Interior designing refers to the entire living space sketch from the scratch, while interior decoration is about decorating the existing living space with added furniture and upholstery. Interior designing is all about technical elements, drawings, space, line, forms, light, pattern, color, & texture. Where smart aligning of all these elements are quite important.
Living room designed by Roche Bobois
Interior decoration on the other hand can be done by anyone who has a simple interest and taste in combining colors, trends and fashion of a particular space. Now if we think about it, why do we decorate our houses? Is it just about upgrading your personal lifestyle or is it about creating an impression?
Living room redecorated.
While most of the people would agree to both, we thought of throwing some light on the most important spaces in the house according to us. Let’s start with the living room – It is very important to stay touch-base with the current affairs and trends in furniture world especially when it comes to choosing color, shape, fabric or leather, etc.
A combination of classic and neoclassic design.
Light sets in the mood and ambience into a living space and highlights every other element including space, line and forms. While smart placement of doors and windows should take care of the natural light, man-made or artificial lighting is broadly divided into three major types namely – Task Lighting, Accent Lighting and Mood Lighting.
Clear and light crystal chandelier by Divisual that trough light shines like flames.
Colors establish an aesthetic connection between objects and set the mood. Colors must be chosen based on the psychology and the mindset of the dweller. For example, red is an excellent choice for dining room as it encourages appetite and green for bedroom as it is the color of tranquility and health.
Dining table set by Natisa
Anything that has to do with textiles such as pillow cover, bed spreads or anything to do with covers like drapes, wall paint or wallpapers in a bedroom or any other space have a texture. While there must be a dominant texture to define a mood, a contrasting texture must also be included to avoid monotony.
Wood frame upholstered with polyurethane foam of various densities and final covering in polyester fibre coupled with velveteen.
Astor bed collection by Pinton
Patterns add interest and life to interior design and work along with colors even if it is on the floor. Floor patterns tell a story of their own and add the elements of continuity and smooth transition in a living space.
Marble flooring by Litho Project