Interior Design is commonly thought to be in the domain of the home, interior design business, or architectural firm. With the emergence of the lifestyle programming genre on television since the early 1990's, interior design is now a part of many design related television programs. The emergence of these programs and entire networks devoted to interior design related programming leads to questions regarding its purpose and impact on the profession of interior design. The purpose of this research is to examine what effect, if any, interior design related television programming has had on the practice of interior design as seen by interior design professionals. Findings from the current study reflect that while designers are very vocal regarding their opinions of the quality, formatting, and process of interior design depicted in interior design related television programming, the overall perception of interior design has not been affected in such a substantial way as to influence the overall daily practice of professional interior design.Designing your space will be super expensive or super cheap. ... Interior designers are zany, flamboyant airheads (pp. ... on the surreal as when one designer on Changing Rooms installed a worm farm in one unsuspecting couplea#39;s bedroom, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Design Related Television: Influence on the Interior Design Profession|
|Author||:||Shannon Kelly Purnell|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|