28 Oct What is your Design Style?
Are you thinking about a remodel? Are you overwhelmed by all of the different styles you see on Pinterest, Houzz and HGTV? Do you love everything and can’t decide what style to focus on for your home? Or maybe you have a specific style and design in mind, but you don’t know what it is called or understand what it means? We thought we would take the time to share with you some of the most popular design styles and what they mean. So read on and take the time to figure out what is your design style?
Traditional: This is the most classic design style. Many think traditional is outdated with it’s floral printed fabrics and antique furnishings, this isn’t necessarily true. Traditional style is about embracing the past and providing comfort all at the same time. Traditional style adds warmth and welcome, which is why it has been able to stay popular for so long. If this is your go to style you like balance and symmetry, and formal arrangements. This helpful article from houzz will help you to learn more if this is your style.
Contemporary: Do you like strong lines, smooth forms, and minimal accessories then a contemporary design maybe the style for you! Less is definitely more when it comes to this design style. Contemporary design revolves horizontal vertical axis and neutral colors with bold accents pieces that make a statement. To learn more about this design element visit this HGTV site.
Transitional: So your are little bit of traditional and contemporary. Transitional just might be the look for you. Transitional brings the comfort of traditional and the clean lines of contemporary, making it very appealing for homeowners. Transitional also allows you to freshen up the space as you see fit and transitional ages well, so you can update it to fit current trends. Visit this houzz link to learn more about transitional design.
Mid-Century Modern: Are you obsessed with Mad Men? Do you want Don Drapers furniture in your home? Mid- Century Modern maybe the look for you. This design style came about in the 1950’s and focuses on custom and unique pieces. If you enjoy cruising the flea market for that one unique piece to have in your home this look might just be for you. To learn a little more on how to create the Mid-Century Modern look in your home check out this link.
Industrial Modern: Do you love exposed brick and furniture with iron and steel elements? Industrial design is very minimalist and no nonsense with strong clean lines. The key with the industrial look is to salvage old furniture, reclaimed wood and metal pieces to to create the perfect space for you. Learn more from houzz to get the perfect industrial look in your home.
These are some of the more popular design trends to date, however there are so many other styles out there. Houzz has a great article on various decorating and styles that should definitely be looked at before diving into your remodel. No matter what your style is, make sure that your space fits you in both function and personality, now get out there and have fun with that remodel!