Get to know your interior-design style, so you can better imagine the space you'd like to create around your surface. Each style has its typical color harmonies and material,compositions, and the design styles below will help you pinpoint your personal favorite compositions, to achieve the look you want.
Traditional design style stems from a variety of old-school European style.
Classic European decor
Elaborate moldings and wood paneling
Elegant furnishings and antique pieces
Pairings of furniture and accessories
Neutral palette with vibrant colors for furniture and accent pieces
Expensive textiles like silk, velvet, cashmere or comfy fabrics like
cotton or linen
Intricate tile and wood floor patterns
Copper, brass and luxury metal feelings
Modern style is more popular in the media than in real life. People appreciate the look of its cool. Key attributes include:
Absence of ornament
No clutter or chaos
Neutrals with primary colors and bold color contrasts
Geometric-patterned or plain area rugs
Furniture pieces have clean lines and basic shapes,
made of materials like metal, chrome,
or glass and streamline with polished, smooth and sleek surfaces
Art rather than accessories
Open floor plans
Industrial style became popular in the 1990's. Developers created large, open units preserving the old floors, walls,and keeping much of the pipes and wiring and beams exposed resulting in what is known as industrial home decor.
Raw and unfinished look
A mix of grays, neutrals and rustic colors
Antique or light fixtures with metal finishes
Use of vintage and old factory and laboratory pieces
Wood and metal surfaces
Eclectic style is a showcasing of constrasting elements including colors, furnishings and materials.
Main design attributes:
Varied pallete with a few grounding neutrals
Different pieces in the room are tied together with paint,
fabric, or a more refined or roughed-up finish
Defined by constrasts and variety.
Beach style includes light colors with splashes of bright colors such as navy blue and even bright colors, loads of natural light /windows, nautical accessories such as rope, dark wood and other items found on boats and wickers or rattan furniture.
Light and breezy
Nautical themed decor
All white backdrop, borrow colors from sand,surf and shells
Decor crafted from natural fibers and organic materials
Wickers tools, rattan furniture and beds with a natural oak frame
Farmhouse is similar to country or rustic design except that it's typically lighter, incorporates some shabby-chic, enjoys plenty of natural wood and give an aura of a cozy feel.
All white look
Large kitchen and dining place
Open shelves and cabinets
Caompany parlor and family sitting room
Cozy fabrics, natural materials and textiles
Vintage, reclaimed or heritage accessories