Did you know that designers don't follow a secret rule book? There are no hard and fast rules to interior design. The key is getting inspired and then following your intuition. That said, there are some rough principles that you'll learn in this article from www.houzz.com to ensure a great result every time. These principles are simply tried and true things that work. They are in many ways the foundation, or the building blocks, if you will to a good design. Click on the link below to learn some basic design guidelines that will produce pleasing results every time.