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Interior Design


Welcome to the research guide for Interior Design! Interior design is the process of shaping the experience of interior space, through the manipulation of spatial volume as well as surface treatment. Not to be confused with interior decoration, interior design draws on aspects of environmental psychology, architecture, and product design in addition to traditional decoration. 

Here you will find information on the top databases to find articles and where to look for books on your topic. We also have a section on images, and one about reference sources, which lists encyclopedias and directories.  Some reference sources are in print here in the library, while others are available online.