Hello! Today is my third post in a series of concept boards I plan to share with my readers. The idea behind them is that a design for a physical space can be inspired by sound. Long before I ever went to design school, I designed a few of my own rooms inspired by the mood that my favorite songs made me feel. The result was that I created some of the most soothing and moody spaces I’ve ever designed. I wanted to bring back the process and test it out with my post design-school skills. I’d love some reader feedback!
This space is for my close friend Kate, who requested a space inspired by the song “Beautiful” by India Arie. Here is the song:
To me, this song calls for an ethereal, serene space. I wanted to incorporate a soft, calming color palette of white, beige, gray and blue. I gravitated toward soft textures and furniture with a relaxed, lived in feel. Here is my concept board for the space: