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If you want to create a home that you’re going to love for years to come, now might be the perfect time to bring it up to date with the summer trends of 2021. But how do you go about creating a contemporary design that’s going to offer everything you need it to. It’s a tough question, but we’re going to discuss some of the key principles of contemporary design and ideas you can implement in your home below.

A bedroom with a bed and a table in a room

Choose a Clean and Simple Material for the Flooring

The flooring throughout the home is one of the first things you can think about. By making the floor clean and simple and choosing a material that’s not going to overwhelm the space or stand out for the wrong reasons, you can make the design feel much more contemporary and relevant. A good solid wood flooring or some simple and uncomplicated tiles could be what you need.

Make a Statement with Your Furniture Choices

If you want to make a big design statement in the home, the best way to do it is through the use of furniture. You can make a big difference to how space feels and how you utilise the space at your disposal by keeping things simple. But you can still choose one furniture item per room that really stands out and has an impact in terms of the overall design.

Experiment with Textures

Another good way to add variety and intrigue to a home’s interior design is through experimenting with different textures. A variety of textures will make the space feel modern and unique, depending on how you combine them and the textures you choose. This is where you can have fun and take things in a direction that you find most appealing.

Let in as Much Natural Light as Possible

Letting in plenty of natural light is definitely something that you might want to think about even if you have a flat roof. Contemporary designs are all about spaces being light and airy, and it’s obviously much easier to achieve that when you have large windows or maybe a flat glass rooflight that can let in plenty of sunlight during the day. You’ll find it hard to achieve a contemporary design if the interiors feel dark.

Embrace Minimalism and Banish Clutter

Minimalism is another contemporary design trend that you might want to consider. Contemporary designs are all about keeping things simple and not overcomplicating things too much. If you can do that, your home will feel bigger, more spacious and more relaxed. So do what you can to banish the clutter and keep things as minimalist as you feel comfortable with. It’s not for everyone but it can have a dramatic impact on the overall aesthetic of a home. Using a stylish jewellery stand can look good and reduce clutter from the dressing tabletop.

Creating a more contemporary interior design for your home is a tough ask in many ways. Especially if you haven’t updated your home in a long time. But with the help of the ideas discussed above, you can put in place a design that you can be proud of without too many troubles at all.

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