While some of our readers prefer the unabashed approach to interior design others might appreciate a more laid-back semi-minimalist approach. Even if you are not lucky enough to own any African artifacts or textiles you can still bring home a bit of the continent’s amazing aura by simply choosing the right colors. .
The key to a modern rustic space is an open floor plan modern furniture and preserved and exposed natural architectural elements. The color scheme is very simple with large windows bringing the outdoors in. This style has an informal elegance – comfortable and modern living at its best!
While that is hardly surprising the owners of by KUBE Architecture in take it a step further by making their new ‘cook’s kitchen’ the focal point of their existing rowhouse makeover.
Heavy wooden elements combined with brick walls in white can create a smart background for styles such as Mediterranean farmhouse and rustic. The use of a whitewashed brick wall gives the living room a cheerful light and breezy ambiance where natural light is amplified to create an atmosphere of freshness. This makes them apt for elegant and unique beach-style living rooms as well.
There are two different approaches you can take here depending on both your personal taste and the style you are shooting for.
Decorating a room with brick walls does require far more discipline though as an eclectic mix can quickly end up becoming ungainly clutter because of improper planning.