The Scandinavian style, characterised by its generous use of wood, light tones, and clean and uncluttered interiors, is a firm favourite of homeowners here.
You’re a new homeowner looking for design ideas for your home, and naturally, you want a space that isn’t just tailored to your aesthetic taste, but also easy to maintain (who wants to do more housework?). One material that has the ability to turn any style idea into reality is laminates.
We speak to Lucas Yang of Archive Design to find out why laminates are such an important part of an interior designer’s arsenal of materials.
Anything can be an inspiration for design, even a rusted wall cladding.
Everyone needs some ‘me’ time once in a while, and you don’t even have to go out of your home to zone out and relax. Conjure up a cosy corner easily with laminates to set the look and cement the design with some choice furnishings. We suggest seven fabulous looks to get you started.
Why use one laminate design when you can have two (or more)? Jazz up the design of your home by using more than one pattern, but don’t go overboard! We dish some tips on how to keep the look simple and tasteful with five examples.
They say clothes make the man, so why not look to fabrics to ‘dress’ up your home? We’re not referring to soft furnishings but fabric-inspired laminates that will take the interior design possibilities for your home to a whole new level.
The first impression visitors get of your home rests very much on the design of your living room. This is where you set the style of your space, created by the combination of built-in pieces such as storage cabinets, loose furnishings, fixtures such as lights, and display items. The biggest and bulkiest structure in a living area is probably your storage unit (we all need them!). So design your cabinets to enhance your overall decor scheme – here are seven great ideas to get you started!
A black-and-white colour scheme is an elegant and classy choice for the home. However it could all go awry without the right lighting or treatment and come across as cold and clinical.