The apartments are 45-90 sq.m.

Dark walls: Swedish interior with a scent of cinnamon


Do you want to create a comfortable and interesting interior withcharacter? Try choosing a darker color as your base. Do you think it's gloomy? Not at all, the main thing is to choose the right shade, today we will show you an example that will inspire you. How can a dark color make an interior homey, balanced, cozy and interesting? Today we will look at this with a real example. An apartment with an area of ​​68 square meters came into our field of vision. It is home to a friendly family of four: an adult married couple and their children, 8 and 10 years old.

Mysteriousness of a dark color

This interior does not look gloomy.On the contrary, it radiates warmth, joy and immerses you in a mysterious atmosphere from the first minutes. It has the aroma of cinnamon, chocolate, tart sweetness, a little bitterness. This effect was achieved thanks to the correct combination of a complex dark color with other decor items, furniture and decoration. Correct lighting also plays an important role here. Our opinion: - Brown in various combinations balances and is perfectly perceived. It evokes associations associated with land, minerals, practicality and reliability. This interior is perceived just like that. It can be seen that the owners of the apartment love nature. This is probably due to their profession.

That was not boring

Brown is versatile and goodcombined with light, milky, beige shades, as well as bright, rich colors. See how it fits perfectly into the bedroom and bathroom space. In these rooms, it is better to use light shades that are close to natural. This will create a calmer environment. To prevent the space from looking boring, it was diluted with different accents in the form of decorative pillows, textiles, paintings. The more light, especially daylight, the darker the background color is allowed. To make the character and depth in the living room, the walls were made darker (coffee, chocolate, copper). The space was balanced by the floor, ceiling and furniture of light colors. In the kitchen, too, looks beautiful dark color,contrasting with such elements as a light table, light linen curtains, three-dimensional white lamps. A kitchen apron is decorated in light colors, with bright splashes of color in the form of exotic birds. In the nursery is a completely different mood. The room looks bright and cheerful. To make the room look brighter, a light shade of walls is specially chosen, and a dark color is added dosed. Red carpet is an excellent addition that gives warmth and joy.

Travel Imprint

It can be seen that travel is integralpart of the life of the apartment owners. This is reflected in the interior, where a lot of space is reserved for outlandish gizmos and sculptures. The living room has an entire wall with a wardrobe for displaying amazing and mysterious objects. So that they can be clearly seen, specially made backlights for them. Against the dark background of walls and furniture, the white cabinet stands out especially. Our opinion: - Gold, copper accessories and fittings give a mysterious shine. There is a possibility that the owner of the apartment is an archaeologist, hence the desire to share the beauty of interesting antiques, of which there are many throughout the apartment.

Butterflies everywhere

Such a deep and complex color in the interiorare chosen by curious people who are focused on research, cognitive activity. They love to observe the world around them. Such people settled in this apartment. Studying butterflies is most likely the profession of the landlady. Framed butterflies under glass, hanging on the walls, are romantic symbols and will not leave indifferent either adults or children. This gives the interior lightness and joy. Moreover, they are perfectly combined in color and banish longing from space. Our opinion: - As you can see, the interior in various shades of brown, black, copper and lead in combination with natural materials, light colors and bright paintings looks modern, stylish and home-like. It is comfortable and very interesting to be in it.

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Interior chips that you can use in your apartment

Dark walls are the highlight of the interior.Using this Swedish apartment as an example, we were able to see that a dark color, and especially a rich palette from black to copper, coffee and lead, can look advantageous and make the apartment incredibly cozy, homely and interesting. And all thanks to the moderate use of the palette, dilution with accessories and details of bright colors, well-planned lighting solution. Try experimenting with these shades. See how it might look in different rooms and styles. Wicker furniture is a guarantee of a cozy atmosphere.Wicker furniture is used in this interior, which fills the apartment with a warm atmosphere. This gives the interior a relaxed character, brings notes of lightness, the presence of African summer (like a reference to hot countries where wicker furniture is widely used). We propose to take a look at several examples of such use of wicker furniture in the interior. Things with history make the interior special.Not everyone can afford this technique, but it looks very impressive. Antiques make the interior more status, filled, signaling to guests that the owner of the apartment knows a lot about beautiful and significant things, that he has good taste and is not indifferent to history. Here are some good examples of using this technique in the interior.