Good lighting can change everything. Plain walls can take on a different mood when the right lighting is added. Whether it is a gorgeous table lamp for practical lighting or a floor lamp which will add an architectural element. Maybe you could add just a simple uplight which will change the whole focus in a room. For optimal impact the right lighting is key
I believe this is the most important room of a home. It may not be on public display but it's the place that should offer you rest, relaxation and sense of peace and calm.
Beautiful luxurious bedding and good lighting are required for function and mood. You should never want to leave.
Stairways should be practical but never boring. Consider added texture with either a sisal carpet or a seagrass wallpaper. And don't forget the dramatic effect that Art will create in a stairway
For guests visiting your home this is your opportunity to make a fabulous first impression. It's a reflection of whats to come as you invite your friends and family into your home. Entryways should not be ignored. Think about lighting, color and texture. Consider bringing natural elements into the space with plants, wood and stone .
Color changes everything
It will effect the mood of a room. Whether you build up layers of color, using a tone on tone palette or go for the dramatic , with a punch of color
When designing your living area, it's best to start with the seating. Drawing up a floor plan is key when deciding how the space will be used. Consider placement of furniture and the interaction with media and the potential for shelving or cabinets to display your favorite objects.
Paint can change the whole look and feel of room. By using soft neutrals, an earthy taupe or a dove grey, you can create a calm warm soothing area. A bold raspberry or a rich chocolate brown can evoke a mood that is either dark and sexy or bright and energizing .
Paint can be used on furniture to enhance the colors on walls and soft furnishings. It will add interest to accessories by changing what was once unappealing to a perfect finishing touch.
Whether it's a grouping of black and white photographs, or a large scale landscape, Art should be the focal point of a room . Lighting and the position of furniture should be designed around the Artwork . It should be personal and something you love that will become a feature of your home.
Texture will add another design layer to your room. It can unify different colors and patterns and will provide contrast and balance . When using neutral fabrics it will add drama, soften sharp lines and add a tactile element to a room.
Plants and flowers add a textural element too. Whether its a large display of white orchids in a glass bowl or a handsome fig tree in a stone pot, they add contrast and also enhance visual impact.