Decoration - Term Overview

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The term decoration refers to the things that are used to decorate and the art that specializes in how to combine ornaments and other ornamentation objects.

For example: "I'm fascinated by the decoration of this hotel", "Can you help me to renovate the decoration of my house?", "My son asked that his birthday party decorations be centered on The Simpsons. "

It's known as interior decoration or interior design to the profession that seeks to develop a pleasant and functional atmosphere. To achieve this, experts analyze the surface components of the environment and work with dimensions and volume.

Among the trends that the decoration field experiences annually, and that determine, as in the field of fashion, the choice of certain types of colors or styles, it should be noted that in recent times it has managed to acquire great presence and demand what is called minimalist decoration.

This style of interior design is characterized basically because it's modern and very simple where order and the scarcity of ornamental elements are the most important. Also among its main hallmarks are the use and predominance of neutral colors such as white or black, which opts for the installation of furniture with very straight lines, the use of few accessories and very good lighting.

In addition to this trend, we can also talk about what is called rustic decoration in the field that concerns us. This is the one that is identified by the absolute predominance of what wood is both on the floor and even on the walls, and also by the use of very robust furniture with very solid finishes.

In the same way, we can't ignore the so-called classic decoration where warm colors abound, where the furniture is made with noble woods and where we bet on floral or geometric finishes.

Loft, pop-art, oriental or chic are other types of interior decoration.

A decorator, on the other hand, is a person who is dedicated to the interior design of a house, a business, an office, etc. His task includes analyzing the functionality of the space and the application of various styles to achieve the desired aesthetic.

The distribution of the furniture, the covering of the walls and the ceiling, the type of floor and the inclusion of textile elements (such as curtains, tablecloths and rugs) are some of the decisions that the decorator must make.

It's common for the decorator, before starting to work on the environment, present a drawing or a scheme to the client to show what his idea is. If the client accepts the proposal, the decorator will be in charge of taking her project from the paper to the house.

Refers to the task of decorating. This verb, for its part, is linked to beautify or adorn something.

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