By Kacey Luna. interior. Published at Thursday, October 04th, 2018 - 01:33:53 AM.
Add feature lighting Builder-grade homes often rely on plain. recessed lighting to get a brighter look in kitchens and living rooms. Sure. they're effective. but recessed lighting won't do much for adding character to your home. Since you're more or less “stuck” with the lighting plan (no DIY electrical renovations. please!).
On the other. there's no reason for function to override aesthetics. The following design techniques help you achieve the best of both worlds. They're our favorite tips for creating a space that truly works for you. no matter how small it may be.Keep the color scheme cohesive. Limit the color scheme
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That said. there are a few things you can do to help ensure that your design remains cohesive. Remember: above all. the space should remain functional. Make a plan for your design before you begin. and do your best to keep function at the forefront. Don't be afraid to edit as you go. If there are ever so many design elements present that it gets difficult to identify the functionality at first glance.