When it comes to interior design, competition has been becoming something fierce. With thousands of new graduates in interior design every year, compounded with already experienced professionals, making a long-lasting career in interior design is just as much an artform as the designs themselves.
Even if your not in this industry professionally, check out this recently, published article providing tips on how to avoid common design pitfalls.
Well, how does it break down?
One of the most common denominators in failing your space miserably is simple. Thinking inside the box. You need to let creativity flow outside the normal range of thought to fully realize a space. Design is what can make a normal house look as if it belonged in magazines and on TV. It is an absolute certainty that pride must go into the space, carefully drawing a line between too much and too little, too big and too small.
If you need some inspiration, look no further than than to Richard Mishaan Designs. An architect, and interior designer, Richard graduated from NYU and has since specialized in creating luxury spaces in unique and inspiring ways. His portfolio really lends some insight on how you can take a simple space and with just a dash of creativity and a few clever ideas, turn it into a real sanctuary. Over time Richard Mishaan has proved his viability in this elusive industry, and his importance is ever more significant for those wishing to pursue interior design. You can see his Pinterest here, where his designs are unmistakably gorgeous.
Recently featured in the NY Post, Richard Mishaan has not only lead the way for putting culture into any design, but wants you to achieve the same at home. He has published several books dedicated to the subject, drawing from his experiences from around the world. Both of his books are excellent resources, so if you’re looking to design the interior of your recently purchased dream home or you’re a recent graduate in the field, his works are worth the read.