Metallics are a very popular trend right now not only in fashion but also in home decor from furniture to wall coverings and accessories. It can create high contrasting visual dimension and texture to a space or add a soft touch to a room. Plus, metallics work well with many colors, tints, tones, and shades from cherry red all the way to charcoal. To break it down further, there are warm metallics and cool metallics. Warm metallics consists of gold, bronze, brass, and copper while cool metallics consists of silver, nickel, pewter, and chrome. You can read more about different types of metals here. So, how can you incorporate both warm and cool metallic items into your home decor on a small or large scale? Check out some ideas and suggestions below for how to incorporate metallic home decor in your space!
If you want to start on a smaller scale, try replacing your hardware by adding knobs or pulls in gold, copper, or silver. It’s simple and affordable. You can add gold pulls for your kitchen cabinets for example in a style that fits your home decor. Or, you can have bronze knobs for your bathroom vanity, silver pulls for your dresser, or brass pulls for your bookcase hutch. There are many styles to choose from such as modern, vintage, country, etc… and you can mix and match different metallics.
As 2015 comes to a close and we leave behind chevron prints, kitchen desks, and tiled countertops to make room for floral prints, metallics, and handcrafted products, there are still some design trends that will stay with us into the new year from bold blues to reclaimed wood. Below are some popular 2016 interior design trends that anyone can incorporate into their home from large scale to small scale.
Bold dramatic colors such as navy, cobalt, and royal blue will follow us from 2015 into the new year. You can paint your walls blue or give your kitchen cabinets a fresh bold look. Adding a pop of blue through a statement piece of furniture or accent piece is a great way to stay current without making a major commitment.
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