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 Their hotels are big on fun, creative interior design, and with rates this good, Graduate is ideal for a quick staycation or even better, an extended trip. Dan Koday, Travel + Leisure, 28 Nov. 2023 The new electric power steering system feels more responsive due to a quicker steering ratio, and the interior design includes a standard 8-inch central touchscreen and optional 14-inch screen (the largest in the midsize truck category). Karl Brauer, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023 Its interior design had been featured in magazines such as Architectural Digest and House Beautiful. Anna Grace Lee, New York Times, 17 Nov. 2023 Her interior design expertise has been featured in WSJ, Architectural Digest Pro, Apartment Therapy, and more. Erin Johnson, Peoplemag, 10 Nov. 2023 Instead of answering basic questions, the company’s human call center workers will provide interior design advice to interested customers—and hopefully drive more sales. Bynicholas Gordon, Fortune, 16 Nov. 2023 Houzz predicted that, while matte finishes will likely stay a go-to for homes in 2024, wet-looking features and elements could be on the rise in interior design. Christianna Silva, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Nov. 2023 My vision for the book was simple—to amplify the voices of black designers, create community and bring our love for interior design into the homes of black people in a resourceful way. Sarah Yang, Sunset Magazine, 25 Oct. 2023 Steele Marcoux, the editor in chief of interior design magazine Veranda, has worked at numerous shelter magazines, including Coastal Living, Country Living and Southern Living. Jura Koncius, Washington Post, 9 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interior design was in 1927

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“Interior design.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition

interior design

: the art of decorating and furnishing the interior of a building
the college offers a good program in interior design

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