Math is an essential component of the interior design profession. Estimating and Costing for Interior Designers teaches readers a logical process for calculating materials and estimating the costs of installed products based on their math calculations. Utilizing step-by-step examples and worksheets, this text simplifies the math used in the interior design field. Sample problems and exercises take the calculations of quantities needed one step further to actually applying material and labor costs, in order to discover the installed costs of the specified products. Clear sections cover wall and ceiling treatments, window treatments, soft fabrications, upholstery, flooring, and cabinetry and countertops. They include photographs of the product before, during and after installation.
This hands-on workbook demystifies the math involved in the interior design field and provides practical estimating techniques for aspiring and professional interior designers.