Space planning is one of the most important aspects of interior design. It can have a strong impact on the success of a room. When you come up with an idea to change things, like I do every so often, you should make sure the changes you make will not only look good but will also be functional in your room. I encountered this recently when I decided to get a new TV. In order to get that beautiful, new flat screen TV, I needed a new place to put it since it would not fit where the old one was.
- What is the function of this room?
- How many people would you like the room to comfortably accommodate?
- What furniture will you recycle and what would you like to buy new?
- How do you want the room to feel, space-wise – open and airy, dark and theater like?
These are just a few questions to ask yourself before you start your adventure. And it is an adventure! An adventure into a new realm of relaxation, a new way to view the movies you love with a whole new outcome. Can you picture the room you want to have? Then you are closer to making it happen already!
Next time, I’ll talk about how to create a floor plan.