"Ching's clear definitions and over 3,000 accompanying line drawings make this book a valuable, graphically striking resource." -- Interiors
"Frank Ching's technical dexterity has now reached legendary artistic levels... This reference book is a treasure to be valued for the wealth of information it provides. As you read, each page becomes more and more enlightening." -- Journal of Interior Design
"The premise behind the book is straightforward and logical that designers will immediately ask themselves why they didn't write and illustrate it themselves." -- Contract Design
From the Author
"The symbolic relationship between graphic and verbal communication is the basis for this visual dictionary of architecture."