After a discussion on the seven ELEMENTS of interior design – space, lines, forms, lighting, textures, patterns, and colors – this post will tackle the seven PRINCIPLES of interior design, which are: Balance Scale and Proportion Rhythm Emphasis Contrast Details Unity Have you ever been to a home where you thought everything was as it should be, where you felt the harmony in the space? That’s the seamless integration of design elements and principles at work. While the amateurs can grasp the idea of a well-designed space through feeling, the professionals understand the what, why and how of the design itself. How do the elements and principles work together? If you compare designing interiors to cooking, the elements are your ingredients, and the principles are the way you use and combine your ingredients to make a perfect dish. Balance Balance is the equilibrium in the visual weight of objects in…