Commonly used Interior Design terms.
For fabrics and wall coverings, Designer4 a Day can get samples. They must be returned. Attendees of a tour with Designer4ADay would ask for a “cutting.” If the cutting is acceptable Designer4ADay can get or send for a full sample. Wallcovering samples may be available or a cutting would apply.
Kitchen including appliances
One could order an entire kitchen from a “kitchen” showroom. Delivery and installation would be to the end user. Coordination extra.
- Contemporary furnishing: Often called “modern” is furniture created after the 19th century and influenced by the modernist art movement.
- Transitional furnishing: A contemporary blend of traditional and modern, (contemporary) styles
- Traditional furnishing: Traditional furniture is formal furniture made up until the end of the Victorian period, right before modernist movement. Reproductions of original traditional styles are available from the lowest end to the highest end possible and the “real thing” is available through antique dealers and auctions
- Eclecticism: Can be defined as a selection of what appears to be the best in various styles – a collection of elements gathered from different sources and put together. Scale and proportion drive the success or failure of “eclecticism”
Those items that make a room one’s own. Photos, statuary, small objects,
The real deal or decorative pieces all available depending on budget and taste. Yes, Designer4ADay can buy “art” at a discount as well