Interior and Spatial Design 2010 My interest in space, design and architecture led me to choose this slightly more unique and diverse essay title. In this essay I chose to look in depth at the connection between pieces of interior or spatial design with more traditional pieces of art such as paintings. I wanted to explore how a space or room can be seen as art and how it can create moods and feelings Just as strongly and easily and traditional pieces. A particular piece of spatial design that greatly inspired me was Mike Nelsons 'TheCoral Reef that I saw when I went to Tate Britain, it was a series of small confined rooms showing what goes on behind closed doors and under the surface.

The first part of my essay I aim talk about how the trends of interior design has changed dramatically over the years, I want to look at what effect and reaction they intended on getting from the rooms atmosphere and I also want to look at what people may of intended on achieving from a certain room or style of house, for example, what it to impress?In the second section of my essay my aim is to try and explore how interior nd spatial design is represented though art, I will be looking at early designers such as William Morris and Macintosh compared with modern day artists such as Mike Nelson, I will be trying to find a connection between their work and how their use of space and design is represented as a piece of art. In the todays world, our life experiences are largely played out in interior spaces.We may love the out-of-doors for the sense of open air and freedom, for the escape it offers from being inside, but the very Joy of being outside reflects the reality that so much of our life is spent nclosed. Buildings and their interiors are planned to serve the purposes and styles of the times of their origins. The study of interior design, its development and change through history is a useful way both to explore the past and to make sense of the spaces in which modern life is lived.

Professional interior designers are expected to study design history, to know the trends and styles' and to know the names and the nature of individuals who generated the most interesting and influential approaches to design. There have been many styles that have lived throughout the decades. One is the old world designs, the rounded archways, elaborately textured wall surfaces, with Spanish tile roofs that are of exotic grandness.As oppose to the middle ages with its gothic sense of style and designs where buildings were taller, ceilings were much higher, and hallways emerged endlessly. It was gothic endurance and inspiration that this form of lifestyle had lived throughout the ages.

By the time of the renaissance it was a time of gothic arts, European influence and Greek and Roman architecture. The renaissance produced some of the world's greatest artists, architects, and designers that really emphasized beauty.Renaissance trends did not expand popularity, nor was there any understanding. It took a great deal of achievement for renaissance designs that could take place. French style in the 17th and 18th centuries had cherished the meaning of love and romance.

Their particular styles came from their influences and adaptation of the Italians, and begin to make the style into their own. The wall coverings and textiles were darkly coated, but