Archive for November 11, 2018
Studies show that the most popular definitions of a happy home are a space where you feel secure (69 percent), a place for relaxation (64 percent) and a space where you can be free to be yourself (57 percent). When it comes to making a home feel like a home and feel comfortable, interior design is a big reason why.
The interior design industry generates $10 billion annually as homeowners buy living room furniture, do remodeling projects or redecorate to spruce things up in a home. This is especially true of new homeowners. In a 2014 survey, millennial homeowners were just as likely to renovate their homes as other age groups and were driven by a desire to make a newly purchased home their own.
Whether you’re redecorating, renovating or redesigning, here are five tried and true tips to think about when doing interior design in your home.
- Add color: Adding color to a room, whether by adding a new coat of paint or going with a unified color scheme can re
Comfortable seating can make a huge difference in a home. Stiff, uncomfortable furniture might look nice, but it’s not going to emphasize relaxation, which you certainly want in parts of your home. Hard-backed chairs might be fine in the dining room, for example, but if you’re hanging out in the living room or game room, you want to be able to sprawl out and relax. Bean bag chairs — especially huge bean bags or oversized ones — are a fun seating option, especially for kids. They’re a perfect option for a game room, kids’ room, or living room as additional seating. They tend to be less expensive than most chairs and can add a pop of color or different kind of texture to a room as well. And you can bet that every kid who comes into your house will beeline for the bean bag!
Why Bean Bags are Perfect for Video Gamers
Over 150 million people in the United States regularly play video games and four out of five households have a video game console in the house.