Stone walls bring simplicity to complicated spaces add natural goodness to modern interiors and allow us to add texture and uniqueness to homes dominated by modern monotony. And few rooms benefit from a lovely wall or architectural feature clad in natural stone like the bedroom.
Murals are also great alternatives to paint or wallpaper — especially for fuller images meant to encompass a whole wall. Take a look at how stunning this tall cloud mural looks in this urban apartment (featured on Vogesparis).
But as always old trends find a way of making a comeback and the last decade has seen the ‘style of the 90s’ completely fade away with contemporary homeowners bringing back color textural contrast and a delightful array of styles that venture beyond the mundane. And it is this of sorts that has once again put the spotlight on the beautiful
The exposed brick wall in a small bedroom is even more fun to work with as it brings an air of warmth and coziness to the modest room. A smart strategy here is to opt for the monotonous look (something we advised against in larger rooms) just to avoid visual fragmentation. This can mean painting the accent brick wall white to let it blend with the rest of the room.
It is amazing to see how the word ‘Zen’ is something every design aficionado identifies even if he is not really well versed in the culture of the Far East. For those who love interior design it represents a balance of elements an air of tranquility and a style where mind and matter both find solace.
Instead of a host of Asian decorating elements just add one or two like the Shoji screen Buddha statue lantern-style lighting or any other decorative piece you feel is appropriate. But the rest of the room can remain modern contemporary or minimal depending on your taste and the ambiance you wish to create. Small touches such as a potted plant or some bamboo shoots on the bedside table can also make a huge difference.