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Books on Kitchen & Bath Design
Kitchen and Bath Design Principles by Ellen Cheever; Nancy Wolford; National Kitchen and Bath Association StaffThe industry standard, full-color guide to practical kitchen and bath design Kitchen and Bath Design Principles is The National Kitchen and Bath Association′s complete guide to uniting function and style in these important rooms. This full-color guide is heavily illustrated, with a revised layout and graphic design that presents information more clearly for visual learners. The updated second edition has been expanded to adhere more closely to the standards of interior design, including new information on unity, proportion, scale, and variety, plus a new glossary to clarify unfamiliar terms. Stylistic themes remain a major component, with emphasis on the architecture, furniture, styles, and fashions of each era, and all technical and aesthetic information is presented in clear, concise language. The companion website features a teacher′s guide and image bank that facilitate use in the classroom, providing additional examples of design principles in action. The National Kitchen and Bath Association established the standard guidelines for safe and effective kitchen and bath design, and this book is the complete guide to incorporating code and aesthetics from the very beginning. Function is just as important as style in these rooms, so Kitchen and Bath Design Principles teaches readers to: Apply the elements and principles of design to real-life situations Discover how best to apply the tools of design in daily business practice Explore the global and cultural influences reflected in popular stylistic themes Translate the aesthetics of an era into a workable theme for a kitchen or bath To best serve clients, designers must learn to meet all codes, regulations, and expectations with a balance of substance and style. Kitchen and Bath Design Principles is the industry standard reference, from the industry-leading provider of kitchen and bath design education.
Publication Date: 2015-01-27
Kitchen and Bath Theme Design by Kathleen DonohueThe next step in kitchen and bath design, this book shows how to make these rooms complement the home interior. It explains how to go beyond personal taste in order to create kitchens and bathrooms that enhance the architectural style of a house.
Call Number: NA8330 .D66 1999
Publication Date: 1998-10-01
Kitchen and Bath Lighting by Daniel Blitzer; NKBA Professional Resource Library Staff; Tammy MacKayThe industry standard illustrated guide from the National Kitchen and Bath Association Co-published by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), Kitchen and Bath Lighting is the go-to resource for designing, planning, and installing light in residential kitchen and bath projects. Full color illustrations throughout the book make Kitchen and Bath Lighting a visually absorbing experience. This beautiful volume begins with the basics of light, color, and vision, progressing from there through every stage of the residential lighting design process. With special attention to sustainability and lighting for older eyes, this book contains the information you need to know about the latest trends impacting the lighting industry. Because the NKBA established the standard kitchen and bath guidelines for both new construction and remodels, Kitchen and Bath Lighting is aligned with the practices that are in high demand. This book is also an excellent choice for anyone hoping to obtain credentials as a Certified Kitchen Designer or Certified Bath Designer. Comprehensive coverage of the kitchen and bath lighting process, from the fundamentals of color to design documentation to construction Illustrated guidelines for using lighting tools like sources, luminaries, and controls in design development Glossary and end-of-chapter exercises for quickly learning and referencing key terminology and lighting techniques Companion website offering resources for instructors This new addition to the NKBA's Professional Resource Library is an essential reference for kitchen and bath designers, lighting designers, and interior designers, as well as contractors, retrofitters, specifiers, and anyone else involved in lighting kitchens and bathrooms. Kitchen and Bath Lighting will give you the visual understanding of lighting that can lead directly to client satisfaction.
Publication Date: 2015-04-20
Kitchen Culture by Johnny GreyAn inspiring design guide and practical resource. The kitchen is the home base for any family to prepare meals, eat, interact, read the paper, listen to the radio, watch TV, relax and more. No other room is used for so much by so many. Kitchen Culture is a beautifully illustrated reference for creating the home's busiest and most important room. The book explores how the kitchen influences sociability, family life and relationships with food and also examines how changing attitudes towards family life are changing kitchen design. Each generation invents its ideal kitchen -- reflecting personal views, lifestyles and the latest design concepts and technology. Kitchen Culture provides critical design advice for maximizing the role the kitchen plays. The book offers fresh ideas and fascinating possibilities for using the kitchen as a lounge, retreat, library, art gallery, playroom, activity center and hospitality zone. Topics include: Effective kitchen storage Working triangles and ergonomics Cooking, small appliances and tools Facilities for cooking Lighting, floors and work surfaces. Practical tips on materials and craftsmanship are also included along with a source list of suppliers and manufacturers. Kitchen Culture is the ideal reference for anyone designing a new home or remodeling a kitchen.
Call Number: NK2117.K5 G74 2004
Publication Date: 2004-10-02
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