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We’ve all heard about the contemporary home’s interior design style. It’s chic, neutral, bold and sophisticated. It does more than style, it does space, lighting, color contrast and above all else, utility. The contemporary home should not be confused with the ‘modern’ home interior style. The modern style is about 10 years older, but the contemporary style is off now. However, we are seeing a changing of the guard, whereby the contemporary home is giving up its throne to a more eclectic style. However, since this style has not been defined yet, could the contemporary style hang on for a little while longer?
The black sofa
The corner sofa is the staple of the contemporary home. It’s bold, brash, large and has lots of presence in the room. That’s why you should invest in this seating or furniture more than any other. It should be in leather, and preferably, smooth leather. Pebbled leather is acceptable, but it should be in grey or white. Black leather, corner sofas are simply divine for the contemporary living room.
You can also get the types of sofas with the inherent footrests in the design. Consider placing the corner sofa with the corner in the corner of the room, as opposed to being in the middle. If you would like contrast, you should also have a white chair for reading or lounging. This could be in the contemporary winged design, with straighter armrests.
Modern material floor
Perhaps the most intriguing part of the contemporary home, is the doing away of materials such as wood, concrete and even stone. Now, vinyl floors are the most popular choice because they are smooth, easy to fit and yet, capture heat just as well if not better, than wood. That’s why vinyl flooring sales keep on increasing and making new headway in the market. Choose from lots of different styles. As it’s manmade, any style is capable of being made. Even the styles that are trying to usurp the contemporary style, are making use of vinyl flooring. Select the right kind of style, then color, pattern and also, the thickness of the flooring. It can be cut and shaped to each unique room, so don’t worry about the fitting process. It’s actually very easy.
Perhaps the most amazing part of the contemporary home, is how it has adapted to and evolved the kitchen island. It has now placed racks that hang down from the ceiling, over the island. This makes reaching for pots and pans so much easier. You can also have ceiling lights in the form of teardrop or pendant glass designs. You may also want to select contemporary materials for your island, such as granite or quartz. Even copper is a well-liked material in this style. You should also have bright cabinets and cupboards, with LED lighting in the door handles and inside to show you what’s going on during low-light conditions.
The contemporary interior design style is very popular, even as the new styles are wandering into being. If you find this attractive, you could be instrumental in the fightback for the style.