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Interior design is unfamiliar ground to many builders. It's full of trends that seem to come and go without reason and practitioners who seem more concerned with fickle styles than with practical realities. However, the public does pay a lot of attention to current styles. Few contractors are spared the presentation of torn-out pages from trendy decorating magazines by clients who want "something like this." It helps to keep in mind that interior design is a lot more than just decorating these days. In fact, interior designers are drawing plans for an increasing number of builders—much to the chagrin of architects. And interior design does have a certain logic to it, once you get past the jargon and pretty