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Design Rules

Design Rules is a BBC documentary series presented by Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, exploring the perceptions and facts of true design. The series consists of six episodes, each of which deals with real design problems in real homes as it explores these themes: space, colour, light, texture and pattern, balance and order, and personality. The series offers tips to tackle design problems that we can face when decorating our home, explains and demonstrates the science behind the how and the why with the help of colour forecasters, psychologists and perception specialists.

Episode 1 - Space and Planning
This episode explores how to make tiny rooms seem larger using a little bit of science and the tricks of design rules.

Episode 2 - Colour
The episode discusses how to choose a colour for home decor considering light, space and the use of a room.

Episode 3 - Light
This episode shows how to transform a room by maximizing its natural light, and what effects can be achieved by atmospheric and moody lighting.

Episode 4 - Textures and Pattern
This episode explains how bold motifs and textural interplay are important factors to consider for successful interior design.

Episode 5 - Balance and Order
This episode offers top tips on restoring balance and order in modern-day homes.

Episode 6 - Personality
This episode demonstrates how to apply the design rules to reflect individual personality.


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