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Tuesday, 10 June 2014
This quote got me thinking...
So, this one got me thinking. I am reading ALOT at the moment about Interior Design. In fact, bar the odd article in a newspaper, it's pretty much All i'm reading at the moment! I popped this quote up on my Design page this morning and the general consensus was that, yup, this is true. But, it's got me questioning. I agree 90%: this percentage is made up of "If you love it and want it, (and can afford it!), buy it and you will find a place for it. Because you love it. You will make it work": I have always believed this, however I am not alone in this thought so by no means do i make claim to it (Jane Gilheaney Barry recently adhered to this in a Blogpost on That Curious Love of Green for example). I am presuming in the quote, the 'price' is referring to the fact that your item may NOT be expensive? That's how i'm reading it anyway. Otherwise, um, budget DOES come into it for most people, in these more frugal times. And anyway, who doesn't love a bargain? That feeling that you have purchased something for your home and not had to pay the earth?! I guess, one of the aspects of the popular 'upcycling' movement can be atributed to this. But here is where my 10% of wondering comes: It's NO SURPRISE to any of you who knows me, that my favourite Interior's programme of recent times has been The Great Interior Design Challenge. I attribute this programme to sealing my decision to study Interior Design. I could talk solely about this programme, but, maybe that's a future post! In it, in one episode, Daniel Hopwood & Sophie Robinson remarked on how a contestant had placed a chair, i think, in an Art Deco room which was not the same era. Um...I liked the chair...so, i was left a little perplexed. I am guessing that when I do my course, i will learn more about this, but, I am thinking that this mixing of era's, when the brief was Art Deco, was a big No No. So, how far is too far when it comes to mixing of era's? There you go. There's my opinion. For what it's worth. Would love to hear what you think, so, please feel free to comment below.