Interior Designing is all about
creativity and imagination. The basic elements that
we use to play around with the mood, look,
personality, character and overall environment of
our rooms, kitchen, bathrooms, garden, backyard,
garage and home, in general, are described below:
Fluorescent and halogen lights look harsh and
are too bright for coziness and warmth in the room. Use soft
incandescent lights instead.
Direct the light to attract the attention to
visually appealing focal point in the room such as down
lighting as from lamps shades of table lamps or up-lighting
for attracting the attention to the family photos and
portraits on the walls.
Make use of variety of textures. Soft and
fluffy pillows, cushions and throw blankets make the room look
cozier while baskets and hardbound books arranged neatly in
book cases make the room look more sophisticated and ethnic.
Black chrome armchairs, metallic round chairs, modern
irregular-shaped tables and large mirrors make the room look
For the cozy room décor, use textured
furniture as sleek furniture makes the room look quite formal.
The use of more patterns makes the room
appear smaller and cozier. In a small room, use patterns
Throw rugs add instant warmth to the room and
are great for those who are renting.
Dark warm-toned colors on walls, furniture or
furnishings make room look smaller but cozier.