Thursday, December 29, 2011
LAYING OUT YOUR ROOM
Interior design deals with form and function. It works by creating a pleasing environment through interior space manipulation and planning. You reconfigure a space
to make it more functional and more pleasing.
Laying out a room design can be easy. Figuring out how far away to place objects is dependent upon your specific circumstances of the rooms use. Here are a few suggestions to make the room more accessible to everyone. The following numbers are mostly for small rooms. Use your discretion and common sense.
1. Leave about 19" between your sofa and the coffee table.
2. 40" for chair pull back space around a dining table.
3. Busy traffic lanes should have at least 36" for people to get in and out and around furniture.
4. The bed requires a space of 18-24" for changing the bedding.
Traffic throughout your home determines how much room is needed and these numbers are just a guide to help you plan your room layout