DESIGNING WITH COLOR IN MIND

COLOR IS A DESIGN ASPECT THAT IS OFTEN SEEN AS A DO OR A DON’T, USED HEAVILY OR NOT AT ALL. Whether you are an avid color user or a bit color shy, there are a few important aspects, as well as easy steps, to adding just the right touch of color in your home. Balance & Harmony When working with color, remember to always strive for balance. No matter if you are using an abundance of color or just a subtle touch, the key to achieving a well-colored interior lays in the hands of balance and harmony. A balanced, harmonious interior will not be overwhelming to the eye, nor will it have too much of any one color. A colorful space will benefit from this balancing act by avoiding one specific color

4 EASY STEPS TO DESIGNING A LARGE ROOM

DESIGNING LARGE ROOMS CAN BE SOMEWHAT OF A PUZZLE DUE TO THE MULTI-FUNCTIONALITY THAT THE SPACE OFTEN TAKES ON. Although dividing a single room’s space to fit different functions offers a great opportunity to showcase a home’s design, successfully determining where one “function” ends and another one begins may take some planning. Creating Boundaries The first step to properly designing a large room is to give each part of the room enough space to be its own area. This may be accomplished by giving each area a distinguished design “identity” that merges and complements with the overlying design style. Image Source: Casa Nova Group In this example of a large open-planned space, one can easily