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 Just as layers add elements of whimsy, fun and character in interior design, layering a table with different color, pattern and texture makes for a beautiful and interesting backdrop to any meal. Bon Appetit! Elizabeth Pash, House Beautiful, "Linens Are the Overlooked Vintage Item You Should Be Buying," 12 Feb. 2020 In 1988, Ogata moved to Tokyo to study and work in interior design. Thomas Chatterton Williams, New York Times, "The Best of Japanese Dining and Design, Under One Parisian Roof," 2 Jan. 2020 Kravitz, known for his eclectic bohemian style, has quite the eye for interior design. Ashley Mcdonough, Essence, "These 10 Celebrities Are Earning Big, While Side-Hustling Like The Rest Of Us," 26 Nov. 2019 Comedy shows aren’t always known for interior design, but The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is a notable exception. Megan Barber, Curbed, "The best decor to shop from your favorite TV shows," 13 Aug. 2019 Triggs had branched out into interior design a few years earlier after a career in tech sales, picking up design projects for friends and family on the side before launching her business, Artistic Designs for Living. Nena Farrell, Sunset Magazine, "This Remodeled 1973 Airstream Is a Gorgeous Road Trip Home—or Permanent Guest Room," 21 Jan. 2020 Tip 1: Strike the right balance of visual complexity Augustin recommends having your desk space emulate what's known as moderate visual complexity, like the interior designs of Frank Lloyd Wright. NBC News, "Desk makeover: I redesigned my work space to boost my productivity and mental health," 14 Jan. 2020 The romantic space was designed by Edgar Zamora and his event and interior design company, Revelry Event Designers. Claudia Harmata,, "Justin Bieber Shares New Photo of Wife Hailey Baldwin from Wedding Weekend: ‘Sexy Wifey Alert’," 22 Oct. 2019 His new ranch in Castle Pines’ Forest Park is a perfect match: not too large, but plenty big enough to have family in for the holidays, and with a head-turning interior designed by architect Arlo Braun. Mark Samuelson, The Denver Post, "Picture perfect: Agents at Steller’s Senior Solutions find that some seniors move because they want the perfect house," 20 Dec. 2019

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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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20 Feb 2020

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“Interior design.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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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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