Functional Interior Design
Interior Design combines both art and science of understanding people’s behavior and needs while creating a functional space within a building be it home, hotel or business.
Creative and technical solutions provided by interior designers are functional, attractive and beneficial to their client’s quality of life.
Often the occupant’s have certain needs that require special materials that can enhance the decor of a space under design. Hand painted canvas rugs provide an option for many of the technical solutions required for certain circumstances.
For example, elderly occupants using a walker find it difficult to traverse a traditional fiber rug due to its height and texture. They may choose to forgo having an area rug because of this limitation.
An area rug, however, is an integral part of interior design. An area rug brings the decorating elements together, making the colors and design of an area more cohesive. It makes an area more intimate.
And, a canvas rug has a very low threshold having the thickness of the canvas doubled, no more than 1/8 of an inch. It can be fastened to the floor using soft putty that prevents the rug from slipping. Aside from the creative possibilities open to the interior designer for the creation of a custom rug, the canvas area rug has the technical solution enabling the occupants to enjoy this aspect of interior design.
Art and Science: Canvas Rug Option Combats Allergies
According to the American Humane Society, 15% of the population has allergies to dog and cat dander. One of their recommendations is to avoid pet dander and fur from accumulating materials such as carpeting and fiber rugs. Many people believe they cannot use rugs in their homes due to various types of allergies.
The canvas rug does not have fibers. They are made from a heavy weight canvas that is painted and sealed with highly resistant finishes thus not collect And This makes the cleaning of the canvas area rug very easy as it requires a simple wiping down with a mild soap if it’s dirty or a damp mop to remove dust. Interior designers with clients who suffer from allergies have this solution to offer them in their interior décor.
Location and Elements for Interior Design
Designers acknowledge the physical location of the project. The exterior environment has a large impact on the requirements of interior décor. The interior of a project in a country setting for example, may be subject to dirt being carried into the home. Weather patterns such as areas with heavy rainfall may have to utilize solutions that make this easier to deal with.
Canvas rugs are sealed and are simple to wipe down. This makes it much easier to deal with on a daily basis the mud or dirt carried into the home by children and pets who may not be as diligent about wiping their feet before entering the home,
Interior designers handle the complete scope of art and science with interior design projects, encompassing many factors including the lifestyle and needs for the client, their age and limitations, and the environment of both of the exterior and interior of the project. Canvas rugs provide a technical solution and a beautiful decorating element to assist the interior designer in their work.
Comment? Question? Appreciate your: Share, Like, Sign-up
Thanks for reading!