interior design


Definition of interior design

: the art or practice of planning and supervising the design and execution of architectural interiors and their furnishings

Examples of interior design in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web She is supposed to be in Bath, where she is enrolled in her first year at Bath Spa University as an interior design student. Vicky Spratt,, "I’m Paying £167 Every Week For A University Room That I Cannot Live In," 10 Feb. 2021 Balancing conservation with contemporary demands is one of the less glamorous but equally important functions of White House interior design. Diana Budds, Curbed, "Biden Blue Comes to the White House," 2 Feb. 2021 Regardless, Parish’s influence on the interior design world remains indisputable to this day, and much of the popularity of her style can be traced to this high-profile project. Mary Elizabeth Andriotis, House Beautiful, "A Look at the Most Impressive—and Fascinating—White House Interiors Throughout History," 14 Jan. 2021 The Italianate stucco mansion called out to its new owner, Joe Leamanczyk, an interior design business owner. Susan Degrane,, "Blue Island House Walk moves online, offers video tours of historic homes," 27 Dec. 2020 This year, a local interior design company’s display window is home to Santa Claus, happy to pose with passersby. Los Angeles Times, "‘Christmas City’ is a real place. And yes, it’s kind of like living in a Hallmark movie," 22 Dec. 2020 While Napier has currently turned comments off, fans are standing in solidarity with the interior design star, with the post eliciting 77,698 likes and counting. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, "Erin Napier Speaks Out Against Hurtful Online Comments Against Her Daughter Helen," 17 Dec. 2020 While Clay manages the properties, Kristin did most of the interior design, from the furniture down to the kitchen scrub brushes. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, "Mahncke Park duplex transformed into luxury Airbnb with a midcentury-meets-beach house vibe in San Antonio," 4 Feb. 2021 The retailer that specializes in all things interior design currently has tons of markdowns on storage solutions for nearly every room of your home. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, "7 sales that will up your home organization game on the cheap," 21 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of interior design

1927, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interior design was in 1927

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28 Feb 2021

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“Interior design.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of interior design

: the art or job of planning how the rooms of a building should be furnished and decorated

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