How to Mix Modern Design with Warm Elements

Modern Design

Interior decorating has never been an easy and simple task as it looks from a distance. There are detailed visual analysis and aesthetic sense that have to be used for deciding what to incorporate and in which color scheme. Most people are now inclined towards the modern styled home designs, but they also have a hearty connection with the classic and traditional home decorative objects and styles.

The best way to keep both in your gaze is to blend both the modern and classic design elements. The amalgamation of two very popular yet strikingly different designs is usually called a transitional design. This style consists of a perfect balance that is paired with new design as well as classics. Here are few tips for those who want to make a perfect blend of two far-placed styles.

Color Scheme

The most useful tip for making a mixture of cool and warm elements is to play with the color scheme. Mostly in transitional styling, a monochromatic color scheme is preferred. Shades of the same color are changed to variate the environment of the interior. Greyscale is used for modern design and can be perfectly blended with grey, ivory white and black. Adding some brighter colors around the room through objects or furniture adds contrast which is a nice addition.

Modern Design
Modern Design

Textures and Patterns

Another way to change the feel of a cooler toned color palette is to experiment with the textures and patterns. A single-colored plain wall will look cozier if the sofas are used with a darker tone. Also, play with textures on the walls as this will add dimension. Pillows and throws are another great addition to add. There are so many colors, fabrics, and patterns to choose from.

Textures and Patterns
Textures and Patterns

Furniture and Objects

Darker neutrals colors of furniture with light-toned walls also will make it a transitional style space. Minimal and neutral styled furniture paired with cool colored paints gives both the feel of a modern and warmer interior. For example, classic styled cutlery and crockery can be sophisticated when placed on a modern styled dining table and kitchen cabinets.

Furniture and Objects

Fabrics

You can make perfect use of fabric variation in curtains, sofa covers, pillows, rugs, and carpets to make it cozy and comfortable. Usually, velvet and linens are used for the stated purpose. Smooth and patterned fabric can also be used for sofa covers and cushions. Curtains with more muted colors can be used to make it look contemporary, but a lighter plain color is used for a modern look at the same time. 

Fabrics
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