Scandinavian decor has proven to be an important influence on contemporary design. But this isn't exactly a new trend - you'll notice ample Nordic elements in the creative forms and materials of Mid Century Modern designs, in the powerful simplicity of the Minimalist movement, and in the casual lightness of chic cottage styles popular today.
In this collection we've put together some of the entries of the Evermotion 'Whole Lotta Loft' competition that are sure to blow your mind.
Although minimalistic studio apartment styles might seem easier to coordinate, there's limit to the creativity that a constricted space can inspire.
Neutrals are great choice for designers who want to make a modern first impression, while still leaving plenty of flexibility for future changes or updates down the road.
An artful home doesn't require many standalone decorations - in this post, four incredible interiors demonstrate that everyday necessities can serve as beautiful accents with the ability to stand on their own.
Modern minimalism is loosely defined by paired down design elements, clean lines, and open spaces. But that doesn't mean each space has to be black and white, infact we've gathered four very different spaces that celebrate modern minimalism with their own unique twist.
Homes with dark color palettes invite a sense of mystery, confidence, and adventure. Even within a lighter overall theme, dark accents add a punch of contrast to draw the eye and enhance the effect of the lighter tones.
Smaller apartments don't have much room for decoration, so designers often look for functional objects that can lend their beauty to the living space.
What would you do with a sprawling luxury home? Many people would start looking for design themes to make it feel fuller, pouring through fabric and paint swatches and eyeing the art auctions to fill the walls.
Have you ever decorated with vibrant primaries? They're so much fun but they're a little tricky to get right, especially within the context of a small apartment where there's very little room to hide the details that don't quite flow.
Beyond construction, wood walls and ceilings have a long and colorful history in home decor. Wood panels began as a way to insulate and hide flaws before grand boiserie began to decorate the finest castles and mansions, eventually refined to the elegance of the Rococo style and the gentle touch of the Victorian era.
Art Deco is a distinctively ornate style that originated in France before rising to international popularity in the 1920s through the 1940s.
Simple, soothing, and warm - it's nearly impossible to resist the welcoming qualities of timber construction whether in reference to furniture or floors or (in this case) the walls.
Dark red is a powerful and emotive color, capable of reflecting a vast spectrum of moods and intents.
Choosing an accent color for a compact apartment is no easy task. It has to be a color you love, a shade with a little flexibility for future additions and embellishments, a tone that looks good in any room at any time of day.
Lighting plays an important but hard-to-define role within the home. It's not just a tool to illuminate the home on dark days, yet it shouldn't serve as a purely decorative piece of furniture either.
Neutral color palettes are among the most flexible out there. They're easy to adapt to changing trends, they allow for colorful experimentation options, and they work well to emphasize the artwork or accents you want visitors to notice and enjoy.
Some color themes are beloved classics, and others take a more adventurous approach. These two homes feature creative palettes consisting of a playful combination of bright color accents - mostly gem tones with a few lovely pastels mixed in for good measure.
Are you looking for ways to make the most of your small floorplan? Each of these four homes occupies less than 300 square feet (27 square meters) but packs an incredible amount of personality, color, and inspiration into each space.
Open layouts offer such a convenient and effective way to brighten a home and make it feel larger. The downside is that everything is constantly within view at all times, leading to extra effort coordinating decorations and layouts.
There are a million and one ways to use concrete, but interior decorating is unlikely to pop up first in anybody's mind.