Anybody who resides in a home decorates it in one form or the other. From the days when man lived in caves, he has been decorating his place of shelter in his own ways with whatever means at his disposal. Today interior designing has become a profession in itself and there are courses being offered for this. Every room in a home can be designed in a different and innovative way. Some designs are theme based and the decorative items are compatible with the theme. In case the home is present in a scenic location, which too is taken into consideration while designing the interiors. For example the natural landscape like sea or mountain view is taken into account while deciding the interiors. These days, the interior decoration is kept in mind from the project planning phase itself. Interiors give a new meaning to each and every corner of the room. Interior design can take many forms like paintings, decorative items, sculptures, antiques, etc.
Illumination from day light is an important part of interior design. Designs are available to take care of privacy by blocking direct view more so in the case of bed rooms. Interior design doesn't mean that the rooms should be stuffed with decorative items. Some people are interested in bed rooms with minimal design and to cater to this segment of market, rooms have pleasant modularity, soft ceiling and walls along with soothing ambience. Some bed rooms have a swimming pool within the room itself. Living room can be made lively with elegant and stylish items made of wooden handicrafts, coloured glass and other articles. Fabulous chandeliers are yet another great addition to the living room. It is worth considering an aquarium with colourful fishes which would become cynosure of the eyes. Carpets and rugs enhance the aesthetic sense of the room. Cushion covers made of smooth materials like silk and satin can be of colours that complement the rugs and carpets. Curtain material and colours should match or complement that of wall painting. Curtain rods come in different materials like brass, steel, iron and can be chosen appropriately. Beautiful shapes can be chosen for the ends of curtain rods.
Interior design is also done using software for a more practical view as it gives a 3-Dimensioal view and 3-Dimensional fly of the room. It also gives the list of materials and cost estimation and helps in taking a correct decision. Kitchen designs are worth exploring. Hobs and chimneys have literally removed the traces smoke and intense smell from the kitchens. Some kitchens have dining table within them. The brass and other metallic plumbing fitments add to the look and feel. Kitchens are literally sold in the markets and are known as modular kitchen. All a person needs to do is select a modular design get it assembled in the kitchen. Modular kitchens are a European concept. The interior designs are evolving day by day and a thorough research should be done before narrowing down on a particular design.