Logically, the living room should be the most spacious room. But in fact, by no means in all apartments this rule works – sometimes there is hardly enough space in the living room to accommodate a sofa and a coffee table. How to make such a small room comfortable and stylish? In search of an answer to this question, we have collected 10 effective design techniques for you.
The most important thing is not to split up the already small space of the room with additional walls, partitions and shelves. If you want to equip another area in the living room (say, a dining room or home office), then zoning is best done by means of finishing colors or lighting. Continue reading
Create an interesting, harmonious and stylish interior in one color – it is just that in words. In fact, if you want to arrange a particular room in the prevailing shade, you need to take into account many factors and choose the same color with great foresight and caution. So where are the “pitfalls” of the design of monochrome interiors hiding and how can you not get the effect of monophonic madness as a result?
The dimensions of the room greatly affect the perception of color. Therefore, if you, for example, saw the stunning design of a spacious bedroom in dark gray colors, do not rush to “try on” this image on your room, if it is smaller than the original. It is likely that you will not get the desired effect – it is better to use the advice of professionals.
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Interior design is based on the basic rules, fashion trends, experiments and the so-called microtrends. Today, one of the main microtrends is in decorating rooms with potted plants. Now not only grandmothers and housewives grow flowers in the house, now it is fashionable! Now special favorites can be called succulents, sansevieriya and monstera. The last plant deserves special attention, because the monstera was so fond of the designers that the image of its large “torn” leaves is widely used today.
Monstera began to be popular relatively recently, although it appeared quite a long time ago in our area in the 18th century. Continue reading
The theory and practice of interior design are different things. Therefore, in today’s article of our magazine you will not only be able to read a few useful tips on decorating a small kitchen, but also to see the most successful examples of their use!
Tip number 1: use uncluttered colors
Many people take this advice too literally and, among other things, try to give preference to the brightest, neutral hues. It cannot be said that this is a mistake – this technique really “works”, visually expanding the space. However, this may lead to the fact that the interior of the kitchen will be simply boring. Although, you can bet on a non-trivial, complex shade (even in the beige palette there are any). Continue reading
Gold may not be the most expensive of metals, but it is precisely its brilliance that has become a symbol of luxury. The texture and color of gold is often used in interior design – it is beautiful and always visually increases the cost of decoration. But such elements should be introduced with caution, otherwise there is a risk of escaping from nobility to vulgarity. How to avoid this and apply the “gold” in the interior wisely – says today’s article of our magazine.
“Gold” in various styles of interior
Many believe that the golden glitter is relevant only in the classical style of the interior and its derivatives: neoclassic, Empire, Art Deco. But in reality, it can be no less relevant in modern styles, even such as loft or Scandinavian style. Therefore, if you do not have to monograms, carved furniture and ostentatious bling, this is not a reason to deny yourself the desire to bring in the design of the “golden” note. Continue reading