Designing the interior of your home is an exciting opportunity to freshen up or completely revamp your living space. Whether you’re redesigning an existing space or creating the interior for a new home, allow yourself to tap into your creativity, take some risks and – importantly – have fun!
Here at Ana Engelhorn Interior Design, we love infusing a place with character and charm – mixing the new with the old and adding carefully considered colour and lighting schemes to complement the furnishings and pieces. Above all, however, we want to let the owner’s personality shine through, making it their home.
When it comes to the design process, there are different ways to approach it. With lots of details to sort out and decisions to make, it can be daunting and there are certain common pitfalls to avoid. With that in mind, we’ve put together a guide of the top 10 oversights NOT to make when you’re designing your home:
Stick to one style
Leave out colour or texture
Use only one colour tone throughout
Place lights too high or low
Put in a single layer of lighting
Hang art where it can’t be seen properly
Leave out dimensions in your planning
Neglecting to account for delivery times
Buy everything from the same supplier
Focus only on how the space looks not how it works
Keeping these pointers top of mind as you go through your interior design process should help to make it as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. If you need further inspiration or guidance along the way – we know how time-consuming and overwhelming it can be if you are also juggling work, family and/or daily life! – do get in touch. We’d love to help you realise your dream home.