Is it an art form, a social obligation or a hobby? Interior Design, which is now a professional field, encompasses a bundle of functions which range from self-expression, cultural symbolism, social status, order and art. Interior design reflects the users and functions of a particular space. A well-designed home or office showcases an intellectual as well as a socio-economic status, displaying cultural values and traditions too. Like writing, it must show its purpose while maintaining intrigue, creativity and cleverness.
It’s not enough to make a room beautiful or cohesive, nor is it enough to make a room efficient and practical. Interior design must display artistry and ambition, all the while remaining loyal to the aesthetic and functional needs of the space’s occupants.
Interior design is clearly so much more complex than picking out a wall paper pattern, so I rely on published information, tips and photographs to inspire my design plans (you know…for my future luxury tree house). Here’s a few of my favorite interior design blogs, which I hope will inspire you too.[listly id=”sv6″ layout=”slideshow” per_page=”1″]
I’m so pleased to announce that three of my poems, “Slots,” “Scraping” and “Make a Decision” have been published in Barking Sycamores Literary Magazine Issue 13. Barking Sycamores is dedicated to neurodivergent literature and its craft. I’m so honored to be a part of this project. Barking Sycamores Issue 13
A stereotype as defined by Merriam-Webster is “an often unfair and untrue belief that many people have about all people or things with a particular characteristic.” Colloquially, the term, stereotype, “is used to categorize a group of people. People don’t understand that type of person, so they put them into classifications, thinking that everyone who […]
Susan J. Fowler, a former employee of Uber, published a post on her blog revealing numerous counts of sexual harassment and discrimination she experienced while working for the company. Her post is straightforward and pretty bias-free; her tone is calm, but frank. While some of her experiences at the company might appall readers, her author’s […]