In order to adapt a contemporary interior style, you need to focus on the true sense of space. Having a spacious and fresh home, complemented with key décor features such as clean lines and subtle furnishings will instantly create the contemporary aesthetic that you’re aiming for. From neutral colours and sophisticated touches, here are a selection of basic décor tips for a contemporary style home.
Contemporary Design Elements
When it comes to contemporary design there are certain elements that will help you to achieve your interior goals straight away. Having a selection of key design elements, from window frames through to door handles can really highlight the decorative style you’re aiming for and create a strong look within the home. Once you have settled on the style and finish of certain design elements, you can invest in complementary pieces such as light fixtures and sockets to finish off the room perfectly. Take a look online here at Buster & Punch’s electrical range to gain inspiration on the different types of contemporary fittings that you can introduce to your home, to help you visualise the finished look.
Choosing the right colour scheme for your contemporary interiors is simple, as contemporary style boasts neutral, black and white tones that help to create a clean, chic aesthetic. These colours are easy to work with and work well when used together, which makes adopting a contemporary style much more achievable. Once you’re happy with your rooms base of neutral tones, you can look to enhance the colour with some vibrant touches which help to add life to the space, another styling choice that helps to boast the contemporary aesthetic. Use the Dulux colour visualiser app to help you find the right colours and tones for your home.
In order to maintain a clear contemporary style, you need to focus on having the right flooring finish. Flooring is a huge part of any room and therefore the right flooring can have a huge impact on the overall look and feel of a room. Contemporary décor typically sees the use of clean, smooth flooring such as wood, tile or vinyl options. Having a smooth, crisp flooring style will really help to boost the contemporary feel within the room and create a fresh, welcoming feel. If you feel unsure about the flooring options for your home, take a look at Wickes’ online flooring catalogue to see the different types of flooring available for you.
Plenty of Light
As mentioned above, contemporary rooms are always bright and open, and your choice of lighting will have a huge impact on this. Whilst having as much natural light in the room as possible is key, you also need to have a good balance of lighting in the room to keep it bright and inviting. Whether you opt for brighter main light fixtures or you decide to introduce some stylish side lamps with a bright white bulb, having brighter lighting will really help you to achieve a contemporary feel.