You have a flair for the dramatic. Some might say you’re a maximalist and love to create a scene.
It’s important to you that your space makes a statement, and you’relikely to embrace a bold statement from bright saturated accent walls or large, bold wallpaper.You crave anything to make your space pop and wow your guests.
Picture yourself draped over a tufted chesterfield or chaise-longue, draped in velvet, a wall of palm trees behind you while you say, “I’m ready for my closeup.” And …cut.
Your favorite movies are in black & white. Stemming from Hollywood Regency, which got its start in Old Hollywood during the Art Deco period, Modern Glam mixes and matches styles from Art Deco to Greek Revival and incorporates romantic, curvy furniture from the Victorian era. Modern Glam is a for you if you like a bit of sparkle and anything that feels fancy. People who love to entertain and host up-scale events will gravitate toward this style.
Key FeaturesMarble, lacquered black and white, lucite, glass, smooth gold or silver accents, jewel tones, and richly textured fabrics are the signatures of this style. Smooth and glossy surfaces with plush textiles give a dressy look that makes you feel glamorous and ready for a party.
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Add in some mirrors, crystal accessories, warm or cool metals (the shinier the better!), and add in inspirational, sassy, or subversive artwork and you get a space that makes you want to put on high heels and pop something bubbly. Deliberate clashings of color.
Chandeliers and candlesticks, vintage mirrors, chesterfield sofa,velvet, silk, and fur.
Who doesn’t love the easy breezy feeling of a coastal property or ashore home more than you do? You picture yourself living on the set of Something's Gotta Give".
The best coastal decor is layered with tradition and memories of generations. The intention is to re-create a relaxed and comfortable environment that is inspired by the beach and ocean.
Key FeaturesCoastal style also dubbed Hamptons style, or Cape Cod style and derives fromthe iconic U.S. beachside areas of New England and New York's coastal vacation areas. Common features include light, airy colour palettes with cool neutral shades paired with blues and greens. Furnishings are often white or neutral greige or beige. Rooms contain elements of wood and colour and accessories are often inspired by the ocean. Blue and white striped patterns for pillows, large windows, natural linen or cotton slipcovered sofas, and painted white wood are also common fixtures of the classic Coastal/Hampton style.
How to Achieve it/Keys to SuccessYou love natural materials in any use. Seagrass, sisal, rattan, canebamboo, bring it all in. Mix it in with lots of white, sun-faded blue, and accents of beach glass and you are home!
Your bathroom design will feel like home. This comfortable setting will be a personal oasis where you and your guests can truly feel at-ease.
Look for organic shapes and furnishings with natural elements.
Fresh New Traditional
You love things with a sense of history that are meaningful to you andenjoy celebrating them in your home. They may be new to you, or a special fleamarket find but have triggered a memory or association with something from thepast. Pattern, colour, and details take a leading role in this look.
Key FeaturesColours and patterns and details distinguish this style and the storyhere is, more is more! You may prefer your helping with a bit of restraint but tailoring and details define each piece you are drawn to. Traditional design style offers classic details, sumptuous furnishings,and an abundance of accessories. It is rooted in European sensibilities, andcharacteristically features dark, finished wood, rich colour palettes, and avariety of textures and curved lines. Furnishings feature interesting andornate details. Fabrics like velvet, silk, and matelassé cotton may include avariety of patterns and textures.
How to Achieve it/Keys to SuccessFresh traditional vibes on all of the features above with a fresh newpalette and sense of simplicity. Take your family heirlooms and give them afresh new environment.
Artful and filled with whimsy, you are free spirited with a love of life and travel.
Colours are vibrant and a mix of elements on the edge of clashing gives energy to this expressive look. Freida Kahlo is most likely your spirit animal.
Key FeaturesA fearless mix of metals, coloured glass, simplistic patterns, naive artwork, and texture are the signatures of this look. Fluffy chenille, patchwork quilts and warm worn wood all come together in this "anything goes" joie de vivre.
Juxtaposition of clashing colours gives it energy. White or boldly coloured painted trim anchors the look and keeps it from being too fussy while collected treasures add layers to the personality.
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Monochromatic elements in large sections anchor the chaos. Graphic black and white patterns add modern edge.
Warm Organic Modern
Above all, you enjoy open spaces and want a cozy feeling in your space witha and a place that exudes a mood of uncomplicated serenity with a modern up-beatvibe.
Key Features: You love natural materials and colours. You dream of a neutral spacewith pops of greenery and lots of texture. You tend to prefer lighter woods, orraw new reclaimed woods with aged metals in quiet or brushed finishes.You are about sustainable products and like to buy local or shop fromsmall artists and artisans. You love to mix in leather or vegan leather andenjoy the richness and tactile softness it adds to your home.You love soft neutral colours with pops of green. You enjoy simpleclean-lined furniture featuring sculptural forms and an uncluttered overallaesthetic.
How to Achieve it/Keys to Success: Fewer large pieces of furniture with sculptural forms, and minimalaccessories are the key to this simplified look. Solid colours in tactilefabrics add interest to a quiet palette.