Modern interior design can transform a tired, and lifeless home into a cutting edge contemporary living space. These top ten factors for modern house decoration will show you just how easy it is to update your home into a modern setting you can be proud of.
Update With Trends
This might seem obvious, but the best way to keep your interior design modern and up to date is to follow current trends. Is a certain color, pattern or design suddenly so hot right now? Get in there quick! Adopting a trend early will show those around you that you’re on the cutting edge of design trends. It’s also worth paying attention to trends on the runway as well, if you notice a recurring theme within fashion it surely won’t be long until it hits homeware.
White on White
White is the ultimate modern interior essential, and introducing various shades of the tone into a room will make it pop with elegant freshness. It can be a risk to use white, especially when children or pets are involved, but this shouldn’t put you off. Either utilize white in a “grown ups only”/no pets allowed space or research decent cleaning solutions.
Still surprisingly on-trend, shabby chic allows your home to look stylish but still lived in. Search thrift shops and Etsy to find some unique and one of a kind decorations which are sure to impress your guests. There really is nothing like knowing that no one, anywhere in the world has the same interiors as you.
Angles are out, just look at the designs that Apple has been producing for the last ten years. Swapping sharp cornered tables, chairs, and so on for smooth rounded edges will not only make the room safer but also helps to present a clean, modern design that flows perfectly.
Mix and Match
You want your interior to be modern, but not utilitarian, and mixing and matching elements is a great way to bring back that chaotic, human feel in a controlled way. The dining room is the perfect place for this, give your dinner party guests mixed cutlery or sit them all on unique chairs, it really helps make a place feel homely.
From mirrors to lamps and trinkets, when used subtly, silver accents can make a room feel modern, without looking space age. It is more stylish than gold and helps to draw the eye to areas of your choosing. Mirrors are especially essential, making a room feel both lighter, airier and more spacious.
This is a very effective and modern way to make your decor exciting. Choose one wall in a room and decorate it with an exciting wallpaper or eye-catching color. Paint the rest of the walls with muted colors and you’ve instantly created a chic and modern talking point.
Attention to Detail
Details matter, so put as much effort into the micro features of a room as you do the statement pieces. These act almost like “easter eggs” for your guests, rewarding the eagle eyed with the knowledge that you’re truly a member of the modern interior decor elite.
There’s a fine line between messy and “lived in,” and it’s one to tread lightly. There are all kinds of elegant storage solutions which can help make your home look modern and organized. No one wants to live in a stark environment, but clutter can be a distracting eyesore, only you can properly judge whether or not your home is too cluttered; be brutal if you have to be.
As well as helping to keep the air in your house clean and free of pollutants, plants are a great way to make a room feel vibrant and full of life. In the modern age it’s easy to lose sight of the natural world, so actively inviting it into your home can help promote a calm and zen atmosphere.