Is it OK to Copy? Ethics in Interior Design

  I don’t know where I heard that there really are never any new ideas, just old ones put together in different ways, but it seems to be an adage that really fits interior design and decoration.  I don’t think I’ve seen a really new design idea in forever, but I’ve seen a lot of old ideas re-done. So it leads me to the conundrum, “Is it OK to copy?” And my answer is yes, it is. Provided you give credit where credit is due and use ethics in Interior Design. Let’s look at this. If you see a living room in a magazine, and you love it to pieces, is it wrong to copy the elements for your own living room? Course not. Every design is a culmination of the designer’s own experiences, which are nothing more than a lot of ‘snapshots” of other designers work.  If we have READ MORE