Color is a powerful tool that can be used to inspire emotions, create space illusions or simply set the mood and atmosphere for any particular room. Especially when used with interior and exterior painting, color psychology is a great way to create a healthy and beautiful home. Interiors with a monochromatic slant certainly have their place in contemporary design. But the bold use of bright colors in this beautiful villa in La Baule, in the South Brittany region of France, makes an argument for fewer grays. Take a look inside this home in these photos designed by Steven Baconnais and you will see what we mean. Despite the limited amount of space, the loft feels roomy and well-ventilated […] Read more
Concrete bedroom walls reflect stability and strength. Despite their industrial and cold look, there are persons who prefer to insert concrete walls in their sleeping room. If interested in introducing such elements at home, explore the gallery of 15 contemporary set-ups that use concrete as a dominant material. Not the least, connect with its colour and find out if you feel comfortable with such interiors. Being both motionless and emotionless, gray is solid and stable, creating a sense of calm and composure, relief from a chaotic world. The closer gray gets to black, the more dramatic and mysterious it becomes. The closer it gets to silver or white, the more illuminating and lively it becomes […] Read more
Spring brings clarity, purity, un-layering, fresh outlooks and an urge to simplify everything! Scandinavian interiors are trending right now with their fresh-air aesthetic, quality craftsmanship and emphasis on natural light.
A cool Scandinavian palette of white walls may seem a little stark to some, but we think this example of blank canvas living perfectly illustrates how you can color a space with little more than your personality. Your existing collections of books, artwork, kitchenware and even good food packaging can create beautiful pockets of color around your home. By using rustic elements and occasional touches of color, Scandinavian rooms are restful and contemporary […] Read more