Interior / September 4, 2018 / Ana Card.
While texture may play a supporting role to the function of the space, it is no less vital to a designs success. Instead of examples of texture above, picture trying to get comfortable on a seating set made of granite. Always consider how texture will elevate the overall experience of your design. Odds are, if you have been hanging around design websites for a while, you have heard the term visual weight getting thrown around a lot.
Galleries and museums hang artwork so that the midline or center of each piece is 57 inches to 60 inches from the floor. The average human eye level is 57 inches. And you should do the same. In a room like this, where the ceilings soar, there might be a tendency to hang the art higher. But remember, it needs to relate to human scale, not the structures scale.
We are creative types by nature and love to imagine, dream and explore, following our intuition. That said, there are some rough principles that guide us to ensure a great result every time. They are just tried and true things that work. And these are not tricks or skills that take years to master. Anyone can do them from day one. Consider this a foundation for developing your own quirky, creative, rule breaking intuition.
This is precisely what did in this music room by using statement orange curtains and tangerine lamps while letting the blue and white recede to a single armchair. It ties in blue to fit in with the rest of the house. It is a huge proponent of painting things white, especially furniture. White modernizes and freshens. People are afraid of their old grandmothers found furniture, but their forms are so fabulous and remain timeless.