For one/two-semester or quarter introductory courses in Interior Design. Interior Design is the leading introduction to the field of interior design. Lavishly illustrated and comprehensive in its scope, this text focuses on the range of challenges facing designers in the 21st century. It helps students devise creative solutions to real design problems by examining best practices from today's great designers. The author provides unique and compelling case studies from a broad range of projects from home and work-place designs, to public areas, to full professional involvement in large commercial spaces.