Necessary still?

Classical and traditional homes still tend to use baseboards and crown mouldings so if that’s the look you’re going for then go for it. Modern homes typically dispense with cornices and even baseboards and just use “shadow gaps”, which is essentially a one-inch space (or recess) created between a plastered wall and floor. Shadow gaps are also used between ceilings and walls in very modern spaces (e.g. art galleries) However, it’s possible to go without them entirely, especially if you’re doing a contemporary style and painting them the same color as the rest of the walls. It also makes the use of accent walls a lot easier. Take note, though you may still need to use a much smaller (i.e. a quarter-round) baseboard to conceal the gap between the uneven edges of new laminate or hardwood floor installations. Some modern homes will sidestep this problem by installing a second piece of drywall over the first.

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So you’ve finally taken the first step and called an Interior Designer to discuss your needs and wants. Here’s what you should do to get ready for that first meeting: (1) Gather images of what you’d like your home to look like – An interior designer is not a mind reader and will not