Combining a unique look with modern furniture

Posted on 29th September 2011 in Living Room

Modern furniture got its name because it chose to examine what was considered traditional, expected and then deliberately deviated away from the norm. The designers both of yesterday and today are encouraged to experiment with new materials in new ways and traditionally used materials incorporating innovative methods. It can be said that they deliberately question everything they have been exposed to and then through this process, twist that reality into a playful, imaginative and sometimes breathtakingly beautiful piece of modern furniture and accessories designs.

Because of this wonderful base upon which all modern designers work from, it is no wonder that there seems to be an endless stream of creative modern furniture and accessories available today.

With so much from which to choose, it is easy to design spaces in your home and office that are unique, creating a statement that spotlights you as the individual that you are.

Under the umbrella of modern furniture design, there are many styles to select from including the modern more traditional Scandinavian, minimalist, Baroque, Italian, contemporary, Zen and more. The best way to navigate these many different styles is to visit a modern furniture showroom. Here, you can browse to your heart’s content, sit and touch the pieces that interest you and imagine them inside your spaces. With helpful and knowledge sales associates to assist, ask questions so you understand what a great investment you are making.

Try to not buy matched sets. This may look great on a showroom floor but it is missing the touch that only you can bring to the design mix. Think about ways to integrate seemingly disparate styles that provide the function you need with the look and ambience you want. Don’t be afraid to take a chance. There really is no wrong or right to decorating. If you are buying what you like and including a unifying element, it will work.

Maybe your style is world traveler as you have collected pieces from all over the world. Show this off with a modern wall unit and perhaps some low slung modern side tables where you can both show off your special find as well as make it accessible for family and friends to admire it up close. Dressers are another great way to display found objects. Modern furniture design is known for its capacity to provide many display places with ample storage as well.

 

 

 

 

 

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