Why do some interiors feel harmonious, places where you feel comfortable to relax or to entertain? You don"t necessarily need to hire a professional interior designer to create the kind of place where you want to live. This book provides the basic rules and principles of interior design, the skeleton on which to build a successful scheme and an enjoyable living space.
The 10 areas outlined here give direction and inspiration to those starting a scheme from scratch or reinventing an existing space.
This book is for students of interior design, decorators, anyone looking for guidance in decorating and furnishing their home.
Principle 1: Purpose and function
Principle 2: Styles
Principle 3: Shape and space
Principle 4: Light
Principle 5: Colour
Principle 6: Pattern and texture
Principle 7: Creating a mood board and choosing a budget
Principle 8: Features
Principle 9: Display and storage
Principle 10: Accessories
Vinny Lee is the author of over twenty books on interiors and design, including The Essential Guide to Decorating, Innovative Interiors, The Bathroom Design Planner, and Recycled Spaces: Converting Buildings into Homes.
"Anyone who is decorating their own home or considering a career in interior design should read this book" House and Garden