There’s something dazzling about shiny objects, that’s true. But how do you feel about matte finishes? They are becoming more and more incorporated into modern décor, from small-scale accessories to whole-room finishes. While at first the choice of non-glossiness might seem boring, in truth, a matte finish serves to emphasize the quality of the form of the object itself. Because there’s nothing else there to distract from the actual object.
The end result of a matte finish? A well-chosen piece that is forced to speak for itself…and that does so with a humble, minimalistic grace that is so critical to modern design. Read on to see if the modern matte trend resonates with you.