My Cart

There are no items in your cart.

NCIDQ® Exam Review Materials

13 Item(s)

per page

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction
  • NCIDQ® Review Package (IDCP)

    Save 15%. The NCIDQ Review Package is recommended by PPI. It contains all the materials you need to prepare for and pass the NCIDQ IDFX and IDPX, as well as the Practicum.


    Learn More | Quick View

    As low as: $467


    NCIDQ® Review Package (IDCP)

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    Save 15%. PPI recommends this comprehensive package to ensure you have all the review materials you need to prepare forand pass—the NCIDQ IDFX, IDPX, and Practicum.

    NCIDQ Exam Changes

    In 2013, the two multiple-choice sections of the NCIDQ Examination changed to a computer-based format:

    • Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX) is available to individuals who meet NCIDQ’s education requirements, regardless of years of experience.
    • Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX) requires individuals to meet both education and experience requirements.

    Click here to review the NCIDQ Exam Eligibility Requirements.

     

    NCIDQ Review Package

    Give yourself the full set of tools you need for the NCIDQ Examination. This package includes:

    • Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam (IDRM6)
    • NCIDQ IDFX: Sample Questions and Practice Exam (IDFNPX)
    • NCIDQ IDPX: Sample Questions and Practice Exam (IDPFPX)
    • NCIDQ Interior Design Practicum: Practice Exam (IDPCPX)
    • Interior Design in a Flash: Rapid Review of Key Topics for the NCIDQ Exam (IDFL3)

     

     

    As low as: $467

  • Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam (IDRM6P)

    Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam offers the most comprehensive NCIDQ exam preparation available. Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50.


    Learn More | Quick View

    Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam (IDRM6P), 6th Edition

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    Page Count:    656
    Format(s):    Paperback, ePub
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    Interior Design Reference Manual: Everything You Need to Know to Pass the NCIDQ Exam offers a comprehensive review of all NCIDQ content areas to help you pass the computer-based NCIDQ Examination IDFX, IDPX, as well as the Practicum.

    NCIDQ Exam Changes

    This year, the two multiple-choice sections of the NCIDQ Examination are changing to a computer-based format:

    • Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX) is available to individuals who meet NCIDQ’s education requirements, regardless of years of experience.
    • Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX) requires individuals to meet both education and experience requirements.

    Click here to review the NCIDQ Exam Eligibility Requirements.

    About This Book
    +

    Prepare to Pass the NCIDQ Exam

     

    • Study guidelines, exam tips, and tables throughout the book simplify your exam preparation
    • More than 200 figures illustrate common design details in both SI and U.S. measurements
    • Over 3,000 index entries help you quickly find key interior design terms and topics

    Exam Content Areas Covered

     

    • Design Concepts and Programming
    • Design Constraints
    • Building Systems and Construction
    • Research, Analysis, and Selection of Products and Details
    • Communication and Documentation
    • Project and Business Management

    What's New for the Sixth Edition

     

    • Revised to focus on IDFX, IDPX, and the Interior Design Practicum.
    • Updated to incorporate the 2012 International Building Code and 2010 ADA/ABA Accessibility Guidelines.
    • Organized by content area, with icons that indicate which content areas are covered in each chapter.
    • Expanded coverage of:
    • Acoustics
    • Lighting
    • Seismic restraint for ceilings
    • Barrier-free design
    • Means of egress
    • Sourcing and researching manufacturer's information
    • Building regulations and codes
    • Measurement and drafting
    • Sustainable design
    • Cost estimating and budgeting
    • Project management
     
    • Finishes
    • Quartz surfacing
     
    Get the E-Book for Only $50
    +

    Special Offer: Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50. Click the check boxes next to the print and E-Book versions below to add them both to your shopping cart.

    The Interior Design Reference Manual is a valuable resource when preparing for the exam, but it can be cumbersome when you’re on the go. With the E-Book version, you can study on public transit, at the coffee shop, or anyplace you can bring a mobile device. Click here to view our E-Book FAQs.

