10 Interior Design Myths, Busted!

Home decorating and design myths, busted!

By Jan Soults Walker


Contrary to popular lore, there are no real rules when it comes to designing and decorating your home. Indianapolis interior designer Ashley Fruits of Wrightworks busts 10 design myths for interiors.

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Myth 1: There are home design conventions that everyone should follow.

Busted: Whether you're laying out a kitchen, hanging artwork, or choosing window treatments, no two homeowners are the same—so why should you have to follow a set of rules? 

When it comes to kitchens, for example, people have different lifestyles and cooking preferences. This fact plays a huge part in designing storage, preparation space, cleanup areas, and lighting options. No matter what space you're designing, there's always a way to make it personal.
by Cheryl Kees Clendenon

Next Slide >> Myth 2: All ceilings must be painted white.

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