PPI NCIDQ Interior Design Reference Manual *US PAPERBACK*, 7th Ed. by David Kent Ballast - {9781591268420} {1591268427}

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By: David Kent Ballast FAIA NCIDQ Availability: In Stock Condition: Brand New.



Aspiring interior designers, unlock your path to success with the Interior Design Reference Manual by David Ballast. This all-encompassing guide empowers you to confidently tackle all three sections of the NCIDQ exams – Fundamentals (IDFX), Professional Practice (IDPX), and Practicum (PRAC) – and achieve your certification goals on the first attempt.

Why Choose This Manual?

  • Unify Your Preparation: Consolidate your studies with a single resource that covers every exam section in meticulous detail.
  • Embrace Depth and Breadth: Dive deep into each topic with comprehensive coverage of all NCIDQ exam content areas, ensuring a well-rounded understanding.
  • Stay Ahead of the Curve: Access up-to-date information on industry standards and practices, guaranteeing your knowledge aligns with the latest developments.
  • Demystify Complexity: Grasp even intricate concepts with clear and concise explanations, written in a user-friendly manner.
  • Visualize Success: Enhance your learning experience with over 200 figures and illustrations that bring key concepts to life.
  • Test Your Readiness: Sharpen your skills and gauge your understanding with practice exam questions and answer keys specifically designed to mirror the NCIDQ format.

Key Strengths:

  • All-Encompassing Coverage: Leave no stone unturned with a comprehensive exploration of every NCIDQ exam topic.
  • Timely and Relevant: Stay informed with the latest industry standards and best practices.
  • Clarity and Accessibility: Decipher complex concepts with ease thanks to the author's clear and concise writing style.
  • Visual Learning Support: Leverage over 200 figures and illustrations to solidify your understanding.
  • Exam-Oriented Practice: Hone your test-taking skills with practice questions crafted to resemble the actual NCIDQ format.

Interior Design Expertise at Your Fingertips:

  • Design Concepts and Programming: Master the fundamentals of space planning, research, and analysis.
  • Design Constraints: Understand and navigate the practical considerations that shape design decisions.
  • Building Systems and Construction: Gain a solid foundation in the technical aspects of interior environments.
  • Product and Detail Selection: Develop your eye for selecting the right materials, finishes, and furnishings.
  • Communication and Documentation: Equip yourself with the skills to effectively communicate design ideas and create clear documentation.
  • Project and Business Management: Learn the essential principles of managing projects and running a successful interior design practice.

By investing in the Interior Design Reference Manual, you empower yourself with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to conquer the NCIDQ exams and embark on a rewarding career in interior design.