Modern interior design has come into its own and the distinct look can turn your home into a masterpiece of aesthetic beauty without compromising practicality or function.
Modern interior design often refers to mid-century design. Many people mistake modern interior design with contemporary interior design.
In fact, many interior designers borrow elements of 1960’s and 1970’s interior design. But this doesn’t mean your house will be decorated with garish wallpaper and upholstery.
The basics of modern interior design utilize new materials and techniques. The most common installations include metal, blown-glass and concrete.
Metal is typically used for accents and fixtures. Many people think that the metal decor just adds coldness to the room, but what it is used for is to enhance the warmth of the nearby items.
The metal, glass and concrete create a simplistic design for the modern home.
Blown glass can add a distinctive look to your home. Pieces can be one of a kind and can add warmth and depth as well as color. The pieces can make your modern interior design look stand out.
Blown glass can be used in places such as light fixtures, or as creative artistic sculptures. Colored blown glass can fit into any decorating theme so a piece can last through every decorating whim you may have.
Decorative concrete can be finished numerous ways and can add any number of effects. They are used in floors, countertops and furniture.
Many homeowners are not aware just how versatile concrete can be in decorating a modern homes interior design.