How To Choose Furniture For A Contemporary Bedroom

If you’ve reached that point when your bedroom feels old and depressing, then maybe it’s time to give it a makeover. A more contemporary look would suit the bedroom well. It will give it fresh and clean look. But choosing modern and contemporary furniture for the bedroom is not as easy as it might seem. Still, it’s not very complicated either. These tips will hopefully help.

There are certain characteristics that the contemporary style has and which have to be taken into consideration when choosing the furniture. A contemporary interior décor needs to be simple and it also needs to be consistent. To make sure your bedroom has a cohesive and uniform décor, use few colors. For the walls you can opt for bright shades. For the furniture, on the other hand, you should use darker colors such as grey, brown or even black. They usually work best in contemporary decors because of the contrasts that are created.

Make sure you use the same color or at least similar shades for the whole furniture. This way you won’t have discrepancies in the décor and the overall look will be cohesive and consistent. Contemporary decors don’t usually feature patterns so it’s best to choose something simple. You can, however, play with textures for the accent pieces and for the rest of the décor.

Another aspect to take into consideration when choosing the furniture for a contemporary bedroom is the height of the furniture. The bed should be as close to the ground as possible. This detail can also be applied to the other pieces of furniture as well. Low-standing furniture makes the bedroom feel airy and clean. Cabinets or wall units that reach the ceiling are imposing but can also be a little overwhelming. This means that they make the room feel smaller and they also make the atmosphere less relaxing.

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Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on February 11th, 2013

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