Interior designing is one of those things that cannot be understood by common people. It is a process that involves a lot of creativity. To put it in proper words interior is the art of designing the interiors of any building. The procedure involves the selection of colors, furniture, lighting, and a lot more. When it comes to interior designing, there is no thumb rule that can be followed. It will vary according to the requirement of the client. In this article, we will see some of the interesting facts about interior designing.
Interior designing a profession
It was the American actress Elsie de Wolfe (1856 – 1950) who made interior designing as a profession. Before that interior designing was a part of the construction and it was nothing more than that. We know that women can do a lot of things. But we never knew they were capable of inventing new profession.
The most famous concept
According to experts, the concept of minimalism is the most famous concept in the 21st century when it comes to interior designing. No other concept has been so famous and had an impact of this kind.
In the field of interior designing, has gone through a lot of makeovers. But there is one thing that been there for ages, and we hope that it will continue for a long time. It is none other than the importance of natural light.
Different countries, different styles
Interior designing is one of the things that vary from country to country. For example, the things that are considered so artistic and exceptional in France will not make the cut in Germany. So designers while designing will make sure to do things that being practiced in their country.
The one exception
The above point about the country is very much true. But there is this one style that seems to be accepted in many countries in the past five years. The style is the Scandinavian Style. There is something in that particular style that seems to be captivating.
Not just an art
Interior designing is the process that not just involves art and creativity. It also involves psychology. It creates a lot of illation and makes people believe in a lot of things that do not exist in that room. For example, if the designing is done properly, it can actually make the room look a little bigger.
Interior design magazines
In the United Kingdom alone there are nearly 100 interior designing magazines. So we will leave it for you to guess how many will be there in the rest of the world.
A profession that involved death
In the Victorian age, most of the constructions had very specific detailing. The interiors were so extravagant, and hence they used special paints to highlight the details. These paints contained poisonous elements such as lead and arsenic.