It is said that the way your home looks speaks a lot about the type of person that you are. So if your visitors see classy furniture, accessories, paint colors and fabrics; then these simply reflect your personal taste and what guests eventually say about you. This is the very reason why homeowners these days give special attention to their habitat’s interior design. There is just one downside, though, as there are a number of interior designs to choose from.
Would you like Victorian, gothic, Asian, Mediterranean, or country-specific styles? What if you can’t decide which? After all, each one is quite popular and aesthetically-pleasing so what then?
Dig In Through Those Magazine Stacks
This is probably one of the easiest ways to discover your interior design preference. Go through them and then mark the photographs that you like best. Find pictures of living rooms, kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms that you know you can afford. As soon as you have gathered many photographs, you will soon see the style that dominates your choice.
Remembering the Days…
In the past, few years, do you remember any particular style that you liked in your friends’ or relatives’ homes? Think of hotels or restaurants that you have visited; what kind of interior design do they display? Do they showcase a traditional or contemporary design? Select the design that is most applicable to you based on the choices that you have made in the past.
Check Your Outfit
Yes, believe it or not, you can tell your preferred interior design just by looking inside your closet. What kind of clothing do you mostly wear? Do you prefer dresses, jeans or formal clothing? If you like wearing laid back clothing then, most probably, your style would also be on the casual side. If you like to dress up, on the other hand, then the most intricate designs could be your best choice.
What Are Your Favorite Colors?
Think of your most favorite color in the world – is it a pastel shade? Is it a bright color that can easily attract attention? There are people who prefer solid white or black, are you one of them? Once you define the colors that you like then you are better able to choose which paint you will invest in.
Which Holiday Destinations Have You Gone To?
In the past, few years, which places have you visited? Did you prefer beaches, the countryside or mountains? Or do you prefer to visit places with rich cultural history? Or have you visited modern cities lately?
If the seaside is your preference, then you are likelier to find Mediterranean style amazing. If you have visited Spain, France or Italy; then you can always choose to design your home with their culture in mind.
Use Interior Design Apps
Have you ever heard of interior design applications? These days, instead of buying a can of paint and trying it on your blank wall (and then realizing much later that you made a mistake!), you can find out how your home would look like as you slowly add interior design elements.
3D Interior Room Design, for instance, works with a three-dimensional room. You can then play with wall colors, door placement, wall picture placement, rugs, curtains, and many more. Just connect to the Internet and you can already access many libraries containing different designs.
Houzz Interior Design Ideas is also an app that is available for iOs and Android devices. With this, you can access the Houzz database using your Smartphone. Try to browse by room, style, or location. Your choices can be saved in your very own virtual idea book.
Local professionals can also be located with the use of this app.
With these tips now in mind, you can now pick the style that defines you; so are you ready?