How is interior design different from interior decorating?
While an interior decorator focuses mostly on aesthetics, an interior designer is responsible for much more than that. Function, fire safety, building code as well as aesthetics are important to an interior designer. Interior designers can be licensed to make decisions on non-structural partitions and construction.
What is the purpose of construction documents?
Construction documents are a set of drawings that architects and designers create to give to the general contractor. These drawings show the intent of the design and show the contractors how and what to build. Construction documents must be signed and stamped by the architect and approved for a permit by the city.
When is the correct time to use Illustrator vs. InDesign?
Illustrator and InDesign are both useful programs in the design field. Typically, Illustrator is good for logo design, icon and one-page documents. InDesign is more for printing multi-page documents. If the intent is to publish a document, InDesign is the way to go!