Furniture design / Jim Postell.

"Furniture Design is a comprehensive survey that guides the reader through the essential facets of design and more. A highlight of the book includes case studies of twenty-one furniture designs presenting a broad selection of works, designers, design processes, and fabrication techniques in one...

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Main Author: Postell, James Christopher, 1958- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2007]
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-342) and index. 
505 0 0 |g Ch. 1.  |t Introduction to furniture design --  |g Ch. 2.  |t Function and social use --  |g Ch. 3.  |t Form, spatial organization, and typological orders --  |g Ch. 4.  |t Furniture case studies --  |g Ch. 5.  |t Furniture design theory --  |g Ch. 6.  |t Design --  |g Ch. 7.  |t Materials --  |g Ch. 8.  |t Fabrication --  |g Ch. 9.  |t Professional practice and marketing --  |g Ch. 10.  |t Historical overview -- 
505 0 0 |g 1.  |t Introduction to Furniture Design --  |t Furniture --  |t Design --  |g 2.  |t Function and Social Use --  |t Classifications based on Function --  |t Sitting, Resting, and Sleeping --  |t Eating, Reading, Typing, and Writing --  |t Containing, Displaying, and Organizing --  |t Enclosing, Shaping, and Partitioning Space --  |t Classifications based on Social Use --  |t Healthcare --  |t Hospitality --  |t Institutional --  |t Multi-Use --  |t Office --  |t Recreational --  |t Religious --  |t Residential --  |t Retail --  |t Storage --  |g 3.  |t Form, Spatial Organization, and other Typological Orders --  |t Form --  |t Angular --  |t Composite --  |t Curvilinear --  |t Orthogonal --  |g Section al.  |t / Modular --  |t Spatial Organization --  |t Centralized --  |t Clustered --  |t Grids --  |t Linear --  |t Radial --  |t Typological Orders --  |t Assemble / Disassemble --  |t Built-in / Stationary --  |t Freestanding --  |t Inflatable --  |t Transformable --  |t Moveable --  |t Summary --  |g 4.  |t Furniture Case Studies --  |t 700-400 B.C. Greek Klismos chair --  |t 1750 French Rococo marquetry commode --  |t 1754 Chippendale chair --  |t 1859 Model No. 14 --  |t 1917-18 Red and Blue chair --  |t 1922 Blocs screen --  |t 1925 Wassily chair --  |t 1928 Model Basculant B 301 --  |t 1932-33 Stools 60 / 65 --  |t 1950 Siege de Repos (Antony) --  |t 1950 Eames Storage Unit (ESU) --  |t 1951 Wire Side chair --  |t 1968 Action Office --  |t 1987 Ghost chair --  |t 1991 Cross Check chair --  |t 1993 Trinidad chair --  |t 1994 Living Pods --  |t 1995 Aeron chair --  |t 2000 Pathways --  |t 2001 The Block --  |t 2004 Jimmy's Buffet --  |t Lessons from the Furniture Case Studies --  |g 5.  |t Furniture Design Theory --  |t Inquiry --  |t Firmitas, Utilitas, and Venustas --  |t Modernism --  |t Systems Theory --  |t Built-Form and Culture --  |t New Formalism --  |g 6.  |t Design --  |t Design Principles --  |t Balance --  |t Continuity, Unity, and Variety --  |t Dynamism and Stasis --  |t Hierarchy and Emphasis --  |t Juxtaposition --  |t Rhythm and Pattern --  |t Scale and Proportion --  |t Design Thinking --  |t Design Ethos --  |t Accessible Design --  |t Codes, Guidelines, and Standards --  |t Green Design --  |t Universal Design --  |t Furniture Design Processes --  |t Conjecture / Analysis / Synthesis --  |t Sketching and Drawing --  |t Model Making --  |t Design Phases --  |t Pre-Design and Programming --  |t Schematic Design --  |t Design Development --  |t Working Drawings --  |t Shop Drawings --  |t Making Templates and Formwork --  |t Fabrication --  |t Pricing and Contract Negotiation --  |t Disciplinary Boundaries --  |g 7.  |t Materials --  |t Material Matters --  |t Material Properties --  |t Materials from A to Z --  |t Adhesives and Glues --  |t Composite Boards --  |t Fabrics and Leather --  |t Finishes --  |t Glass --  |t Metal --  |t Paper and Cardboard --  |t Polymers --  |t Rubber and Elastomers --  |t Stone --  |t Wood and Grasses --  |g 8.  |t Fabrication --  |t Processes and Methods of Fabrication --  |t Preparing Shop Drawings and a Materials List --  |t Securing Equipment, Hardware, Labor, and Materials --  |t Carving, Cutting, Drilling, Folding, Milling, Nailing, Planing, Sewing, and Weaving --  |t Assembling and Gluing --  |t Joinery, Seaming, and Welding --  |t Upholstery --  |t Etching, Grinding, Sanding, and Texturing --  |t Dyeing, Finishing, Painting, Plating, Sealing, Staining, and Surfacing --  |t Delivery and Installation --  |t Repairing, Refinishing, and Restoring --  |t Chronological Overview of Tools --  |t Hand Tools --  |t Machine Tools --  |t Digital Tools --  |t Technology: The Art and Science of Fabrication --  |t Craft --  |t Machine Production --  |g 9.  |t Professional Practice and Marketing --  |t Industry and Markets --  |t Retailing --  |t Furniture Epi-Centers --  |t Trends --  |t Marketing Strategies --  |t Business --  |g 10.  |t Historical Overview --  |t How Societies have Designed, Made, Used and Thought About Furniture Design --  |t 6000 B.C. - 3500 B.C. The Earliest Cultures --  |t Ancient Societies --  |t Old World Settlements --  |t 330 - 1452Feudal and Medieval Societies --  |t Byzantium --  |t Islamic --  |t Medieval --  |t 1452 -1851 The Rise of Europe --  |t Renaissance --  |t Baroque --  |t French Rococo --  |t 17th and 18th century England --  |t The Colonies and an Emerging America --  |t Early Neoclassical Style --  |t 1851-1945 Workmanship of Risk / Certainty --  |t Industrial Revolution --  |t Eclecticism --  |t Revival Styles --  |t Craft and Design --  |t Arts and Crafts --  |t Art Nouveau --  |t Modernism and the Machine Age --  |t 1945-1980 Modernism --  |t Evolving Modernism - Rising Heroes --  |t Furniture Epi-Centers --  |t 1980-2000 Consumerism --  |t New Craftsmanship --  |t 21st Century The Digital Age --  |t Smart Materials --  |t Computer Numerical Control Devices --  |t Digital and Biological Technologies --  |t New Opportunities. 
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