     

    • No waiting--receive the book instantly via download and start studying right away
    • No shipping charges
    • A full 3 years of access privilege
    • Print out up to 10% of the pages--purchase the physical book if you need more printed pages
    • Returnable within two days of transaction
    • Single-user license—not for multiple users or commercial use

    Terms and Conditions: Both items must be in the shopping cart to apply the discount. This offer is not retroactive--you must purchase both the print book and the E-Book at the same time to qualify for the discount. Shipping charges will apply to the print version.

    iPhone/iPad Download Instructions
    +

    An Adobe ID is required to access and download E-Books. If you don't currently have an Adobe ID, please create one for free on the Adobe website. You will also need to download device compatible e-reader software. You can use any e-reader software that is compatible with your device, such as Bluefire, Stanza, or Kobo. For best results, we suggest the Kobo Books e-reader app from iTunes®. Download it here and follow these installation steps:

     

    • Open the Kobo Books e-reader app on your iPad or iPhone.
    • On the Kobo home page, click Settings (the gear in the upper left hand corner).
    • Click "Sign in to Adobe" under the Other Services section.
    • Sign in to your Adobe account to authorize your device.
    • Connect the device to the computer where you downloaded Adobe Digital Editions.
    • Open iTunes and click on your device, located under the Devices menu or in the top navigation bar.
    • When you are in the device's Click "Apps" at the top of the page.
    • Select the Kobo app listed under File Sharing panel.
    • At the bottom of the Documents panel, click add, then navigate to the "Digital Editions" folder, located under My Documents.
    • Click Open on the ePub or PDF files you want transferred to your iPad or iPhone.

    If you have trouble at any point during these steps, click here for a PDF of more detailed instructions.

    If the Kobo app is not working well on your device, try another e-reader app.

    Android Download Instructions
    +

    An Adobe ID is required to access and download E-Books. If you don't currently have an Adobe ID, please create one for free on the Adobe website. You will also need to download device compatible e-reader software. You can use any e-reader software that is compatible with your device, such as Better World, Cool Reader, or Aldiko. For best results, we suggest the Aldiko Book Reader from Google Play. Download it here and follow these steps:

     

    • If you don't have an Adobe ID, you'll need to create one on the Adobe website
    • Once you have an Adobe ID, open the Aldiko Book Reader app on your Android device, then tap Settings.
    • In the Settings menu, click on Adobe DRM, then enter your Adobe ID and password to authorize your Android device.
    • Transfer the E-Book file to your Android device with an external SD card or internal storage.
    • Open the Aldiko Book Reader, then tap on the “Files” icon.
    • Locate the E-Book file(s) that you would like to import into the Aldiko Book Reader, check the box next to each of them, then tap on the “Import to Aldiko” button.

    If the Aldiko app is not working well on your device, try another e-reader app.

    Kindle Fire Download Instructions
    +

    Click here for special instructions on how to download and view your E-Book.

    Nook Download Instructions
    +

    An Adobe ID is required to access and download E-Books. If you don't currently have an Adobe ID, please create one for free on the Adobe websiteTo download your E-Book to your Nook, follow these steps:

     

    • Download the PDF or ePub file to Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.
    • Connect the Nook to your computer with a compatible USB cable.
    • Drag and drop the PDF or ePub from the "My Digital Editions" folder into your "My Documents" folder located in the Nook.
    • Once the file(s) are added to the folder, disconnect the Nook from the computer.
    • Once the Nook is disconnected, browse the Nook for the "My Library" folder. Open the "My Documents" folder to find your PDF or ePub files.
    Other Supported Devices
    +

    If you are unsure whether or not your device is compatible with our E-Books, check the Digital Editions Supported Devices web page and try to locate your device. If it is listed, click on its link for more information about downloading and using E-Books. If it is not listed, our E-Books will most likely not work for you.

