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From punchy and bold to subtle and harmonious, a monochromatic interior can be as striking or understated as you want it to be.
The word monochromatic itself means ‘the use of only one colour’, but this can have as much or as little depth as you wish depending on your style. With every colour being made up of hundreds of different shades, there is no limit to how you choose to experiment with this look.
Take the plunge - If you’re wanting to go bold with your interior, then there’s no better way to make an impact than drenching your room in one distinctive shade. This look can be difficult to pull off, but if you get the right balance, then you’re onto a winner!
Pictured above, the Scandinavian brand String demonstrate beautifully how distinctive this saturated look can be, whilst also proving how much a particular colour can transform the mood of your space. The rich cobalt blue of the first interior creates a feeling of drama and excitement, whilst the sage green of the second interior is soft and soothing. The String Pocket Shelving units are also some of the most versatile and practical storage solutions available, whilst also maintaining a timeless quality.
The Fritz Hansen Series 7 Children's Chair draws a striking contrast against the dusty pink shades in this stylish children’s room
Neutralise your space - If you prefer to tone things down a little, then bringing neutral tones into the mix will help to break up the blocks of vivid colour and create interesting contrasts between different parts of the room.
Experiment with accent colours - There are no written rules when it comes to curating a monochromatic interior and incorporating hints of contrasting colour will help to create some interesting focal points in your space. Even adding a statement floor lamp in the corner of your room or a few bright accessories scattered on the coffee table will help to bring an element of intrigue to the space.
Play with texture - Experimenting with a monochromatic interior gives you plenty more scope to play with different textures and surfaces within your home. A great way to do this is by mixing and matching different cushions on your sofa or bed or opting for a rug that has many different layers and complexities to the design.
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