Follow easy, step-by-step instructions to learn how to arrange furniture like a professional interior designer.
It's Easy! I'll Show You How...
Here we are concentrating on arranging the furniture and drawing a plan to help you make sure it fits right first time.
You can use this page together with your Free PDF 'How to Design' checklist - download it here... (opens in a new window)
For a simple, very inexpensive (but totally impressive!) web programme to help you to draw your layout plans on the computer, click on the Plan3D link below.
To learn how to draw your plans on paper, read on ....
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How to Draw your Layout Plan
Now draw it! ...... What? ......How?
Keep your plan nice and simple.
Putting Furniture on your Layout Plan.
If you are buying all new furniture for your interior design scheme - this will help you decide what pieces you really need - or maybe just want....!
If you are using existing furniture - it will help you to decide how to arrange the furniture.
Think about if you really do need all of it - every single piece? all in that room? - could some be used better in a different room?
Really objectively assess your need for each piece.
Next, you need to draw and cut out the furniture...
Don’t worry - no artistic skills required - it doesn’t have to be fancy - just the basic shape.
Here's how to do it...
Layout Plans on the Computer
If you are more into the technological world than putting pen to paper, I recommend you take a look at Plan3D.
It is a very inexpensive web programme, that makes it really easy for you to get professional-looking layout plans that you can use in all your interior design projects.
You can add all kinds of furniture and accessories to get the exact look you want, then view in perspective mode to get a really useful, realistic view of your virtual home.
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Have a look at my best furniture arrangement tips for some handy hints on getting the layout that works for you.
Make notes on your How to Design checklist to keep your design on track
Help with the design process
Get help with the whole interior design process - and find out how interior designers do it in the main How to Design and Interior Design Tips section
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