Eclectic Furniture from Around the World
At Design Mix Furniture, we travel the world in search of beautifully crafted one-of-a-kind pieces that can serve as inspiration for our clients design. Our eclectic furniture selection sprawls throughout our 10,000 sq. ft. showroom and offers a variety of styles and types to choose from. From the perfect sofa to the ideal lighting fixture, Design Mix Furniture can help you create a tasteful eclectic motif on any budget.
Eclectic Design Tips
The eclectic room will encompass a variety of colors, textures and finishes in an assortment of styles. This type of design is perfect for those interested in a variety of periods and styles. Although the rules to creating a eclectic space are slim, there are a few things to keep in mind to maintain tasteful design.
Choosing an Eclectic Color Scheme
There is no particular set of colors that lends itself to eclectic design. Although a variety of colors can be used, choosing a base palette is a good idea to pull together the various other elements of the room. Utilize a common bold color to unify various styles and periods into your design. These colors can be found within fabric prints, lighting fixtures, rugs or wall art.
For example, if you are using browns as a base color in your room, use a bold piece of art, a striking sofa and a fabulous rug to bring life to the room. Each of these pieces can be from various styles and periods, but the element of color will unify them into the design.
Using Opposing Styles
When combining a variety of styles, find opposing pieces to offset one another. For example, if you have a large piece of traditional art, consider introducing a modern sofa to the room. This keeps the space from feeling too traditional while maintaining the nostalgic beauty of the art.
Following the same rule, if your room contains modern furniture, add some character with a Moroccan influenced lamp or Mediterranean drapes. A rustic area rug can add a creative flare to the sleek room, as well as a couple Asian inspired accessories.
Eclectic Textures and Finishes
Combining textures and finishes will also help you achieve the eclectic look you're going for. If your room contains sleek contemporary furniture offset it's smooth lines with ornate decor. As an example, a hand crafted wooden air chair in a dark finish is perfect. It's detailed design adds a touch of texture and it's bold finish stands out in the room.
There are many ways to add texture to a room. Pillows, furniture fabrics, accessories, rugs and art can all offer opportunities to work with texture . The key to keeping the design eclectic is to incorporate a variety of textures and use them to offset one another. An impressionistic painting can add opposing texture to a contemporary room. The chunky use of color on the art counteracts the smooth lines and textures found in contemporary design. On the same note, a piece of stark abstract art may play well with textures found in traditional furnishings.
Creative expression can flourish when working within eclectic design. The combination of color, style and periods opens the doors to originality, innovation and experimental design. Design Mix Furniture has all the eclectic decor needed to accomplish your creative vision and the inspiration to create to new ones. From rustic to modern, antique to contemporary, our assorted furniture styles will ignite your creative fire.