Most property owners imagine themselves decorating their homes or offices and making their space look like the work of an interior designer. While they are not professionals, they still use their creativity to create a beautiful environment, which, theoretically, is similar to the work done by artists. However, interior design is more than just enhancing the appearance of the home or office. One has to have a genuine appreciation of beauty and the creativity to make that beauty come to life. When an interior designer is commissioned to work on any given space, several factors come into play to develop the best look for the place.
Like other art forms, interior design is considered a medium of expression through which elements such as space, colors, and shapes merge and complement each other beautifully. The pieces an interior designer incorporates into a room enhance its aesthetic appeal and define the personality of the property owner. Thus, the professional interior designer imagines how the space will look while working closely with the person who hires their services.
Here are some reasons why interior design is considered an art form.
It stimulates emotions
When you visit an art gallery, there will always be an emotional response to the art pieces you see. You may even find specific artworks that call out to you and keep you mesmerized by their beauty. It may be the subject or the colors that elicit these feelings. Whether they may be pleasurable feelings or negative ones, you still respond to the artwork. This holds when you chance upon a home that has been designed by a professional. You may fall in love with how the room was designed or find it too ornate for your taste. Whatever your reaction may be, there are emotions attached to them, making interior design similar to other art forms.
It captures your attention
When an interior design is perfectly executed by a professional, it is a sight to behold. There is no denying that you can be caught up in the beauty of a professionally designed room. Much like admiring a sculpture or painting, you are attracted to an aesthetically appealing space. You want to linger on and take pleasure in being surrounded by a well-designed space where everything blends perfectly together, like a fantastic work of art.
Like many, you may have experienced visiting a home that is impeccably designed. You are impressed by the decor, the colors, and the furnishings that have all been put together to create a stunning look. You may have even asked the owner who designed their home. As you wander around, you take in all you can and imagine yourself achieving the same appearance in your home. You can’t wait to get back to your place and start making some improvements of your own. Interior design inspires, just as works of art do. It motivates you to be creative and discover skills you have never tapped before.
When you consider all of these similarities, it is safe to assume that interior design is an art form in its own right. The creativity and skills involved in designing a space to transform it into a beautiful and inviting place is an art.
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