interior design for working and living in a small space

Idea Generation

What is this project about?

Looking for more support narrowing down your idea? Try using the idea matrix on this page.


my project is about applying color theory and lighting design to redesign my room, optemizing for sleep, work, and zoom calls

What do you want to get out of this project?


i will design and renovate my room and gain a greater knowladge of color theory of lighting design.

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Guiding Question

Turn your idea above into a guiding question.

Check out some resources on how to write a guiding question here.


how can I apply color theory and the principles of lighting design to renovate my room to optimize sleep, work, and video calls.


Use this space to take notes, keep track of your sources, or conversations you have with people about this project.


color theory recources

youtube video

i will use black or dark brown furniture

potential color schemes


decided to go with a mono purple color scheme





parents didnt get me new furniture so i made due


What will it take for you to complete this project?

Use the table below to set your own timeline for deliverables, keep in mind when your final work product is due at the end of the cycle.

Work Product Deliverables

list required aspects to optimize for working and living in a small space
February 19, 2021
choose a color schem and lighting scheme based on basic color theory, lighting design princaples and the above list.
February 22, 2021
think about and design an effective storage plan.
February 24, 2021
choose new furniture that goes with the above color scheme and get budget from parents
February 24, 2021
order all required items and begin renovations when they arrive
February 25, 2021
Work Product due
March 5, 2021

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How do I embed my work product on notion?

Click below where it says "Untitled" this will open a new page with an embed block. You can click on this embed block to upload a file or link from your computer. You might also choose to create your project write on that untitled page itself.

Add a short description and cover photo

At the top of this page, you'll see a field where you can write a short description of what this project is about. if you hover over the title, you'll also see a place where you can "add cover". Pick a photo that captures the main idea of your project.

Work Product


Reflect on this project cycle by answering the questions below.

The act of reflecting allows us to pull out the big takeaways that we'd like to remember from this project to make recalling them easier.

What are some of the most interesting discoveries you've made working on this project?

i discovered a love for the color purple and the basics of color theory. i also discovered that painting rooms needs to happen over days

What extra resources would be helpful for this project in the future?

none that i can think of right now, exept maybe a team of workers.

šŸŒ¹ What did you enjoy most about this project? šŸ„€ What didn't go well in this project? šŸŒ± What will you do differently next time?


picking the paintings and colors


i severly underestamated the time of painting


alot more time for painting


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