    • Design Concepts and Programming
    • Design Constraints
    • Building Systems and Construction
    • Research, Analysis, and Selection of Products and Details
    • Communication and Documentation
    • Project and Business Management
  • Complete Architecture and Interior Design Reference Package (AIDRP)

    Save 10%. PPI recommends this comprehensive reference package for architects and interior designers.


    Learn More | Quick View
    $435

    Complete Architecture and Interior Design Reference Package (AIDRP)

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    Save 10%. PPI recommends this comprehensive reference package for working architects and interior designers. The Complete Architecture and Interior Design Reference Package is also designed to support ARE and NCIDQ® exam review.

    Architecture and Interior Design Reference Package

    Give yourself the full set of tools you need for your day-to-day work, and to complement your study. This package includes:

    • Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects (ICD6)
    • The Codes Guidebook for Interiors (IDCGFI)
    • The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, Study Guide (IDCGSG)
    • 2012 International Building Code® (IBC12)
    • Customizable Book Tabs (TABPPI)

     

    $435
  • Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects (ICD6P)

    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects is a comprehensive guide for students, interior designers, and architects involved in commercial and residential construction. Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50.


    Learn More | Quick View

    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects (ICD6P), 6th Edition

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    Page Count:    592
    Format(s):    Paperback, ePub
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects, Sixth Edition is a comprehensive guide for students, interior designers, and architects involved in commercial and residential construction.

    Clear and complete explanations of how to select suitable materials and components and determine appropriate construction techniques make this book an essential, time-saving reference.

    Comprehensive Reference

    Designed to provide easy access to essential information, this book features:

    • over 350 figures and tables
    • more than 2,500 index entries
    • applicable Construction Specification Institute MasterFormat numbers in section heads
    • quick-reference boxed text containing supplementary information
    • a chapter-by-chapter list of additional references

     

    Exam Topics Covered
    +
    Acoustics  Decorative Metals  Partitions  
    Architectural Woodwork Doors and Hardware Security Systems 
    Audiovisual Spaces Flooring Construction and Finishes Signage Systems 
    Barrier-Free Design Glazing   Structural Coordination 
    Building Codes and Regulations Licensure  Sustainable Design 
    Building Investigation Means of Egress Wall Finishes 
    Ceilings Mechanical and Electrical Systems Coordination  
    Get the E-Book for Only $50
    +

    Special Offer: Buy the print version, get the E-Book version for only $50. Click the check boxes next to the print and E-Book versions below to add them both to your shopping cart.

    Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers & Architects is a valuable resource when preparing for the exam, but it can be cumbersome when you’re on the go. With the E-Book version, you can study on public transit, at the coffee shop, or anyplace you can bring a mobile device. Click here to view our E-Book FAQs.

     

    • No waiting--receive the book instantly via download and start studying right away
    • No shipping charges
    • A full 3 years of access privilege
    • Print out up to 10% of the pages--purchase the physical book if you need more printed pages
    • Returnable within two days of transaction
    • Single-user license—not for multiple users or commercial use

    Terms and Conditions: Both items must be in the shopping cart to apply the discount. This offer is not retroactive--you must purchase both the print book and the E-Book at the same time to qualify for the discount. Shipping charges will apply to the print version.

    iPhone/iPad Download Instructions
    +

    An Adobe ID is required to access and download E-Books. If you don't currently have an Adobe ID, please create one for free on the Adobe website. You will also need to download device compatible e-reader software. You can use any e-reader software that is compatible with your device, such as Bluefire, Stanza, or Kobo. For best results, we suggest the Kobo Books e-reader app from iTunes®. Download it here and follow these installation steps:

     

    • Open the Kobo Books e-reader app on your iPad or iPhone.
    • On the Kobo home page, click Settings (the gear in the upper left hand corner).
    • Click "Sign in to Adobe" under the Other Services section.
    • Sign in to your Adobe account to authorize your device.
    • Connect the device to the computer where you downloaded Adobe Digital Editions.
    • Open iTunes and click on your device, located under the Devices menu or in the top navigation bar.
    • When you are in the device's Click "Apps" at the top of the page.
    • Select the Kobo app listed under File Sharing panel.
    • At the bottom of the Documents panel, click add, then navigate to the "Digital Editions" folder, located under My Documents.
    • Click Open on the ePub or PDF files you want transferred to your iPad or iPhone.

