By Marlys Tarbell. interior. Published at Thursday, June 07th, 2018 - 12:46:03 PM.
Learn how to construct a retro look. how to choose the most timeless antiques and how to place old items to accent a room instead of detract from it.The most direct approach for decorating with antiques is an overall retro design. The photo above shows some creative ways to place old retro pieces. The worn luggage in the corner adds a traditional travel theme; old centerpieces highlight the coffee table;
You can also place antiques in an inconspicuous area. like on a floating shelf. There they accent the design of the room rather than dominate and potentially clash with it. Placing an antique on a bookshelf can also work. By placing it next to a row of books. it doesn’t stick out as much but still reminds you of an era you may be fond of.
Did you know that interior designers have a rare brain type called Innovators+Influencers? This article in Entrepeneur Magazine says that only 15% of the population is capable of making creative connections such as the ones required in the creative jobs of interior designers.While the magazine was using this brain type to explain the thought processes of creative entrepreneurs. we can easily apply it to interior designers.
Take the picture above as an example. Since the fresh. white color carries most of the room. that is clearly the dominant shade. Meanwhile. the mustard yellow found in the chairs and accent pillows is a solid choice for a secondary color. The blue accent wall is undoubtedly the boldest shade.The rule of threes