Five key steps for a complete makeover of your home or office

Five key steps for a complete makeover of your home or office

Interior design is the process of enhancing the interior of your property to achieve a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing environment. It involves decision making on the architect's part and the development of a range of technical skills on the part of the interior designer including drawing, three-dimensional visualization, color theory and symbolism. Interior designer is responsible for creating a harmonious and functional relationship between the interior elements of a building.

Kean design graduate Alexandra Horn once said, "Interior design is an art and science" to design and decorate interiors of buildings. From the definition we can understand that interior design is to make a certain place look attractive and beautiful. Interior design has become an industry, a business, a career and a lifestyle. In order to have a more pleasant surrounding environment, interior designers are required to do their job. In this article we will discuss the tips regarding interior design.

Planning of room

Interior design is a complex process which combines the art of decorating and planning. When it comes to choosing the right furniture, you should be aware of the fact that not all pieces are created equal. Some may be more expensive than others, but if you’re not planning to use your furniture for many years, it may be more cost-effective to buy cheaper ones.

Color schemes

In interior design, color schemes are the combinations of colors. There are a variety of color schemes on the market including monochromatic, analogous, complementary and triadic. Monochromatic Color schemes are exactly what they sound like: one color scheme with different shades and tones of that one color. Analogous color schemes use two or three colors that are next to each other on the color wheel, while complementary schemes use two opposing colors. Finally, triadic schemes use three colors equally spaced around the color wheel.


Staging furniture

Staging furniture can make your home look bigger and more open. The idea is to remove everything from your room and set aside only the furniture that you want to keep. Then replace the remaining furniture in your room with open space. You can opt to use floor-to-ceiling drapes to give a dramatic effect. When you’re finished, you can then place back the furniture that you had previously set aside. Home furniture layout is a tricky thing. It can be quite challenging to make sure that the furniture you put in your home is well-optimized for the space you have. If you’re unsure of how to approach this you can use a few simple tricks to make sure that your furniture is arranged in an efficient way.



Lighting can be used to enhance mood and provide illumination for decoration. There are many ways to light a house and the process can be quite simple for the do-it-yourself person. These lights come in different sizes and shapes, and at different prices.


Painting walls

Choosing the right color for your home’s exterior is not an easy task. It’s important to consider functionality, energy efficiency and curb appeal. If you’re planning to remodel your home or a building, you’ll want to take some time to consider the color that will look best on your home. Choosing the right color for your home interior and exterior


About the author

Mr. Rakesh Vaghela, Founder - NEST interiors (Designing Your Dreams) with over 10 years of experience in designing and execution of interior projects with a team of over 15 members. He has two offices at Mumbai and Ahmedabad. NEST Interiors have already completed over 100 projects in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane and Gujarat. The author can be contacted on 99875 78176 & 7506036335