I often notice some hesitation about the best time for an interior team to join a project and, first of all, I want to start by emphasizing that each office has its own way of working. I know colleagues who prefer to enter the process at the moment when everything is done and then there are guys, like me, who prefer to enter the moment when they start to build walls.
I think that thinking about environments goes much further than simply putting
chairs, tables and a sofa. In fact, it can be a much more complex exercise
than it looks. I remember that sometimes the most important things are
imperceptible at first sight, and that everything must obey an intention. An
justified and strong intention.
give an example: for me it is crucial that lighting be thought in favor, not only of
each division of a house (and I refer to a house as a mere example), as
also of each activity performed in that compartment. When being worked on
lighting, the air conditioning system must be questioned and considered,
because if there are ducts on the suspended ceilings, it is necessary to understand if
may or may not interfere with what is intended. Still on false ceilings, it is
important to take into account if there are going to be curtains, blackouts or not even going to take
nothing. In addition, the entire electrical part will be designed and placed
specifically where it is intended. However, it also allows you to test various shades
for walls and ceilings, since each space is a space.
funny, you know? Sometimes I feel that I live in a world apart, but the reality is
that I feel that spaces speak to me. The way that natural light manipulates and
at the same time it transforms it, its smell and its location… all of these are
elements that make each one a different and distinct space. And this is what
it must, in the end, take shape and be worked on to meet a
customer's specific need.
homes are not offices and offices are not restaurants, but there is a
element that should be the rule and always be present – Comfort -, that is, the
ability to feel good and at ease in a given space.
at this point you should already think that I need some kind of accompaniment, so
let's get back to the topic.
also be too early, some will think, to be called an interior team
at the stage when the project is being developed by specialties such as
architecture, structures, etc, etc…, that is, when it hasn't even started to be
important that each specialty has its space and time to work and think
in your intention.
that, and before approaching an interior specialist, make a list of the
your daily needs and routines: If you want to have a large table for
receive a dozen friends; if they eat meals in the kitchen, if they like to read,
among many other suggestions.
that the advantage of being here for you is creating and thinking about a
completely personalized space. And above all, have fun. This is a
moment that for many corresponds to the development of a dream, then
trust and let yourself be carried away by a world of creatives who were born to create and
make your dreams a reality.
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