Furniture, accessories, and colors are the elements that bring a room together. But the first step to an enjoyable and harmonious environment is space planning. Every room is different in size, shape, and features, so before looking at color schemes and accessories, you want to make sure that the furniture is appropriate for the space and that the placement is perfect for enhancing the look and function of the room.
Making Small Spaces Look Larger
You can make smaller spaces look larger, creating an open and inviting area; this is why a good space plan is always a prerequisite when decorating a room. Whether your taste is traditional, transitional, or contemporary, it is important that your furniture is to scale for the room. The size selection and placement of a sofa, chair, dining table, or any other piece of furniture, particularly if they are too small or too big, will throw off the room’s visual impact.
As a home interior designer, I often see people underestimating their space and looking for furniture that is not big enough for their rooms. When people get too small items, they tend to spread them apart to fill up the space, creating an environment far from inviting, cozy, and esthetically pleasing.
Every room is different in size, shape, and features, so before looking at color schemes and accessories, you want to make sure that the furniture is appropriate for the space and that the placement is perfect for enhancing the look and function of the room.
Creating Visual Balance in Your Decor
Another critical element to keep the room’s visual balance is to be sure that all the pieces complement each other in scale. For example, an accent chair that is too small or an end table that is too large is going to offset your space. Once the size of the furniture is determined, it is time to start looking at colors and designs and making furniture selections.
Enhancing a Room with Accessories
The next step is to enhance the space with accessories. Always remember that even lamps, rugs, and artwork must be in proportion to ensure a nice visual flow in the room. An interior designer, such as those at Tuscany Fine Furnishings in Roswell, GA, can assist you in picking the perfect colors and designs. They will also guide you in the right direction to ensure that your furniture is comfortable, functional, and, most importantly, appropriate for the room’s dimensions.
When working with an interior designer, a home visit and drawings are always encouraged to ensure you are keeping the balance between furniture and space. Once that is achieved, colors, accents, and final touches will personalize the room and bring it together.
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