Dior and His Decorators is the first work on the two interior designers most closely associated with Christian Dior. Like the unabashedly luxurious fashions of Dior´s New Look, which debuted in 1947, the interior designs of Victor Grandpierre and Georges Geffroy infused a war-weary world with a sumptuous new aesthetic - a melding of the refined traditions of the past with a wholly modern sense of elegance. Author Maureen Footer recounts the lives and work of this influential trio, illustrated with a trove of evocative vintage photographs. Grandpierre designed Dior´s first couture house, creating not only the elegantly restrained look of the salons but also the template for the Dior brand, including typeface, logo, and packaging. Both Grandpierre and Geffroy (who worked independently) designed the interior of Dior´s townhouse. After the couturier´s untimely death in 1957, Grandpierre and Geffroy went on to design salons for other couturiers, as well as homes for the likes of Yves Saint Laurent, Marcel Rochas, Gloria Guinness, Daisy Fellowes, and Maria Callas.
For courses in Object-Oriented Design, C++ Intermediate Programming, and Object-Oriented Programming. Written for software engineers ?in the trenches,? this text focuses on the technology?the principles, patterns, and process?that help software engineers effectively manage increasingly complex operating systems and applications. There is also a strong emphasis on the people behind the technology. This text will prepare students for a career in software engineering and serve as an on-going education for software engineers. Features + Benefits Comprehensive, pragmatic tutorial on Agile Development and eXtreme programming written by one of the founding father of Agile Development. Teaches software developers how to get projects done on time, and on budget using the power of Agile Development. Uses real-world case studies to show how to of plan, test, refactor, and pair program using eXtreme programming. Focuses on solving customer oriented systems problems using UML and Design Patterns I. AGILE DEVELOPMENT. 1. Agile Practices. 2. Overview of Extreme Programming. 3. Planning. 4. Testing. 5. Refactoring. 6. A Programming Episode. II. AGILE DESIGN. 7. What Is Agile Design? 8. SRP: The Single-Responsibility Principle. 9. OCP: The Open-Closed Principle. 10. LSP: The Liskov Substitution Principle. 11. DIP: The Dependency-Inversion Principle. 12. ISP: The Interface-Segregation Principle. III. THE PAYROLL CASE STUDY. 13. Command and Active Object. 14. Template Method & Strategy: Inheritance vs. Delegation. 15. Facade and Mediator. 16. Singleton and Monostate. 17. Null Object. 18. The Payroll Case Study: Iteration One Begins. 19. The Payroll Case Study: Implementation. IV. PACKAGING THE PAYROLL SYSTEM. 20. Principles of Package Design. 21. Factory. 22. The Payroll Case Study (Part 2). V. THE WEATHER STATION CASE STUDY. 23. Composite. 24. Observer?Backing into a Pattern. 25. Abstract Server, Adapter, and Bridge. 26. Proxy and Stairway to Heaven: Managing Third Party APIs. 27. Case Study: Weather Station. VI. THE ETS CASE STUDY. 28. Visitor. 29. State. 30. The ETS Framework. Appendix A. UML Notation I: The CGI Example. Appendix B. UML Notation II: The Statmux. Appendix C. A Satire of Two Companies. Index. For courses in Object-Oriented Design, C++ Intermediate Programming, and Object-Oriented Programming. Written for software engineers ´´in the trenches,´´ this text focuses on the technology-the principles, patterns, and process-that help software engineers effectively manage increasingly complex operating systems and applications. There is also a strong emphasis on the people behind the technology. This text will prepare students for a career in software engineering and serve as an on-going education for software engineers.