It is always surprising how a lot of people disregard the importance of interior design and its powers to completely transform and revamp any space.
Contrary to popular opinion, interior designers do a lot more than just helping to pick out pretty cushions and overpriced light fixtures. Their responsibilities go way beyond that and into the more subtle aspects when experiencing any space or room. Have you ever noticed how you might favor a certain room for working and another for watching Tv in? These are all effects of how a space is designed.
So you say yeah, yeah I already know about all that; or yes I’ve definitely noticed these effects and want to take more control over my space so that it can give me the exact feeling or mood I’m looking for. But now you’re stuck and can’t seem to quite visualize how to get there.
The good news is there are a lot of resources that can help you get there and we’ve curated some of the best of them. From modern interior design to a minimalistic design approach, we’ve got you covered.
Interior Design Resources
Havenly – Havenly has a large selection of decor and design ideas and allows you to save your favorite ones. Optionally, you can reach out to them and they can have a designer design a space just for you!
Reddit – This might be a surprising one but the Reddit interior design space is a bustling and active place and you can find lots of inspirational content here from different users looking to share some of their favorite designs. r/InteriorDesign is a good place to start.
Another way to find design inspiration is to also check out the portfolio section of your favorite interior design company or agency. Chances are you’ll find a style you like and can build upon.
Some notable interior design companies are:
Finally, if you’re more traditional and are looking for good books on interior design, the following books are must-haves.