Definition of Interior decoration

1. Noun. Decoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interior.

Exact synonyms: Decor
Generic synonyms: Decoration, Ornament, Ornamentation
Derivative terms: Decorate, Decorate

2. Noun. The trade of planning the layout and furnishings of an architectural interior.
Exact synonyms: Interior Design
Generic synonyms: Craft, Trade
Specialized synonyms: Furnishing, Lighting

Definition of Interior decoration

1. Noun. The decoration of the inside homes and buildings, such as the decor and furnishings. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interior Decoration

interinstitutional relations
interior angle
interior angles
interior decoration (current term)
interior decorator
interior design
interior design and furnishings
interior designer
interior door
interior live oak
interior monologue
interior point
interior points

Literary usage of Interior decoration

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1896)
"cord, render it a safe and valuable means of interior decoration. Virtually it is closely allied to low-relief ornament in wood, stone, leather, or metal, ..."

2. The Gothic Quest by Ralph Adams Cram (1907)
"THE interior decoration OF CHURCHES rI ^HE whole question of the interior decoration of houses of public worship is so intimately connected with ..."

3. American Druggist (1885)
"The large illustration on the front page gives the external architecture of the drug store in which the scheme of interior decoration just described is ..."

4. I.C.S. Reference Library: A Series of Textbooks Prepared for the Students of by International Correspondence Schools (1909)
"The theory and practice of the painter's art may therefore be divided into two parts; namely, plain-surface painting and interior decoration. ..."

5. Vocations for the Trained Woman: Opportunities Other Than Teaching by Perkins, Agnes Frances, 1875- (1910)
"... BOSTON interior decoration, as a profession for woman, la perhaps the one of all others to which she brings the greatest number of qualifications, ..."

6. The New International Encyclopaedia by New international encyclopaedia, Daniel Coit Gilman, Simeon Strunsky, Harry Thurston Peck, Irwin Scofield Guernsey, Frank Moore Colby (1916)
"From such study encouraged by museums and collections there has grown up a school of decorative art known as interior decoration, which aims to cultivate ..."

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