With the growing age and time, interior design has become a common practice of people and professionals decorating and styling a living space be it a domestic, professional or a commercial setting. It has grown to popularity as it allows people to create an ambiance and vibe according to their tastes. While interior designing was seemed to be used only in domestic arenas, many commercial real estates have jumped on the trend to create an environment to enhance sales or productivity.
Here is a list of styles of interior design popular in the domestic realm.
Coastal designs are inspired by the sea and we can mostly see these designs in beach houses. The coastal designs include a light color palette such as baby blue, light green or sea green with white and beige upholstery. Light and bright colours are often seen with this style as it draws and inspiration from the white sandy beaches and the blue sky and the ocean.
Contemporary designs are usually confused many a time with modern designs but contemporary relates to whatever is going on trend during the time which can include modern designs. They are much flexible and versatile as one can dabble with other contemporary designs.
Eclectic designs can be hard to design as they can be risky and overdoing can result in disaster. It has bohemian elements to it with bold colour palettes and different textures and lighting and shapes. It is basically bringing different patterns and styles together while accentuating and infusing them to create the perfect look.
This style of interior design grew into popularity in the 1990s when people moved into buildings and warehouses and left the fixtures, pipes, and bricks out in the open and unfinished. With neutral tones, the industrial decor has everything to do with unfinished and exposed materials such as brick walls, concrete floors, and visible fixings and pipes.
Modern interior design is sleek, crisp and clean with a simple neutral colour palette. What one will see in modern designed homes or spaces is that the spaces will have a neutral colour palette with maybe a splash of an accent colour, seamlessness in the furniture, accessories and even wall accents and a lot of open space.
Rustic designs are inspired by nature and outdoors. The most common features that one will see in a rustic designed room or home will be floors or ceilings with unfinished woodwork or exposed stone. This design makes a room look raw, earthy and natural vibe to them with the use of bold and earthy elements.
Inspired by European interior design particularly from the 18th and 19th century, traditional interior designs rely on elegant furnishings, wooden floors, panelings, neutral colours with vibrant accent walls and symmetry, This is one of the most common styles that is still prevalent in many homes today as it gives the home a warm, comfortable yet a luxurious feel to it.