession. Principally written for interior design students, it will also serve as a reliable manual for aspiring amateurs.
Jenny Gibbs is Principal of the KLC School of Design in Chelsea, London. Listed by House & Garden magazine as one of the leading contributors to British design, she is a regular lecturer and broadcaster, she also writes for home interest magazines and is the author of A Handbook for Interior Designers and The Country House.