Covered all the ground when deciding home interior design? Check again with these questions.
Home interiors are serious business. Before plunging right into them do your homework. Figure out your basic concerns, address them and watch how smooth the entire process becomes.
A trip to the restaurant a few decades ago was different. As rare as eating out was, even rarer was it to find good restaurants to visit. The trip also happened only for special occasions, a good rank in exams for one, a promotion for dad another or a get-together of families occasionally.
Nostalgia is one we never cease to seek. But it also indicates how simpler things were earlier. In the home, design and decor was simpler too. The concept of design was relegated to what kind of furnishings needed to be bought or paintings to be put on the wall. It is unlikely that interior design was ever mentioned or discussed, let alone thought of and implemented. Back in the day, homes were tastefully decorated but interiors were led by a family’s wants and needs, carefully collected curios and heirloom furniture put together to exude an eclectic taste. Professional designers didn’t exist. Understated decor and utilitarian furniture were all it took to conjure up a family haven. In short familiar comfort was sought over unfamiliar eclectics.
Compare that to today, and interior design is literally the most sought after and coveted expertise pursued by homeowners everywhere. Like restaurants that we hunt for serving exotic cuisines, interior design is being understood and absorbed by everyone. As a coming together of science and art, a cohesion of ergonomics and aesthetics driven to conjure form and functionality, interior design elevates a home space significantly. Yet if you’re a novice to this space as a homeowner, you’re not alone. Design Cafe helps you navigate the burning questions often asked in the search for an interior designer. Below are questions to ask an interior designer: