Contemporary and Modern Interior Design Furniture
Modern Design Furniture
Designing a space around modern design furniture is an open palette for creating a sleek contemporary look or a fresh. new, funky aesthetic. Design Mix Furniture has an abundance of modern styles to compliment and enhance your modern home furnishings.
Modern design began in the 1930's and extended through the mid 1950's. The cornerstone to a modern design is functionality. This design approach forfeits the use of unnecessary accessories and makes use of assertive accents to bring appeal and intrigue to the room.
Traditional modern design makes use of clean lines and uncluttered spaces, but this does not mean boring. Modern home design is kept stimulating with it's use of accent colors, interesting geometrical shapes and fashion furniture design.
Modern Design Colors
Neutrals are a distinctive feature in modern design, whites, beiges and blacks are most common. A neutral color palette allows the pieces within the design, such as furnishing and art, to take center stage.
The key to having a harmonious color scheme while preserving the modern touch is to choose colors that match. If you are designing a living room with white furniture, choose a color for the walls that is one shade warmer than your furnishings.
Typical modern design utilizes just one or two accent colors throughout the room. These colors can be spread throughout the room in decor such as art and pillows. The key is to keep the accents minimal yet prominent in appearance.
Modern Design Furniture
Due to the simplicity of modern design, emphasis should be put on furnishings. Furnishings in a modern design are simple and make use of clean lines, neutral colors and often have a sleek, smooth finish. Furniture, such as sofas and chairs, tend to be low to the ground and have short backs and arm rests.
Additional furnishings, such as tables and even kitchen appliances, are commonly smooth and polished in texture and finish. Glass, metals and even concretes are familiar materials found in modern design. Other natural materials common in modern design are polished woods and bamboo.
At Design Mix Furniture, you can find an assortment of modern design furniture ranging from antique to newly crafted with a mix of stylish contemporary home decor. We also specialize in reclaimed and custom built furnishing to perfectly compliment your desired aesthetic.
Modern Art and Accessories
Modern art demonstrates striking geometric shapes and angular forms that make a bold statement. Staying within the uncluttered guidelines of a traditional modern design, art should be kept somewhat minimal and important pieces should be showcased with distinct lighting and placement.
Art incorporated into a modern room should play on the color palette established. Blocks of color that compliment your color scheme are great, utilizing neutrals and showcasing your accent colors will keep a cohesive aesthetic in the design. If using prints and textures, keep them minimal, one or two per room at most and keep your accent color in mind when introducing a print.
Modern Design Accessories
Accessories in a modern design should be simple yet make a statement. Vases and pillows should play on your color palette making good use of your accent colors. Area rugs featuring neutrals and blacks will tie together the decor. When accessorizing your room, the goal is to keep the look clean and uncluttered. The designers at MIX can help guide to the perfect modern accessories.
Modern architecture focuses on creating open spaces with an emphasis on angular lines and geometric shapes. Large unadorned windows are a hallmark of modern innovative designs. Natural light brings focus to the interior architecture as well as the decor inside.
If remodeling your current home, there are few things you can do to enhance your modern look. Taking down non load-bearing walls is a start. Opening up the space allows for a clean uncluttered design. Keep your trim and moldings simple and neutral in color. Replace old flooring with polished wood, linoleum or short fiber carpets. New windows can also go a long way when creating a modern style.
You can find all the furnishings and decor you need to complete your modern design at MIX. Our professional designers are here to help you outline your aspired look and acquire the pieces needed to finish your unique style.