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  • Using Colour

    Using Colour

    Colour is a very powerful element in choosing any design scheme, it can alter your mood, how big or small a room feels, how the room itself feels, for example light and airy or cosy.

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  • Texture


    A form of pattern, texture brings into play a whole new dimension, it can be a subtle as the weave of linen or the grain of wood, it can also be far more sculptural, imagine a white ceramic ribbed vase placed against a black wall, or chunky knit cushions s

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  • Proportion


    An element that is often overlooked, but proportion is just as important as everything else if your scheme is going to be a success.

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  • Pattern


    When working with pattern within a design scheme it is important not to overdo it. The easiest way to use it is to select a large scale design, and a smaller scale secondary one,

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  • Mood and Lighting

    Mood and Lighting

    Automatically colour comes to mind as a way to create mood and atmosphere when choosing a design scheme, however lighting can be just as effective.

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