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Drawing for Interior Design by Drew Plunkett

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Why we draw

Good interior design does not begin with a drawing but with an idea, an ill-defined image that exists for a moment in the imagination and continues to flit, evasively, across the mind’s eye. Designing is, in effect, the pursuit of that image: a succession of attempts to define it more precisely, to give it form, to examine it and assess its worth, to make progressively more objective decisions that finalize ideas and to communicate those ideas to clients in the form of drawings and to builders in the form of instructions.

Drawing, at first speculatively and then precisely to scale, is the means to test most rigorously how a near-abstract concept can be viably translated into reality. It may be feasible to visualize and scrutinize ...

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