Kitchen and Bath Design Principles

Elements, Form, Styles

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

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118715640

Category: Architecture

Page: 240

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The industry standard, full-color guide to practical kitchen andbath design Kitchen and Bath Design Principles is The NationalKitchen and Bath Association's complete guide to uniting functionand style in these important rooms. This full-color guide isheavily illustrated, with a revised layout and graphic design thatpresents information more clearly for visual learners. The updatedsecond edition has been expanded to adhere more closely to thestandards of interior design, including new information on unity,proportion, scale, and variety, plus a new glossary to clarifyunfamiliar terms. Stylistic themes remain a major component, withemphasis on the architecture, furniture, styles, and fashions ofeach era, and all technical and aesthetic information is presentedin clear, concise language. The companion website features ateacher's guide and image bank that facilitate use in theclassroom, providing additional examples of design principles inaction. The National Kitchen and Bath Association established thestandard guidelines for safe and effective kitchen and bath design,and this book is the complete guide to incorporating code andaesthetics from the very beginning. Function is just as importantas style in these rooms, so Kitchen and Bath DesignPrinciples teaches readers to: Apply the elements and principles of design to real-lifesituations Discover how best to apply the tools of design in dailybusiness practice Explore the global and cultural influences reflected in popularstylistic themes Translate the aesthetics of an era into a workable theme for akitchen or bath To best serve clients, designers must learn to meet all codes,regulations, and expectations with a balance of substance andstyle. Kitchen and Bath Design Principles is the industrystandard reference, from the industry-leading provider of kitchenand 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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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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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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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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Kitchen and Bath Sustainable Design

Conservation, Materials, Practices

Author: Amanda Ferroggiaro,Amanda Davis,Robin Fisher,NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118627725

Category: ARCHITECTURE

Page: 240

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Kitchen & Bath Sustainable Design is the National Kitchen and Bath Association's complete guide to "greening" these important rooms. The first book to focus exclusively on kitchen and bath sustainability, this full color guide covers every consideration for both remodels and new construction, making it a handy reference for any kitchen and bath professional. Case studies of award-winning projects demonstrate how space, budget, and sustainability can come together to create beautiful, functional, efficient rooms, and illustrations throughout provide visual examples of the techniques discussed. The book includes information on greening one's practice for the client's benefit, plus an appendix of additional resources and instructional materials for classroom use. The biggest elements of sustainable interior design-energy efficiency, water use, and materials selection-are all major players in the kitchen and bath. Clients are increasingly demanding attention to sustainability issues, and designers must be up to date on the latest guidelines, best practices, and technology. Kitchen & Bath Sustainable Design is the complete technical and practical guide to green design for the kitchen and bath professional.
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Kitchen & Bath Products and Materials

Cabinetry, Equipment, Surfaces

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

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118775317

Category: Architecture

Page: 368

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Objective guidance on kitchen and bath fitting choice to suitany client and any space Kitchen and Bath Products and Materials describes thetypical materials, equipment, and surfaces used in all facets ofresidential kitchen and bath design. Part of the National Kitchenand Bath Association's Professional Resource Library, thiscomprehensive reference is fully updated and expanded to includenew technologies, materials, and finishes, with considerations ofsustainability throughout. Full color illustrations and a reviseddesign help visual learners better absorb the information, and thecompanion website provides an image bank and instructor's guide forclassroom use. Each chapter includes a summary and reviewquestions, allowing readers to test their grasp of the material atevery step. Kitchen and bath design is the most popular and lucrative areawithin residential interior design. As such, the enormous amount ofoptions available for surfaces, fixtures, and materials is far toovast to be navigated by taste and aesthetics alone. Kitchen andBath Products and Materials provides the background designersneed to choose what's best for the client and the space, based on anumber of objective factors and technical details. This completehandbook allows readers to: Explore material options for storage systems, fixtures,fittings, and surfaces Become familiar with sizing systems, efficiency ratings, andcertifications Consider factors like manufacturing processes, engineering, andconfiguration Learn the terms and nomenclature used to describe materials,fixtures, and appliances Design is about more than just aesthetics – whether theproject is a remodel or new construction, there are codes,standards, and functional requirements that must be met. Kitchenand Bath Products and Materials is a practical reference,providing the information designers need to make informeddecisions.
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