Author(s): Vinny Lee
Why do some interiors feel harmonious, places where you feel comfortable to relax or to entertain? You don't necessarily need to hire a professional interior designer to create the kind of place where you want to live. This book provides the basic rules and principles of interior design, the skeleton on which to build a successful scheme and an enjoyable living space. The 10 areas outlined here give direction and inspiration to those starting a scheme from scratch or reinventing an existing space. This book is for students of interior design, decorators, anyone looking for guidance in decorating and furnishing their home.
Vinny Lee is the author of over twenty books on interiors and design, including The Essential Guide to Decorating, Innovative Interiors, The Bathroom Design Planner, and Recycled Spaces: Converting Buildings into Homes.
Principle 1: Purpose and function Principle 2: Styles Principle 3: Shape and space Principle 4: Light Principle 5: Colour Principle 6: Pattern and texture Principle 7: Creating a mood board and choosing a budget Principle 8: Features Principle 9: Display and storage Principle 10: Accessories