- the inside part of a building, considered as a whole from the point of view of artistic design or general effect, convenience, etc.
- a single room or apartment so considered.
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Contemporary Examples of interiors
I always use the example of Interiors, which Woody Allen made in between Annie Hall and Manhattan.The Director Isn’t Done Yet: An Interview With Steven Soderbergh
August 1, 2014
The interiors of the cottages resemble the sort of understated living room you might find in a gracious Indian home.Lush Places: The Scotland of India
March 25, 2014
Schiffer will also oversee the wardrobe, hair, make-up, and interiors for the film.Queen Orders Makeover for Duchess Kate; Lady Mary’s Wedding Tiara for Rent
The Fashion Beast Team
February 3, 2014
Interiors were shot at a hotel in City of Industry, California, while other scenes were shot at a sound stage in Silver Lake.‘Escape From Tomorrow’: Making Disney’s Worst Nightmare
October 9, 2013
In 1994 she redesigned the interiors of the supersonic Concorde for Air France.Andrée Putman, ‘the Grande Dame of Design,’ Revolutionized Interiors
January 20, 2013
Historical Examples of interiors
They warmed the interiors of four ships and went on to others.Pariah Planet
His search-beam clung to it, and his zed-ray pried into our interiors.
I have seen most of the post-marks—and the interiors—upside down.Deerbrook
The interiors of rooms could be perceived with their papers in strips.Sentimental Education, Volume II
The interiors of the larger portion of the houses were full of sand.A Voyage round the World
Word Origin for interior
"part of a country distant from the coast," 1796, from interior (adj.); meaning "inside of a building or room" is from 1829.
late 15c., from Middle French intérieur and directly from Latin interior "inner, interior, middle," comparative adjective of inter "within" (see inter-). Meaning "of the interior parts of a country" is from 1777; meaning "internal affairs of a country or state" (as in U.S. Department of the Interior) is from 1838. Interior decoration first attested 1807. Interior design from 1927.