Your home is where you will be spending most of your relaxation time. It is important to decide on a color that you love and are willing to base your designs on. This decision should be treated with a lot of importance. Do you prefer green over blue? What feelings do certain colors evoke? Once decided, designers use complementary colors to tie the room together. Your main color should be present on floors and walls. A second color is used on fabrics and the third color for small accents.
2. Control The Lighting
If you live in a sunny area, such as Long Beach, the natural lighting you’ll be getting can be used to its advantage. You can alter how much natural light comes into a room by using blinds and other shading materials. Mirrors and other light reflecting fixtures can help you control light even further.
3. Balance All Patterns
One big mistake many amateur interior designers make is using too much of one pattern. Patterns can make a boring room stand out, but if used too much it can be overbearing. One easy fix to this is to mix your patterns. While mixing patterns seems like it can lead to clashing, it can actually make the patterns in your room stand out. The key to keeping patterns from clashing is to find patterns with the same background color.
About Historia Design and Consulting
Historia Design and Consulting is a full service interior design company based in Long Beach. If you are looking to modernize your interiors, or need consultation on a personal design project, contact us via phone (562-247-1635) or through our website.
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