Some consider interior design stressful, while others find it a great pleasure. In any case, if you decide to take this step, it is important to pay attention to the details, because they are the most important in arranging any living space. For anyone who moves into a new, empty apartment or wants to renovate the home they live in, the main concern is how to find the best interior design solutions. The design of walls and floors, the selection of adequate furniture that will make your apartment a perfect combination of functionality and aesthetics – these are all tasks you face, so the logical question that arises is: where to start?
The first thing to start with is an idea. Think about which style suits you, whether you prefer the classic or modern style. Considering that the Internet is the source of all information, it wouldn’t hurt to do a little research and look for some ideas. You can also hire an interior designer. In that case, plan that you will have to allocate an additional sum, but the result will certainly be noticeable.
When we talk about decoration, walls are without a doubt one of the main factors. You can beautify the walls with wallpaper, by painting them in a certain color, by adding shelves on which you will arrange books or some interesting decorations, and so on. However, for many, an effective painting is an indispensable decoration of a good interior.
The interior, regardless of its purpose, always leaves an unfinished, bare, and even sterile impression if the walls are empty. Even when it comes to spaces decorated in a minimalist style that is guided by the motto “less is more”, even then pictures in the interior are a necessity. Namely, this style also insists on at least a few details. The role of pictures is not only to decorate the walls, but if they are well chosen, they will give personality to every home, be the highlights of a particular room, and also the connection between different styles and pieces of furniture. These objects d’art are easily portable and a good investment and you don’t have to spend a fortune on them.
You can really get creative with the layout, as well as the number of pictures you put on your wall. In the living room, it is usually the wall behind the sofa or, for example, the TV wall, in the dining room the wall behind the chest of drawers, and in the bedroom the wall behind the bed. Of course, other walls can also have artistic pictures, but the emphasis should still be on one wall. The room must appear harmonious. Therefore, when choosing a picture for the wall, you must also take into account the appearance of the entire room – the color of the walls, furniture, and other details.
The role of pictures is not only to decorate the walls, but if they are well chosen, they will give personality to every home, be the highlights of a particular room, but also the connection between different styles and pieces of furniture. Interior decoration in a modern style is almost impossible to imagine without an abstract painting on a large canvas. Pictures do not necessarily have to be expensive, and if you make an effort, you can find fine art prints for sale.
For art connoisseurs and art collectors, choosing a picture for the wall is probably not a problem – many of them adapt entire interiors to their paintings and sculptures… This is not surprising when you consider how expensive works of art can be… But what about the 99% of those who do they simply want their art paintings to serve as finishing touches for interior decoration? How to choose the right picture when we don’t want to spend a small fortune on it?
There are hand-painted art pictures on canvas that do not cost much, and you can choose the dimension that suits you, as well as the motif that fits your interior style. How I choose pictures for the interior? Of course, according to the style and color that I want to achieve in the space.
Interior decoration in a modern style is almost impossible to imagine without an abstract painting on a large-sized canvas (when we say large -we mean you should be really daring and take a canvas, for example, 100x100cm)… As for color matching – the colors in the picture can have an accent on the color you have on one wall and/or in decoration.
If your interior is decorated in a classic style – you will probably want some landscape, still life or portrait on your wall, and so on. For retro decorated spaces, you can choose hand-painted pop art pictures.
Any room carries its own mood, so the picture according to its interior should be chosen depending on the purpose of a particular room. For example, for the bedroom, it is better to choose calm pictures in the form of your favorite flowers or landscapes. When choosing a picture for the bedroom, be guided by the style you used for decoration. Pictures will look best if they fit into the space and form a whole. If the room is decorated in a traditional style, choose a picture in that style, the same applies to the modern style.
Black and white pictures for the wall, which are an ideal solution, are always a safe choice. If there are already enough colors in your living room (especially if the walls are not light), play it safe and choose pictures without colors. Recently, city maps have been extremely popular, so they will easily fit into any interior.