December 22, 2020

Texture Interior Design: 5 Ways to Bring Texture into Your Home

A secret to a rich and full of depth room is to master a layering. Blending multiple different sources of texture taken from upholstery, materials, plants will elevate any room and add a touch of luxury.

1. Layer Different Textures

The secret to a rich and deep room design lies in mastering layering. Mixing different textures of upholstery, fabrics, and plants in a room not only enhances the look, but also adds a touch of luxury. If your home contains a lot of monochromatic colours and not many patterns, try adding interest by placing a few textures next to each other on the wall - the multi-dimensional result will be immediately visible and create an intriguing visual. Here, various design ideas can help to optimally arrange the room.

Images: Black Tie, Bloomingville, Menu

2. Add Textured Furniture

Texture on furniture is not to be missed. Especially as you have a such intimate contact with it. Either it is a desk chair made out of rattan, or a cool marble table with naturally-formed little cracks and veining – all furniture has an immense opportunity to add both visual and tactile appeal.

Images: Bloomingville, House Doctor, Meridiani

3. Play with textured Home Accessories

Textured vases, storage boxes, plates, sculptures, trays, - even clocks can also add a wonderful sense of textural interest to a room. Our tip is to purposefully create an arrangement of objets with alternating and editing various textures to make a statement in your home. However, it is important to select textures that are sympathetic to one another, to avoid having too many textures that might clash together.

Images: Bloomingville, House Doctor, Menu

4. Decorate with Plants and Flowers

The difference in form, petal and leaf shape, height, colour and vessel all produce a textural effect on a room’s decoration. Try to choose the blooms or plants that link to other textures in the space, such as the glossy verdant leaves of an oversized palm linking to lacquered, strong-lined furniture. Our tip: make sure any vases match an existing texture in the room as well, such as upholstery on the sofa or textured lamp base.

Images: Menu

5. Light it up

Lighting is another feature in the room with a possible texture aspect. The look and feel of the lamp itself might play a significant role in providing texture. A high-polished chrome floor lamp adds a very different texture to a hammered bronze ceiling light, example. But it is the rays of light themselves where texture takes on a more visual character, so think different fabrics, materials when choosing shades as well.

Images: Porta Romana

To create your own personal living ambience, it is worth exploring different furnishing styles in more detail and discovering your own preferences in the process.

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