Designing the interior of your home is not an easy task and if you want to make a well balanced design, it is even more difficult. Putting some random furniture and accessories together is not good design. Although it is not necessary to hire a professional interior designer to rethink your space, it is important to consider the basic ideas of good design.
The way natural light flows into your home is an important part of how you will perceive your space. Not all houses are blessed with natural lighting, and if this is your case, it is advisable to install artificial lighting in the right places. Highlighting architectural talents in your home, collections or in your living room can make a big difference.
Cohesion in the home
All the things you collect and show in your home should be related to each other in some form or form. For example, if you are looking to create a modern country look, there is no reason to place a retro 70s sofa in the middle of your living area. Whether it’s the shape, era or color that unites your things, with the naked eye it should be able to find common ground.
Mixing And Matching
There is no reason why everything in the house should match everything. Just because you want a leather sofa doesn’t mean you have to get a reclining leather armchair and a pouf. You have to mix and match the objects in your space and create a uniform appearance by bringing each piece together. It’s common to find common ground when you use patterns, textures and colors to get attention.
Find a focal point
Each room should have a focal point that automatically attracts attention. For some homeowners, it’s a great piece of mural art that they are proud to show, and for others, it could be a large piece of furniture passed down by family members. In any case, it is important to have a main focal point and make sure that the area surrounding the focal point is not too busy. For example, if you want to draw attention to your antique fireplace, don’t start placing the furniture next to it and accessories all around it.
Finding balance in your interior design requires some practice, but things are easy to move. If in doubt, you can always move things back and forth to find the perfect combination.
by Kevin CK Lee