Whether your home was built just last year or has been standing for closer to 50 or 100, there are always things you can do with your interior design to make it look more modern. In many cases, you don’t even have to purchase new items in order to make your home look and feel more modern to you and anyone visiting your space.
To show you how this can be done, here are three ways you can create a more modern décor theme in your home.
Create Open Spaces
One hallmark of modern design and décor in a home is openness in your use of space.
According to Mihai, a contributor to Freshome.com, having an open concept in your home is an inherently modern design element. But even if you don’t have an open concept, you can make your home feel like it has more open spaces by creating more distance between your décor items or choosing furniture pieces that have a low profile or are closer to the ground.
Additionally, when you have more space between your furniture or other décor items, you can play more with creating specific shapes in your space. And as far as modern design goes, geometric shapes play a big role.
Embrace Nature and Structure
To make your home feel more modern, you’re going to want to allow nature and natural elements to play a bigger role than they presently do.
To do this, Tonya Lee, a contributor to The Spruce, recommends that you try to showcase the structural elements of your home as much as you can. This can include having exposed beams or leaving certain raw materials exposed, like unfinished wood or concrete.
Along with this, you can also bring in more natural elements by using things like wood, leather, metals, or natural fibers as you put together and decorate your space.
Strive for Simplicity
Overall, what really makes a home look and feel modern is an air of simplicity. To achieve this look, you have to be able to edit yourself and really pare down what you have in your home and how you have it arranged.
By striving for a look that’s sleek and simple, the editors of Elle Decor share that you’ll be able to attain a modern look in any room of your home. So when you’re deciding on things like furniture pieces, colors, textiles, and more, try to keep the idea of simplicity in the forefront of your mind.
If you’re wanting to turn your home into a modern masterpiece, consider using the tips mentioned above as you strive the create a cohesive theme throughout your entire space.
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