    If you have trouble at any point during these steps, click here for a PDF of more detailed instructions.

    If the Kobo app is not working well on your device, try another e-reader app.

    Android Download Instructions
    +

    An Adobe ID is required to access and download E-Books. If you don't currently have an Adobe ID, please create one for free on the Adobe website. You will also need to download device compatible e-reader software. You can use any e-reader software that is compatible with your device, such as Better World, Cool Reader, or Aldiko. For best results, we suggest the Aldiko Book Reader from Google Play. Download it here and follow these steps:

     

    • If you don't have an Adobe ID, you'll need to create one on the Adobe website
    • Once you have an Adobe ID, open the Aldiko Book Reader app on your Android device, then tap Settings.
    • In the Settings menu, click on Adobe DRM, then enter your Adobe ID and password to authorize your Android device.
    • Transfer the E-Book file to your Android device with an external SD card or internal storage.
    • Open the Aldiko Book Reader, then tap on the “Files” icon.
    • Locate the E-Book file(s) that you would like to import into the Aldiko Book Reader, check the box next to each of them, then tap on the “Import to Aldiko” button.

    If the Aldiko app is not working well on your device, try another e-reader app.

    Kindle Fire Download Instructions
    +

    Click here for special instructions on how to download and view your E-Book.

    Nook Download Instructions
    +

    An Adobe ID is required to access and download E-Books. If you don't currently have an Adobe ID, please create one for free on the Adobe websiteTo download your E-Book to your Nook, follow these steps:

     

    • Download the PDF or ePub file to Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.
    • Connect the Nook to your computer with a compatible USB cable.
    • Drag and drop the PDF or ePub from the "My Digital Editions" folder into your "My Documents" folder located in the Nook.
    • Once the file(s) are added to the folder, disconnect the Nook from the computer.
    • Once the Nook is disconnected, browse the Nook for the "My Library" folder. Open the "My Documents" folder to find your PDF or ePub files.
    Other Supported Devices
    +

    If you are unsure whether or not your device is compatible with our E-Books, check the Digital Editions Supported Devices web page and try to locate your device. If it is listed, click on its link for more information about downloading and using E-Books. If it is not listed, our E-Books will most likely not work for you.

    • Acoustics 
    • Decorative Metals 
    • Partitions  
    • Architectural Woodwork
    • Doors and Hardware
    • Security Systems 
    • Audiovisual Spaces
    • Flooring Construction and Finishes
    • Signage Systems 
    • Barrier-Free Design
    • Glazing  
    • Structural Coordination 
    • Building Codes and Regulations
    • Licensure 
    • Sustainable Design 
    • Building Investigation
    • Means of Egress
    • Wall Finishes 
    • Ceilings
    • Mechanical and Electrical Systems Coordination
  • NCIDQ® Practice Exam Package (IDPXP)

    Save 15%. Purchase all three practice exam books for the NCIDQ IDFX and IDPX, as well as the Practicum.


    Learn More | Quick View
    $255

    NCIDQ® Practice Exam Package (IDPXP)

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    Give yourself the power to passand savewhen you purchase all three NCIDQ Sample Question and Practice Exam books for the IDFX, IDPX, and Practicum via this package.

    NCIDQ Exam Changes

    In 2013, the two multiple-choice sections of the NCIDQ Examination changed to a computer-based format:

    • Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX) is available to individuals who meet NCIDQ’s education requirements, regardless of years of experience.
    • Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX) requires individuals to meet both education and experience requirements.

