Bright looks good with subtle; big looks good with small; plain looks good with exciting; and new looks good with the old! Yes, opposites can work wonders and this holds true for interiors too. This season, go all-out to give your contemporary home a touch of the past
Decorating a home with furniture, styles, colours and patterns of similar family might be fashionable, but it can also be boring at the same time. To bring an element of excitement and add whimsy to home interiors, interior designers and decorators now stress on the need to showcase contrasts within a home. The verdict says, ‘Nothing can be more appealing and dramatic in today’s new-age home than a blast from the past.’
THE GREAT COMEBACK
The mid-20th century saw a dramatic outpouring of creativity in architecture and design. Designs with mystical, yet sweeping lines and surprising elements came to the fore. With the passage of time, these designs, especially in furniture and interiors, became the glorious past and people moved on to welcome straight, sleek and contemporary designs. But as they say, what goes around comes around! The mid-century designs, especially in furniture, is back with a bang and is now enjoying a resurgence as a popular choice for households across the country. The fact that buyers are now willing to pay high prices for authentic mid-century pieces testifies to the genius of what is called our ‘vintage charm’.