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INTERIOR DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE WEB GUIDE


INDEX
Architecture Library Resources Home Improvement Furnishings / Design
Journals Landscaping Search Engines Materials
AND... Organizations:
American Society of Interior Designers    International Interior Design Association
Contact Program Coordinator, Interior Design Department

Search Engines

Use the links on this page and then type your own keywords using these search engines
Google || Metacrawler || Dog Pile

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INTERIOR DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE COMPANIES

  • Architecture/ Interior Design / Landscaping Companies
Yahoo's links to companies. Select topic from this page.

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JOURNALS

  • Architecture/Designing Arts
Yahoo's online journal list by subject.
  • ENEWS
Choose a subject or search by title. Home and Garden subject area will lead to other subjects of interests.
  • Architecture / Design
  • Gardening / Landscape
Ecola's electronic journal collection. You may want to go to the index page and search newspapers also.

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ARCHITECTS AND ARCHITECTURE

  • Art and Architecture
From the English Server, this web guide links users to materials pertaining to art and architecture. Please poke around it at your leisure - there are a few images, some gopher bookmarks and some texts.
  • Archway Home Plans
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Over 300 house plans. A great site. Blueprints may be ordered.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
This site links you to several FLW pages on the web. Visit the homes, wonderful photos of each.
  • Historic Buildings
Technical preservation services for historic buildings, by the National Park Service.
  • National Register of Historic Places
Information on every property on the register. Tour itineraries and full color photographs.
  • Architect Firm
This is a great example of a web site for an architectural firm. By Frederick Clifford Gibson, LA Architect.
  • Project Row Houses
Information about the architects and artists who have worked on the Project Row Houses in Houston. Photographs of their work.
  • McGill School
Selected colleges and universities architecture programs with online web sites.

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LANDSCAPING

  • Landscape Ecology
Links to "green" landscaping and environmental sites.
  • Gardening
Google's list of gardening sites.
  • Companies
Yahoo's long list of landscape companies.
  • Plant Encyclopedia
This is Botany.com with an encyclopedia of flowers and plants.

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HOME FURNISHINGS AND DESIGN SITES


  • DesignSite
A premier site for interior designers and others interested in decorating and design. Links for every aspect of designing.
  • Home Furnishing
Includes home furnishings sites designed and hosted by Home Furnishings Netquarters || Sources of industry information for retailers and manufacturers || Products and services offered by quality furniture companies || Listings of hundreds of furniture and home furnishing sites with a brief description of each.
  • North Carolina Furniture
You'll never want to leave this site - searchable by city, company, furniture style. E-mail questions for more information.
  • Herman Miller, Inc.
Herman Miller's Research Summaries, biographical and product info for some of the big names in furniture design, and more. Link to other Herman Miller pages.
  • American Decorative Arts
20th century modern design. New and old. Buy and sell modern (1920-1975) furniture including Knoll and Herman Miller. Photographs and info.

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HOME IMPROVEMENT

  • Hometime
Real project information from building a log cabin to painting and decorating.
  • Black and Decker
Black and Decker's site. Tools and their uses described by category (bridal, outdoor) B&D's history included.
  • Crime Prevention Through Interior Design
Information from the National Crime Prevention Council.
  • Pella
    Window Treatments
Jamb session, windowscaping, crash course, windows of opportunity, and career opportunities are the major headings on this "how-to" company web site.
Home Depot "Switch on" to the Depots information - from investing in the company to environmental information.

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TEXTILES, FABRICS, WALL COVERINGS & other MATERIALS

  • Fashion and Design
This site includes a textile dictionary that defines textiles by origin.
  • JHT Lighting Alliance
A business, but lots of information about lighting types and lighting standards.
  • Brunschwig
Wholesale site for this great wall covering company.
  • Vintage Fabrics
This collection of mid-20th century textiles was discovered by Pamela Simon in 1987 from a closed warehouse on the east coast. The contents of this warehouse included new/old textiles, still on the bolt, as it was originally sold back in the 1920's, 30's, 40's, and 50's.

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