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History of Interior Design

The History of Interior Design

A brief history of the development of interior design as a profession From cave dwellings to the mud huts of ancient Egypt to the domus of ancient Rome, humans have always decorated their homes to make them more pleasant. People have used animal skins, vases, sculptures, wall paintings, mosaic floors, chandeliers, mirrors and carpets to beautify their surroundings. Before interior design was widely recognized as a profession, designing was just a part of the building process so the task was [...]

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The Meaning of Colors

The Meaning of Colors

Colors and their possible effects in the home The Meaning of Colors Choosing colors can be intimidating especially when you’re selecting colors for a room. The choice might be driven by aesthetics, trends, or to reflect personality. Worth remembering, however, is how colors can affect moods. How do different colors affect us? The jury is out on this one, but here are some of the pointers we’ve found in our research: White White is associated with the air, snow and heaven. It can evoke [...]

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How to choose the right art for your space

Choosing the right paintings for your place can be difficult. Here are some tips. Decorating a room with art is a great way to express yourself to your guests. However, picking a painting for a particular room is not always easy. The color scheme, the size of the artwork, the room, and your taste in art are crucial to making the right choice. Here are some tips to help you pick the right artwork for your room. The Room While some interior [...]

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