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Elements of Design: Light

LIGHT Good light and good lighting — the one natural and the other man-made — are as essential to the success of a room as they are to sight, and yet, curiously, they are often the least planned, the least … Continue reading

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Elements of Design: Architectural Character

ARCHITECTURAL CHARACTER A room’s style is generally dictated by its size, proportion and detailing — or lack of these. Clearly, it would be incongruous to furnish a small, low-ceilinged and dark room with massive soaring furniture, or a large high … Continue reading

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Interior Decorating Styles: Inspired by the Past

INSPIRATION OF THE PAST Up until the 18th century, style evolved in different countries, sometimes according to the dictates of fashion — for example, seating had to be redesigned to accommodate hoop skirts and crinolines — or as new woods, … Continue reading

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Putting Style into Your Home

Setting the Style in Your Home What is Style? A sense of style is as intangible and amorphous a thing as having a good eye for colour, a fine sense of scale and proportion or a sensitive ear for music. … Continue reading

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