interior design


Definition of interior design 

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

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Styled by interior design firm Lucas Studio, the home features bright wallcoverings, detailed millwork and built-ins in the living room and den. Jack Flemming,, "Bob Hope’s longtime Toluca Lake estate fetches $15 million," 23 June 2018 On a beach in Puerto Vallarta Travel marketer Danny Guerrero married his husband, Jaime Burciaga, who works in interior design, in May 2018 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "What 8 Same-Sex Couples Learned from Planning a Destination Wedding," 13 June 2018 Students choose among five specializations: plumbing, carpentry, electrical, construction management, and the combined architecture and interior design. John Maccormack, San Antonio Express-News, "“Tiny Homes,” Draw Many Lookers, Few Buyers," 19 May 2018 The groom’s mother was a marketing executive for the Architects & Design Building, which houses 35 showrooms for interior design companies in New York. New York Times, "Candida Moss, Justin Foa," 8 Apr. 2018 Instagram: @RiversSpencer and @RiversSpencer_Clothing Rivers Spencer is already well known for her sophisticated interior design service and retail home decor shop. Grace Wilson,, "Pedicures in porch swings? Check out 6 cool new shops around New Orleans," 5 Mar. 2018 The buyers are working with Seminole State College interior design students on the project. Mary Shanklin,, "More than renovation: Duo aims to reclaim historic homes in Sanford," 10 Oct. 2017 Keeping up with trends All houses on the tour are fully furnished and spotlight new trends in building and interior design world to inspire potential new homeowners or just people looking for ideas. Emma Austin, The Courier-Journal, "Airiness in craftsman-style home creates inviting, family-centered space," 5 July 2018 The interior design and materials set a new standard for Acura, with plenty of room, low-gloss wood and real metal trim. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, "2019 Acura RDX review: Value, power drive SUV forward," 27 June 2018

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1927, in the meaning defined above

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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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