This book is a clear and concise survey of the field of interior design, providing a look at the newly expanded role of the
interior designer and offering an array of career alternatives from the tried-and-true areas of residential and contract design
to specialty design. Whether branching into areas as traditional as product and furniture design to the new trends of lifestyle
branding and internet merchandising, Whitlock covers the full array of challenging and diverse career choices for those considering
a career in design as well as the established designer who wants to take their professional practice to new heights.Features:--
Provides an overview of the profession and the role of the interior designer of the past, present, and future-- Covers education,
career planning, the job search and outlook, salaries and an overview of portfolio preparation-- Features a number of specialties
from yacht and airplane design to home staging to design journalists in book publishing and magazines to production designers
and set decorators-- 32 full profiles representing a vast array of career choices sprinkled throughout the text-Alexa Hampton,
Nina Campbell, Vicente Wolf, Linda Daily from Ballard Designs, Jonathan Adler, Michael Graves, Sally Sirkin Lewis of J.
Robert Scott, Glenda Rovello set designer for Will and Grace, and Cloudia Rebar set designer for 24-to name a few-- Photographs
and sketches of room and/or product and design work and product lines to accompany designer profiles and further illustrate
each chapter InteriorDesign2009.