Any interior designer will tell you that a window treatment can make a room. A famous interior designer, however, will tell you that this is only the case when the correct treatment is chosen with precision and care. Using a quality luxury interior designer is like investing in quality. The skill in designing, sourcing supplies and hanging beautiful curtains is a craft best provided by skilled professionals. Well designed window treatments are similar to a perfectly crafted, tailor-made suit — think of it as the Saville Row of curtain treatments.
When it comes to choosing a design for your window treatments, there are numerous details to consider such as fabric, colour, tailoring and finishing touches. From length and lining to pelmets and poles, getting the right curtains for your windows can be a tricky business. A quality interior designer will be able to steer you through the maze of options.
The use of texture when planning an interior design scheme is an element that is often overlooked and underused. Texture has the ability to completely add a significant dimension to any room, when carefully integrated into the design. Texure describes the surface quality of a material including the actual variations on the surface. This is generally referred to as physical texture. Examples of physical texture include, but are not limited to, wood grain, metal, leather, velvet, mohair, or grass cloth. The use of textures in a room can add a further dimension besides just the colour or look, but also how objects feel. These are differentiated from other types of texture because they have a physical quality that can either be seen or experienced by touch. When physical textures are combined with other forms to create a complimentary or even contrasting design, these are tools that a luxury interior designer can use to accentuate or even add personality to the interior. Continue reading Using Texture in Interior Design→