Design is taking a bold turn with color, thanks to designers who stay on the cutting edge of style and decorating. And for those of us who spend all year planning our seasonal décor, this is for you.
We’re taking a step outside for inspiration, rather than going to the closest Home Goods for the usual plaid tablecloths and cinnamon candles.
Since the first application of wallpaper, cultures have changed, style has ebbed and flowed, and modern design has evolved. Whether we fit our entire home from floor to ceiling with it, or simply feature one space, wallpaper has remained one of few long-standing design elements.
To best appreciate what wallpaper does for design, we want to look at its bright and colorful history. We can also learn how to knit together design elements of the past into modern spaces.
Let’s be real…
Our homes aren’t always as picture-perfect and organized as we hope them to be. Whatever your schedule entails, it is far too easy to feel that you just don’t have the time to keep everything in its place. But that doesn’t have to be the reason why you can’t have a beautiful home 24/7.
The transition can be slow and intentional by just adding certain aspects to your primary spaces. Think about where you visit at least once a day— your kitchen, your bathroom, and your living room. Here’s how you can make a few small changes in your decor that will give you an overall more organized feel in all of these spaces.
Since we are now settled into summer and the daylight lasts a little longer, we want to take a look at one of the brightest trends in design: minimalism. This style is all about keeping spaces light and bright.
As with most styles, minimalism has several facets. Three, to be exact- Japanese, Neo, and Scandinavian. All of these follow the same guidelines of simplicity with slight variations. Scandinavian minimalism is where we are narrowing our focus this month.
For over 45 years, Wilmot’s Decorating Centers have been serving our local market with top notch design and decorating elements. Servicing our customers is our main priority, especially as we have expanded our horizons to the greater New Bedford market. The design teams in Middleboro and New Bedford stay up to date with modern trends and classic styles to benefit our customers in the best way possible.
Design — to create according to plan…to have as a purpose.
Sometimes achieving the plan or purpose of a home can take a village. With the Wilmot’s Design Collective, our ambition is to cultivate a community that furthers each other’s design skills and creativity. So let’s become that “village” for each other and see how the design community can flourish collectively.