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Designing the interiors of your home

Designing the interiors of your home

The world of interior design is fast changing with new trends and styles hitting the block every day. keeping updated with these changes isn’t practical when it comes to styling your home. So, how you can you create a space that is comfortable and functional to your needs. Well, there is an approach that most designers implement which are the implementation of a few design fundamentals to ensure that your home designed to meet your design goals.

Designers in the field of interior design make use of these design fundamentals for every interior project. Now, these principles have diverse implementation therefore it can be used for any style concept or design you wish to design. Remember, these fundamentals remain the same and are versatile.

Planning begins with first using the architectural features in the room such as the placement of the walls, windows, doorways, columns, beams, etc. Allow  for plenty of natural light to enter the room. A rough layout can be planned based on these two factors. Spend time on the type of layout you wish to have in the room. Focus on functionality and practicality rather than only focusing on style or appearance. For a living room, the layout should encourage conversation and easy passage through and fro, for a bedroom the layout should be planned keeping in mind how your preferences to relaxing in the space are.

Choose colors keeping in mind that it has a huge impact on the way we behave or on the mood it can create. Few rooms such as the kitchen, dinning area or passageways work well in brighter colors unlike bedrooms or the study. For artificial lighting, have a plan that is preferably in layers so as to accommodate various types of lighting to create different atmosphere.

Basics  you must be aware of before installing a CCTV home security system

Basics you must be aware of before installing a CCTV home security system


CCTV home security systems have been extremely popular due to its versatility in functions which is reliable and very affordable solution among several homeowners. There are several functionalities of these cameras such as the ability to capture footage upon motion detection, capture footage in absolute darkness with LED Infrared sensor, the ability to pan and zoom, toggle etc. These  cameras are broadly classified as outdoor cameras and indoor cameras.  Both these types of cameras are designed to capture footage in pre-designed conditions, for example, outdoor cameras are used to capture footage in extreme environments such as extreme sunlight, rain, snow etc. Check out few models here.

Ideal layout for your kitchen space

Ideal layout for your kitchen space

Modular kitchens in Goa have been very popular over the years. This rise  is credited mainly due to the fact that these pre-manufactured installations are readily available in multiple styles and colors in retail stores. Customers can simple pick and choose their styles and finishes and have their units assembled in a few days. A kitchen design expert will visit your home and first inspect the kitchen area and accordingly make the necessary recommendations for an ideal layout. Cabinetry can be chose in finishes of wood, plywood and particle boards. These are available in different layouts such as L-shaped, straight, U shaped and peninsula styled kitchens. There are also a various hardware options as well for handles and rack that are available in particle board and stainless steel options. For countertop options, these would need to be made to measure according to the dimensions of the kitchens.  Countertops are available in marble and granite options are available at Enfold

The layout needs to be planned in accordance to the architectural layout of the room. Allow for plenty of natural light to enter the room also pay close attention to the colors you would like to select.  The kitchen triangle that consists of the stove, refrigerator and the sink should be placed according to your preferences. The layout also needs to have sufficient artificial lighting in the layout to avoid any shadows while cooking.  Allow for adequate ventilation to get rid of kitchen odours easily.