British Academy of Interior Design Blog

Colour
10 Dec 2014

Colour

by Ciarda Barrett (Course Director)

We recently had a very interesting chat online about colour and its effects on our mood and the room that we are in. Here are some notes that I have used over the years and would still refer to on occasion when contemplating what the best use of colour in a specific setting would be.

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Creating a Focal Point
05 Dec 2014

Creating a Focal Point

by Fiona Bell (Course Tutor)

Creating a focal point in a room is probably the most important and under-appreciated part of interior design. A focal point is a feature or aspect that commands our attention - the first thing we focus on when we enter a room and around which the furniture and decorative items can be arranged.

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Sketching
30 Nov 2014

Sketching

by Alex Simpson (Course Tutor)

Sketching is a subject that all students are asked to tackle during not only this interior design course, but it is also something you will certainly need to practice and develop in your professional life as an interior designer.

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Creating Designer Storage
11 Oct 2014

Creating Designer Storage

by Antje Gunther (Course Tutor)

Creating a new interior design scheme for a client is one thing, designing furniture or storage solutions is quite another. Many a novice has been trying to avoid the challenge by accommodating the client's needs with furniture bought "off the peg", however a design that truly suits the client's needs and interior will always be custom made.

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