Design Tips: Get the Monochrome Look

April 1, 2015 • design recipes, lifestyle • Views: 2624

The monochrome look – forever-in-style and always emerging with new patterns has been on the trend ladder for decades, bringing sophistication and chic to any interior. This classic combination of black and white creates a crisp, elegant feel, making an aesthetic statement in your living space. The thrill of these two colours is definitely in the wide range of patterns stripes, checks, spots, you name it, which could be mixed and matched and with the right balance they can create the desired impact in your home environment. Explore some useful tips to apply the monochrome look to every room of your house.

 

Living Room

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Monochrome is all about the materials as different surfaces give distinctive depth and nuance to black and white. A beautiful fabric sofa complemented by a metal table and leather puffs, all in white, gives a dynamic feel to the interior without overwhelming the setting. Throw in a few striped cushions to staple that monochrome look of your living room.

You can also create a modernist appeal with a chic, black fabric sofa like Olia 2-seater sofa paired with the white Alto Coffee Table

 

Kids Room

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The monochrome look can be also playful, making it ideal for your child’s room.   Who said the kid’s room should be an abundance of bright mix of colours. Introduce a playful wallpaper in black and white paired with some fun accessories and your children will appreciate the stylish look of their room.

 

Wall Accessories

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The other key is to make sure there are plenty of accessories to soften the effect of the monochrome scheme and give that extra texture to the overall feel of the space. This can be achieved with interesting posters or prints of simple geometrical forms to create an exciting mix of focal points that will attract the attention of your guests.

 

A Colour Accent

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To make the monochrome effect even more intriguing you can be brave and introduce an unexpected splash of color. This will to give even more expression to the bold monochrome patterns of your furniture. A green cushion or vase will act as an accent piece to complete the overall design appeal of your room.

 

Monochrome in the Kitchen

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The combination of black and white is also great for your kitchen and dinning area. If you have ample space choose black units for your kitchen with white accessories. You can add an earthy feel with some natural wood furniture to soften the strict monochrome look and add a homey feel to you dining area.

 

Elegant Bedroom

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For a sophisticated look in your bedroom combining different accents in black and white will create that elegant feel. Combine some personal memorabilia in black and white with trendy monochrome paintings to create a complete look to the room of your dreams.

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