Style in the interior is a key concept when we talk about making an author's design. To achieve coziness and realization of all your "want" you need to choose the right style. What styles were popular in 2021 and what awaits us in 2022?
Modern interior styles: a short guide
Every year, interior styles are developing more and more, and this time we will talk about what were and remain at the peak of popularity.
The main feature is a large amount of natural light, natural, ecological materials. Furniture without unnecessary accessories and decor, all made of light wood. The walls are covered with paint or decorative plaster in light shades. Natural accessories made of wood, clay, and vines are appreciated. The decor contains a minimum of textiles, fabric elements are replaced with more functional and modern ones.
Large, open spaces, emphasis on functionality and convenience, as well as on modern technology - this is all about high-tech. Materials with a metallic sheen are used in the decoration, less often natural wood. Furniture - only modern, made of glass, metal, without unnecessary decor. Transformer options are used, with a convenient opening system. There are abstract lamps, the main emphasis is on technology, a minimum of textiles and decor.
Balances between old and modern, emphasizes simplicity and ease. Partitions in the loft are completely absent, the ceilings are often high, cables, ceilings and pipes are visible. Popular materials are concrete, bricks, plaster, ceramics. A large amount of furniture is not welcome, most of it is made of metal. It features modern decor in the form of paintings, graffiti, photos, original and textured wood products.
The emphasis is on natural materials, lots of light, pastel shades and natural fabrics. A feature of the style is a large number of green spaces in each room. The walls are covered with cork, wood, stone or ceramics. The floor is covered with parquet or decorative grass imitation carpet. Furniture is always made from natural ingredients, including rattan and reed. Stone can be used, less often glass.
Distinctive features are natural stone, as well as ceramics, chunky, lush furniture, columns and arches. The walls are often rustic, with wood or ceramic finish. On the floor - tiles, the ceiling is painted with careless paint or covered with beams. Handicraft is encouraged in furniture, decor coated with varnish or metallic sheen. The color palette balances from warm to cold. The peculiarity of the style is the abundance of colors, textiles and decorative elements in the marine theme.
It bears another name - ordered chaos. It is opposed to popular minimalism, characterized by a combination of everything that is incongruous. There are no rules in it: any shades and shapes, decor items are suitable, the main thing is that they have a story and an emotional connection with the owner of the room. The peculiarity of maximalism is multiculturalism, where there are both shades of Asia and a purely European design. Wide use of decor is allowed - from grandmother's style to African figurines.
Precise, simple, without unnecessary details - this is about minimalism. A minimum of furniture, decor is used, zoning, multi-level lighting are used. The color palette is often neutral, without bright shades. In abundance - glass and metal, natural light, as well as large windows. For finishing, raw materials are used - brick, concrete or basic plaster. The furniture has a flat surface, no details, precise geometric shape. Instead of curtains, blinds or roller shutters are used.
The abundance of wood, valuable species, as well as figured, curved lines, bas-reliefs and stained-glass windows - this is a characteristic of the Art Nouveau style. A large number of wood components, including small pieces of furniture, plaster moldings, moldings. Walls are often draped with fabrics or painted with plaster like wet silk or velvet. On the floor, there is often high-quality parquet with an original pattern. Natural and animal motifs prevail in textiles, semi-antique things prevail among accessories, lighting is achieved by large chandeliers or picturesque sconces.
Harmonious, combining rustic charm, notes of romanticism, splendor and modesty at the same time. For walls, light-colored finishing materials are used, often imitating patina or cracks. Popular materials are wood, brick, wild stone. High ceilings with beams are welcome, the latter being used to distribute the decor. They use aged furniture with carved elements, monograms, openwork details. A feature of Provence is a large number of textiles made of cotton, chintz or cambric.
A brief description of the interior in the Gothic style is majestic and mysterious. The main materials are stone, wood, leather and metal. For houses order spiral staircases and stained-glass windows, furniture with forged fittings and drawers. Popular colors are dark, concentrated and rich, especially blue, brown and scarlet. There are arched openings, mosaics, tapestry carpets. The furniture is made of dark wood, with sharp, straight lines.
Simple, even family-run, with some historical touches. The main feature is exclusively natural materials in the decoration, emphasizing the closeness to nature. Another key feature is accent zones in the form of original, large furniture, panels, antique decorated mirrors, and so on. Multi-tiered lighting options are welcome. For furniture, fittings are used, decorated with precious alloys and metals.
Antique, historical, devoid of modern simplicity and sophistication. Only natural building materials are used, for example, plasters from our catalog, wood, stone. Geometry, correct shapes, the presence of a national print and several light sources are welcome. Classics are about columns and pilasters, arches, fireplaces with portals, as well as about pastel, soft and unobtrusive colors, and rich accessories and decor.
The style of the interior is not just the principles of interior design. It represents a deep idea embodied in the interior, a message addressed to every guest of your home.
Choosing the style of the interior, you not only determine the future color scheme or type of furniture, you choose the philosophy that you will be surrounded by.
Photo 1 - Scandinavian style, photo 2 - High Tech, photo 3 - Loft, photo 4 - Eco-style, photo 5 - Mediterranean, photo 6 - Maximalism, photo 7 - Minimalism, photo 8 - Modern, photo 9 - Provence, photo 10 - Baroque, photo 11 - Gothic, photo 12 - Classical style.