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Interior Design

Welcome

Welcome to the FSU Libraries' Interior Architecture and Design Research Guide

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Mies Van Der Rohe, Barcelona Chairs, 1929.

Catalog Tips and Tricks

These are my recommendations for your best bets in researching Interior Architecture and Design topics. For additional links and resources please see the navigation bar on the left side of this research guide.

Use the Library of Congress Classification Outline to browse for books in your subject area. Here are some examples in for Interior Design and Architecture to get you started:

  • HF (5429) --- Stores, Retail
  • N --- Fine Arts and Art History
  • NA --- Architecture
  • NA (2700-2728) --- Drafting and CAD
  • NA (7100-7909) --- Domestic Architecture
  • NB --- Sculpture
  • NC --- Drawing, Design, and Illustration
  • NK --- Decorative Arts
  • NK (1700-3599) --- Interior Design
  • NK (2200-2750) --- Furniture
  • NK (3175-3296.3) --- Upholstery and Drapery
  • NK (3375-3496.3) --- Wallpapers
  • NX --- Arts in General
  • T (385) --- CAD
  • TH (7703-7900) --- Lighting
  • TP (890-933) --- Textile Dying
  • TP (934-1079) --- Paints
  • TT 697-9999) --- Home Arts

The following are just a few subject headings that may be used when searching the Libraries' catalog:

  • Architecture
  • Architecture -- domestic
  • Barrier-free design
  • Color in interior design
  • Design -- furniture
  • Dwellings
  • Interior architecture
  • Interior decoration
  • Interior decoration -- environmental aspects
  • Lighting (architectural and decorative)
  • Office buildings
  • Store decoration
  • Sustainable architecture
  • Sustainable design
  • Textile industry
  • Women interior designers
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