Interior decoration is all about creating an aesthetically pleasing, healthy and functional environment. Interior designing encompasses personal spaces and offices. The layout of a space conveys a very evident message about the people owning it. People may or may not consult an interior designer for home spaces but even average companies consult office interior designers to make the office look more appealing and to inspire both clients and employees. The designers can help design the space to look highly impressive by sticking to a budget. It is also necessary to use the available space wisely.
Several great companies are known to design spaces so as to inspire creativity. Some of the companies one might consult for interior design Qatar are Clouds interiors, Luna design, Mimar interiors, Bazlamit interior and much more.
Interior designers can help make the most of the space available along with interior architecture. Small spaces can be planned so as to look larger. Many people fancy designing and planning their own home spaces with a little help and inspiration from magazines and online. The initial visualization that the very word office brings to mind is a desk with a phone and several files on it and a chair behind it. Gone are such days, now offices are designed to look chic and stylish to inspire a sense of creativity. Office spaces need a lot more detail and it is best to consult an interior design. Lighting, colour and furniture are some of the most obvious factors that affect the look of the spaces, but then there is a lot more that goes on behind the scenes. Here we discuss a few very inspiring elements, that can be used in both homes and offices.
Lighting: You can never have too much light or space. Natural light is the best and most inspiring source of lighting. Large windows allowing light into homes and office spaces feels very fresh. Sunlight has its own inspiration when compared to a low lit, dingy space. Low light may be preferred in bedrooms and restaurant spaces. Wouldn't it be more inspiring to wake up to a bedroom splashed in the morning rays of light? Natural light also makes space look larger.
Furniture: One can always go for the most modern furniture available or the classic look. The classic look uses neutral colours, but a touch of colour can make a huge difference in personal spaces. A little colour on the fancy pillows could add a funky touch. Offices prefer more formal furniture and must never lack space for the clients or employees. Furniture for workspaces, break rooms, reception areas must all be planned ahead. Make the office room, a space where the employee would gladly come back to.
Walls: Walls or partitions can add a lot of style to the room not by just standing there, but by the colour and texture on it. A room may be painted in neutral colours, but a single wall space with a different colour and texture can add great appeal. Wall decals too have become very popular and stick-ons are easily available. Offices can have the walls personalized by having them branded in the right locations. The ceilings too can contribute greatly to the look. False ceilings made of plaster of paris make the job easy.
Naturals: Nature is very inspiring and refreshing. Isn’t it nature that almost everyone goes to for a little peace and quiet and returns inspired and fresh? Well, why not bring nature into homes and offices?
Flowers: Natural flowers are very appealing. A single flower placed in the right place in a vase adds aesthetic value. Flowers are largely used in hotels and restaurants but a bouquet of flowers on the reception desk or the foyer table can be a welcoming sight. Flowers from the garden can be left to float in stylish bowls on the coffee table or tea stands.
Potted Plants: Earlier potted plants were usually kept outdoors, but there are plants that can thrive indoors. Small plants can also be placed near windows where they can have plenty of sunlight. Dendrobium, palms, ferns, Schefflera, Anthuriums, Dracaena, Spider plant, money plant, snake plant are all great indoor plants with low maintenance. An even more recent trend in indoor plants is that of maintaining a terrarium. The terrarium near a window looks stylish with its succulents. Succulents can be maintained with little water.
Bricks: Bricks add texture and appeal to the wall. Keeping one of the walls in the room, made of brick adds a classic look to it. The bricks may be left to look natural or may also be painted. No matter what, they have a timeless appeal to it.
Wood: Wood is probably the most classic element in interior designing. Wood with its sturdy nature contributes to a look of steadiness. There is so much one can do with wood, leave it as is with a little polish on it or engrave it, it will always look classy.
Collectibles: Collectibles may include just about anything that pleases the collector's visual appeal. It could include wood, branches, stones, shells, starfish and so much more. All these, when placed in subtle locations, exudes the personality and style of those living in these spaces.
Offices or homes that are on a low budget can always consult interior designers for low cost, but nevertheless, impart great appeal with laminates or false finishes that look very natural. The looks of stone and wood have been imitated without a fault.