BALANCE OF LIGHT AND SHADOW. In many ways, the appearance of a living room is determined by how balanced light and shadow are in it. Therefore, proper illumination is very important. For example, for the convenience of staying in residential lighting, a multi-level layout of lighting fixtures is mandatory. Lighting also affects the perception of colors. JUDGE ON THE COLOR OF THE PAINT AFTER ITS APPLICATION ON THE WALL. Having studied the paint in the bank, you should not make hasty conclusions about its shade. Apply a little paint to the wall in the room where the surfaces are to be painted, and wait for it to dry. If the color is fine, then you can paint the entire surface of the wall. REMEMBER MIRRORS. A mirror is not only a reflective surface, which will help to make sure that everything is in order with the appearance. It is also a decor that has almost magical properties. Mirrors visually increase the space, make it brighter, airier and more refined. Decorators never forget this in the process.
FULL DISCLAIMER OF ARTIFICIAL TEXTILES. Most professional decorators strictly observe the principle of completely abandoning artificial textiles in favor of natural textiles. Cotton, wool, silk, linen are the only possible options for materials. Costs are increasing, but the result is worth it. CHOOSE ONE OF THREE PRINCIPLES OF FURNITURE SETUP. Everyone knows that it is better to refuse to place furniture along the walls. But what are the alternatives? The first option is a symmetrical arrangement, that is, around a certain point in the room (for example, the center of a room or window). The second is asymmetric, that is, not amenable to logic. The third is a circular arrangement, which differs from symmetrical in that the reference point may be a minor interior detail. For example, a chandelier or drawing on the carpet. The omnipresent "GOLD SECTION". Decoration is one of many areas where the principle of the "golden section" can and should be applied. What is its essence? Suppose the whole is divided into two unequal parts. Most are 0.618 of the whole, and the smaller is 0.382 of the larger. At the same time, the smaller part relates to the larger one as the large to the whole. A similar size ratio is perceived by the human eye as close to ideal. "CORRECT" CURTAINS - WITH WEIGHTLIGHTS AND TEN. In order for the curtains to form beautiful folds, braid should be sewn in their upper part, and weighting agents should be located in the lower part. The lining for curtains will not be superfluous: it provides excellent sound insulation and prevents them from fading under sunlight.
INDIVIDUALITY OF THE ROOM - IN LIGHTING. Even the most ordinary room can be transformed, becoming unique due to well-chosen lighting. On the contrary, inappropriate lighting patterns can ruin the exclusivity of the environment. TRANSFER EMOTIONS AT THE ACCOUNT OF COLOR SHADE. To create an interior that produces a minor impression, professional decorators choose cold shades, and major - warm. The combination of warm and cold shades in one room conveys a complex and deep emotional range. ART OBJECT OWN HANDS. If you have an artistic flair, it’s quite possible to do an interesting thing that claims to be the subject of art on your own. It can be a collage from your own photos, a picture, a poster or a sculpture from papier-mâché. Make your work the visual center of the room by placing it on a pedestal. If the necessary creative skills are missing, then get a ready-made art object. True, this pleasure is not cheap. The art object will make the interior unique and free from the need to purchase numerous small decor. CREATIVITY IS MORE THAN PRINCIPLES AND RULES. Knowledge of various rules helps professional decorators to navigate the world of design, to acquire a basis for further development. But for each specific case only part of the existing principles and rules is applicable. Therefore, the creative component of the decoration process is a priority.