    Click here to review the NCIDQ Exam Eligibility Requirements.

    CBT NCIDQ Practice Exam Package

    This package includes:

    • NCIDQ IDFX: Sample Questions and Practice Exam (IDFNPX)
    • NCIDQ IDPX: Sample Questions and Practice Exam (IDPFPX)
    • NCIDQ Interior Design Practicum: Practice Exam (IDPCPX)
    • Customizable crack-and-peel book tabs (TABPPI)

     

     

    $255
  • NCIDQ® IDFX Sample Questions and Practice Exam (IDFNPX)
    New. NCIDQ IDFX Sample Questions and Practice Exam contains 225 exam-like, multiple-choice questions that will help you pass the Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX).
    Learn More | Quick View
    $95

    NCIDQ® IDFX Sample Questions and Practice Exam (IDFNPX)

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    ISBN:  978-1-59126-424-8
    Page Count:    110
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    New. NCIDQ IDFX Sample Questions and Practice Exam contains 225 exam-like, multiple-choice questions that will help you pass the Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX).

    NCIDQ Exam Changes

    In 2013, the two multiple-choice sections of the NCIDQ Examination changed to a computer-based format:

    • Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX) is available to individuals who meet NCIDQ’s education requirements, regardless of years of experience.
    • Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX) requires individuals to meet both education and experience requirements.

    Click here to review the NCIDQ Exam Eligibility Requirements.

    Simplified IDFX Preparation

    NCIDQ IDFX Sample Questions and Practice Exam delivers IDFX review questions organized into two parts:

    • The first part includes 100 sample questions that cover the seven content areas of the IDFX.
    • The second part consists of a 125-question practice exam that is consistent with the exam’s content areas, format, and level of difficulty.

    Detailed answers are included for all sample and practice exam questions.

     Use This Book To

    • Increase your familiarity with exam content areas by solving the sample questions.
    • Assess your exam-readiness by taking the practice exam within the same three-hour time limit as the exam.
    • Understand question-solving rationale by reviewing the included answers for all questions.

     Exam Content Areas Covered

    • Building Systems and Construction
    • Construction Drawings, Schedules, and Specifications

     

    • Design Communication Methods and Techniques
    • Design Theory
    • Measuring, Drafting, and Technical Drawing Conventions

     

    • Programming, Sustainability, and Site Analysis
    • Sourcing and Research for FF&E

     

    • Building Systems and Construction
    • Construction Drawings, Schedules, and Specifications
    • Design Communication Methods and Techniques
    • Design Theory
    • Measuring, Drafting, and Technical Drawing Conventions
    • Programming, Sustainability, and Site Analysis
    • Sourcing and Research for FF&E
    $95
  • NCIDQ® IDPX Sample Questions and Practice Exam (IDPFPX)
    New. NCIDQ® IDPX Sample Questions and Practice Exam contains 275 exam-like, multiple-choice questions that will help you pass the NCIDQ® Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX).
    Learn More | Quick View
    $95

    NCIDQ® IDPX Sample Questions and Practice Exam (IDPFPX)

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    ISBN:  978-1-59126-426-2
    Page Count:    124
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    New. NCIDQ IDPX Sample Questions and Practice Exam contains 275 exam-like, multiple-choice questions that will help you pass the Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX).

    NCIDQ Exam Changes

    In 2013, the two multiple-choice sections of the NCIDQ Examination changed to a computer-based format:

    • Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX) is available to individuals who meet NCIDQ’s education requirements, regardless of years of experience.
    • Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX) requires individuals to meet both education and experience requirements.

    Click here to review the NCIDQ Exam Eligibility Requirements.

    Simplified IDPX Preparation

    NCIDQ IDPX Sample Questions and Practice Exam offers IDPX review questions organized into two parts:

    • The first part includes 100 sample questions that cover the eight content areas of the exam.
    • The second part consists of a 175-question practice exam that is consistent with the exam’s content areas, format, and level of difficulty.

