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Your internship is that critical part that bridges your educational training and actual job experiences. Landing a good one, or any spot at least, can be challenging especially with the limited spots and many competing graduates. To help you, here are a few tips that will put you a step above the rest.
Practice and More Practice
For every project that you do in design school, you need to think that it will soon become a reference to land an internship position. With that in mind, you need to heighten creativity and push yourself to do exceptionally and learn as much as you can especially around the guidance of good and experienced staff. Practice starts in your own home or you can also put your best forward in every design assignment given. Familiarize and learn more about color and texture combinations, proportions and designs.
Being a field that is distinguished by creativity, your portfolio should display exactly that to your employers. You need to make it to be well arranged, complete and thorough. It should also be streamlined to any specific field you are interested in. For instance if your focus is on commercial interior designing then your projects and designs should be for that field. Make it relevant and unique, something that will surely grab an employer’s attention. Remember, interior design employers prefer an 11″x17″ size in a portrait layout, and try to keep it uniformed all throughout. Read the rest of this entry »
Choosing the right color palette for your kitchen might seem a daunting task. But if you keep in mind the style of the kitchen and the ambiance you want to create, you cannot go wrong in selecting paint colors for your kitchen. Your kitchen is a room where you spend a sizable amount of time rustling up meals for your family and friends. So you need a color palette for the kitchen that is fresh and invigorating. If you entertain in the kitchen or your kitchen also doubles up as a dining room, then you need to choose soothing colors that will stimulate your appetite. Here we are going to discuss some interior painting ideas for kitchen.
Kitchen Painting Ideas for a Modern Kitchen
Whenever homeowners try to decorate any room in a modern minimalistic décor, they invariably choose a black and white paint color scheme. While there is nothing wrong in a back and white color scheme, there are more ways to attain a minimalistic décor. Think outside the box and opt for bolder colors while renovating a modern kitchen. Bold and vivid hues like eggplant, orange, red and olive green works very well in the kitchen. This is not to say that you paint all the four walls of the kitchen in red or orange. For a kitchen that looks like it is straight out of a high end interior design magazine, you need to use these bold colors strategically. If you have an open plan kitchen, then divide the walls of the kitchen into three equal parts horizontally. Now paint the lower two thirds of the wall in a dramatic color like crimson red in a matt finish. Paint the upper one third of the kitchen walls as well as the ceiling in another color like light orange. Dividing the room in this way with paint and painting the ceiling with the same color as the walls can give your kitchen a very attractive and contemporary look. Read the rest of this entry »