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The books in the LRC are arranged by topic using Library of Congress classification system. Here are a few call number ranges to explore:

NK1700-2195   Interior decoration. House decoration

NK1700-2138   General. History, etc. Including special rooms

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Interior Design

 

Bachelor of Science in Interior Design (BS-InD) program integrates theory and professional practice to best prepare the students with a strong background on Designing, Career direction and management of the profession to further prepare them for a globally competitive career sets. Students choose between 5 areas of specialization as elective direction, depending on their respective areas of interest, i.e. Construction & Project Management; Interior Landscape Design; Visual Display & Merchandising; Interior Restoration & Conservation; Advance Lighting Design.

This subject guide gathers in one place carefully evaluated and selected resources on Interior Design available and accessible at the LRC and its subscribed databases. Books (both print and electronic) are categorized per course; while journals, magazines and online databases are recommended for the entire Interior Design program.


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Books on AESTETA - Applied Theories and Principles of Aesthetics

Applied Theories and Principles of Aesthetics

This course explores the various ideas and philosophies of art specifically its aesthetic values. Aesthetics as a branch of philosophy will be explored using significant art precedents of different cultures. These values will be probed on how they were conceived, manifested, and influenced people and the built environment. As the course interrogates such ideas, the wide range of human artistic expressions from visual arts, performing arts, music, traditional arts, folk to contemporary pop culture will be discussed, taking account the various elements and forms as well as the conditions and processes of its production within a social context.

Applied Theories and Principles of Aesthetics

This course explores the various ideas and philosophies of art specifically its aesthetic values. Aesthetics as a branch of philosophy will be explored using significant art precedents of different cultures. These values will be probed on how they were conceived, manifested, and influenced people and the built environment. As the course interrogates such ideas, the wide range of human artistic expressions from visual arts, performing arts, music, traditional arts, folk to contemporary pop culture will be discussed, taking account the various elements and forms as well as the conditions and processes of its production within a social context.

Books on COLRDYN - Color Dynamics

Color Dynamics

This course is a study and exploration of the effects of color in art and design.  You will experiment how color influences human behavior and perception. You will pay attention to the various effects that can be achieved through the use of color in different interior environments, including contrasts, progression, afterimage, etc. 

Color Dynamics

This course is a study and exploration of the effects of color in art and design.  You will experiment how color influences human behavior and perception. You will pay attention to the various effects that can be achieved through the use of color in different interior environments, including contrasts, progression, afterimage, etc. 

Books on COLTHEO - Color Theory and Application

Color Theory and Application

An essential element in any art form, this course aims to introduce the various theories and principles of color in pigment form and the effects of light on these color pigments.  In turn, these effects are examined from the point of view of their use in interior environments.

Color Theory and Application

An essential element in any art form, this course aims to introduce the various theories and principles of color in pigment form and the effects of light on these color pigments.  In turn, these effects are examined from the point of view of their use in interior environments.

Books on EXHIDS1 - Exhibition & Design Communication Theories

Exhibition & Design Communication Theories

This course will equip you with creative, innovative and technological skills in creating conceptual design and realization of all types of exhibitions. You will learn the design principle for effective communication in an organized manner, thru area circulation, path and traffic flow where messages and information will lead to the audience effectively. You will learn and understand how to use the exhibition environment not limited to merchandise showcase, but with effective product presentation, provide information, knowledge or background material that will lead to better brand acceptance of the exhibit.

Major methods and activities undertaken will be done in an individual, group or promotional and collaborative work through case study analysis, research, reflection and visual projects.

 

Exhibition & Design Communication Theories

This course will equip you with creative, innovative and technological skills in creating conceptual design and realization of all types of exhibitions. You will learn the design principle for effective communication in an organized manner, thru area circulation, path and traffic flow where messages and information will lead to the audience effectively. You will learn and understand how to use the exhibition environment not limited to merchandise showcase, but with effective product presentation, provide information, knowledge or background material that will lead to better brand acceptance of the exhibit.

