What is Interior Design in Kenya

Last Updated on 10/11/2021 by Steve Wanjie

What is interior design?

What is interior design? The Oxford dictionary definition;
“the art or process of designing the interior decoration of a room or building.”

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“Interior design is all about how we experience spaces. It’s a powerful essential part of our daily lives and affects how we live, work, play, and even heal. Comfortable homes, functional workplaces, beautiful public spaces – that’s interior design at work.”

New York School of Interior Design

Why is Interior Design Important?

Interior ornamentation is about transforming your life to make it easier and appealing to your whole being.

Interior work is about your living, sleeping, sanitation, kitchen, and playing spaces.

These spaces make your life either enjoyable or miserable.

It is about your overall quality of living.

What does interior decorating do to your important spaces?

  • Help create more spaces
  • help improve the space efficiency
  • Help improve the functional usage of spaces
  • Help improve the lighting effect
  • Help improve the color effect of space
  • Interior decorations help improve the textures, patterns, scale, and sizes of available spaces

Interior decoration is about making your spaces beautiful, functional, and healthy friendly.

Yes, space can be a source of stress if not well designed to meet your daily needs of healthy living.

What is the role of an interior designer?

To create an internal or external environment that is functional, aesthetically attractive, and enhances the quality of life for you and your family.

The role of an interior designer is to make your space comfortable, habitable, appealing physically, emotionally, and psychologically.

What does an interior decorator do?

They make your home look eye-catching, beautiful, safe, welcoming, and healing. Beautification of spaces is what interior designers do. You give them your interior decoration ideas and specifications, and they bring them to life.

“Interior designers work to create spaces that are attractive, functional, and safe while meeting the specific needs of each client.”

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What are the benefits of hiring an interior decorating scheme expert?

These are some of the benefits of hiring a trained interior furnishings professional;

  • To prevent your interior design from going wrong
  • To help in budgeting and materials sourcing
  • To save your money
  • To save your time
  • To use customized designs 
  • To increase your home value
  • To have a long-lasting home improvement result

How do you identify a good interior designer?

a) Has a certificate in interior design

A certificate in interior design holder is a trained technician. Trained technicians are competent, skillful, and love their work. They are also easy to deal with compared to university degree holders.

b) Has a rich portfolio

An experienced interior designer will have worked for many clients and, in the process, managed to create a good portfolio.

c) Is not afraid to let you talk to their previous clients

If a designer is good, they will not mind you talking to previous clients.

d) Ask your friends and family for referrals

Yes. Asking around always helps. 

Here are products that you may find interesting for home improvement:

a) Wallpapers

Wallpaper samples for interior decorations
wallpaper samples for interior decorations
  • Protect your walls
  • Make your home warm and beautiful with wallpapers

b) Adhesive Tape

– Reusable and washable waterproof heat resistant wall sticker

Help hold house and office items in place with this transparent and colorless adhesive tape.

You only see the item it is holding on the wall or any other place. It would not remove or interfere with surface paint.

Keep your items in place without slipping.

This adhesive tape is easy to remove and will not damage your walls or surfaces.

What are the surfaces suitable for the adhesive tape?

Applicable surfaces are:

  • Ceramic tile
  • Marble
  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Plastic
  • Wood
  • Car decorations
  • Bathroom
  • Wall decoration
  • Doorplate
  • etc

Interior design services in Nairobi:

We offer interior design services

For all your home or office decoration needs call Geoffrey on 0720 59 96 73. He is our lead expert interior designer. For quotes, consultation, and inquiries call Geoffrey. He will answer all your questions too.


Your environment is crucial for your health, well being, and peace of mind. The interior design ensures you have spaces that enhance your standard of living quality.

Therefore, hiring a professional to carry out home improvement projects is a good idea.

Home improvement technicians can make spaces that appear small look spacious and beautiful.

Thanks for your visit.

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Wallpapers for wall decoration


By Steve Wanjie

Steve Wanjie is a digital marketing specialist, SEO Expert, expert article writer, blogger, sex educationist, and businessman. He is the founder of Dijito Marketing and Laikipo.com. He works and lives in Nairobi Kenya.