Style without function is mere artifice. Function without style is simply unnatural.
From getting dressed to choosing linens, the result profoundly impacts our state of mind.
One benefit of modern technology is that high end design programs have been adapted for consumer use. Expensive computer aided programs that took entire semesters to learn have been simplified to apps that a novice, with minimal instructions, can understand in minutes.
We find Homestyler, Houzz, and Polyvore indispensable to any style quest. Free apps like these give us the opportunity to hunt for inspiration while experimenting with limitless elements of style, and then store our creations in perpetuity.