Interior Design

The Culture of Space

I have written about designing homes based on lifestyle of the inhabiting family, today I want to turn that concept around and discuss how design helps create a certain culture of space that influences how people live and behave in that space. The Interaction of life and design is something like a vicious circle, a yin & yang with each counter-influencing the other. While the concept of designing based on lifestyle and culture is a fairly well detailed and a researched concept, the counter effect of Design on the lifestyle and the culture that it creates is a topic that is still in its nascence, especially within the interior design fraternity. Take this example – we were recently travelling from Bangalore to Delhi, the flight landed at the famed terminal 3 and one could easily sense the efficiency of the terminal. If you’ve travelled via Delhi’s terminal 3 you would […]