Katie Rodriguez

Scale & Proportion

In interior design, size does matter. Just because a piece can be squeezed into a space doesn’t mean that it belongs there. Scale and proportion are paramount. Furniture, lighting, art, and accessories and how they work in relationship with one another need to be carefully considered, as design firm RL Concetti has done in this image. Three design pros weigh in with their expert advice on attaining proper scale and proportion.

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The Big Edit

As another calendar year turns the page, it’s time to start off on a fresh foot. That includes design, where a streamlined simplicity is the goal, such as this space designed by Laura Zender. Careful editing will reduce clutter, and rearranging items can create an invigorated look. A fresh décor can sometimes have the added benefit of clearing our minds. Whether they’re starting from scratch or refreshing a current space, professional designers offer their advice on editing a space.

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