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Interior Design History: Decorating Styles Through the AgesBuildDirect Blog: Life at Home

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For as long as humanity has been a species, we’ve decorated.

From the ancient cave-paintings of our hunter-gatherer ancestors, to the fluted columns of early Western civilization, to modernist architecture into the 20th century, and now to 21st Century eclecticism, we’ve taken pride in our homes and in our communities by celebrating the wonders of aesthetics and practical design.

Are there any common threads in the history of interior design and exterior design? What have the Ancient Egyptians got in common with the Art Deco cities of the 1920s jazz age? And what design elements are we utilizing today in the bright and shining 21st Century that echo our illustrious interior design and architectural past?

Well, I hope that this brief history of design will shed some light on where we’ve come from, and where we’re going.

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13+ Most Popular Bonus Room Ideas, Designs & Styles

Bonus Room Over Garage Ideas – Resident that own vacant rooms in their home could turn it into something brand-new and also amazing. Bonus room ideas for readily available area may vary from play room to house movie theater room. Below are some examples of bonus room ideas you may wish to attempt in the house.

The Play Room – Bonus Room

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Do you have children as well as empty room in your residence? Why don’t you turn it into the youngsters’ play room? Parents could place interactive as well as informative games and play with their kids. Enhancing the play room with bright colors as well as set up colorful furnishings will offer the sense of lively environment.

In the corner of the room, having a comfortable sofa seems like a good idea. If children get tired of playing, they can rest a little bit in the couch.

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Interior Design Styles: 8 Popular Types Explained

Looking to decorate your new home and seeking thematic inspiration? Search no more. We’re covering 8 interior design styles that are popular in modern homes. In reality, practitioners blend different elements from several decorating styles together, but it’s crucial to identify the core aspects of each one.

Obviously, there are interior design styles beyond the 8 types outlined below, but I wanted to focus on the major schools that are currently in vogue. I will keep this list updated every year – removing those that may have fallen out of favor and adding new ones. Also, if you’re looking to add a new piece or two to your home, check out our main store where we always curate our catalog for the newest interior design styles.

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Where we can, we made collections for the following interior design styles to simplify your shopping. I’m also creating a series of guides on

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The Top Interior Design Styles Based on Age

The scrunchies you adored in middle school probably cause you to shriek in horror today. As we grow, so does our fashion sense (hopefully). Does the same go for decor preferences? Interior design startup Modsy, which helps its users visualize potential new furniture in their real-life rooms, decided to find out. The platform analyzed user data based on its free style quiz, and quickly discovered that just as with the proper bedtime or the appropriate length of shorts, the young and old see interior design styles differently.

Millennials (those ages 18 to 34) are seemingly obsessed with modern, minimal midcentury design, called “mod visionary” in the Modsy quiz. Alessandra Wood, a design history PhD and the director of style at Modsy, isn’t surprised. “Younger generations living in cities are likely living in smaller apartments and condos, so a minimalist aesthetic is more appropriate—perhaps even necessary!—for the size of their spaces,”

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14 Most Popular Interior Design Styles Explained

Modern, industrial, shabby chic….and the list goes on. A significant challenge many of our clients face is a lack of understanding or vocabulary to describe and define their personal interior design style. With an abundance of unique design styles, it can be daunting to decipher which style will work best for you. Some also enjoy combining elements of several styles to create their ideal look.

A great starting point for an interior design project is to learn a bit about each of the styles and how they differ from one another.

1. Modern

Modern is a broad design term that typically refers to a home with clean, crisp lines, a simple colour palette and the use of materials that can include metal, glass and steel.

Modern design employs a sense of simplicity in every element, including furniture. A word that’s commonly used to describe modern style is sleek, and there

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26 Popular Architectural Home Styles

Log Home

Log homes originated as small cabins in the 1600s. Originally, they were built as one room using no nails, but now many log homes function as large luxurious getaways. Log homes can now be built in any location, but are most often found in a rural setting. However, the climate of the surrounding area dictates the type of wood that should be used to build the home.

Cape Cod

The first Cape Cod homes were built in the 1600s. They were inspired by Britain’s thatched cottages, but built with steeper roofs and larger chimneys to withstand cold Northeastern winters. Windows flanking the front door, dormer windows up top and cedar shingles are also typical of the style. Most of today’s Cape Cods were built after World War II; they were the first style used in modestly priced housing developments.

Art Deco

Art deco comes from a variety of

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22 Different Interior Design Styles for Your Home (2020)

Interior design styles

Welcome to our main interior design styles where we list and explain the different styles and include photos.


Welcome to our main interior design styles where we provide access to the main styles.

Below is a gallery setting out each style.  Just click into it and you’ll be at that particular style’s main page.  You can filter your search from there.

Interior Design Styles Quiz

Take our fun 10 question interior design styles quiz (may take a moment to load):

Below is a listing of 18 main interior design styles with links to photo galleries for each individual style.

1. Traditional Interior Style

Example of traditional living room interior design style.

Traditional interior design style stems from a variety of old-school European styles and together are now referred to as “traditional”.  Elements of this design include:

  • Reflects classic European decor,
  • Elaborate moldings and wood paneling,
  • Built-in cabinetry,
  • Elegant furnishings and antique pieces,
  • Pairings of furniture and
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