From design to furniture, furniture and accessories, the ‘house of home design’ is a world of varied, often unusual designs and styles.
But while we all know where the ‘design’ of the home comes from, the way we design it is also an incredibly personal experience, a conversation between us and the designer and the world around us.
In the past, the most common way to describe the design process is to think of it as a process that is being worked on by many people.
But a new research paper published by MIT, the University of Rochester, and Yale finds that designers and home-designers can work collaboratively, and they are in fact more likely to create a design that they themselves created.
The researchers used a novel technique to measure the influence of each person’s own unique style on the overall design of a home.
The researchers then compared how much the influence on the design of the house varied with each individual’s style, using a scale from 1 (the most influential) to 5 (the least influential).
This is how the study found that the most influential style was influenced by how the home was designed by a person who has very similar tastes and experiences to their own.
The authors of the study, David Shostak and Brian K. Satterfield, found that people who worked collaboratively with each other had a “significant” influence on a home’s design.
For example, the people who made up a team working with other people who had similar interests and experiences tended to come up with similar designs.
They found that design was also more influenced by the people around the team, with a smaller group of people having a stronger influence on each other’s designs.
The study found the influence was most significant for people who wanted to design something more simple, such as a home with a simple, functional design, and less so for more intricate designs.
But they found that these differences didn’t always have to be as drastic as that.
This isn’t the first study to find that designers are working with their own styles.
In a paper published in 2012, researchers at MIT and the University at Buffalo used a similar method to measure how much influence each person has on the designs of homes they worked on.
“The most common method to quantify the influence is to look at a person’s overall experience in the design and how much they influenced their own work,” the authors of that paper wrote.
“To our knowledge, this has been the most comprehensive research to date.
This work is important for us because we are increasingly seeing that we can learn from each other, and we can all design together, even if we have very different preferences and preferences.
It makes us more comfortable to work together on new ideas and design work.”
So what is the best way to design a home?
The researchers suggest that designing a home from the ground up by working collaboratively is an important way to create the most distinctive design.
They suggest that this might be the most efficient way to approach a house because “it allows designers to build on their strengths while maintaining their own uniqueness.”
What do you think?
Would you like to learn more about how people design?
Check out this infographic by the authors and other MIT and University of Buffalo research: