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The meaning of space for designers 1967 19 The interior designer is concerned with design of the environment. This involves responsibility for the ordering of many physical and psychological elements which compose the total "interior" environment for individuals. "Interior" environment is lim...
The use of small electrical appliances that supplement the range 1960 18 Among the many changes that have been noted in family life patterns has been the increase in the use of appliances in today's servantless homes. Particularly during the years 1910 to 1960 much equipment was added to American homes. Today it is somewh...
The use of refrigerated space 1960 8 Modern transportation and marketing, including refrigerated cars, have made it possible for American homemakers to serve formerly perishable foods the year around. Home refrigerators are now considered a necessity in the standard of living of America...
Consultant and design services desired by residential builders 1961 18 American homemakers have voiced general dissatisfaction with the way the houses in which they live fulfill their family's needs and desires. That the design of houses is related to the quality of family life is recognized. Since the location of a hou...
Storage requirements for bathrooms 1960 8 The lack of storage space in bathrooms is a common problem in today's homes. Casual observation of both old and new houses reveals that seemingly little effort has been made to provide adequate and convenient storage space for even the most used item...
Jugtown pottery : history and design 1962 151 The story of Jugtown has been told by many writers and raconteurs in many versions. Each story—written and verbal—has increased the fame and public awareness of the place, the pottery, and the people identified with Jugtown. The story has become almo...
Adjustments in open space and storage space divisions expressed by twenty homemakers who live in speculative built houses 1962 30 With the increasing cost of housing and the decreasing size of the house, it is possible that some necessary spaces in small houses have either been made very small or omitted. The lack of convenient housing divisions may be reflected in limitations ...
The discernibility of the effect of varying levels of illumination on individuals 1963 10 Remarkable changes have taken place in residential and industrial lighting since the invention of the electric light bulb. Interior designers, illumination engineers, ophthalmologists, and psychologists, each professional group with a different aim, ...
Space allocations to implement the teaching of interior design in a college situation 1964 17 Increased enrollment of students majoring in interior design has created problems of limited space for the activities performed in laboratory classes. The major activities performed in a college interior design laboratory were determined through conv...
Open and storage space preference of forty homemakers living in ranch type houses of approximately 1400 square feet in the Piedmont area of North Carolina 1964 14 After living in a house, a family often finds that some spaces for living and for storage are inadequate while other spaces could be reduced. The purpose of this study was to determine how homemakers would reapportion the amount of living space and s...
Housing space divisions for living and for storage suggested by thirty-six homemakers who lived in split-level houses 1964 8 This study was planned to determine how homemakers, who lived in split-level houses, preferred to have the existing space in their houses allocated for storage and for living. Nine house plans, each with the same number and kinds of rooms, were used....
Areas of study pertinent to interior designers based on interviews with twenty-seven interior designers practicing in Greensboro, North Carolina 1966 21 Areas of study that practicing interior designers consider important might be a logical beginning in determining the changing needs for curriculums. The purpose of this study was threefold: (1) to identify the education and experience of practicing i...
Privacy in American interiors 1967 12 Writings on privacy indicated that values placed on the subject vary with the individual, his age, social status, and position in the family. Individual privacy is considered particularly important for children and adolescents. Also, married couples ...
Proportion as it relates to interior design 1967 13 The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of proportion as it pertains to interior design. The historical significance and conceptions of proportion in design today were reviewed. Broadly defined, proportion is the quantitative rel...
Homemakers' reactions to planning, developing and using coordinated food mixing centers in their kitchens 1968 8 The purposes of this study were to determine reactions of homemakers to coordinated food mixing centers in their kitchens during the planning, developing, and after use stages, and to suggest ways in which educators might work more effectively with h...
Perception, extension, and enclosure of space 1969 29 Man is enabled to explore his immediate spaces due to the combined functioning of sensory perception and neuromuscular co-ordination. Relying upon learned redundancies in the world about him and being aware of his own physical capabilities, he is abl...
Designs for lighting selected art objects in the interior of Chinqua-Penn Plantation in North Carolina 1970 32 Many older homes and buildings containing objects of interest which have been opened to the public are inadequately lighted. This study was undertaken to determine the effects of accent lighting on displays and to provide a basis for further applicat...
Guest preferences for facilities and room design features of twenty resorts in Northern Wisconsin 1971 5 The purposes were to determine: (1) facilities and design features available at American Plan resorts in northern Wisconsin, (2) the relative importance to guests of design features of resorts, rooms, and room furnishings, and (3) how resort operator...
Exterior and interior design of two mobile homes 1971 14 Two mobile home designs were created for efficient and spacious solutions for livability in limited spaces. This was achieved by the planning and coordination of space, exterior and interior materials, furnishings, and lighting. Spaces were planned f...
Low-cost home furnishings 1972 12 Interior furnishings for an entire apartment were constructed at a low cost by using ordinarily discarded objects as the basis for construction. Approximately thirty dollars was spent for the items used such as stain, glue, grout, and rope. This thir...
The history of residential lighting standards 1972 8 The purpose of this study was to trace the history of residential lighting standards from 1906 to 1970 and to identify the research methods and instruments used in establishing: present day lighting standards with consideration being given to the qua...
Fibers in sliver and roving form for wall hangings 1974 11 Before fibers are mechanically spun into yarn, they are formed into a soft rope, or sliver, and then drawn into a thinner strand called roving. The purpose of this study was to explore ways that sliver and roving could be used in the creation of orig...
The designation of family living activities in two open-plan house designs for the five stages of the family life cycle 1975 10 The purpose of this study was to determine the extent that two open-plan house designs could accommodate the activities of family living in each of the five stages of the family life cycle. A hypothetical family with three children was identified acc...
Fifty homemakers' evaluation of the performance characteristics of kitchen carpet 1975 13 It was the purpose of this study to determine the homemakers' evaluation of the performance of kitchen carpet for ease of maintenance, appearance retention, and durability. Fifty homemakers who owned kitchen carpet and resided in Guilford County, Nor...
Space requirements for people performing office tasks 1975 62 This study was concerned with the application of human anthropometry to the design of office spaces. Pertinent literature, available to the writer, relating to space requirements for people performing office tasks was reviewed and noted. Information ...
Floorcloths made using the acrylic polymer medium 1975 29 A new alternative to routine wall to wall carpet is available in the painted canvas floorcloth. Originally made by eighteenth century craftsmen, the floorcloth and the process for making it had been almost forgotten in the passage of time. The unique...
Selection and maintenance of natural plants for commercial interiors 1975 26 This study was designed to gain information from practicing plant authorities on methods of selection and maintenance of plants suitable for use in commercial interiors. Data were obtained by interviews with twelve nurserymen, landscape architects, a...
Use of screened and glassed porches 1976 15 A comparative study of the use of twenty screened and of twenty glassed porches in a selected area of Greensboro, North Carolina, was made to determine the amount of time spent and the kind of activities for which such porches are used. All of the gl...
Applications of mosaic design for today's home 1976 26 Architects are rediscovering the unique qualities that the ancient art of mosaic can contribute to modern architecture. They are including mosaics in the design of numerous public and private structures. However, the creation of mosaic is often a hig...