Interior Design Styles & Home Hardware Designs
– suggestions from our hardware designers
Bamboo Chic Style:
Bamboo plants are typically found in China, and used in Japanese style decor. Simple, clean rooms with whites, and natural tones are common for the Bamboo chic style. Green plants, recycled materials and wide-open spaces symbolize peace and tranquility.
Bamboo is considered an environmentally friendly tree & grass, which means it, grows back in a fraction of the time it takes trees to re-grow.
French Country Style:
Fields of green grass and lavender flowers, bright blue skies, these images along with lemony yellow and deep red colors can help you create a simple French cottage feeling or a charming French farmhouse.
With creativity and accessories this homey feeling could describe your house.
The use of natural materials along with keeping they style simple and practical is how to obtain the Craftsman Style in your home. Strong lines, exposed joints, and limited ornamentation with wood tones and metal details.
Nature scenes and dark tones in the walls and furniture while enhanced by gold tones are perfect for that intimate feeling that a home should have.
Modern designing is the most effective way to create the look of more space in your home. Neutral colors, metals, and glass create sleek and simple lines for the look of a clean and open space.
It is critical to refrain from adding clutter or over accessorizing when trying to achieve the Modern Style.
The use of natural sources and materials such as: leather, wrought iron, natural fabrics and garden elements have a country feel that is cozy and laid-back. To add a personal touch, accessorize with homemade quilts and punched tin accents.
Wood paneling or wallpaper along with timbers and beams complete the feel of being in the mountains.
The use of the old west theme, with cowboy lifestyles and the use of the great outdoors. Warm wood tones, denim, faux suede, leather pillows, antlers, twigs and, animal hide.
This style creates a warm inviting statement for anyone to relax and feel at home in the West.
A country color palette of soft lavender, sunflower yellow, deep red, and bright orange. Get the cheerful refuge by combining natural materials, earthy colors, and simple lines.
Think of large, multi-paned windows filled with natural sunlight and add some cotton and/or lace to create countryside Italian feel.
Bold colors and ornate furniture. Use of animal motifs, porcelain, wall murals, straw mats and, bamboo. Create a feel of being in the East while in your home.
Red is a prominent color in this Asian style interior design, perhaps because it means good luck in Chinese culture. Other bright colors such as yellow and green are used as accents as well. Colorful paper lanterns are often made in very vibrant colors. Wood tones tend to be dark and rich in color.
Light blues, whites and lively array of bright colors. Most common materials are palm leaves, coral, wicker, and ceiling fans.
Factor in pastel-hued colonial buildings, arcades, wooden balconies, and interior courtyards along with the accent of the emerald jungle.
Children & Whimsical
Bright fun colors and storage space for their toys and paraphernalia is a must when decorating for a children’s room. Include the child in the decorating of their room and remember to keep their needs in mind, such as reading, creating, playing, and sleeping.
Primary colors: blue, yellow, and red. The style and colors may vary depending on the child’s preference and their gender. Remember to keep the style simple and clutter free because the kids will be sure to take care of that.
Similar to the Venetian Style. To achieve the Classical Style be sure to use plaques of natural scenes, the sun, starry sky and the luscious landscapes. Symmetry is key for creating such a look; also include long draped curtains and intricate molding in furniture.
Deep reds, yellow gold’s, greens and browns. Mirrors and chandeliers will be wonderful accents for the Classical touch.
Patriotic designs have been added to furniture such as eagles. Also accents such as fruit, nuts, animals and crickets. Intricate and repeating patterns are used throughout the decor. Crystal and china are often used for this style.
Hunter green, robin’s egg blue, and neutral colors.
Clean, smooth surfaces and uncluttered appearances. Metal and polished woods and tile are the textures most often used when creating an uncluttered and open living space, which is the Contemporary Style.
Natural, muted colors. Whites, creams, dark shades of brown. Add colorful paintings and art to spice it up if you want.
Create a casually elegant style with practicality and functional accents. Use colorful textiles and bright colors usually with floral or animal patterns. With accents such as wheat shafts, lavender wreaths and roosters.
Wrought-iron railing and lamps add a great touch to this style. Deep eggplant, sunflower, deep azure blue.
Roman and political influence. Decorative ceilings and mantels, elegant garland and swags. Pewter and silver, luxurious but
understated textures, cream-colored damask, polished wood floors suggest the optimism and increasing prosperity of the new nation.
Essential Federal detail is the eagle for a patriotic touch.
Rich strong hues hinted by muted shades where the light is not so strong. Pay attention to adding details everywhere, to the furniture, walls, even the ceiling.
Quality furnishings, rich colors, and thought-out details create stylish French rooms.
Our hardware designers suggest: COLONIAL CREST DROP TAIL LEVER WITH EGG AND DART ROSE
White gravely textures emphasis the Greek appearance. Keep it simple with no moldings, and low-level furniture of quality wood. Wrought iron, candlesticks and pottery will be excellent accents.
Shades of rust red, with beige, navy, brown or black.
Turquoise waters, sparkling sunlit days, vibrant produce and flowered elements are mirrored in the Mediterranean Design. Nature is apparent in the design and furnishings.
Rough and earthy colors, yellow, orange, deep reds, lavender, and deep purple.
When applying this interior design style in your own home, carefully consider what items will make the largest impact in the room. Ornate pieces like wall sconces, and tapestries.
Mood lighting is a big factor in creating the Victorian Style. Use of deep colors, and add silk or wool to line the window curtains.