Affects overall size of an object and room Influences the way people feel in a room. Plush carpet and furniture with soft fabric = comfort Nubby rough = ruggedness and stability Smooth velvets and heavy brocades = luxury Glass, metal, and stone = coolness Appearance is affected by the lights reflection Green wicker chair vs. green metal chair
HEAVILY TEXTURED WALLS WILL Make A ROOM APPEAR SMALLER. WALLS WITH LITTLE OR NO TEXTURE WILL MAKE A ROOM APPEAR LARGER. MUTED TEXTURES HAVE A DULL COLOR.
Texture adds Variety and Interest Light affects the appearance of texture. Shiny textures reflect more light and appear brighter. Rough textures reflect little light thus they appear darker.
Formal Texture SHINY, REFINED AND SMOOTH ARE MORE FORMAL-LIKE. REFLECT LIGHT SO COLORS APPEAR LIGHTER, BRIGHTER, AND MORE INTENSE USED IN HIGH-STYLE INTERIORS
Texture affect us in many ways: Everything we touch evokes a physical response (hard, soft, rough, smooth, etc..) Texture affects sound qualities. Texture affects the care and upkeep of an object. Texture is the source of beauty and character.
Texture Assignments Texture Rubbing Fold a white piece of paper into 8 even sections. Write your name, Interior Design & Texture Rubbings in the top left square. Using a crayon, find textures around your home and rub the crayon over them to fill up the remaining 7 squares. Name each texture and label it as formal or informal. Write 2 descriptive words about each one.
Texture Portfolio Pages Create a portfolio page for 2 textures Smooth/Formal Texture Rough/Informal Texture In your description explain where in your picture you see the texture as well as what kind of feelings that texture creates in that room.