Interior design is about how we experience the space. It is an essential and a powerful part of our lives today and affects the way we live, play and work. Comfortable homes, workplaces and beautiful public spaces that is all the work of interior designing. Interior designing is a creative solution to the programmed interior. It comprise the conceptual planning, aesthetic and technical planning solutions applied to find an ideal end result. A programmed interior means an intended desire of a built environment. Interior designing concerns itself more than the visual enhancement of the interior space, it optimizes the uses to which the programmed interior will be put.
Most of our interior designers makes it look easy by crafting space that anticipates our needs and appealing to our emotions, but in reality interior designing requires a broad set of technical knowledge and skills. Over forty years interior designing has dramatically changed and is beginning to emerge as a profession.
Factors to consider with interior design
There are many factor which have come to a play in formulating the interior design solution. There is a space itself, there is dimension and construction with its limitations and its potentials. There is how space will be utilized be it entertainment, leisure, work, learning, sleeping, worshiping or even healing. There is the significance of the space be it authority, power, wisdom, security or serenity. There should be practical considerations such as ease of access, acoustics, amount of light and a place to set things. There should also be safety, health and attention of special needs consideration.
Today interior designers have join hands with the engineers, contractors, craftsmen, architectures and also the furniture dealers to become successful interior designers. As a designer you should have knowledge ranging from visual which includes lighting, color, form, texture and to auditory noise or echo. Interior designer should have aesthetic, technical and practical appreciation to these elements. He or she should understand how people responds to these elements not individually but as elements interact to each other which is vital to good interior design.
Perfect rooms are all as a results of intention planning, listening, calculation and experience. These rooms are achieved through developing scale, size, color, light, function and always considering the people who are going to live in it. Furniture, floor covering, glasses, paints and wrought metals are some of the items an interior designer chooses from. In addition, designers should be familiar with various history and styles of designs, art and also architecture.