Spaces that have been designed with a holistic approach, bearing all our senses in mind, (rather than focusing solely on visual elements), are more likely to be impactful and to evoke positive emotions.
Incorporating sight, touch, sound, smell and even taste in design, adds extra dimensions and perspective to interiors, making them more pleasing and memorable.
Watch this space for tips on how to engage all our senses in your design. Starting today with…
This is the sense we tend to consider most when designing our spaces, focusing primarily on what is visually pleasing.
Visual elements to consider in design include:
These elements, if considered carefully and combined well, can create a visually interesting and stimulating interior. You don’t have to overplay them – they can be incorporated subtly – but don’t be afraid to mix it up a little.
Tips were written by Nisha, founder of Off the Wall Interiors – a London based Interior Design Studio, specialising in residential and boutique commercial projects. www.offthewallinteriors.co.uk