INTERIOR DESIGN OF A HOUSE | An Architect Explains

Interior design describes a group of various yet related activities that turn an interior space into an effective and aesthetic setting for the range of human activities that are to take place there. Interior design is a tricky thing for most people. You have to know which colors to use, what materials, in which style etc. When in doubt, refer to the internet for ideas in sites like Pinterest etc. Even if you think you can do it, it is not as easy as it seems. So here are some tips to help you along.

interior model
Interior design model of a space

Residential Interior design is the design of the interiors of  a house. The interior designer may work on the project from the initial planning stage or may work on the remodeling of an existing structure. As this type design is very specific to individual needs, it is often a very involved process that takes months to fine tune and create a space with the vision of the client. It is worthwhile for you to know some of the basics of interior design.

Listed here under the following headings, are some of the Interior guidelines for a home. As an Architect, I have explained each of these guidelines here:



The interior design of each room of a house has been dealt in detail here. Read on:



The ancient Indian building science lays down guidelines for the design of the interiors of a house to ensure the free flow of positive energy through the house.



According to Vastu Shastra and science, colours in a house/room have a profound effect on the well-being of the inmates. This has been discussed here.



Lighting plays an important role in enhancing the mood and aesthetics of the interiors of a house.

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5 thoughts on “INTERIOR DESIGN OF A HOUSE | An Architect Explains

  • November 13, 2014 at 5:12 am

    While searching for new ideas / concepts related to house interior decoration, I came across your website – I am deeply impressed by the clarity of thoughts and detail explanation on various aspects of architecture that have been described on your website.
    Recently I have booked a new 4 bedroom apartment in Mumbai (Goregaon east area). Please let me know if you would be interested in taking up the interior decoration work of my apartment.
    Hi Bhushan,
    Than you for the appreciation and interest in hiring us. Being Bangalore based architects we prefer to take up projects in Bangalore since we like to visit the site often to ensure quality work.

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  • January 14, 2021 at 4:09 am

    Great Designs! I love all of them. I found it very helpful to me. Thanks and keep sharing.
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  • January 14, 2021 at 4:13 am

    Amazing! Love your interior design. They are so creative. Thanks for sharing.
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  • September 14, 2021 at 5:09 am

    Superb tips! I appreciate your effort. Thanks for sharing.
    Thank you for the appreciation.

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