Avail an Interior Designer | Op-Ed - Thoughts from the staff of Cyrus Artisan Rugs on the use and role of Interior Designers. - The Ruggist

Avail an Interior Designer | Op-Ed

Thoughts from the staff of Cyrus Artisan Rugs on the use and role of Interior Designers.

The profession of Interior Design is the art of coming up with a visually appealing and functional scheme for a room or building’s interior so as to uplift it in terms of aesthetic and functionality. According to a thesis by Amany Hendy of Damietta University titled ‘The Positive effects of Interior Design for Human Psychological Health’, one of the facets that moderate the affective states of humans is the overall look and feel of their surroundings. When people are pleased with the arrangement of their environment, they experience a morale boost and are much more likely to report higher levels of happiness as opposed to those who dwell in banal vacuum-like settings which do not speak to them aesthetically. For this reason, the role of the Interior Designers is of much greater importance than what the majority of people would have us believe.

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Do We Need More Design? | Op-Ed

Noted carpet dealer Alberto Levi discusses the need for more textural innovation as design is saturated.

Lately I have been asking myself this question over and over again. Perhaps because I live in a design-obsessed city, as revealed by everything from the foam patterns on one’s morning cappuccino to the style of pyjamas one wears at night. Perhaps because we just experienced ‘Milan Design Week’, a stellar event which exhibits – on a grand, theatrical scale – the myriad of possible configurations of this word ‘design’. Perhaps because furniture design has become more responsive to commercial tastes, therefore influencing designers to come up with more of the same, without much venturing into unchartered territories.

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