6 Design Risks You Shouldn't Be Afraid of

When it comes to designing a new space it often seems wise to play safe and stick to the proven basics. However, are there actually any rules to follow or is it worth taking some risk to make a big statement? Let's take a look at 6 design ideas that you can go for without fear of ruining your décor.

#1 Mix Patterns

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Arusha Pillows

Aria Sand Pillow

Mixing different patterns in one room may seem difficult in the beginning. However, if done correctly, layered prints can create a truly sophisticated look full of dimension. To make the space feel more balanced, opt for patterns in a similar color palette and don't forget to add some solid pieces as well. Take a cue from this stunning living packed with floral, geometric, and animal prints!

#2 Black Drama

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Jaxon Tripod Floor Lamp

Aria Ivory Pillow

Despite a common misconception that dark colors make a space feel smaller, vibrant hues, and especially black, can create a perfect focal point and add the right amount of drama. To light it up, pick up a few stylish light fixtures just like Jaxon LED Tripod Floor Lamp by Brightech - it'll beautifully fit in any space. White decor accessories would provide a nice contrast. Take a look at our luxurious Aria decorative pillows in ivory velvet.

#3 One Extraordinary Piece

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Omni Pewter Pillow

Derby Trays

If you want to add more personality into your space, incorporating an unexpected piece that meets your taste for extravagance is one of the easiest ways to do it. Grab inspiration from the metal hand-shaped chair above. Our velvet Omni pillow and an elegant tray in grey leather would perfectly compliment the color palette of the space.

#4 Statement Ceiling

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Francesca Blue Lumbar Pillow

Aria Blue Lumbar Pillow

Too often, ceilings are treated without any attention. However, this space is a great opportunity to express your creativity! Style your ceiling with a bold patterned wallpaper or pain it in an energetic hue - this will make the whole room stand out. Matching decorative accent pillows (just like our chic Francesca and Aria pillows in blue velvet will help you to harmonize the look.

#5 Patterned Tiles

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Most of us tend to view ceramic tiles as a flooring decor solution for a Mediterranean home. But how about thinking outside the box? Take an idea from this minimalistic modern kitchen where cement tiles finished in different shades of grey add a graphic interest to the space.

#6 Multiple Focal Points

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Adelphi Grey Pillow

Leather Frames

It's tempting to stick to a proven design rule which suggests establishing one focal point per a room. But if you won't be afraid to break it, you may be rewarded with a space with a true visual interest. Lacking energetic colors, this living is revived through multiple eye-catching spots - a marble fireplace and a statement wall. Our 100% linen Adelphi pillows or a leather photo frame with brass details will add up to its understated charm.

We're never worried about taking risks in order to create one-of-a-kind designs and hope now you won't be afraid of that too! 

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