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Interior Design: Background Information

University of Kentucky College of Design

200 Pence Hall

Lexington, KY 40506


The Hunter M. Adams Library

The Hunter M. Adams Design Library houses the majority of the university's collections which pertain to architecture, interior design and historic preservation.  The collection is primarily a design collection with strong emphasis on works by architects and designers in the U.S.and Europe.  Furniture, urban planning, adaptive reuse, construction materials and methods, building types, some landscape are examples of other topics included in the collection.

Interior Design Useful Books

Portfolio Design for Interiors - Harold Linton and William Engel

     NK 2113.5 .L56 2017

Professional Practice for Interior Designers in the Global Marketplace - Susan Winchip

     Design Reserve NK 2116 .W56 2013

The Codes Guidebook for Interiors - Katherine Kennon

     KF 5701 .H37 2018

Interior Design Visual Presentation: a guide to graphics, models and presentation techniques - Maureen Mitton

    NK 2113.5 .M58 2018

Professional Practice for Interior Designers - Christine Piotrowski

     Design Reserve NK 2116.2 .P57 2013

Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything you need to know to pass the NCIDQ exam - David Ballast

     Design Special Circulating NK 2116.5 .B35 2013

The Interior Design Reference + Specification Book - Chris Grimley and Mimi Love

     NK 2115 .G75 2013

Interior Graphic Standards - Corky Binggeli et al

     TH 2031 .M34 2011

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Architecture, Historic Preservation & Interior Design