Major methods and activities undertaken will be done in an individual, group or promotional and collaborative work through case study analysis, research, reflection and visual projects.

Books on EXHIDS2 - Creative Application and Design Communication

Creative Application and Design Communication

This course will provide you knowledge and training in the technical art and science in Visual Merchandising as a marketing tool for effective design communication. You will also learn different display methodologies from physical to digital and how it can be effectively applied to different exhibition categories. Major methods and activities undertaken will be done in an individual, group or promotional and collaborative work through case study analysis, research, reflection and visual projects.

 

Creative Application and Design Communication

This course will provide you knowledge and training in the technical art and science in Visual Merchandising as a marketing tool for effective design communication. You will also learn different display methodologies from physical to digital and how it can be effectively applied to different exhibition categories. Major methods and activities undertaken will be done in an individual, group or promotional and collaborative work through case study analysis, research, reflection and visual projects.

Books on FINOMAN - Financial Office Management

Financial Office Management

In this course, you will learn the basic of financial management, relative to managing a small to medium-sized design office and its projects. The basic concepts of loan acquisitions, long and short term debts shall also be tackled under this specialization elective course for Interior Design. Financial risk management terminologies, methodologies and values relevant to the Design practice will be enumerated. The importance of cash flows, inward and expenses, shall be discussed lengthily to give you a more in-depth ability in managing money matters in your professional careers later on.

 

Financial Office Management

In this course, you will learn the basic of financial management, relative to managing a small to medium-sized design office and its projects. The basic concepts of loan acquisitions, long and short term debts shall also be tackled under this specialization elective course for Interior Design. Financial risk management terminologies, methodologies and values relevant to the Design practice will be enumerated. The importance of cash flows, inward and expenses, shall be discussed lengthily to give you a more in-depth ability in managing money matters in your professional careers later on.

Books on FURDSC1 - Furniture Design & Construction 1

Furniture Design and Construction 1

The first in the series of Furniture Design courses. It focuses on the intricacies of ‘free-standing’ furniture design; including materials, construction methods, ergonomics and anthropometrics. It aims to help students design a core collection of free-standing furniture, and explore different forms and materials through prototypes.

Furniture Design and Construction 1

The first in the series of Furniture Design courses. It focuses on the intricacies of ‘free-standing’ furniture design; including materials, construction methods, ergonomics and anthropometrics. It aims to help students design a core collection of free-standing furniture, and explore different forms and materials through prototypes.

Books on FURDSC2 - Furniture Design & Construction 2

Furniture Design & Construction 2

It is an in-depth study of the design of “built-in” furniture pieces; including materials, construction methods, ergonomics and anthropometrics.

Furniture Design & Construction 2

It is an in-depth study of the design of “built-in” furniture pieces; including materials, construction methods, ergonomics and anthropometrics.

Books on HSTIND1 - History of Interior Design 1

History of Interior Design 1

Designs take root from the history, origin, and culture. This course will lay down the foundation significant to the study of the history of interior design, historical interiors, furniture, furnishings, and decor. It covers the periods from the Ancient times to the Neo-classic period and with emphasis on European design. The focus will be on period styles and how these developed in relation to the political, economic, and social conditions of the time of their emergence.

History of Interior Design 1

Designs take root from the history, origin, and culture. This course will lay down the foundation significant to the study of the history of interior design, historical interiors, furniture, furnishings, and decor. It covers the periods from the Ancient times to the Neo-classic period and with emphasis on European design. The focus will be on period styles and how these developed in relation to the political, economic, and social conditions of the time of their emergence.

Books on HSTIND2 - History of Interior Design 2

History of Interior Design 2

This course covers an in-depth study of the history of interior design, historical interiors, paintings, furniture, furnishings and decor; it covers the English Renaissance, American styles periods up to Modern Times.