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Design Rules: Adding personality to a space

30th June 2015
Aranami Living Room Adding Personality to a Space

This post is part of my Design Rules series, and I’ll be showing you how you can add personality to your space.  I’ll be sharing with you some ‘rules’ to help you create a space with a ‘Personality’ that works for the space.  I use the term ‘rules’ loosely when it comes to design, it’s more guidance than rule. But nonetheless, these are important elements to help you learn and design more effectively. The personality of a space refers to the look…

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Design Rules

How to choose colours like an Interior Designer

23rd June 2015
How to select colours like an Interior Designer

Colour is the biggest element that’s used in design.  Everything has a colour.  Those cream or white walls that you have, yes, they’re a colour too.  When I talk to people about colour, I often find a hesitation or nervousness about selecting (or committing to) a colour that’s unfamiliar.  The main concern actually being, what will people think of me, or will I be able to style the room with the colour I’ve chosen for the walls. And yes, I…

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