- the design and coordination of the decorative elements of the interior of a house, apartment, office, or other structural space, including color schemes, fittings, furnishings, and sometimes architectural features.
- the art, business, or profession of executing this.
Origin of interior design
First recorded in 1925–30
Also called interior decoration.
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Examples from the Web for interior design
In 1978, at 53, after a difficult divorce, Putman founded her own interior-design agency, Ecart.Andrée Putman, ‘the Grande Dame of Design,’ Revolutionized Interiors
January 20, 2013
Interior-design maven Muriel Brandolini has never parted with any pieces in her contemporary-design collection—until now.Design Treasures on the Block
October 14, 2011