Interior Design 101

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ABOUT THIS EVENT
Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Implementing Your Interior Design Style


 


Feeling a bit like your house isn't really a home? Well, this class will teach you how to make your home reflect you and your lifestyle. 


We'll cover guidelines for styling, including how to hang art, what size rug to get, best lighting practices, collecting and displaying curios and furniture placement. You'll walk away with ideas, guidelines and a some great resources for shopping in the city. 


The second part of class gives you the opportunity to show photos of your home, ask questions and get design guidance. It's a great opportunity to learn from your fellow students design challenges and you'll get specific tips and tricks on how to design your home. 


This class will give you the skills and inspiration to make your house feel like a home.


Meandering Design is located in Lincoln Square on the 5300 block of Damen Avenue, which is just North of Foster Avenue. There is plenty of parking and it is 3/4 of a mile form the Damen Brown line. The full address will be sent upon registration.


BYOB! 


This is a stand alone class, but it can be taken in conjunction with Find Your Interior Design Style

What to Bring

They need to snap a picture of their home to send electronically

What's Provided

Students will receive an exercise to help them hone their design style and a worksheet to help them plan designing a room.

What You'll Learn
  • Color
  • Styling
  • Hanging Art
  • Furniture Layout
  • Lighting

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Kandy Christensen

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Kandy M. Christensen is a Certified Interior Decorator and the owner of Meandering Design. She is a maker, dreamer, photographer, thrifter, traveler, decorator, teacher, and fabric hoarder. She is passionate about good design.

STUDENT REVIEWS

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    Melanie B.
    Reviewed on 10/06/17

    A really nice introduction to some theories around interior design that seemed approachable and fun to experiment with. I also liked that we got to look over photos of our own homes to get some ideas for those spaces. The group had a nice dynamic and I think was able to share a lot of thoughtful and good ideas!

    A really nice introduction to some theories around interior design that seemed approachable and fun to experiment with. I also liked that we got to look over photos of our own homes to get some ideas for those spaces. The group had a nice dynamic and I think was able to share a lot of thoughtful and good ideas!

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    Colleen B.
    Reviewed on 10/05/17

    Great experience. Helpful tips. Insider secrets revealed! Kandy has a true talent. She can look at a space and know exactly what you need to do to fix it. She had excellent ideas for everyone's problem rooms. She's a wealth of knowledge. My only regret was that she didn't offer a series of classes or a 4-week course. I'd love to come back and learn more!

    Great experience. Helpful tips. Insider secrets revealed! Kandy has a true talent. She can look at a space and know exactly what you need to do to fix it. She had excellent ideas for everyone's problem rooms. She's a wealth of knowledge. My only regret was that she didn't offer a series of classes or a 4-week course. I'd love to come back and learn more!

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    T. J.
    Reviewed on 09/16/17

    Great review to basic design principles! I enjoyed the interactions between the teacher and students. We willing shared our thoughts with each other as we reviewed our rooms. Left feeling inspired to finish designing my home.

    Great review to basic design principles! I enjoyed the interactions between the teacher and students. We willing shared our thoughts with each other as we reviewed our rooms. Left feeling inspired to finish designing my home.

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    Kimberly K.
    Reviewed on 07/13/17

    This was a great class and I definitely would recommend it to a friend!

    This was a great class and I definitely would recommend it to a friend!

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    Mary Lou Z.
    Reviewed on 04/30/17

    Great class. Kandy presented a great overview of general design ideas and concepts as well as providing specific ideas on your own personal living space, which I found very helpful. She also provided an expansive list of other resources for getting help with design ideas/stores for unique items. The class was definitely worth my time and money, and I would certainly recommend it to anyone who struggles with interior design (like me) or who just wants a different perspective on design ideas.

    Great class. Kandy presented a great overview of general design ideas and concepts as well as providing specific ideas on your own personal living space, which I found very helpful. She also provided an expansive list of other resources for getting help with design ideas/stores for unique items. The class was definitely worth my time and money, and I would certainly recommend it to anyone who struggles with interior design (like me) or who just wants a different perspective on design ideas.

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