We are just a few week away from 2018, so here are the first tips on how to decorate a Contemporary Room following the design trends of 2018.
In interior design, we can never forget the basics, no matter what year we are in or what the trends are. So the most basic lesson of contemporary interior design it’s to always take in consideration a successful combination of contemporary materials and contemporary colors. This is the basis of any successful contemporary design.
The trend books often prefer black, gray and white, but if these colors are modern, nothing forbids you from exploring colors more exotic as long as you respect a certain form of harmony. This is the second basic lesson for any design project. Never ignore the harmony and balance of the room
For example, a Swedish-inspired design can be mixed with a modern home interior. Wood and pastel colors are indeed not antinomic with a contemporary approach, as long as you avoid motives or associations too rustic that ruin the basis of a contemporary design.
Let’s take for example the design of a simple living room. The key to a successful decoration is a masterful contrasts. If your furniture is colorful, opt for more neutral tones in walls and partitions. On the other hand, if your walls are colored, look for gray, black, white or lacquered furniture. The effect will be particularly successful. This concept can also be applied to dining rooms.
As for the furniture itself, opt for elegant and sophisticated pieces, but never forget to refrain from going into a more opulent direction. It’s still a contemporary style, but a more opulent design usually limits your options in terms of combinations with other styles.
In a way, like living rooms, bedroom and bathroom are also likely to open to elements of successful contemporary décor. The tone will, however, be different, You have to follow less urban options and perhaps more oriented towards nature, travel or escape.
Finally, note that old and modern are not necessarily opposite concepts. It is quite possible to create a contemporary atmosphere with a home decoration that is based on classic objects. The curtains, for example, are perfect to finalize the decoration of a living room or a bedroom!