    Detailed answers are included for all sample and practice exam questions.

    Use This Book To

     

    • Increase your familiarity with exam content areas by solving the sample questions.
    • Assess your exam-readiness by taking the practice exam within the same four-hour time limit as the exam.
    • Understand question-solving rationale by reviewing the included answers for all questions.

     Exam Content Areas Covered

     

    • Building Systems and Construction
    • Documentation and Contract Administration
    • Project Coordination
    • Code Requirements, Laws, Standards, Regulations, Accessibility, and Sustainability
    • Ethics and Business Practices

     

    • Selection, Specification, Use, and Care of FF&E, Interior Finishes, Materials, and Lighting
    • Construction Drawings, Schedules, and Specifications
    • Programmatic Information
     

     

    • Building Systems and Construction
    • Code Requirements, Laws, Standards, Regulations, Accessibility, and Sustainability
    • Construction Drawings, Schedules, and Specifications
    • Documentation and Contract Administration
    • Ethics and Business Practices
    • Programmatic Information
    • Project Coordination
    • Selection, Specification, Use, and Care of FF&E, Interior Finishes, Materials, and Lighting

     

    $95
  • NCIDQ® Interior Design Practicum Practice Exam (IDPCPX)
    New. NCIDQ® Interior Design Practicum Practice Exam contains seven exam-like design exercises that will help you pass the NCIDQ Practicum.
    Learn More | Quick View
    $95

    NCIDQ® Interior Design Practicum Practice Exam (IDPCPX)

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    ISBN:  978-1-59126-425-5
    Page Count:    118
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    New. NCIDQ Interior Design Practicum Practice Exam contains seven exam-like design exercises that will help you pass the Interior Design Practicum.

    Simplified Exam Preparation

    NCIDQ Interior Design Practicum Practice Exam exercises are divided into three parts—just like the actual Practicum—and they are consistent with the exam’s content areas and level of difficulty.

    Project descriptions, design instructions, building code requirements, and worksheets are provided for all exercises. Passing and failing design solutions are also included for all exercises.

    These solutions use a systematic approach to clearly explain passing design components, as well as common drafting errors and oversights.

    Use This Book To

    • Learn tips about how to pass the Practicum.
    • Practice your free-hand drafting techniques using the included worksheets.
    • Apply codes and principles of universal design by integrating building code requirements into design solutions.
    • Increase your exercise-solving competence by reviewing the detailed passing and failing solutions.
    • Assess your time-management skills by taking the practice exam within the same eight-hour time limit as the exam.

     Exam Exercises Covered

    Part A

    Part B

    Part C

    • Lighting Design
    • Space Planning
    • Egress
    • Life Safety
    • Restroom (Washroom)
    • Millwork
    • Systems Integration

     

    • Lighting Design
    • Space Planning
    • Egress
    • Life Safety
    • Restroom (Washroom)
    • Millwork
    • Systems Integration
    $95
  • Interior Design in a Flash: Rapid Review of Key Topics for the NCIDQ® Exam (IDFL3)

    New. Use 410 flashcards to prepare for the NCIDQ IDFX and IDPX, as well as the Practicum.


    Learn More | Quick View
    $45

    Interior Design in a Flash: Rapid Review of Key Topics for the NCIDQ® Exam (IDFL3)

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    ISBN:  978-1-59126-413-2
    Page Count:    410 Cards
    Format:    Cards
    Dimensions:    3 x 4
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    New. Prepare for the NCIDQ IDFX, IDPX, and Practicum with 410 flash cards that will challenge your recall of important definitions, principles, codes, and standards.

    NCIDQ Exam Changes

    This year, the two multiple-choice sections of the NCIDQ Examination changed to a computer-based format:

    • Interior Design Fundamentals Exam (IDFX) is available to individuals who meet NCIDQ’s education requirements, regardless of years of experience.
    • Interior Design Professional Exam (IDPX) requires individuals to meet both education and experience requirements.

