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1 Dr. Nihad Almughany University of Palestine Faculty of Applied Engineering and Urban PlanningDept. of Architecture2nd SemesterIntroduction to Interior Design ( EAGD 3217 )Lecture 7FURNITURE DESIGNDr. Nihad Almughany11Dr Nihad Almughany- Introduction to Interior Design- 2008
2 CONTENTS1- Aims.2- Review of Last Lecture ( Design of Interior Spaces ).3-Factors Affecting Furniture Design4- Classification of Furniture:A- According to FunctionB- According to Construction MethodC- According to LocationD- According to Material5- Wooden Furniture6- Metal Furniture7- Comparison Between Wooden and Metal Furniture8- Furniture Design Criteria9- Furniture Styles10- Conclusion2
3 1- AIMS This lecture aims to: Review of the last lecture ( Design of interior spaces).Highlight the importance of furniture design.Indicate the furniture design principles, tools and construction techniques.33
4 2- REVIEW OF THE LAST LECTURE - FACTORS AFFECTING THE DESIGN OF AN INTERIOR SPACE.- VALUABLE INTERIOR SPACE.- INTERIOR SPACE IN TRADITIONAL PALESTINIAN HOME.DESIGN CRITERIA OF INTERIOR SPACES:KitchensBedroomsOfficesBathrooms, WCsOthers4
5 3-Factors Affecting Furniture Design : Furniture function / s .Material .Location ( interior – exterior ) .Concept .Style .
6 4- Classification of Furniture: A- According to Function Home furnitureKitchen cabinets, dining table and seats, coaches, chairs, beds, closets, accessories, etcOffice furnitureDesks, cabinets, shelves, shelf cabinets, seats, tables, meeting tables and seats, etc.Hospital furnitureBeds, surgery room furniture, rolling tables , etc.
7 4- Classification of Furniture: A- According to Function ( cont. ) School furniture :Desks, seats, cabinets, boards, hangers, labs, library shelves and tables, etc.Other building types furniture : Libraries, museums, theatres, restaurants, coffees, industrial, agricultural buildings, etc… .
8 4- Classification of Furniture: B- According to Construction Method: Fixed furniture:Strong but heavy and difficult to carry or move.Appropriate to some functions as in public spaces.Mobile furniture:Easy to move, to carry and change.Appropriate for some functions as in domestic spaces.
9 4- Classification of Furniture: C- According to Location: Internal Furniture ( Indoors )External Furniture ( Outdoors )Gardens Furniture4- Classification of Furniture: C- According to Location:Internal Furniture (Indoors)Different interior spaces in housing, offices, educational and other buildings.External Furniture (Outdoors)Public spaces, streetscape, etc..Garden furniture.
13 4- Classification of Furniture: D- According to Material: Wooden furnitureNatural woodManufactured woodBamboo furnitureMetal furniturePlastic and acrylic furnitureGlass furnitureCombined furniture
14 5- Wooden Furniture:Furniture from natural wood for doors, tables, chairs, closets and others : ( Zaan, Suaid, Mahagony, …etc.)Furniture from Manufactured wood :Ply wood ( laminated by different kinds of materials and colors )MDF for beds, closets, desks, cabinets, tables, etc .Others.Furniture from Bamboo for chairs, tables, shelves and others .
15 6- Metal Furniture: Most familiar metals : Steel: used for all kind of furniture and covered by different materials especially wood and leather .Aluminum : used for many furniture items especially cabinets and tables .Copper and Bronze : used for antiquities.Combined by other materials such as glass, acrylic and wood
16 7- Comparison Between Wooden and Metal Furniture: Design :Wood : limited shapesMetal : flexibility in forming and shapeWeightWood : heavyMetal : could be light ( Aluminum )FirefightingWood: easy to burnMetal : Does not burn easilyCleanness :Wood : could be cleaned but it is difficult to use water / A material liked by insects that hide in .Metal : Easy to clean by water and it is not a field for insectsShape and looking :Wood : Fixed shapeMetal : Could have different shapes using colors and paintsConstruction :Wood : Complicated using glue and nailsMetal : Could be fixed and unfixed easilySafety :Wood : Needs efforts to be smooth and easy to scratch.Metal : smooth surfaces and bears scratch / could be used for multi-loch doors .
33 7- CONCLUSIONFurniture design is of vital importance in the design of interior and exterior spaces.Furniture design depends on many factors.Furniture should be functional, beautiful, strong, durable, comfortable, safe and matches the style of the space enclosed.Furniture could be classified either by function, construction technique, location or material.Furniture could be manufactured by a variety of materials such as wood, metal, plastic and others.33Dr Nihad Almughany- Introduction to Interior Design- 2008
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