The interior design can say a lot about a person, especially about their background and behavior. Many people realize the traditional motifs and cultural heritage through the way they design their home.
Interior design has to do with everything that is visually appealing and at the same time effective and practical. The process itself works with a system of methods that make it possible to find effective and interesting ways to resolve disruptions and meet the needs of residents in everyday life.
Designing a house is not easy at all – there are many pieces of the puzzle that need to be put together to create the perfect setting. Some of the key elements on which the environment of the room depends are light, color and texture.
Knowing how interior design affects your creativity and behavior is wise as it can be the perfect solution for any business, residential, hospitality, or educational problem that interferes with your everyday life.
Extroversion and Introversion
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All of this leads to the type of activities chosen for that particular space. The key is to stimulate connection and focus, so this place needs to allow for a feeling of both extroversion and introversion.
The design doesn’t have to be about the type of activity that needs to take place – it’s much smarter to have a specific element for a specific activity.
For example, a desk cannot always be customized. You are better off having another job. While this type of design requires the creation of an abundant environment that many may not prefer, it is very well worth it because of the results it produces.
The connection between design and people
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It is evident that people and designs are connected – people come up with the design ideas that are later used to define people.
Realizing that you can’t stand without the other means realizing that in order to make the right decisions when designing a space, one should thoroughly understand people’s behavior and psychological profiles and their connection to design.
After all, a building is just an empty space until it is filled with people – then it becomes a space with a purpose and a function. Design is just the way to make this space a little more attractive, easier to work with, efficient and safe.
The health benefits
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By enabling sustainable designs, the design industry is showing interest in both the aesthetic and health needs of buyers. Over time, the efficiency of the integrated design will be prioritized and the success rate increased.
There are many products that contain this substance and they can be easily found; Many carpet tiles, wall boards, floor tiles, and translucent resins made from recycled materials are cheap and available during this time.
You can even find and choose products that don’t give off volatile organic compounds.
Mood and creativity
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Many things can easily affect our thoughts and feelings – the space we stay in is usually a big factor. This fact has always been said and known, but today we learn even more about how applicable it is.
It’s exciting how many decorating tips and hints are discovered. Now we use all our creativity and concentration to the maximum, knowing what kind of space gives us a certain mood.
The Academy of Neuroscience in San Diego and many similar institutions are promoting further research on this subject because it is of great importance – so many architecture schools offer courses in this regard.
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The view plays a big part in how you feel and how you spend the time. Although a view is believed to be more distracting, a view filled with natural elements like trees and open fields is associated with improved focus and productivity.
Environmental psychologists have proven this fact and recommend observing green spaces as a priority for every residential and commercial building. This is also very beneficial for children with ADD as it helps with their focus and attention.
People who live in an urban area where buildings and streets dominate the view can compensate for this by placing plants on windows and decks or, if the right circumstances allow, create a small garden to relieve them of everyday urban life.
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A smart designer can easily determine the impact of a room based on the colors and designs it contains.
Colors have a huge impact on mood; For example, many restaurant owners know how to use colors in their favor – light colors and less comfortable seating are used in places where customers shouldn’t sit for as long as softer seating and darker lighting combined with soft colors is key the colors to get customers present and satisfied.
Although most people choose their favorite color for the room, it does not always mean that they will enjoy the atmosphere they create, as it is not the same to like a color and live in a room dominated by it and therefore is the psychology behind the color is very important.
Blue is used to decorate living rooms or bathrooms because of its calming energy. A darker shade can create a sad atmosphere. So it is better to keep it for the accessories.
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Yellow is best for adding happiness and positivity to the kitchen, as this is where most people prefer to start their day (let’s not forget that the kitchen is the most common room in the house).
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Red with its passion evokes the strongest feelings in us, such as love and anger. Its intensity makes it the perfect color for a bedroom, but be careful – only use it as an accent as it may make you feel uncomfortable and restless.
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Motivating and passionate, orange is an ideal choice for a nursery or a room with frequent activities. Orange encourages conversation and interaction in social situations and is also known to maximize appetite.
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Green reduces feelings of stress of any kind – after all, it’s the color of nature. There is no mistake in incorporating green in a room that you choose as you will always get great results.
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Purple is another passionate color that increases its passion as the hue gets darker. It’s a color that exudes the feeling of luxury and sophistication. Its regal atmosphere is ideal for adding an accent full of depth and elegance.
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Black is a timeless classic. The performance is enormous. So be careful when using them to decorate your space. It is known that the depth and impact of black is too great if not used properly and in moderation. When black is used as an accent, especially when paired with gray, it can make a real impression.
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White, the color of cleanliness, makes for a simple but calming look that is universal and works well with any shade.
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More interesting details about how design can affect mood:
- It is known that increasing the amount of sunlight improves student grades as well as the general brain function of residents of retirement homes.
- Low light is a great way to get people to relax.
- More and more people prefer curved furniture to furniture with sharper edges (because there is less “danger” if nothing is sharp).
- Socializing can be easier if the seating is arranged in small groups instead of against the walls. This also applies to inpatient healthcare facilities.
- Lighting that can change from day to night in your home can help you sleep better and stay awake when necessary.