    Click here to review the NCIDQ Exam Eligibility Requirements.

    Simplified Exam Preparation

    Interior Design in a Flash: Rapid Review of Key Topics for the NCIDQ Exam flashcards use a Q&A format.

    The flashcards are organized by exam and content area, accurately portraying exam content overlap. Candidates can compare their answers to the reverse side of each flashcard to help assess exam readiness.

    Exam Content Areas Covered

    • Building Systems and Construction
    • Construction Drawings, Schedules, and Specifications
    • Design Communication Methods and Techniques
    • Design Theory
    • Measuring, Drafting, and Technical Drawing Conventions
    • Programming, Sustainability, and Site Analysis
    • Sourcing and Research for FF&E
    • Documentation and Contract Administration
    • Project Coordination
    • Code Requirements, Laws, Standards, Regulations, Accessibility, and Sustainability
    • Ethics and Business Practices
    • Selection, Specification, Use, and Care of FF&E, Interior Finishes, Materials, and Lighting
    • Programmatic Information
    • Building Systems and Construction
    • Construction Drawings, Schedules, and Specifications
    • Design Communication Methods and Techniques
    • Design Theory
    • Measuring, Drafting, and Technical Drawing Conventions
    • Programming, Sustainability, and Site Analysis
    • Sourcing and Research for FF&E
    • Documentation and Contract Administration
    • Project Coordination
    • Code Requirements, Laws, Standards, Regulations, Accessibility, and Sustainability
    • Ethics and Business Practices
    • Selection, Specification, Use, and Care of FF&E, Interior Finishes, Materials, and Lighting
    • Programmatic Information
    $45
  • IDEX Essentials: The Power to Pass the IDEX California Exam (IDEXES)

    Prepare to pass the IDEX® California exam with more than 265 sample questions, complete with fully explained answers.


    Learn More | Quick View
    $135

    IDEX Essentials: The Power to Pass the IDEX California Exam (IDEXES)

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    ISBN:  978-1-59126-189-6
    Page Count:    480
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    David Kent Ballast, FAIA, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425

    IDEX Essentials: The Power to Pass the IDEX California® Exam provides a thorough review of each of the IDEX California exam's three domains. IDEX Essentials covers everything interior designers need to know about the 2007 California Building Code, business practices, ethics, and design standards.

    Prepare to Pass the IDEX California Exam

    • Over 150 figures that illustrate interior design concepts and codes
    • More than 265 exam-like questions, complete with fully explained answers
    • Study guidelines, exam tips, strategies, and insights
    • A complete index of figures, tables, codes, and concepts 

    Exam Topics Covered

    • Administration
    • Construction Types
    • Interior Finish Requirements
    • Accessibility
    • Miscellaneous Requirements
    • Occupancy
    • Fire Resistive Requirements
    • Means of Egress
    • Building Systems
    • Professional Ethics
    • Contractual Issues Between Client and Design Professional
    • California Legal Issues
    • Business Procedures
    • Design Theory
    • Design Phase
    • Environmental Requirements
    • Finishes, Furnishings, Fixtures, and Equipment
    • Human Factors
    • Contract Documents
    • Contract Administration Process
    • Administration
    • Construction Types
    • Interior Finish Requirements
    • Accessibility
    • Miscellaneous Requirements
    • Occupancy
    • Fire Resistive Requirements
    • Means of Egress
    • Building Systems
    • Professional Ethics
    • Contractual Issues Between Client and Design Professional
    • California Legal Issues
    • Business Procedures
    • Design Theory
    • Design Phase
    • Environmental Requirements
    • Finishes, Furnishings, Fixtures, and Equipment
    • Human Factors
    • Contract Documents
    • Contract Administration Process
    $135
  • The Codes Guidebook for Interiors (IDCGFI)

    The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, 5th Edition features jargon-free explanations of codes and standards used by designers and architects.


