It is never easy moving into a new space, especially when you are used to having every single item in a usual spot. Sometimes it takes a stylish remodelling or two to find the right balance, particularly in a home. In the case of commercial spaces, it is not just your opinion that counts, but that of the clientele as well. A notable style that has wowed interior designers is the Feng Shui practice.

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Feng Shui

So, what is so pragmatic about this ancient Chinese practice? Well, for one, it has to be said that the ‘chi’ or energy is often a positive one. Also, there is a balance as well, because space is utilized while following a guideline that is dependent on certain elements


So what are the elements that this interior design style utilizes to create a pleasant atmosphere? They are listed as:

  • Metal
  • Fire
  • Earth
  • Water
  • Wood

Basically, the position of each of the items that embody the aforementioned elements needs to be in a commanding position to make the whole concept work. There are items that are more important than others. For instance, in a bedroom, a bed is a large piece of furniture as compared to say a chair. Its positioning is, therefore, more of a priority because, as per the Feng Shui concept, it represents you while a chair or desk represents your career.

The same applies to items throughout the house where a stove or cooker, is said to represent your wealth.

Feng Shui as Interior Design Style
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