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Foundations of Interior Design

Foundations of Interior Design, 2nd edition
Copyright 2013, Published by Fairchild Books, imprint of Bloomsbury; 576 pg. updated edition includes 900 full-color illustrations, and interactive CD-ROM. ISBN# 978-1-60901-115-4

This is a comprehensive introduction to the creative, technical, and business knowledge required by the interior design profession. It encompasses color theory, design history, architectural elements, finishing touches, trend forecasting, and the basics of running a business. The book is rooted in a practical approach to creating safe, comfortable, and aesthetically pleasing spaces for residential and contract clients. Current concerns such as social responsibility, sustainability, health, safety, welfare, and designing in a global, cultural context are woven throughout.

Available through Fairchild Books, Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com and other web booksellers.

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Susan is a frequent contributor to both online and print versions of the newsletters created for both IFDA and ASID. She served as Editor of the International IFDA quarterly publication, Network and as editor of the NY Metro print newsletter for four years providing content in addition to editorial responsibilities. Freelance articles have been written for Westchester Spotlight Magazine, and Home Colors.

Check out insightful commentary on design trends and issues on Susan’s online newsletter Design for the Rest of Us archived on the home page. Previous coverage of NYC design trade shows included NY International Gift Show, Architectural Digest Home Show, BKLYN Designs and ICFF reported on for Design2Share in her Susan Says column.