    Learn More | Quick View
    $85

    The Codes Guidebook for Interiors (IDCGFI), 5th Edition

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    ISBN:  978-0-470-59209-0
    Page Count:    544
    Format:    Hardcover
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Sharon Koomen Harmon, IIDA, Katherine E. Kennon, AIA

    The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, 5th Edition features jargon-free explanations of codes and standards used by designers and architects. This book provides an easy-to-navigate format, taking you step-by-step through codes relevant to each stage in the design process. Dozens of examples and an enhanced set of illustrations show how codes apply to real-world projects.

    Codes and Standards Include:

    • Performance codes
    • Fire codes
    • Energy codes
    • Building and finish standards
    • Americans with Disabilities standards

    Topics Include:

    • About the Codes
    • Occupancy Classifications and Loads
    • Construction Types and Building Sizes
    • Means of Egress
    • Fire and Smoke Resistant Assemblies
    • Fire Protection Systems
    • Plumbing and Mechanical Requirements
    • Electrical and Communication Requirements
    • Finish and Furniture Selection
    • Code Officials and the Code Process
    • About the Codes
    • Occupancy Classifications and Loads
    • Construction Types and Building Sizes
    • Means of Egress
    • Fire and Smoke Resistant Assemblies
    • Fire Protection Systems
    • Plumbing and Mechanical Requirements
    • Electrical and Communication Requirements
    • Finish and Furniture Selection
    • Code Officials and the Code Process
    $85
  • The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, Study Guide (IDCGSG)

    This book is a comprehensive study guide for The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, 5th Edition.


    Learn More | Quick View
    $35

    The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, Study Guide (IDCGSG), 5th Edition

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    ISBN:  978-0-470-59210-6
    Page Count:    160
    Format:    Paperback
    Dimensions:    8 1/2 x 11
    Authors:    Sharon Koomen Harmon, IIDA, Katherine E. Kennon, AIA

    This book is a comprehensive study guide for The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, 5th Edition. It features both short-answer questions and study problems with step-by-step solutions. Code tables and full-size checklists are also included.

    Codes and Standards Include:

    • Performance codes
    • Fire codes
    • Energy codes
    • Building and finish standards
    • Americans with Disabilities standards

    Topics Include:

    • About the Codes
    • Occupancy Classifications and Loads
    • Construction Types and Building Sizes
    • Means of Egress
    • Fire and Smoke Resistant Assemblies
    • Fire Protection Systems
    • Plumbing and Mechanical Requirements
    • Electrical and Communication Requirements
    • Finish and Furniture Selection
    • Code Officials and the Code Process
    • About the Codes
    • Occupancy Classifications and Loads
    • Construction Types and Building Sizes
    • Means of Egress
    • Fire and Smoke Resistant Assemblies
    • Fire Protection Systems
    • Plumbing and Mechanical Requirements
    • Electrical and Communication Requirements
    • Finish and Furniture Selection
    • Code Officials and the Code Process
    $35
  • Customizable Book Tabs (TABPPI)
    Organize your exam references using these attractive, durable, and easily customizable crack-and-peel book tabs.
    Learn More | Quick View
    $15

    Customizable Book Tabs (TABPPI)

    In Stock / Ships in one business day.

    Page Count:    24 Tabs
    Format:    Tabs
    Dimensions:    1 1/4 x 1/2
    Authors:    Editors of PPI

    Quickly locate important information on exam day with these 24 customizable, crack-and-peel book tabs from PPI.

    The Ideal Tool for Organizing Information in Your References

    • Simple to affix to a book page
    • Easily customizable and attractive
    • Tear resistant thanks to their special design

    Please note: Not all state boards allow the use of tabbed reference materials during exams. Confirm with your state board whether you are permitted to use tabbed references.

    $15

13 Item(s)

per page

Grid  List 

Set Descending Direction
Close