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Interior Design

Interior Design uses scholarly literature in the field as well as a variety of primary sources when researching current trends and best practices. If you have questions, please contact Rob Hallis

Find Articles on Interior Design

JCKL offer over 200 research databases that cover all major disciplines. Some of the best for conducting research in Interior Design are listed below.

Primo - JCKL Books

Selected books on Interior Design

Some of our books in this area are ebooks; books that can be accessed through the internet.  If you have problems accessing these resources, please view help on accessing ebooks,

Special Subject Resources in Interior Design


IDEC fosters exchange of information, improvement of educational standards, and development of the body of knowledge relative to the quality of life and human performance in the interior environment.

IIDA works to enhance quality of life through excellence in interior design and to advance interior design through knowledge, value, and community.

The I-Codes, including the International Building Code, are used in a variety of ways in both the public and private sectors.  Most industry professionals are familiar with the I-Codes as the basis of laws and regulations in communities across the U.S. and other countries. [From preface]

The ADA standards are issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) and apply to facilities covered by the ADA in new construction and alterations.   DOJ’s standards apply to all facilities covered by the ADA, except public transportation facilities, which are subject to DOT’s standards. [From forward]

Evidence-based Design:

An evidence-based design tool that transforms research into an easy-to-read, easy-to-use format. Use Google Scholar to find full-text of citations.

Universal Design: