It’s always good to research your ideas and try to see how the design in your head looks in real life. It’s also good to feed of the advice and guidence of others. With the internet this makes the task even easier and that is what I want to acheive with Home Peep. I want you to have a place were you can come to get all your ideas, all your advice and seek guidance when you are struggling or in need of inspiration. A “one stop shop” if you will.
For some inspiration and advice from some of the best designers around the world I have collated 30 secret tips straight from the top.
Take a look and be inspired .26 – “You have to find your best seat in the room and starting from there, work on your living room furniture plan with that certain seat.” –DD Allen25 – “David Hicks told me once, in a very diplomatic way, while I was looking at my first New York’s apartments, ‘Dear boy, you need art, if you are going to paint the walls in white shades.” –Peter Dunham24 – “It is best to use white curtains.” –J. Randall Powers23 – “If you want to put a painting above your sofa, but it is small, and looks even smaller, then it is best not to center it. Instead, offset it a few inches to the left. The negative space that is created, which is called ‘MA’, becomes part of the painting image.” –Richard Mishaan22 – “You can instantly warm up a space and create flow, by pulling your seating arrangement in [even just a few inches]. You do not really need to push furniture up against the walls. It is better if you never do.” –Betsy Burnham