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Interior Designing 101: The Five Important Tips

The Five Important Tips

Last week, we discussed the three basic principles of interior designing. It details out the importance of your personality in style, focal point, as well as the balance of your house. 

The three principles are crucial to create well-planned architecture and space, as well as aesthetically pleasing and harmonious designs for homes and businesses. To put it another way, when you first move into a new home, you want to design the room to be as coherent and beautiful as possible.

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The five tips and tricks you need to pay attention to

Ready to dive into the world of interior designing? Let’s check out some of our most favorite interior designing tips and tricks!

  1. Spend carefully
    When you're just starting out in interior design, it's wise to take it gradually and figure out which components would be the most expensive. Couches and mattresses are the finest pieces of furniture to invest on since they're visually substantial goods that will attract attention, therefore they should look excellent. Once you've identified them, you may fill in the spaces with accent pieces and do-it-yourself home décor.
  2. Don’t forget about lighting
    Lighting a specific space is essential, because improper lighting may ruin a well-designed room. Do consider windows for natural lights, floor, overhead, and accent lighting, in of course, different colors of lighting. White or light-colored walls and furnishings are all excellent methods to brighten a gloomy or cramped area.

    Rattan lampshades
  3. Don’t mix your colors too much 
    In other words, do not overdo it with colors. You don’t need different colors for each wall, because it will transfer an overwhelming energy to people who just walk in. Do yourself (and home a favor) by choosing three major colors usable throughout your entire home. Then, for a fresh yet consistent design, choose significantly different tints than those colors.
  4. Utilize smaller, accent home decor items.
    Some interior designers concentrate on the main, bigger components in a space, such as sofas, carpets, dressers, and tables, and overlook the little details. Accent items such as pillow covers, bowls, books, and other decorations that can be used to dress up bookcases and coffee tables are a terrific way to make a space seem more personalized and aesthetically fascinating. Make sure they’re in dramatic colors, too!

    coffee table


  5. Optimize your negative spaces!
    In other words, try avoiding leaning your furniture towards a wall. It's normal to want to shove new furniture against the wall when you have just bought it, but this may make a space feel rigid and flat. To make your space feel more spacious, keep your furniture at least a few inches away from the walls.
  6. Last but not least, optimize contrasting colors.
    Show off your personalities by using the beauty of contrasting colors. Instead of going for a showroom look, contrasting colors can give such lively effects by making your room's décor varied. Use assortments of items and accessories to draw attention to your area and provide interest.
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Colors matter

Even with a simple home design, the colors you choose should never be an afterthought. Because, according to color therapy, various colors have distinct meanings (and, thus, affect us differently).

  1. Red: Fiery, forceful, and passionate color.
  2. Orange: Energizing and dynamic.
  3. Yellow: Energizing, pleasant, and enjoyable.
  4. Green: Prosperity, growth, and generosity.
  5. Blue: Authoritative, and content.
  6. Purple: Creative, sensitive, and dedicated color (can also be seen as a royal colour).
  7. Black: Elegant, mysterious, and self-assured.
  8. White: Innocent, wise, and pure.

Do you have any other tips for interior designing? Let us know in the comment section below! 

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