Contemporary interior design is an exciting, collective celebration of what is current and new. The look is definitely modern with interesting clean, angular, curved lines holding the space together.
Despite contemporary design being 'new and current' their is also the love of what is popular and the respect of design classic furniture and objects like the timeless Barcelona Chair which you can see in the image below.
The contemporary concept is one of my favorite design styles. The majority of my projects are often based on a fusion of contemporary interior design. I get a lot of satisfaction from creating sensational rooms fused with a blend of contemporary design ideas, and lets say classical French interiors or colonial design. The mix truly looks fantastic.
My priorities lie with my clients dreams and their brief. Seeing joy at the end of a project, overwhelms me with such a deep sense of fulfillment.
Love it or loathe it, it is what is. To me, it is simple, fun, interesting and I love it. However, my Mum would very much enjoy looking at the above image, but would never want to live in a home that looked like that, and my Gran would not like it at all.
The end result should reflect all of your unique and wonderful ideas, so create an inspiring home that you simply love to be in. Remember to work with your mood board ideas.
Color: the immediate suggestion would be pure white like what has been used in the image of the room at the top of the page however, contemporary interior design is much, much broader and pretty much takes on the full color spectrum when applied tastefully. An example of using colour is shown in the image below. A neural color palette would work very well to create your look with emphasis on colorful furniture, objects and artwork.
Floors: Anything from a simple carpet of one color to a polished concrete floor would work well. Equally a wooden or laminate floor finish would look awesome. Just remember that this look is about 'simplicity'. The flooring in image below looks great and perfectly shows a mix of contemporary and traditional interior design.
Decor: there are many, very well designed pieces of contemporary furniture available to add to your room(s). Some objects are designed using bold color so perhaps you could look for an exciting item similar to what is shown below.
Keep your spaces uncluttered so that each item can be viewed within its own space. Items made from wood, glass, chrome and metal will work really well in your scheme but stay clear of over embellishment or heavily ornate objects.
If your walls are a smooth, flat finish, try introducing a few interesting scatter cushions as that will help bring some texture into your space. It is important to keep the balance of your room when combining color and finishes so your design harmonizes.
Contemporary design ideas are constantly evolving, so you may introduce alternative accessories which would update your concept at a later date.
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