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Albert Hadley

American interior designer and decorator

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Gensler

global design and architecture firm

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Thumbnail sketch

drawing quick, abbreviated drawings. usually, they are done very rapidly and with no corrections - you can use any medium, though pen or pencil is the most common

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Straightedge

a tool used for drawing straight lines, or checking their straightness

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Line weight

visual lightness, darkness, or heaviness of a line within a drawing

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Cantilevered

a rigid structural element which extends horizontally and is supported at only one end

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Corbel

is a structural piece of stone, wood or mental jutting from a wall to carry a superincumbent weight, a type of bracket

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Sourcing

when the designer begins the process of finding, compiling and recommending finishes, fixtures and furniture

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Great room

a room inside a house that combines the roles of several more traditional rooms into one space

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Acoustics

the properties of qualities of a room or building that determine how sound is transmitted in it.

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Color rendering

describes how a light source makes the color of an object appear to human eyes and how well subtle variations in color shades are revealed.

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IIDA

International Interior Design Association

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ASID

American Society of Interior Designers

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LEED

Leadership in Energy and Environment Design

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NKBA

National Kitchen & Bath Association

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IDEX

interior design exam

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CCIDC

california certification for interior design

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NCIDQ

the council for interior design qualification