Actually, these styles are obtained by mixing different elements of various styles of decoration. But it is necessary to know the fundamental aspects of each one, so that you can decorate your home for yourself.
- 1. Mid–Century Modern
The golden age of this movement that was in the mid-twentieth century and hence the name: Mid Century Modern. The finishes were much simpler, without many details, but with high functionality. Hence, always comply with the characteristics of form and function. It had great boom in the Scandinavian countries, here was betting on a technological design, functional and affordable. (Nordic style) It was a visionary and innovative style for its time that is still valid today especially in furniture, where we find pieces that became icons of design.
Mid Century Modern features:
- Simple, linear and clean forms of subtle elegance.
- Elimination of unnecessary details.
- The forms and structures are shown, they do not hide.
- Industrial production elements are included in the design.
- Nature prevails, adapting housing to it and using natural material elements such as wood.
- Fluency and horizontality between the different spaces of the house.
Ccelebrating the style that is now recognized by scholars and museums worldwide as a significant design movement.
- 2. Scandinavian
The Scandinavian style is based on the well-being of people through the creation of a simple environment that transmits peace and tranquility. The pursuit of happiness is the main purpose of this decoration, which, through the small details, tries to create an environment that favors calm enjoying the little things in life
Characteristics of the Scandinavian style:
- Simplicity, uniformity of colors
- Soft contours.
- Balance of organic and industrial materials.
- Furniture of simple, contemporary and functional forms.
- Basic elements but that bring warmth and comfort to the environment.
- Light colors, white, beige or gray.
Scandinavian style as well as the simply classic one is accepted worldwide.
- 3. Bohemain
The decoration of Bohemia captures the free and adventurous spirit of the avant-garde lifestyle. Hippie chic represents the lifestyle of people who enjoy simple things, contact with nature. The key is present a purposefully “messy” look.
The Bohemian style is characterized by:
- Use natural materials, wood, animal skin in contrast to metallic details. Layer on textiles (throws, pillows, rugs, tapestry) for a warm ambience.
- Ethnic and nomadic elements, such as Moroccan accessories or tribal designs.
- Use of rich and creative prints of vibrant colors, in purple or red tones.
The bohemian style is accepted and used by people that have an unconventional way of life, usually artistic
- 4. Classic renovated or modern classic
Its most current, since there are few whose renew their house or premises with the purest version. The classic style has evolved towards more contemporary environments leaving behind, the heaviness of the fabrics and the noble woods.
Tips to get a classic decoration renovated:
- Contrast between the clarity of white walls and the generally dark furniture, although you can also see completely clear spaces. (Both the space and the furniture).
- Traditional forms such as moldings on walls, ceilings and doors, skirting boards of considerable height are maintained.
- Furniture of simpler lines of conservative essence, are combined with high quality fabrics. Smooth or with subtle patterns of soft colors that hardly stand out.
- Mix of more modern pieces through its design or its finishing material. Like the contrast of sofa in tufted glass tables and shiny metal.
The renovated or modern classic styles are also accepted by people. In general, we can find these in such places as houses, hotels, companies and apartments.
- 5. Industrial
The industrial style, also known as loft style. It is a decorative style that has its origin in the typical architecture of the industry. An unpretentious architecture and visual appeal that has to do with its exposed brick structure and its materials. Emphasis is placed on the liberal use of exposed steel with wooden elements. A more modern variant, includes accents in copper tones. A rough, rustic, and cold
Tips to get an industrial style:
- Large windows
- Materials seen and worn, such as: brick, cement and lots of steel.
- Pillars and exposed beams
- Conduits and pipes of the facilities in sight
- Diaphanous spaces, wide, without partition, with very high ceilings
Industrial style; now really popular in Thailand because this style is unique and attractive people with a rough, rustic, and cold