You're artsy. I'm as graceful as a lump of coal.
November 9, 2011 7:44 AM Subscribe
How do you develop a sense of aesthetics in interior design?
posted by Tarumba to home & garden (8 answers total) 19 users marked this as a favorite
We have a beautiful, spacious second floor with no walls. It's old, it has wooden floors and is full of light. In other hands, this would be a stylish, artsy bedroom. In mine, it's just an attic where we keep records.
I have these very ambiguous ideas of what I would like it to be, our attic, but I really cannot put these colors or styles into tangible actions. The attic just one example. with the rest of our home we have gone with white walls and black furniture, to play it safe. It looks good, but it's nothing special. We're not into clutter, and that's pretty much the only rule we have.
My dad (an architect) always did wonderful things with cheap stuff that was lying around (shelves made of concrete bricks, bedroom doors taken from abandoned churches) but I just can't seem to have that inspiration! or the eye to find these treasures...
How did you develop creativity and a sense of what looks good and what doesn't? this question is more about interior design, but fashion advice is also welcome.