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Interior Design vs. Urban Design

10 May, 2010

-By Joan Blumenfeld, FAIA, LEED® AP ID+C, Interior Design Director, Principal at Perkins+Will



Most people would say that these two disciplines (interior design and urban design) are at opposite ends of the spectrum of scale, of skill sets, and of personal areas of interest. What could be more different than the stereotype of a superficial, decorating fabric swatcher versus a super-earnest bureaucratic planning nerd? But for some reason, to me, they have always appeared much more similar than different; and it is only recently that I have been able to articulate why that might be true. Continue reading at the TalkContract.com...



Interior Design vs. Urban Design

10 May, 2010


Most people would say that these two disciplines (interior design and urban design) are at opposite ends of the spectrum of scale, of skill sets, and of personal areas of interest. What could be more different than the stereotype of a superficial, decorating fabric swatcher versus a super-earnest bureaucratic planning nerd? But for some reason, to me, they have always appeared much more similar than different; and it is only recently that I have been able to articulate why that might be true. Continue reading at the TalkContract.com...
 


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