Designer tell all
THE MISTAKE MOST PEOPLE MAKE WHEN DOING THEIR OWN
Going with trends, getting confused by too many options and not being able to edit.
Good design is available to a lot more people now, hence the consumer can become overwhelmed. That's where the design professional comes in.
Understanding what you choose not to do, is as important as what you choose to do.
FOR SOMEONE WHO WANTS A BIG LOOK ON A SMALL BUDGET...
A "look" big or small, has nothing to do with money. With the proper design eye you can create a "big look" no matter the budget.
Less is more. Pick fewer pieces but pay close attention to scale and form. You don't need a lot of stuff to make a beautiful room.
Transformation can be accomplished by changing the colour of your room or adding new works of art. Rearranging furniture alone can create a new experience.