The Power of Negative Space in Interior Design (17 photos)

The hole in a doughnut, the interval between lightning and thunder, an eloquent pause in a conversation – an absence can make a profound impression. The concept of negative space pervades all aspects of design, from art and architecture to interiors. Give it a try when decorating your own home…


The Power of Negative Space in Interior Design (17 photos)
The Power of Negative Space in Interior Design (17 photos)
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10 Luminous Ways to Bring Light Into Your Dark Living Space (10 photos)

From major to minor, there are lots of ways to improve light in a dark room. A two-pronged approach is best: think firstly about how to maximise the amount of light coming into the room – this may involve structural alterations, internally or externally; then think in terms of how to reflect and multiply…


10 Luminous Ways to Bring Light Into Your Dark Living Space (10 photos)
10 Luminous Ways to Bring Light Into Your Dark Living Space (10 photos)
Source: Houzz Kitchens

From Bird of Paradise to Begonia: Flowers and their Meanings (14 photos)

In Victorian times, the meanings of flowers played a significant role in all manner of relationships. One chose carefully when presenting a floral offering or planning a garden, lest the meaning be misinterpreted. These days our offerings are a bit more diverse, but knowing about flowers and their meaning…


From Bird of Paradise to Begonia: Flowers and their Meanings (14 photos)
From Bird of Paradise to Begonia: Flowers and their Meanings (14 photos)
Source: Houzz Kitchens