Interior design is considered functional art, as it involves balancing both functionality and aesthetics.  It requires finding a harmonious balance between the preferences of different families, blending elements of modernity and tradition, and considering various other factors.  This new house in Bellevue, WA features a craftsman-style exterior, while the interior exhibits a slightly more modern design.  The combination of warmer and cooler tones, textures, and the use of smooth surfaces, along with punctuating black accent fixtures, creates a cohesive and visually appealing space.