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Author Brown, Carol R.

Title Interior design for libraries : drawing on function & appeal / Carol R. Brown.

Imprint Chicago : American Library Association, 2002.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 143 pages, [8] pages of color plates) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-138) and index.
Contents Basic considerations in library interior design -- The planning phases of a library building project -- Basic interior design issues -- Library furnishings -- Signs and wayfinding -- Selecting materials, finishes, and colors -- The interior design of space for children and teens -- Lighting and acoustics.
Summary "If you are competing for customers with the bookstore down the street that serves up lattes and comfy chairs, then you know that the look and feel of your library can make a difference when it comes to bringing in people of all ages. Focusing on functionality (for staff) and appeal (for customers), this illustrated how-to guide offers a comprehensive plan for designing new or renovated spaces." "With 15 color plates and 25 halftones that illustrate how different elements work together to form an overall design, this must-have book will help you turn any type of library into a welcoming and efficient space for customers young and old."--Jacket.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Library buildings -- United States -- Design and construction.
Library decoration.
Library fittings and supplies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Brown, Carol R. Interior design for libraries. Chicago : American Library Association, 2002 0838908292 (DLC) 2002001325 (OCoLC)48944419
ISBN 0838999220 (electronic bk.)
9780838999226 (electronic bk.)
0838908292 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780838908297 (pbk. ; alk. paper)