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1 Introduction to Interior Design What is interior design?

2 Interior Design To create a functional and beautiful living environment.

3 Is it beautiful? IndustrialTraditionalContemporary Country FrenchRococoAsian

4 Elements of Design Space Line Shape Texture Color

5 Space The area between objects in a room

6 Line The outline of an object 2 points that are connected They give direction and divide space. Types Horizontal Vertical Diagonal Curved

7 Lines Vertical lines– feeling of power, dignity and masculinity, height

8 Lines Horizontal lines— sturdy, calm, restful

9 Lines Diagonal lines— create activity and motion

10 Lines Curved lines— soften objects

11 Shape/form The solid form or structure of an object.

12 Texture The way an object feels and looks. May be rough, smooth, shiny, hard, soft, etc. Formal Smooth texture Informal Rough texture

13 Color One of the most important tools Influences how people feel and the mood of the room

14 Principles of Design Proportion Scale Balance Emphasis Rhythm Harmony Unity/Variety

15 Proportion Scale The way that one part of the object relates to the whole of the design. Golden Mean The way an object relates to another object. Effective ratios: 2:3, 3:5, 5:8, 4:7

16 Balance The feeling of rest Equal weight on all parts of the room Formal Both sides are the same Informal Sides are different Informal Balance Formal Balance

17 Is this formal or informal balance?

18 Rhythm The feeling of movement in a room. Moves your eye from one point to another. What moves your eye through this room?

19 Rhythm Repetition—a design tool is repeated

20 Rhythm Transition– how one part of the design changes to another part

21 Rhythm Radiation—moves your eye out from a central point

22 Rhythm Gradation—moves you eye from light to dark or from small to large

23 Emphasis The focal point of a room Focuses your attention

24 Harmony Combination of variety and unity Unity: The room is tied together with a common denominator Variety: There are different shapes, colors and objects in a room

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