Interior / June 12, 2018 / Emmaline Brenner.
The secret? Working with various hues within each of these two complementary color families. The blue included cobalt, turquoise, delft, navy. Within the orange family, corals, tangerines, grapefruits. Really rich hues, not muted. Using a combo of blue and white is like wearing a white shirt with blue jeans, or a navy blue blazer and a white shirt.
Floor and wall coverings, a carefully placed throw rug or even some patterned wall design will bring tons of depth to the room. Textiles, use cloths like slip covers, throw pillows, and even blankets to make the room pop. But, if you would rather experiment digitally before buying, the Home Design 3D app lets you see how different colors and textures will look in your interiors, all via your smartphone.
If you are not sure, take a picture. It is remarkable how much a photo can reveal. Print it out or use photoshop or an app to draw on the photo. This can give you a sense of whether a larger or smaller piece of art is needed or a tall plant might be best to fill a vacant spot. Know how to arrange furniture on a rug. There are basically three ways you can arrange furniture on your rug.
You do not want to pick too small a rug, though, or it may look insignificant, like an afterthought. The rug should appear as though it could touch the front legs of each of the seating pieces. This approach is best suited when you are layering a pattern over a larger solid or textured rug. Front on, put just the front feet of all your seating pieces on the rug to tie the arrangement together visually and create a well defined space while lending a feeling of openness.