16 Decorating Quotes

Need some inspiration to get into the swing of home decorating. Here you will find a collection of 16 decorating quotes relating to the home and home decorating.

Many of these quotes come from world renowned architects and interior designers such as Harry Seidler, Louis Kahn and William Morris. The other quotes are from equally influential people such as Coco Chanel and Winston Churchill.

16 decorating quotes

“Have nothing in your home that you don’t know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.”

William Morris

“Decorating golden rule: Live with what you love.”

– Unknown

“Be faithful to your own taste, because what you really like is never out of style.”

Billy Baldwin

image of natural light

“A room is not a room without natural light.”

Louis Kahn

“The home should be the treasure chest of living.”

Le Corbusier

“Good design doesn’t date”.

Harry Seidler

image of people sitting around a table

“The best rooms have something to say about the people who live in them.”

David Nightingale Hicks

“Interior decoration partly thrives on being social.”

Nicholas Haslam

“Have no fear of perfection—you’ll never reach it.”

Salvador Dali

16 decorating quotes

“Simplicity is the keynote to all true elegance.”

Coco Chanel

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”

Leonardo Da Vinci

“A house is much more than a mere shelter—it should lift us emotionally and spiritually.”

John Saladino

“One should never be the oldest thing in one’s house.”

Patsy Stone

“We shape our homes and then our homes shape us.”

Winston Churchill

“For a house to be successful, the objects in it must communicate with one another, respond and balance one another.”

Andree Putman

“As we evolve, our homes should too.”

– Suzanne Tucker