Your home's interior design
influences the way your family and friends interact
in your gathering spaces.
Family room interior design
Lighting: Provide varying lighting
intensities so you can change the dynamics in your
family room. For lively conversations and
playtime, turn the lights up. For quiet time, turn
the lights down.
Seating: Plan for both cuddling
closeness and individual seating for those guests
who prefer to not touch.
Use colors and patterns based on
fabrics and building materials.
Kitchen interior design tips
Make people the focus of your
- Keep your counters
- Use colors that make a good
background for people in food colors.
- Don't crowd the walls with
too many accessories.
- Provide a bench, chairs, or
stools for seating and conversations.
- Provide proper lighting for
varying activities. During daylight, use
daylight-mimicking lighting to boost dreary
kitchens. Add a small lamp to dark counters and
turn off harsh overhead lighting for nighttime
mood lighting .
Copyright © 2006 Jeanette J. Fisher
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