Interior design takes your space and uses furniture and objets d’art to showcase the visual appeal and function of the space. It takes your tastes, artistic expression to create a warm and inviting space. To design your home you can use different furniture, fabrics and light to create the space you feel comfortable in. Interior design is about arranging these items in a manner that makes your home comfortable but still functional, it is very much a balancing act. Furniture is by far the biggest contributor to how the room looks and feels so let’s look at how furniture can make a room.
Maximize Your Space
Furniture is more than somewhere to sit, it is also a visual element of your design. Furniture that fits and blends with the room adds to the overall feel and look of your living space. You want to choose furniture that works not just with the size of the room but with the shape as well. You want your furniture to look like it belongs in your rooms. Furniture that is oversized can make your room feel small and furniture that is too small makes the room look cold and impersonal. Here is some help arranging furniture.
Furniture is also there to look good. The colors you choose and how it blends with walls, flooring and other pieces in the room all make your rooms look beautiful. Patterns and texture is also important, not just the color you have selected. The furniture is one of the biggest elements of your overall design scheme, you can build a room around just a couch.
Creating a Theme
While your furniture is one of the biggest design elements in your room, it also helps create the design theme you want too. French provincial furniture, for example is easily recognizable along with plenty of other styles. You can select furniture based on an overall style that you would like. Not everything needs to be consistent, you can mix and match as well.
Display Your Style
Other than your clothing, how you decorate your home is one way you show the world your style. Do you like retro chic, or is sleek and modern your thing? Your home is a big reflection of your taste and style. Everything from the lighting to the throw pillows shows the world what you like, the type of fabrics that feel good to you and what makes you comfortable. Your home is your space, let it reflect you!