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An Open Mind Is What Makes a Great Interior Designer

INSPIRATION

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Artists draw inspiration from all of life’s cross sections – and interior designers are no different. Whether from a conversation, a film, a walk down a city street or a simple sunset, inspiration can come from anywhere – and for the interior designer, it often comes from everywhere. Fashion and interior design have a lot in common and often have a symbiotic relationship. Many of the same design elements are applied to both fashion and interiors: proportion, balance, texture, pattern and placement. An interior designer can draw inspiration from fashion shows and fashion designers from all over the world – from the latest hot color trend to the most touchable fabrics and textures.

Nature provides constant opportunities for artistic inspiration. A tree, a river, a falling leaf, a rainstorm – all that color, light and texture lie in wait to be seen by the designers eye. In fact, nature is the perfect place to find inspiration for an interior designer, because the brightest and most interesting colors and materials that are used in interior design occur naturally outside. Things like wildflowers and tree leaves are design staples are nature-inspired. Even seemingly commonplace and ubiquitous items such as this storm drain can foster creativity in the designers mind. The geometric lines coupled with the soft organic debris and pops of color create a vivid picture. Humans, too, are inspiration for design – eyes, hair, and skin come in a multitude of colors and shades. Even animals – such as a zebra or tiger stripe or a leopard’s spots – have been used as a pattern for designs.

Interior designers are always on the lookout for new ideas and inspiration. There are many design blogs that provide insight and examples, and many of these blogs are written by designers themselves, passing along first-hand knowledge to anyone who is interested in decor. The designers at Decor Aid are no exception. They’re a talented team of artists who are constantly inspired by the things around them. If you’d like to enlist the help of a professional interior designer to help you on your design journey, contact Decor Aid to set up a consultation.

About Décor Aid Décor Aid uses a proprietary technology platform and top-tier interior designers to offer a solution to the modern design dilemma by making it easy and affordable for anyone to live in a well-designed home. Décor Aid delivers sophisticated, high-end, affordable interior design services with full transparency and guaranteed customer satisfaction. Co-Founders Sean and Markus bring 20+ years experience in financial services and technology. The Décor Aid team includes senior designers from top design and architecture firms worldwide, as well as specialists in art, architecture, building and landscape. Visit Decoraid.com for more information.

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