Every year before the school holidays draw to a close, design students and their teachers' must commence back to school preparations. So, whether you are in high school, in your freshman year of college, graduating in a year or two, or a new entrant in the interior designing and building industry, there is a lot to make ready. And if you are an art and design teacher getting ready for a new set of students, these books are worth recommending. They can help you and your students ensure the new school year will be one of the best you all have ever had.
4. Architectural Sketchbook for College Students - If you study (or plan to study) architecture, civil engineering, or interior design, this book will help you imbibe the habit of keeping records of your school projects from inception. It will allow you to track your progress through your years in college. It is an essential tool that is just as important as other architectural tools like mechanical pens, drafting table, CAD programs, tracing paper, butter sheets, scale rulers, etc... And whether you develop your ideas and concepts into fully-fledged architectural designs or not, this book will soon become your cherished possession.
5. Isometric Drafting Paper - 8.5” x 8.5” Square 3D Sketchbook is a great workbook/journal to have if you want a change from the standard quad graph paper. This especially if you desire to draw more dynamic, realistic, and un-distorted three-dimensional drawings. So, whether you draw engineering structures and buildings, or rooms, comics, furniture, product concepts, logos, or cityscapes, this notebook will ensure you draw professional 3D linear perspectives at all times.
7. Student Lookbook for Interior Design Period Styles: Art Sketchbook for College Students (Hardcover) – Create a lookbook of interior design styles with this hardcover journal. It will serve well as a resource for your design studies, prospective clients, or future employers. Find your style. Learn how to apply it to your own unique conceptions. Add clippings of images and illustrations that inspire you. Sketch your concepts and do a write-up about your creations. Make this lookbook display your creativity.