Order, symmetry, balance and proportion are all essential for a classic look. It often portrays a focal point, usually an original fireplace or beautiful art, around which visual balance is achieved.
A love for original features, always elegant and refined, the personification of chic in interior design.
Classic design is characterised by natural complementary colours, elegant fabrics, and natural flooring in wood, stone or marble.
- Marble flooring
- Original Fireplaces
- Period Details
- Complementary neutrals
- Black & White Chess
- Regencial Pastels
Sometimes defined as a perfect combination between function and aesthetics, Scandinavian design pays homage to the way of life of Nordic countries, it is functional, natural and understated, but uncompromising on its level of craftsmanship.
- Natural elements like form-pressed wood
- Natural fibre throws or furs
- Bespoke hand crafted pieces of furniture.
- Most often seen on a pale and subtle colours
- Cold blues & off-whites
- Pops of colour it often comes from the use of art, or a single piece of furniture.
Pays homage to the industrial revolution, where machinery, engineered clocks and warehouse lighting take centre stage.
Dangling metal light fixtures in a neutral colour scheme derived from unfinished ’rough’ materials like concrete, reclaimed wood, exposed bricks and unpolished steel.
- All kinds of Metals
- Scaffolding Planks
- Steel Meshes
- Greys and Blacks
- Muted browns
Offers a highly purified form of beauty, defined by a sense of functionality and ultra-clean lines.
Colour palettes are neutral and most often cold, furnishings are simple and streamlined, nothing is excessive or flamboyant in furniture or even accessories.
- Glossy and shine surfaces
- Unpatterned titles and flooring
- Most often monochromatic
- Usually all white or all black
- Greys & neutrals
- Super plain colours
Inspired by nature, uses earthy primitive materials, like stone, lime render and terracotta.
Ideal for a farmhouse or a barn, vaulted ceilings adorned with wood beams and reclaimed wood floors.
The colour palette is warm with an off-white backdrop, soft rusty tones and stone tiles, accessorised with natural fabrics, leather or fur.
- Wood in all finishes and colours
- Brick walls and stone flooring
- Terracotta Tiles
- Off white and beiges
- Mediterranean colours
- Neutral and complimentary
Reflects a more relaxed attitude and lifestyle, preferably in the middle of a tropical forest.
Bohemian interiors uses a mismatched array of items found in widely varied sources including flea markets international travels.
Most often seen with an excessive amount of plants and globally inspired textiles and rugs.
- Travel mementos
- African and Moroccan fabrics and ornaments
- Indoor plants
- Everything goes
- Often includes pattern clashing
More is more, opulent and extravagant, full of drama and excess, uses highly contrasting palettes, very often in darker colours. Ambiance lighting, sumptuous rich fabrics in velvet and silk.
Shiny metallics and mirrors create a dramatic and stylish interior that’s sure to impress.
It’s a dramatic design style, perfect for a homeowner who enjoys making a statement.
- Over the top
- Gloss and mirrored finishes
- Silk & Satin Fabrics
- Brass & copper fixtures
- Dark on dark
- Highly contrasting colour schemes
- Use of strong accent colours
- Brass and copper
Pop Art as an art movement was first created to emphasise the banal or kitschy elements of everyday culture. Joyful and ironic, uses primary colours and the reduction of complex forms to simpler geometrics to represent a caricature of the world.
Its final intention is to connect with the younger self and make them rethink life with a smile.
- Man-made shine materials
- Any material that does not look natural
- Colour block patterns
- Neons & super bright colours
- Primary colours