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The A-Z of Interior Design - R is for….

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R ules! Interior designers vary in their practices. Although there are design rules in abundance, in interior design, rules are often made to be broken and individuality, spontaneity and uniqueness are vital to avoid everyone’s homes looking like clones of each other.  Here are seven rules which you may or may not choose to follow! Rule 1:  Be creative with lighting Nothing can beat natural light in an interior but consider the lighting requirements throughout the day. Lighting installations can become stunning focal points. Don't rely solely on pendants to light a room as they are both unflattering and ineffective. Create a flexible lighting scheme for maximum impact. Make use of table lamps, floor lamps, and accent lighting.   Read our lighting tips and tricks. Photo: designbuildideas.eu Rule 2: Create a feature wall This rule is rather controversial as some designers may disagree with feature walls, however, they do wonders to grab attention, create focal p