I was invited to write on industry standards for the latest issue of Modern Texas Living. You can read the full article on pages 38-39 where I go more in depth on each measurement standard. Here is an excerpt from the article!
Not all rules are meant to be broken and good designers know where to toe the line. However, there are some industry standards that will prove very helpful to you if you know them and stick to them. This is especially true when it comes to the numbers on your tape measure. I’m outlining all the common measurements you’ll need when creating a space that is both beautiful and functional. After all, there is a method to the madness.
Here is a cheat sheet to reference that outlines the design industry standard measurements. In each of these areas in your home, you’ll want to come back to these numbers.
These industry standards are here to help you create rooms that are aesthetically pleasing and function well. Your designs will be pleasing to the eye and create maximum comfort if you follow these guidelines! xo!