I’ve recently come across the Danish concept of hygge. In English it roughly translates as ‘getting cosy’ or more accurately the art of being convivial and relaxed. 313 more words
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It would be foolish to design a home without first thinking through your needs. How much living space do you need? How many bedrooms? What style do you like? 505 more words
Here is an interesting look at the various elements of good design including Unity/Harmony, Balance, Hierarchy, Scale/Proportion, Dominance/Emphasis, Similarity and Contrast. The application and perceived psychology of each determines the overall success of a design.