'Pattern Book of Upholstery' is a rare book in the world of interior design as a comprehensive visual guide to a central aspect of furnishings. Encyclopaedic in scope, this book allows the designer to easily comprehend the historical and contemporary range of furniture options in upholstery and communicate with clients and the industry. Recognised as an invaluable source book for professionals and students, the book provides the tools needed to work with a professional upholsterer and guidelines on avoiding costly errors, as well as historic tid-bits and invaluable information on design and construction options. Appendices include information on choosing fabrics, measurement guidelines, a visual glossary of upholstery details, and more. Invaluable to interior designers and architecture firms, the 'Pattern Book of Upholstery' documents the basic models of upholstered seat furniture, proving useful when selecting models or combinations of upholstery details; each model beautifully hand drawn in black ink to clearly delineate the form.
Author David Michael Wood and editor William S. Hooper have each been a professional interior designer for over twenty five years; illustrator Anara Mambetova-Finkelstein graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City; contibuting editor Jody Xuereb has been a professional upholsterer for over thirty years.