Guest Post...Creative Spaces for Creative People
Todayís guest post is from Susi, a writer for Arcadian Lighting. Founded in 2002, Arcadian Lighting started selling decorative home lighting fixtures and lamps online, and has become one of the top Internet retailers for home lighting products. Visit their website and cool blog for more information.
Creating a space in your home for creative activities is both a luxury and a challenge. If you are lucky enough to have a room to dedicate as a craft room or work room, you face the challenge of how to decorate and furnish the space for maximum creativity and inspiration. We've pulled together eight great work rooms and craft rooms that have some of the key elements for creative spaces that inspire creative work.
Unplggd viaSurrounding yourself with your creative materials, projects and inspiration is all important in a successful creative workspace. Organized supplies create a colorful display. Red and turquoise is such a happy color combination.
Back to Domestics viaStorage and organization are key elements in making a space functional. This is especially true for creative spaces. Plan how you will use the space and furnish it accordingly.
The Pursuit Aesthetic viaVintage industrial is a great style for a craft room or work room. A long table is a must for bigger projects, or cutting fabric.
Home Designing viaColor and pattern are musts for a lively creative space. This craft room has great storage and a good layout to maximize the space for working. Love the pop of red in the pendant light.
Sunny's Blog viaFor someone who works in textiles, decorating the walls of a workspace with colorful fabrics or scarves is simply perfect. Love the industrial feel of the work surface and storage cubbies.
House of Turquoise viaSpace and natural light are ideal for creative pursuits. This craft room has tons of pattern and color that create a lively, stylish space.
HGTV viaA graphic custom painted mural in this home office and the drafting table indicate this is a space for creative activityóand perhaps paying the bills.
Cote de Texas via
Tons of storage, in both cabinets and bins, hides creative projects and supplies to keep this work room looking neat. Lots of recessed light fixtures shine light where it's needed. A few whimsical touches, like the rug and gumball machine, hint at the creative fun that happens in this space.
Susi is a wonderful writer for Arcadian Lighting which has all of the newest best ideas in lighting fixture design from around the globe.