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Interior design as social design - what? when? and why?

Smith, Dianne J. (2006) Interior design as social design - what? when? and why? In Smith, Dianne J. (Ed.) Exit : QUT interior design 2006. School of Design, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Queensland, Brisbane, pp. 128-130.

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Abstract

The media generally portrays what interior designers do as modelling the 'high-end' of the market and associated with this expensive—or the illusion of expensive—products, finishes, and spatial resolutions. In turn the skills of the interior designer may be misconstrued as being associated with trends and styles. So why and how do we take an active and meaningful role in moulding the environments of the twenty first century?

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ID Code: 7298
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: interior design, social design, responsibile design
ISBN: 1741071437
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Interior Design (120106)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Design
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 QUT
Deposited On: 03 May 2007
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2011 15:34

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