ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN OR DECORATION: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

Architect , interior designer  or decorator ? These specialties have different names while their fields of intervention seem so close? So why ? It would be interesting to know what are the skills of each. Understanding it will allow you to find out more about choosing the right professional for you before embarking on your projects.

WHICH SKILL FOR WHICH PROFESSION?

The decoration focuses on choosing the color of the walls , the floor covering , the style and the size of the furniture . It does not necessarily involve work or else then finishing work such as painting for example. While an interior design project is more to adapt a housing or part of a housing become obsolete, old-fashioned or inappropriate to the lifestyle of its occupant. Interior design is more often than not involved in renovating .

In the case of the interior design project below, comparing the existing plan of the apartment and the project plan, it can be seen that several partitions are open to enlarge some spaces and better distribute the rooms between they. This former medical office thus becomes an apartment for a family of four. Instead of six consultation spaces and a reception, there is an entrance with cupboard , a large living room , a kitchen with island , a master suite with bathroom , two bedrooms with shower room andsanitary facilities . It should be noted, however, that the work of an interior designer also includes the decoration of the premises, and this begins with the placement of the furniture in the space.

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