Exploring your Design Style is a major step to achieve the decor of your dreams.
To find your design style, explore every style you find. Choose what appeals to you. Whether it's a new trend or an old favorite, you'll be happiest with what you love.
There are always popular trends in design styles, as in fashion.
Keep in mind the style of your home, its architecture and layout. Consider your current furnishings if you plan to incorporate these into your decor.
Give some thought to how you want to use the room. Whether it's a cozy retreat or an active space for the entire family. Your plan should accommodate your activities.
Style is everywhere. Any space you enter has a unique style all it's
own. These are clues to find your design style.
Check out your local newsstand. Pick up a few decorating magazines. Even browse your local library. Check out books on design and decorating.
Surf the web, or check out your local book store. Ideas are all around.
Take notes about these spaces. Create a file to
combine like elements and pictures. Explore color options, keeping any existing items you would like to incorporate into your new decor.
Compare your likes and dislikes. Organize your ideas for easy identification.
Look for a common thread in your collection. These clues will lead you to your perfect design style!
Please note your style preferences should develop through similar choices in styles, color, furnishings, etc. Utilize these choices to your home to develop your own style.
A truly modern style developed during the age of minimalism and technology, ushered in by the machine age.
A new trend derived from Modern Styles is Farmhouse.
This style is composed of historic elements, mostly of the 16th through the 19th centuries.
A streamlined version of the traditional, with a mix of contemporary elements.
A vision of the historical French Country style developed by French Queen, Marie Antoinette