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How Colour Impacts Interior Design

The psychology of colour is a fascinating subject in interior design. It is undoubtedly one of the core aspects of the interior design process and one that should not be overlooked. Different colours can used in a space to create different moods and atmospheres and is something we explore in how mood is effected by […]

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What Interior Designers Believe Are the Worst Kitchen Design Mistakes to Avoid

What Interior Designers Believe Are the Worst Kitchen Design Mistakes to Avoid

Kitchen renovations can be a daunting task. But by knowing what mistakes to avoid, you can make the process easier and less stressful. Kitchen designers have seen it all, and they know the most common kitchen design mistakes people make and what to avoid. Whether it comes to space, lighting, colour or furnishings let’s explore […]

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Interior Design vs Architecture or Interior Architects: How they differ

The architect’s job is to think creatively and solve structural problems, both for exterior building design as well as interior. Interior architects are adept at designing spaces that offer a functional environment for those who use them. They focus on the functionality of an interior space, which can include everything from plumbing systems to lighting […]

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How interior design works in different size spaces

How interior design works in different size spaces?

Why space matters in Interior Design   What is it about interior design that’s so misunderstood? Would you believe me if I told you that space is the most important aspect of any room? Our perception of space comes in many forms: size, colour, temperature, lighting, aesthetic. It’s a very well-established fact that the way […]

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What are the different types of interior designers?

What types of interior designers are there   There are many different types of interior designers that will categorise their services according to speciality or expertise. However, at the core there are 3 main types of Interior Designers, which are: 1. Residential Designers Residential designers focus on designing and improving homes. They work with clients […]

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What interior design styles are there?

Let’s Introduce the different types of interior design styles Interior design is the art of decorating a home. It is basically concerned with the creation of a pleasurable interior environment. Home interior design is commonly referred to as home furnishing, but this term is not usually used as it includes many other items besides furniture. […]

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What is Chi or Qi Energy?

What is it In traditional Chinese culture, Qi is believed to be a vital force forming part of any living entity. Literally meaning “vapor”, “air”, or “breath”, the word Qi, Ki or Ch’i is often translated as “vital energy” or “vital force”. Qi is the central underlying principle in Chinese traditional medicine and in Chinese […]

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Guide to Feng Shui

What is Feng Shui? Feng Shui, a term that is a blend of the Chinese words for “wind” and “chi” (or “qi”), it first appeared in China in 4000BC where the Yangshao and Hongshan cultures provide the earliest known evidence for the use of feng shui, using Astronomy as a way to find correlations between humans and the universe. […]

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How interior design affects mood?

Interior design has been shown to affect mood in a positive or negative way and has long been part of environmental psychology, just consider Feng Shui and Vastu Shastra, which have been around for 1000s of years. Scientists have found that different elements within a space can evoke emotions, such as creativity, peace, and happiness. […]

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Making an Interior Design Mood Board

When approaching redecorating a room or your whole house it can be tricky to know where to begin. You don’t want to get halfway through and realise you aren’t happy with the colour or style, or that the new paint or furniture doesn’t fit in with your existing stuff, so it can be really helpful […]

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