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Design Elements To Consider When Remodeling a Space

Design Elements To Consider When Remodeling a Space

There are so many things to consider when undergoing a remodel that it can be easy to forget about the remodeling itself. Between costs, timelines, materials, and workers, it is tough to focus on the design elements within your remodel. Even so, trying to address these at every stage of construction is essential to making sure that your design is in line with the feel that you are going for. To help you accomplish these goals, here are the most important design elements to consider when remodeling a space.

Choose a Neutral Color Palette

Choosing a neutral color palette is exceedingly important in preserving the uniqueness of the room. Think of it this way: nothing can be special if everything is colorful. By choosing subdued color tones for most of the room, you provide a feeling of uniformity within the décor. This uniformity enables you to have centerpieces of furniture, pottery, or art, catching the eye and drawing each new visitor to those exciting pieces in the room.

Improve the Lighting

Another important design element to consider is lighting. In a newly renovated room, lighting is everything. In general, living room lights provide two functions: to set up the room in the atmosphere you are going for, and providing light for the room. Do not be afraid to go with alternative lighting sources; whether it is sconces or accent lighting, there is a whole world to explore! By upgrading the lighting, you are improving and molding the very atmosphere of the room.

Add Layers for Comfort and Style

When you’re done with the base layer of the house, it is now time to start on the overall design of your space. Experimenting and mixing different colors, textures, and patterns is the name of the game! Make sure that these colors stand out but still fit the overall design. Experiment with different colored rugs and curtains. The more you experiment, the more you will understand what your house works with and develop your style.

Remodeling a room can be challenging, but with these design elements to consider when remodeling your space, you should come out with an amazing final product. However, it is important to remember that interior decoration is a fluid art. Never stop improving and experimenting with your home design; you will thank yourself in the future.

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Mallory Knee

Mallory Knee, the Detroit Mommies Lifestyle & Parenting Contributing Expert is a freelance writer for multiple online publications where she can showcase her affinity for all things home, lifestyle, and parenting. She particularly enjoys writing for communities of passionate women who come together for a shared interest and empower one another in the process. In her free time, you can find Mallory trying a fun new dinner recipe, practicing calligraphy, or hanging out with her family.

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