Texture – Learning the Basics

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Recessed Lighting Layout Basics – How Many Recessed Lights?

If you are
thinking to buy recessed lights, you should create a recessed lighting layout first, to ensure that you will buy the required number  and size of recessed lights. When the design of the recessed light layout has been ordered in just the right way, it leads
to many benefits, like a room can seem larger, is pleasing to the eye, certain aspects of the room may be emphasized
and blends well with the ceiling.

Recessed Lighting Layout

Since the purpose
of the room where recessed lights are being placed is an important factor,
according to the needed lumen so, you have to know how the recessed can spread
light.

Recessed Lighting Shape

As you see
light taking a cone shape, which has high intensity at the center and decreased
gradually going out from the middle, and the ceiling height has a major role in
the light circle diameter.


How Many Recessed Lights Do You

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Decorating 101 – Interior Design Basics

If you weren’t born with the ability to imagine a room complete with furniture placement, wall hangings, and rug and accent choices, it is something you can develop and hone over time. Learn the basics of home decorating, including design principles, decorating styles, and answers to decorating challenges. 

Interior Design Compared With Interior Decorating

Interior design and interior decorating are often mistaken for the same thing, but the terms are not completely interchangeable. Interior design is a profession that requires specific schooling and formal training, including space planning, furniture design, and architecture. An interior decorator does not have that formal training and focuses on the aesthetics and the surface appearance of a space. Who you would hire depends on whether you have any structural work or space planning to be done or you need someone to plan the decor only.

Elements of Decor

Balance is another principle—distributing the visual weight

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Scale Drawing – Learning the Basics

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Line – Learning the Basics

Introduction to Line in Interior Design

• Horizontal Lines: Weighty, secure, restful, stabilizing.

Horizontal lines suggest a solid, harmonious relationship with the Earth; this gives a stabilizing, peaceful harmonious effect to window treatments for example. When found in a connecting architectural detail such as mouldings, horizontal lines provide a smooth transition between rooms or areas. If they lead to a focal point, they help to emphasize it.

Too many horizontal lines in an interior may become boring and lack visual interest. Horizontal lines make a room appear wider or longer.

• Vertical Lines: Lofty, solid, formal, imposing, restrained. 

Vertical lines lift the eye upward and make windows, and sometimes, entire interiors, appear taller or higher. They have the ability to lift the mind and the spirit as well. As such, vertical lines are purposeful tools for architects and designers of churches and public buildings because they inspire

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Pattern – Learning the Basics

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Home Theater Design Basics | DIY

You’re ready for a home theater set-up, and you’re quivering with anticipation at the thought of a fully immersive movie experience right in your own home. But there’s that one nagging question:

There are so many variables to consider, both technical and financial. Consider, for example, that a home theater can set you back anywhere from $1,000 to $25,000 — and more. Or that Amazon lists more than 700 possibilities for home theater speakers. With so many options, rigging up your home theater can be a head-spinning exercise.

But take heart. Even the most non-tech-savvy home theater newbie can do a whole lot to maximize their home theater experience, no matter what the price range. Here’s what you need to know.

Most likely, you know where you’ll locate your set-up. It might be the main living area, a spare bedroom or a basement movie palace complete with a popcorn machine.

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