Our 10 Favourite Interior Design Quotes

Interior design is a funny old world as what works and what doesn’t is completely down to each individual’s opinion. Obviously this can create a lot of discussion and over the years there have been amazing quotes said by interior designers and celebrities alike.

As a little fun post, we have decided to trawl the internet and select some of our most favourite quotes about interior design, personal taste, colour and decoration. Read them, laugh, enjoy and be inspired…

  • If you love something, it will work. That’s the only real rule – Bunny Williams
  • A room should never allow the eye to settle in one place. It should smile at you and create fantasy – Juan Montoya
  • Serious is a word that must be entirely avoided when it comes to decoration – Kathryn M. Ireland
  • One of the reasons I became a designer in the first place was because I love collecting and then putting it all together. But when you’re designing your own house, one of the hardest things to do is finish it. Because you’re always finding and adding your next favourite thing – Suzanne Kasler
  • Every room needs a touch of black, just as it needs at least one antique piece – Jan Showers
  • Remember, colour is not just colour, but mood, temperature and structure – Van Day Truex
  • When you want to transform a room into an entirely different animal, change the colour. – Billy Baldwin
  • There are no rules! – Michelle Elzay
  • Have nothing in your house which you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful – William Morris

And finally….

  • If bad decorating was a hanging offence, there’d be bodies hanging from every tree! – Sylvester Stallone

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