Tools of the Trade
Magnetic Furniture Kit
The NEW “Magnetic Furniture Planner” exclusively by Designer Templates for the Interior Designer and Decorator!
Binder 9″x12″ hunter green durable vinyl. Magnetic grid in 1/4” scale for floor plan layouts can be photocopied on your letterhead for instant presentations. Four panel foldout allows selection of over 450 pieces for residential, office and home office planning. This is one of the only kits with furniture scaled to relate to today’s furniture.
Price: $269.95 plus $30 s&h (U.S. only)**
Approved as required materials in major colleges of interior design.
Interior Design Templates #1 and #2
The only set of drafting templates that you will ever need for residential or contract projects.
These templates now feature overscaled sofas and sectionals and modular groupings for living, dining and bedrooms. Large scale bath fixtures including whirlpool tubs and corner showers, office furnishings with conference table, secretary desk and return are displayed in interchangeable basic shapes in 1/4″ scale.
Price: $42.95 + $4 s&h (U.S. only)**
The Color Wheel
A circular diagram of the spectrum used to show the relationships between the colors.
Demonstrates color relationships by organizing colors in a circle so you can visualize how they relate to each other. Diameter 9-1/4″
Interior Design Color Wheel
Take the guesswork out and get your color right the first time!
A Guide to Colors That Harmonize for Interior Design. The Interior Design Wheel gives interior decorators a guide for selecting complementary colors for interior design. The wheel illustrates split complementary, monochromatic, and harmonized color schemes. Packed in a sleeve for insertion in a three-ring binder.
For Draperies and Upholstered Furniture
The Fabric Estimator was developed for the purpose of approximating yardage requirements for most basic types of window treatments and upholstered furniture.
Designer Window Fashions
By Charles Randall, 448 pages
Designer Window Fashions is Charles Randall’s newest creation based upon his original masterworks: The Encyclopedia of Window Fashions and The Window Decorating Book. This new book continues the tradition of showcasing classic and contemporary window coverings from some of America’s top designers. With more full-color photographs and black & white illustrations than ever before, Designer Window Fashions presents countless combinations of window and bed coverings for any room in the home: from a simple rod pocket curtain to a designer masterpiece.
The Encyclopedia of Window & Bed Coverings
By Charles Randall, Inc., 6th ed., 304 pages
Decorating ideas for windows, bedding and accessories: including draperies, shades, blinds, shutters, verticals, bedspreads, pillows, cushions and more. Blend current, popular styles with extraordinary new approaches. This book is a must have for designers from beginner to expert. With full-color illustrations, Windows & Bed Coverings presents myriad window treatments for any room in any home from the most simple to the most challenging. Throughout its more than 300 pages, which include detailed sketchings, cost-saving ideas, yardage, fullness charts and the sketchfile method, you will quickly see why this book has become the industry standard for window decor inspiration.
Interior Design & Decoration
Sixth Edition Stanley Abercrombie and Sherrill Whiton
Format: Softcover (720 pages)
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Addressing interior design and decoration from the ancients to the moderns, this text describes the dominant influences of fashion design and focuses on the close relationship between interior design and the architecture of our times. With the Sixth Edition of Interior Design and Decoration, Stanley Abercrombie continues the revival of this time-tested and well-respected text, first published in 1937, to have it meet the needs of today’s teachers and students. In his second revision of Sherrill Whiton’s classic, Abercrombie presents the full history of interior design, during all periods and throughout all regions, in a manner that facilitates easy comparisons between different times, places and styles. Shipping and handling are included in this price.