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Often times people love the feel of a traditional design but want the feel of a newer, more modern home. Mixing elements of the two designs can be simple enough to accomplish the space you’ve always dreamed about.
The architectural style of a home does not have to define the interior. Despite the exterior of a traditional home, the interior decoration can be a mix of traditional with contemporary and modern pieces. Contemporary furniture in a home with an emphasis on tradition can be unexpected and catch the eye. An eclectic composition avoids style clichés and allows the homeowner to make it uniquely their own. Be spontaneous with design! It is the unexpected choice of design that defies tradition. The contrast of hard and soft is a style on its own, breaking the ordinary rhythm of traditional design. What ties the two together is the color palette. No matter what furniture pieces are in a space, the color palette creates a cohesive design.
In contrary, the modern edge of a newer home can be transformed into a warmer environment through the implementation of timeless pieces, reminiscent of the old world. Incorporating traditional with contemporary in a design can transform a space into something unexpected and artistic. Characterizing the modern style with a surprising focal point creates maximum impact for a design. Charm can easily be developed in any room with an eclectic mix of old standing against new. Hard lines of the contemporary style can be broken down through accents of soft, artful decor.
Another way to blend old with new is through a vintage country blend. Incorporating rustic furniture with the contemporary design of a home is a cutting-edge way to get away from typical design styles. Vintage items like chrome pendant lights and a farmhouse sink combined in a kitchen with dark hard wood cabinets and modern appliances is a surprising element in a home! Characterize your style; if you are envisioning a contrast of modern with rustic then go for it!
Happy Funky Friday Everyone! Below is a fun colorful dining nook that we found from http://whimsicalhomeandgarden.com and we here at J Hill Interior Designs adore it! As you can see below sometimes just adding a bit of color can create that spunky, funky, fun touch your looking for without breaking the bank.
It’s Modern Monday! This classic Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair is and always will be a key modern piece that will never go out of style. For a more budget friendly version of this chair please check out http://www.restorationhardware.com/ For more about the history of this modern piece please visit Learn more on fritzhansen.com #Jhillinteriordesigns #Sandiegointeriordesigner #Modernmonday
Happy Textile Thursday! Today at J Hill Interior Designs we put together a couple different color stories that we created with fabric swatches which were used for a recent client. Check them out below and tell us what you think!
Happy Modern Monday! Below is a Romantic Modern concept that we here at J Hill Interior Designs are working on for a client. What we love about this design concept is how crisp and clean this space looks without looking uncomfortable to live in. Making the color palette neutral with a dash of creams and metallic velvets accented by a medium toned word flooring creates a clean yet soft look that anyone can enjoy. Also by using a mixture of different textures and textiles such as a hard, crisp nightstand paired with a oversized glass lamp and a rough, organic look of the round stools at the foot of the bed creates a great balance of texture within the space.
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Happy Funky Friday! Check out this colorful funky dining space. We here a J Hill Interior Designs are loving the small yet bold pops of color that are being used in this space. With the addition of the chevron patterned rug infused with the bold colors beings used creates a bold, fresh new look that everyone can love!
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Happy Funky Friday Finds Everyone! We here at J Hill Interior Designs are loving this fun and funky dining space. We admire the designer’s intuition for using a variety of patterns regarding fabric and wallpaper with the addition of fun and elegant decor and a neutral palette showcases funk and character to this dining experience!
There are so many different avenues of modernism that a designer can explore with a client. If your looking for some basic guidelines look no further! This living space showcases key modern pieces such as the famous Noguchi glass table, a sleek leather sofa’s that’s paired with a stunning colorful chandelier that can work for any style. Don’t be afraid to go bold with painting your built-in’s any other color than white. This black painted built-in is the perfect accent piece to a light herringbone patterned wood flooring. Modernism is all about going bold wether it consists of furniture selection, statement accent pieces, or even color!
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