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DESIGN CONCEPT

As a designer, it is essential to encompass the client's favorite design styles when planning a new building or renovation. However, interior design is not just about following the latest design trends. There are several key interior design concepts that play a vital role in the design process of any space. Our team of experienced and professional interior designers is very familiar with these concepts and know-how to easily introduce them into your space.

DESIGN WONT SAVE THE WORLD,
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Interior design ideas are the big-picture building blocks of any room's design that work together to create cohesive and beautiful living spaces. As your interior designer, we will use these concepts during the conceptual design phase to develop your vision and bring it to life.

1. THE BALANCE

Interior design balance is something all designers are very concerned about as it can make or break the design of a space. There are different ways to create a balanced look, including symmetrical, asymmetrical, and radial balance.

Symmetrical balancing is a traditional method of balancing using or placing identical or similar parts or objects on both sides of a room. For example, an interior designer might place identical small side tables on either side of the bed for a cohesive style. As shown in the example below, the bed in the center of the room has the same bedside tables and lamps on both sides, which looks neat and clean.

2. THE FOCAL POINT

A focal point can play a huge role in balancing a space. When you walk into a room, there is always one element that immediately catches your eye which is known as the focus point. A design must have at least one focal point to feel complete. If there is more than one focal point, ensure they don't compete for attention. One should lead and then one should follow.

The lovely Christmas tree decoration in the living room in the picture below is a focal point of the room. What makes it the biggest focal point in the space is it's bright and sophisticated accordingly creating a contrast among other elements which have consistent neutrals color with a simple style.

3. THE HARMONY

Harmony is used to connecting the spaces in your home together. Your little details are perfectly integrated into the chosen furniture, creating a concept of cohesive serenity. Harmony and balance together bring tranquility and comfort to your home design.

Just like the design in one of our completed projects, all elements including walls, floors, trim, and furniture were kept in a consistent, clean, and mild neutral color scheme. Therefore, simple decorations such as vases, paintings, and even lamps are well integrated with the design to achieve a harmonious effect.

4. THE UNIQUE DETAILS

Never underestimate the power of small details, trim, and finishes! Unique details go a long way in luxury home design. Adding gold accents, statement chandeliers or unique details such as an interesting ceiling can give your room the extra style you want.

As the picture below is an example, in the living room, the ceiling chandelier is composed of multiple circular light rings, which not only become the focal point of attention, but also a gorgeous lamp with personality and uniqueness.

5. THE RHYTHM

Rhythm consists of many different elements, including contrast, repetition, transition, and progression. Think of it as having a kind of cohesion to your home design, flowing gracefully from one room to another. Rhythm can also appear in a single space, which is a way for your eye to flow from one element to another. The art of putting opposing elements together, for example choosing a dark throw pillow for a lighter-colored lounge chair.

It's not hard to spot those rhythms just mentioned in the images below, such as the dark neutral colors of the walls, trim, and furniture contrasting with the whites of the floors and ceilings. Also, the construction and design of the interior, and the strip lights hidden in the ceiling subconsciously direct the eye to look deeper into the house.

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