When it comes to arranging furniture in a room, most people will come up with one or two ideas about how they want the furniture placed. Sometimes with a little extra thought, and some imagination a person can come up with a few extra furniture arranging options for the space. This post was an exercise for me, and I came up with Twelve Different Ways of placing furniture in the same room. I used the information I presented in my Sept 7th post titled Arranging Living Room furniture, so sofas talk to chairs, like the pros do to make the different groupings in the spaces. I hope after looking at what I have come up with, it will inspire you when it comes to placing furniture in your own home. The Room that I have chosen has windows on both the far end walls (front
Vaulted Family Room
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- Stone, shakes and siding blend together to give a rustic look to this Mountain home plan.
- Inside, the vaulted ceiling opens up the family room making it feel expansive.
- All the main rooms are open to each other for a wonderful traffic flow.
- Split bedrooms place the master suite off by itself while the two family/guest bedrooms are on the opposite side of the home.
- The upper level is an unfinished bonus room not included in the living area square footage of the plan.
Square Footage Breakdown
Total Heated Area:
1,984 sq. ft.
1,984 sq. ft.
121 sq. ft.
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Encompassing much more than just decoration, the field of interior design demands specialized knowledge in a wide variety of areas ranging from building code to human behavior. Part artist, part project manager, and part psychologist, an interior designer is tasked with not only creating beautiful spaces, but ones that meet the mental, emotional, and physical needs of their clients in a safe and functional way.
For many, gaining these necessary skills involves formal education and training, which can lead to licensing or certification. But is a license required to practice interior design? The answer lies in the state where you work and what exactly you do.
Interior Design License—or Not?
As a general guideline, no U.S. state requires a license to work in interior design, though there’s an exception to this rule. In Louisiana, Florida, Nevada, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, you must be registered if you wish to
Interior design is the process of shaping the experience of interior space, through the manipulation of spatial volume as well as surface treatment. Not to be confused with interior decoration, interior design draws on aspects of environmental psychology, architecture, and product design in addition to traditional decoration
Interior design is a creative practice that analyzes programmatic information, establishes a conceptual direction, refines the design direction, and produces graphic communication and construction documents
Interior design or decoration is the art of decorating a room so that it is attractive, easy to use, and functions well with the existing architecture. The goal of interior decoration is to provide a certain “feel” for the room; it encompasses applying wallpaper, painting walls and other surfaces, choosing furniture and fittings, such as light fixtures, floor plans and providing other decorations for the area such as paintings, sculptures and carpets.
Although the terms interior decorating and
If you possibly are the inhabitant of a row house or town house that was built somewhere around 1890, you could now have a living room that measures about 12 feet wide by 24 feet long. Your living room, back in the day, most likely started out as two 12 foot by 12 foot rooms. One of the rooms was a formal parlor and the other one was a living room. Those two spaces were probably once divided by a non-load bearing wall with pocket doors, or there was an archway. In one or both of the rooms could have been, or still is a wooden or marble mantelpiece, which is a decorative non-working fireplace. I have found that many of my readers have rooms like that which also have
In need of some inspiration for your work-from-home space?
Never fear, our mini series Where I Work is here to serve all your interiors needs.
Each weekday throughout lockdown we’re going inside a different person’s home office to take a dive into the ins and outs of working from home, as the coronavirus pandemic makes this the norm.
Today we’re looking at how Justin Coakley, an interior designer living in London, works.
Justin, who’s originally from South Africa, lives in a terraced home in south west London with his partner, Zunaid.
He splits his time between interior design and creating content for his Instagram, doing all this work from the studio in his garden.
Hey, Justin! Tell us about where you work.
In addition to the interior, the exterior design of a house and private residence must be highly considered. Especially for those urban residents who uphold the value of tradition and still maintain it. Some people leave their homes beautiful and comfortable from the inside, but it looks terrible on the outside.
It’s comfort in the main house, but the view that people see when looking at your home from outside will also affect. A beautiful home is one that has an attractive design from the outside and inside.
Urban Farmhouse Exterior Design Ideas provides a variety of exterior design samples that can be applied to your dream home. Of course, we don’t want to go home from work tired of seeing an uncomfortable house to look at.
Make your house your castle. No matter how wide it is, make it as attractive and comfortable as possible in your way and
TCL’s timing couldn’t be better. In a world where premium smartphone sales are slumping, the company best known for affordable 4K TVs is turning its attention to much smaller displays at prices that make the OnePlus 7T Pro and Galaxy S10e look downright expensive. If it wasn’t for TCL’s glorious embrace of headphone jacks, in fact, you might confuse the company’s new phones for competing models costing four figures.
Of the three new TCL phones, only two of them—the 10 Pro and the 10L—are coming to the U.S. at launch. The 10 5G “will be available in select regions around the world later this year,” though TCL does have plans to bring it to the U.S. “for under $500” by the fourth quarter of 2020.
The 10L and 10 Pro are hardly consolation prizes,