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.
The journal must have room to write down business goals, record achievements, and plan, organize, and track routine habits. The documentation of notable trade, market, and interior design festival events is also essential to note, including monthly task lists, goals achieved, and some more.
This hardcover planner, organizer, and sketchbook all rolled in one will cover 16 months of interior designing activities. It is an interior designer’s answer to having an efficiently created niche-specific workbook planner with space to strategize, record, and document all details and activities of an interior design business.
Interior Designing Monthly Task Planner, Organizer, and Design Sketchbook - September 2021 to December 2022 is also available in paperback format.
Interior designers create functional and aesthetically pleasing indoor spaces that must meet their clients' needs and specifications. They create design concepts, draw plans, elevations, and sectional working drawings, search for furniture and furnishings that work with their concepts, and structure cost estimates for prospective clients. As a student, you are required to learn all these and tons of other stuff too. That is the multifaceted nature of the profession.
The following must-have workbooks and sketch/drawing books were created especially for students, freelancers, and beginner designers by professional interior designers who know exactly what's required to learn and excel in this high-flying lucrative sector of the building industry.
Space Planning Sketchbook for Interior Design Students - Room Layout Drawing Book
Learning how to plan the layout of an interior space is an important course in the study of interior design. Being an essential facet of interior design education, space planning requires a sketchbook cum notes writing journal that is created specifically for this purpose.
Most design students require isometric, graph grid, and one-point room perspective grid workbooks to create their art and design concepts. With graphing sheets, the guidelines that appear like mesh patterns are used for plotting not only design concepts, stencils, and patterns, but data and function structures, building forms, drawing curves and circles, and architectural layouts. While grid workbooks are necessary for students' creative arts classroom and home assignments, they are also useful to artists, interior design professionals, and enthusiasts who have a feel for articulate art.
Student Lookbook for Interior Design Period Styles - Art Sketchbook for College Students (Hardcover)
Interior Design Student Portfolio and Imagery Board