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Eight Ways Interior Design Defines the Personality of Your Home


Interior design is one of the most surefire ways to make your personality shine through within your living space. If you want to be the talk of the neighborhood, or if you simply want to make your visitors (or just yourself) feel at home anytime they enter your doors, knowing how to perfect your specific vision for your home’s interior is key. To help you craft a home interior that will make your personality shine through in every square foot of the space, here are eight ways interior design defines the personality of your home, and how to implement them:

1. Display Items Define You

Photos are great, but other, more personal items on display can help you emphasize your individuality. Not only this, but items are much more effective at giving off certain vibes and “stories” within your home’s interior that will help define you as a person. Especially if you love hosting large gatherings, filling your home with unique, special items is a great way to stand out in your community.

2. An Impressive Desk Can Prove Your Work Ethic

Not only can a well-organized and efficient desk space demonstrate your professional, go-getter nature, but it can make your workdays much smoother as well. Especially as more and more people are working from home, this is the type of home interior improvement that will serve you well throughout the coming year (and help you impress potential business partners down the line as well). After all, your desk is scientifically proven to say a lot about you as a person.

3. Photo Heavy Atmospheres Display Your Nostalgia

Especially if you value your memories, your friends and families, and your life achievements, photo collages are a great way to spice up your home’s interior. They can provide conversation starters, allow you to invite people into your memories, and provide an intense source of nostalgia that you can appreciate day after day. If you have a romantic heart, this is a must-have feature that you should make front-and-center in your home’s interior design.

4. Fine Art Can Up Your Class

If you want part of your personality to be defined by taste, class, and being in the know, adding some fine art to your walls is key. Not only will this help to up your style game considerably, and let people know you mean business, but fine art provides a stellar investment that can pay off big time down the line. Just make sure you pick a piece, or pieces, that fit the aesthetic of your home’s interior and are not too off-kilter with the personality you’re trying to exude.

5. Plant Abundant Spaces Show Off Your Eco-Friendly Attitude Off

Not only will an abundance of plants in your space help you keep your home comfortable and airy, but they will let people know you are an eco-conscious individual who cares about the environment. Plants are fantastic for making your home’s interior design feel accentuated, which makes them a great way to help you achieve other personality-boosting strategies on this list. Wonderful DIY projects using old planets are abundant, so consider incorporating them into any new plant-centric projects within your home.

6. Gray Countertops Show Off Your Trend-Savvy Nature

Being trend-conscious is a great way to emphasize you have a hip personality and an ever-evolving taste. With the new trends of 2022 becoming more and more clear in the last month, one surefire home renovation will keep your neighbors buzzing about your home’s interior: gray kitchen countertops. The mixture of class, efficiency, and beauty have made them one of the most impressive, home-equity boosting ways to kick up your home’s interior personality in the new year.

7. Living Room Layouts Say a Lot About Your Social Skills

Have you ever visited someone’s home and realized that it’s incredibly confusing to find a place to sit in their living room? If you fail to make your living room’s layout inviting and convenient, people will assume you have poor social skills. Thankfully, if you’re reading this article, you already know you care about how your home’s interior affects your guests, so you’ll simply need to find the right layout to ensure your next gathering is a hit that people will remember for a long time to come.

8. Bare Spaces Can be Off-Putting

Beyond being boring, empty, or poorly-filled spaces can point to a person lacking commitment or passion. Especially if you’re looking for an interior design that emphasizes your personality and style, knowing how to fill spaces impressively is important. As 2022 is gearing up to be a year that rejects a minimalist approach to life, this critical aspect of your home’s interior design is that much more crucial to remember.

Make Sure Your Home Reflects Who You Want to Be

Life is too short for boring home interiors, and you are much too interesting to let your home’s interior look anything short than stellar. By using these eight tricks, you can make your personality and intriguing lifestyle feel fully on display in your home, no matter what your aesthetic preferences might be. 2022 is a year to push your limits, so consider which one of these eight tips will best push your life in a fantastic, exciting new direction.

Nate Berkus
Nate Berkus, a distinguished interior designer with a Bachelor’s in Design and Environmental Analysis, has been transforming spaces with his unique aesthetics for over two decades. His professional journey includes working with top design firms before venturing into freelance design consulting. His expertise was cultivated through years of working on high-end residential and commercial projects. He joined our editorial team and offers readers a blend of contemporary style and practical decorating solutions. He is also an ardent traveler, drawing inspiration from different cultures to enrich his design philosophy.

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