Interior Design Basics: Simple Steps to Your Perfect Space | Lauren Cox | Skillshare

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Lauren Cox, Design Program Manager at Havenly

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11 Lessons (1h 27m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. The Power of Interior Design

    • 3. Principle 1: Color

    • 4. Principle 2: Balance

    • 5. Principle 3: Scale & Proportion

    • 6. Principle 4: Rhythm & Repetition

    • 7. Finding Your Design Style

    • 8. Styling Project: Modern Farmhouse

    • 9. Styling Project: Preppy Coastal

    • 10. Final Thoughts

    • 11. Explore More Classes on Skillshare

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About This Class

We all deserve a space that feels like home—and you have the power to create it for yourself!

Discover a fun, simple approach to interior design that proves how easy it can be to transform your home, no matter your style or budget. With interior designer Lauren Cox and Havenly, you’ll discover the four principles used by interior designers to create beautiful spaces every day—then try your hand at using what you’ve learned to style a bookshelf that’s Instagram-ready.

Easy-to-follow lessons include how to:

  • Identify your personal design style
  • Curate a color palette unique to you
  • Create a sense of rhythm and balance
  • Choose pieces you’ll love for a lifetime

Every lesson is packed with actionable tips, printable reference guides, and endless inspiration you can return to again and again. By the end, you’ll have the tools you need to identify your personal style, unleash your creativity, and transform your space into a home you never want to leave.


Havenly offers online interior design to real people. Start with our style quiz to get matched with an interior designer who will make decorating and shopping for your home fun, convenient, and affordable.