Kitchen and Bath Design Principles

Elements, Form, Styles

Author: Nancy Wolford,Ellen Cheever,NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118715683

Category: Architecture

Page: 240

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The industry standard, full-color guide to practical kitchen and bath design Kitchen and Bath Design Principles is The National Kitchen and Bath Association's complete guide to uniting function and style in these important rooms. This full-color guide is heavily illustrated, with a revised layout and graphic design that presents information more clearly for visual learners. The updated second edition has been expanded to adhere more closely to the standards of interior design, including new information on unity, proportion, scale, and variety, plus a new glossary to clarify unfamiliar terms. Stylistic themes remain a major component, with emphasis on the architecture, furniture, styles, and fashions of each era, and all technical and aesthetic information is presented in clear, concise language. The companion website features a teacher's guide and image bank that facilitate use in the classroom, providing additional examples of design principles in action. The National Kitchen and Bath Association established the standard guidelines for safe and effective kitchen and bath design, and this book is the complete guide to incorporating code and aesthetics from the very beginning. Function is just as important as style in these rooms, so Kitchen and Bath Design Principles teaches readers to: Apply the elements and principles of design to real-life situations Discover how best to apply the tools of design in daily business practice Explore the global and cultural influences reflected in popular stylistic themes Translate the aesthetics of an era into a workable theme for a kitchen or bath To best serve clients, designers must learn to meet all codes, regulations, and expectations with a balance of substance and style. Kitchen and Bath Design Principles is the industry standard reference, from the industry-leading provider of kitchen and bath design education.
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Kitchen and Bath Design

A Guide to Planning Basics

Author: Mary Fisher Knott

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470890080

Category: Architecture

Page: 384

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The all-in-one reference to designing stunning and functional kitchens and baths Designing for today's kitchens and baths requires technical savvy, a keen eye for aesthetics, and perhaps most important of all, the ability to coordinate efforts across many disciplines. Kitchen and Bath Design simplifies these complex decision-making processes with a comprehensive strategy for achieving kitchen and bath designs that successfully integrate beauty and practicality—while meeting client expectations. Fundamental design basics are covered, along with a host of important issues that designers must consider when conceptualizing these specialized rooms, such as ergonomics, codes and safety requirements, proper lighting and ventilation, flooring, cabinetry, countertops, wall surfaces, and more. Some of the topics that appear in this book include: A detailed introduction to construction, plumbing, and electrical basics A systematic approach to incorporating "green," energy-conscious design An overview of crucial design elements, including pattern, texture, line, form or mass, color, space and light, and sound The latest building codes and manufacturers' guidelines Written by a leading expert in interior design, Kitchen and Bath Design uses three-dimensional drawings and corresponding photographs to deliver valuable information that is critical when it comes to planning, designing, specifying, estimating, building, pricing, or evaluating a kitchen or bathroom. Whether they're working on a new or existing space, professional designers can apply the lessons learned from this current andaccessible resource to masterfully take on all kitchen or bathroom projects—from the simplest to the most highly challenging.
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The National Kitchen & Bath Association Presents Universal Kitchen & Bathroom Planning

Design that Adapts to People

Author: Mary Jo Peterson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780070499805

Category: Architecture

Page: 382

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This text's premise is that rooms should be designed or remodelled to suit the needs of all users through their lifecycle - kitchens and bathrooms that can be used by children, people with disabilities, and people who are aging are important for success in today's marketplace.
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NKBA Professional Resource Library, 9 Volume Set

Author: Nkba

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119058533

Category: Architecture

Page: 3024

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NKBA Professional Resource Library, 9 Volume Set The NKBA Professional Resource Library provides a comprehensive and ready reference for students, professionals, and those hoping to earn their credentials in the kitchen and bath industry. The set covers the fundamentals of planning, design, construction, products, and project and business management with updated content approved by NKBA staff and course instructors, NKBA Accredited College and University instructors, and subject matter experts. Each individual volume includes new full-color photographs and illustrations and expanded features suited to the topic, such as additional CAD coverage in Kitchen and Bath Design Presentation and sustainability trends in Kitchen and Bath Lighting. Bath Planning: Guidelines, Codes, Standards, 2nd Edition by NKBA Kitchen & Bath Design Presentation: Drawing, Plans, Digital Rendering, 2nd Edition by Margaret Krohn, NKBA Kitchen & Bath Products and Materials: Cabinetry, Equipment, Surfaces, 2nd Edition by Ellen Cheever, NKBA Kitchen & Bath Residential Construction and Systems, 2nd Edition by NKBA Kitchen and Bath Business and Project Management, with Website, 2nd Edition by NKBA Kitchen and Bath Design Principles: Elements, Form, Styles, 2nd Edition by Nancy Wolford, Ellen Cheever, NKBA Kitchen and Bath Lighting: Concept, Design, Light by Dan Blitzer, Tammy Mackay, NKBA Kitchen and Bath Sustainable Design: Conservation, Materials, Practices by Amanda Davis, Robin Fisher, NKBA Kitchen Planning: Guidelines, Codes, Standards, 2nd Edition by NKBA
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Kitchen and Bath Lighting

Concept, Design, Light

Author: Dan Blitzer,Tammy Mackay,NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118454545

Category: Architecture

Page: 288

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The industry standard illustrated guide from the National Kitchen and Bath Association Co-published by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), Kitchen and Bath Lighting is the go-to resource for designing, planning, and installing light in residential kitchen and bath projects. Full color illustrations throughout the book make Kitchen and Bath Lighting a visually absorbing experience. This beautiful volume begins with the basics of light, color, and vision, progressing from there through every stage of the residential lighting design process. With special attention to sustainability and lighting for older eyes, this book contains the information you need to know about the latest trends impacting the lighting industry. Because the NKBA established the standard kitchen and bath guidelines for both new construction and remodels, Kitchen and Bath Lighting is aligned with the practices that are in high demand. This book is also an excellent choice for anyone hoping to obtain credentials as a Certified Kitchen Designer or Certified Bath Designer. Comprehensive coverage of the kitchen and bath lighting process, from the fundamentals of color to design documentation to construction Illustrated guidelines for using lighting tools like sources, luminaries, and controls in design development Glossary and end-of-chapter exercises for quickly learning and referencing key terminology and lighting techniques Companion website offering resources for instructors This new addition to the NKBA's Professional Resource Library is an essential reference for kitchen and bath designers, lighting designers, and interior designers, as well as contractors, retrofitters, specifiers, and anyone else involved in lighting kitchens and bathrooms. Kitchen and Bath Lighting will give you the visual understanding of lighting that can lead directly to client satisfaction.
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Bath Planning

Guidelines, Codes, Standards

Author: NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118404505

Category: Architecture

Page: 464

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The leading resource for student and professional bath designers—completely revised and updated Bath Planning is the most authoritative resource available on the subject, containing everything a professional needs to know to design a safe, functional, effective, and attractive bath. Based on the National Kitchen and Bath Association's Kitchen and Bathroom Planning Guidelines and the related Access Standards, this book presents the best practices developed by the Association's committee of professionals through extensive research. This Second Edition has been completely revised and redesigned throughout, with new full-color photographs and illustrations and a special emphasis on client needs, research, and references to industry information. Features include: New and expanded information on universal design and sustainable design The 2012 edition of the NKBA Planning Guidelines with Access Standards and up-to-date applications of the 2012 International Residential Code New information about storage, cabinet construction, and specifying cabinets Metric measurement equivalents included throughout A companion website with forms and teaching resources for instructors
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