Am I Good To Do It Myself Or Does Hiring An Architect Helps?


This question comes in the mind of many home owners, who do not know whether hiring a direct contractor is good for them or do they need to look for an Architect? The question here which everyone needs to see is not about should I or should I not? It is about what would be most beneficial for you and this can only be sorted out if you have a few things answered in your mind which are listed below:

(a) Do you have that kind of time to over look at things?
(b) Are you patient enough?
(c) Do you have the knowledge?
(d) Do you know about the construction SOP’s?
(e) Are you aware of the new trends, designs and techniques?

Hiring an architect in Lahore to overlook work at the construction site while keeping in mind the design is the best thing you can do. You never know if the design you approved will be implemented or not. This means you need to hire an architectural design firm in Lahore which can tell you what is new in the market, what practices are being used, what is important and what is necessary. These firms do not just charge for the design or the name as you may think but they provide top level supervision from excavation to the finished project. They make sure everything you were promised is delivered in the exact same way. Your money is not only well spent but you also get a home which is made sure to stand pressures of time and the changing weather. Architectural firms follow all the SOP’s necessary and by all standards your home is fit to live and is completely safe for your family.

You will not be getting all these options if you hire a contractor, an architect or a supervisor form the architectural firm will be there to explain you about what is going on at what stage. They will keep you in the loop and at the end you would be the one learning new things. We here at Amer Adnan Associates recommend you to look for the best architectural design firm in Lahore to have your dream home constructed. After all it’s your money, your dream, your love that in on the line and we are sure you want nothing but the best.


Pastels – What to look for & How to do it?


It’s something in the winter/fall season that makes us all go mellow and sink deeper into ourselves and the others around us. The whole season speaks of comfort, pleasure and love. Comfort food, family gatherings, movies all night, and there are those times which you spend alone. The reason I mentioned all these events and little tidbits was to tell you that you need colors around you to match these moods. These settings, gathering all work with pastel shades. Yes, pastel shades are mellow colors that are soft to look at and the best part is all these colors can be presented in a single room and it would look all good. Interior Designers in Lahore are well aware of all this information and that’s how they are able to help you to their best.

Pastel shades include mellow tones of Magenta, Violets, Blues, Greens, Yellows and Oranges.
Your entire home can be done in pastel colors and different rooms can show different moods and present different settings. The only thing lacking here would be the confidence of interior designers in Lahore or interior designers in Pakistan and clients to apply this. This is a very bold move, yes you heard me right a very bold one indeed! In the world of glamour there are two things that work. One is your own boldness, if you can pull this off and if you do not feel guilty or do not have pressures from your family. The other is if you are a glamour girl and are willing to set for something artistic and classy in nature. What we can tell you is that once you work with the right designer, pastel shades and your home will turn into something magnificent. Not only will your home have a secret hide out from Florence, Rome or Paris but it will also be the envy of many homes. Pastel shades are easy to work with and you do not even need expensive accessories to work with the colors. Any fabric of pastel shades, along with some light colored furniture and then the walls of the same color will create magic and nothing else.

Mixing the Yellow & Shades


Fall is here for most parts of the world and for many of us it’s time to change the décor and match it with the coming winter. Not everyone is a fan of yellow and its darker shades but we will tell you a secret, it adds class and sophistication to your home and your taste. Bright yellow, yes at times can be offensive and can put people off but you need much darker shades of yellow. Mustard, for example is a beautiful color and works perfectly with brown or white. With white it sets out the contrast of elegance, and brings out the boldness in the design. With brown it meshes and sets comfortably with other dark wood furniture and blends to a creative mix.

Now yellow has several darker shades like Goldenrod, mustard, Gold (metallic), Jonquil etc. All these shades when applied on fabric gets much darker and give the ambience you need. Now these fabrics can be of any material. Silk will go well, cotton meshes perfectly as well, these can be used for spreads, table clothes, cushions, mats anything you need covering on. These shades of yellow are also perfect for an evening meal at the patio or backyard where you have the perfect set of a wooden bench with table and the earthy tones will match up to be perfect. Yellow is the perfect shade for a bright winter morning where you rest nestled against the cushions, a hot coffee mug in your hand. According to a professional interior designer in Lahore, yellow not only adds grace but also style and glamour at the same time. As fall and winter approach in Pakistan, people wear more bright shades as they just blend in with the surrounding and make the extravagant forefront. We recommend you go shop for a while before selecting shades of yellow, as it has to blend in with the furniture and the overall look of your house. That’s why Best interior designer in Lahore are the best to be hired.