Interior Decoration Resources
A vast subject that is part of the interior design industry, interior decoration is the visually aesthetic side of interior design. Although we use interior design for spacial planning and the proportions of the room are aesthetically pleasing when designed professionally and to particular techniques (eg the golden mean), decoration more often than not refers to color, texture, fabrics and furnishings.
To be an interior decorator requires a great deal of knowledge and skill especially about color and furnishings and being fluent with what product is available on the market. The two terms interior designer and interior decorator seem to have become very mixed up over the years that the industry has evolved however I believe that an interior designer practices interior architecture and then uses interior decoration to finish their design while an interior decorator concentrates directly on the decorative side of the interior.
Many countries have different definitions through their professional bodies and those that have qualified as an interior decorator or interior designer and practice as such. I have also found that many interior designers become quite concerned with those practicing decoration calling themselves interior designers. Really it shouldn’t be an issue as an interior decorator is not usually trained in construction, services, architectural proportion or the building codes that allow an interior designer to alter the interior of a building, including structural elements such as walls or services such as plumbing and electrical. In fact those that are true interior decorators don’t want to be involved in the structural aspects and building codes and prefer to work on the visually and textural stimulating decorative elements within a building and they specialize in that. I have no doubt that the interior decorator will become a specialist career versus the interior designer’s specialty as the design industry further evolves.
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The Green Door At Home We hope to make your “at home” shopping experience as pleasurable as shopping in our store, We shop in our own backyard and all over the world that’s how so many items we sell are one of a kind.
Rustic Lodge Furnishings We feature lodge lighting, rustic chandeliers, cabin lamps, country furniture, Southwestern mirrors, gifts and fireplace screens.
Fine Furniture Accents We provide furniture, lighting, art, fountains and decorative accessories from some of the finest manufacturers in the country. Everything you need to make your house a home.
Horseshoe Hardware We feature antique reproduction hardware, rustic cabinet knobs & pulls, ceiling medallions, cabin decor, vintage lighting, & more.
The Spectra Sundial The Spectra sundial earns its name by flooding the room with intense rainbow color as it simultaneously marks the passing hours. Each one is a truly exquisite sun sculpture, custom made to order.
Willow Tree Home we carry over 1400 items in a unique line of home and garden decor such as wrought iron, pewter dinnerware and home decor, outdoor clocks, candle items, wall sconces, and much more.
Coat of Arms discover your Coat of Arms & Surname Meaning / Origin with our Heraldry products . Ideal gifts for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays etc. Also scottish and irish clan badges.
wisdom fireplaces suppliers of quality antique and reproduction fireplaces.
Ceramic Design Center Our showroom proudly displays a tremendous variety of ceramic and porcelain tile, glass and metal tiles, as well as a large collection of natural stone.
Home Decoration Create a fun vacation paradise in any room of your home with one-of-a-kind home décor accessories in Caribbean themes. These bright, cheerful tropical accents create a unique atmosphere wherever they are placed.
The Abstract Home Abstract, modern, and contemporary design and decor for home or office. Featuring lamps, clocks, chimes, paintings, and prints.
HomeIllusions This is my interior decorator’s site. It explains what I offer as an decorator and how I came to be a decorator. Those who visit my site have the option to inquire about me using a form on the site.
Decorative Visions Home Collection Your source for home & garden decor, decorative furnishings including: sink vanities, shower curtains, bath accessories, & more.
Candle Comfort Candles Candles for all your wedding party decoration needs. Pillar candles in assorted sizes, colors, fragrances and unscented. Custom color matching available. Save up to 30% off with discount!
Interior Decorating Design Interior Decorating with Perla Lichi Design, a full service interior design company located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Perla Lichi Design works locally, nationally and internationally.
Throw Blankets Keepsakes Etc Specializing in photo blanket throws and personalized blankets. Immediate Shipping complimentary gift service. Offering a throw for every occasion… home decorating, gift giving.
New Jersey Pressure Washing & House Painting Contractors house painting contractor company integrated with different service individuals i.e wallpainting and Sealing, Staining removal specialists.
Interior Design Los Angeles, California – interior design & redesign, one day redesign, bathroom & bedroom design & staging
allhomerepairsyourself.com Learn how to do home repairs yourself.