interior design

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interior design

The planning and execution of the layout, decoration, and furnishing of an architectural interior. Also called interior decoration.

interior designer n.

inte′rior design′

the design and coordination of the decorative and usu. architectural features of the interior of a house, apartment, office, etc.
inte′rior design′er, n.
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Noun1.interior design - the trade of planning the layout and furnishings of an architectural interiorinterior design - the trade of planning the layout and furnishings of an architectural interior
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
furnishing - the act of decorating a house or room
lighting - the craft of providing artificial light; "an interior decorator must understand lighting"
2.interior design - the branch of architecture dealing with the selection and organization of furnishings for an architectural interior
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
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