All posts by Nayri

The Samera House: A Reflection of Frank Lloyd Wright Home Designs

Samera is a house carved and molded by nature with an elaborately designed entrance. This type of construction emphasized that the building is on a higher level than the entrance. As I entered the house, I felt as if the building was a separate entity from the entrance making it easier for anyone to see the upper and lower levels of the building. This feature is characteristic of the designs of Frank Lloyd Wright.

The Chinese lion sculptures found above the entrance to the door may represent the roles of the man and woman of the house. The female lion is on a higher level than the male and may suggest how the female gives much respect to her male counterpart. The form of the male lion also depicts how he protects his female lion. These pieces are interesting crafts of this house. read more

Decorating Your Home by Following the Principles of Design

Decorating a home can be done in two ways – either you hire a professional interior decorator or use your imagination and creativity to create something that you can call your own masterpiece. If you choose do it on your own, it is essential that you follow the elements of design, which are space, shape or form, mass, line, pattern, texture, light and color. These elements of design are components that can be incorporated in following the Principles of Designs.

Space can be architecturally defined by small or large areas or a combination of both. read more

Space Planning and Design Basics

Designing your own personal living space does not require much skill as most think. I believe that everyone and anyone is capable of creating the perfect space.

Attention to detail gives each project a distinguished ambiance that embraces the lifestyle and personality of the client. Space planning is the first step to design. Every family and home is different, therefore the design of the space should reflect on both personality and style.

Begin by creating a floor plan on a small scale, as intimidating as this may sound it will make this much easier when you start picking out furniture pieces for the space. Starting with a floor plan is important because I have seen so many make a purchase of furniture pieces and once the furniture is placed in the room, they realize it just was not for the space. read more