The following is a list of books recommended by ASID and NCIDQ:

American National Standards Institute. Specifications for Making Buildings and Facilities Accessible to and Usable by Physically Handicapped People. New York: American National Standards Institute, 1991.

Ballast, David Kent. Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers and Architects. New York: Professional Publications, 1994.

Barr, Vilma and Broudy , Charles. Time Saver Standards for Store Planning & Design. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1995.

Barr, Vilma and Field, Katherine. Store: Retail Display and Design. PBC Intl., 1997

Berger, C. Jaye. Interior Design Law and Business Practices. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1994

Black, Henry Campbell. Black’s Law Dictionary. New York: Lawbook Exchange, 1995.

Birren, Faber. Color and Human Response. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1984

Ching, Francis D.K. & Adams, Cassandra. Building Construction Illustrated, 3rd Ed. New York:  John Wiley & Sons, 2001.

Ching, Francis D.K. Interior Design Illustrated. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1987.

DeChiara, Joseph; Panero , Julius; and Zelnik , Martin. Time Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning. New York: McGraw-Hill Inc., 1991.

Farren, Carol E. Planning & Managing Interior Projects, 2nd Ed. Kingston: R.S. Means Incorporated (C.M.D.G), 2000

Gordon, Gary and Nuckolls, James L.  Interior Lighting for Environmental Designer, 3rd Edition. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1995.

Hall, Edward T. The Hidden Dimension. Doubleday, 1990.

Hall, William R. Contract Interior Finishes: A Handbook of Materials, Products, and Applications. New York: Whitney Library of Design/Watson Guptill Publications, 1993.

Harmon, Sharon D and Katherine E. Kennon. The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, 2nd Ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2000.

Harmon, Sharon K.  Study Manual for the Codes Guidebook for Interiors. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1996.

Harrigan, J.E. Human Factors Research: Methods & Applications for Architects & Interior Designers. New York: Elsevier Dutton, Inc., 1987.

Hoke, John Ray, Jr., FAIA, editor. Architectural Graphic Standards, 10th Edition. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000.

Jackman, Dianne and Dixon , Mary. The Guide to Textiles for Interior Designers, 2nd Edition. Winnipeg , Canada: Pegius Publishers Ltd., 1990.

Karlen, Mark. Space Planning Basics. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1993.

Kilmer, Rosemarie and Kilmer W. Otie. Designing Interiors. Fort Worth, Texas: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, 1992.

Knackstedt, Mary and Haney, Laura J. The Interior Design Business Handbook. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1992.

Larsen, Jack Lenor & Weeks, Jeanne. Fabrics for Interiors: A Guide to Architects, Designers and Consumers. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1975.

Laseau, Paul. Graphic Thinking for Architects & Designers, 2rd Edition. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1989

McGowan, Maryrose.  Specifying Interiors: A Guide to Construction & FF&E for Commercial Interior Projects. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996.

Mitton, Maureen. Interior Design Visual Presentation: A guide to Graphics, Models, and Presentation Techniques. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1999.

Morgan, Jim. Management for the Small Design Firm: Handling Your Practice Personnel, Finances, and Projects. New York: Whitney Library of Design/Watson- Guptill Publications, 1997.

Muller, Edward J. Architectural Drawing and Light Construction, 5th Edition. Old Tappen, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1998.

Muller, Edward J. and Wyatt, Robert L. Reading Architectural Working Drawings: Basics, Residential & Light Construction. 5th Edition. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1999.

Null, Roberta L., Editor. Universal Design: Creative Solutions for ADA Compliance. New York: Professional Publications, 1996.

Panero, Julius and Zelnik, Martin. Human Dimensions and Interior Space. New York: Whitney Library of Design/Watson Guptill Publications, 1979.

Pena, William. Problem Seeking: An Architectural Programming Primer, 3rd Ed.  Washington, D.C.: AIA Press, 1987.

Pile, John. Interior Design, 2nd Edition. Paramus: Prentice Hall, 1995.

Piotrowski, Christine M. Interior Design Management: A Handbook for Owners & Managers. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1997.

Piotrowski, Christine M. Professional Practice for Interior Designers, 3rd Ed., revised. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002.

Piotrowski, Christine M. and Rogers, Elizabeth A., Designing Commercial Interiors. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1998.

Rayfield, Julie K. The Office Interior Design Guide: An Introduction for Facilities Managers and Designers. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1997

Reznikoff, Sivon C. Specifications for Commercial Interiors. New York: Whitney Library of Design/Watson- Guptill , 1989.

Riggs, Rosemary. Materials and Components of Interior Architecture, 5th Ed. Paramus: Prentice Hall, 1998.

Staebler, Wendy. Architectural Detailing in Contract InteriorsNew York: Whitney Library of Design/Watson- Guptill Publications, 1988.

Steffy, Gary R.  Architectural Lighting Design. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Nov. 1990.

Stein, Ben M., Reynolds, Frederick H. and McGuiness, William. Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Building, 8th Ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1991.

Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards Retrofit Manual. United States Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, (The Access Board) Washington , D.C.

Wallach, Paul I. and Helper, Donald E. Reading Construction Drawings. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1979.

Whiton, Sherrill. Interior Design and Decoration, 4th Ed. Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Inc., 1997.

Wilkoff, William L. and Abed, Laura. Practicing Universal Design: An Interpretation of the ADA. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1994.