November 5, 2011 1 Comment
After geometry and textures, it’s now time for some tips about how to let and embed light into your interior. It is not necessarily all about altering in your artificial lightning or opening the shades, although it can be helpful. We would like to give you some ideas on how to make your home brighter, by implementing some changes to the interior itself. It will not only increase the effectiveness of your current lighting, but also make your home appear bigger and lighter. It is very useful when it comes to small spaces. Making a small room feel bigger is generally based on achieving optical illusions. Elements that matter are light, colour, shape and size.
The most straightforward way to make your interior brighter is painting it in a right colour. Paints have different levels of brightness and two shades of white for example can have completely different reflective properties. Light colours like white, écru, ivory, vanilla, white chocolate, dove-grey make the interior look bigger and brighter. Painting two opposite walls in same colour, and the other two in other will enlarge and extend the room, but only if the colours are similar. Textured wallpapers with a sheen can help make the space larger, especially in apartments with angled ceilings and walls, which usually close up the room. If you are afraid that using neutral and muted colours will make the interior too monotonous and boring use some vivid and bright colours in unexpected places like niches or details. Bright red chair or violet pillows can also do the job. Read more of this post