The Ancient Art Of Feng Shui Interior Design
A room can be transformed and energized in a positive way with the use of feng shui, so when we enter the room we are affected both visually and emotionally. The Chinese have been practicing the ancient art of feng shui interior design for centuries.
You should always try to interior design the rooms of your house with a focus on the individual mood you are trying to create in each one. It will help you with this task by using color, furniture placement, and perhaps a different carpet and drapes to achieve the desired effect.
How does it work?
Chi, is the hidden energy of a place, person, or object, this energy is very important in the practice of this art. This flow of Chi or energy is unique to every home and place, the practitioner will check this energy and help it to flow freely, if required.
This ancient art taps into the hidden energies of inanimate objects by using the five elements and ying and yang. By using these elements in a practitioner can bring about harmony and balance in the rooms of the house, this will lead to a relaxing and prosperous environment.
The elements in this Chinese art are wood, water, metal, earth and fire. When correctly used Chinese feng shui will bring about balance, harmony, and prosperity into the household.
When starting a new project in feng shui interior design it would be a good idea to make some notes about what colors to use in each room. You should then make a plan of what furniture to use and where you are going to place it. A feature like a water fountain may be required in some rooms.
Feng shui is now very popular in the US and the world at large, because of this there are many books available on the market that will help you understand this ancient Chinese art, and give you tips on how to use it in your office and home. You can also get information from websites on the Internet that will help you understand and show you how to apply it in your environment.
By studying feng shui interior design an individual may come to realize that everything is interconnected in the environment, and that we can affect the atmosphere and energy of a room in both a negative and positive way by where we place the furniture or the color we paint the walls, doors, and windows.