Interior Design's Dog Days?

November 16, 2018

We have all heard that dogs and their owners resemble one another, correct? Well, that got me thinking. Do dogs resemble their houses too? Can we unconsciously start to decorate our houses to seem like our puppies? Do we worry that our floors will struggle with their own coats? C’mon, haven’t you ever held a paint processor up to your puppy?

Based on Lance Workman of Bath Spa University in the uk, at a 2009 research investigators found that members of the public could forecast that breed of dog someone would own almost twice as accurately as they need to be in a position to, just by looking at a photograph of their owners. There were a number of physiological reasons why owners looks suggested which dog they would have, including what clothing they wore and their construct, says Workman. So let’s take a peek at these puppies and see whether that same logic applies to puppies and d├ęcor.

Tara Seawright Interior Design

I think that the legs on this bench resemble the thighs on this adorable and stately pooch.

Martha O’Hara Interiors

Hmm. An oversized ottoman at a pretty shade of grey with this particular family room — and its puppy.

Wendi Young Design

Natural-looking curled things on the wall and under the bench: definitely related.

Kimball Starr Interior Design

I think this little guy ties in well with the brownish feather-covered balls at the lamp.

Maria Killam

Do these white and black throw cushions complement the seats or the puppy?

Charmean Neithart Interiors

The earthy colors within this area match the dark chocolate coat of the handsome Lab.

Katie Emmons Design

All-white kitchen, all-white dog.


Neutral colour and clean, sculptural lines meet within this stairs.

Redbud Custom Homes

A pleasant, pale palette goes with this adorable Laboratory’s pale yellow coat.

Beth Rosenfield Design LLC

Is that Ol’ Yeller inside this barn-inspired area?

Murphy & Co.. Design

Mancave + man’s best friend. Does this little guy match the colour of the woodwork, or is it just my eyes?

Aristea Rizakos

This shaggy pooch perfectly matches the texture and colour of the rug.

MW|Works Architecture+Design

Nothing like a retriever from the fantastic outdoors. Rustic and reliable.

So did designers use these puppies as their inspiration? Roll around to the Comments section and bark should you think so.

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