Design is part art, part science, with the unique ability to evoke the personality of the individual who inhabits the space.
There are a variety of things to consider when designing a home. Everything must be well thought out as details can affect the entire look and feel of a room. From the ceiling, to the floors and walls, a designer must interpret the significance of every aspect of a room. The design should be created so that it represents the client, and targets their purpose for the space.
Traditional, Contemporary and Modern are a few of the many design styles to choose from. Sometimes having all these options can make it stressful and difficult for one to narrow their focus on the look and feel they are truly trying to achieve. Here’s a little advice: step away, kick back on the sofa, and breathe; truly concentrate on what is most important to you. Focus on your needs and what you can bring into the room to make it more relaxing and suitable to your lifestyle. For some, having a space to kick back and watch television could relax them, while others may prefer reading a book by a fireplace. How to accomplish creating a relaxing space varies among individuals.
We all know that designing is important and that it takes hard work to create a perfect and unique room. However, what sometimes seems to be forgotten is that designing can also be fun and teach us a lot about ourselves. Through design we learn about who we are, and what we can do to bring out our inner selves. Incorporating more of what you like into a space gives it a personal appeal. Now designing doesn’t have to be drastic, it can be as simple as accessorizing or changing the colour scheme of the room. It’s all about incorporating elements, big or small, which make you feel relaxed. There is no need to stress. Once you have decided what quality or value represents you best, you can get started.
If you haven’t already, find out which style suits you best by taking our Style Quiz.