Less Is A Bore

We can appreciate a pure white, modern, minimalist space as much as the next interior designer. But our interior designers lean away from the “less is more” and much more towards the “less is a bore” interior design style. You can see a great example of this in the dazzling entryway pictured below from the recently completed Steiner Ranch Residence. We at Spaces Designed loooove color, texture and pattern!

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Still not sure what we mean by “less is a bore”? Here are some more examples found on Houzz. These designs are bursting with visual interest!

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Striped Spaces

Using stripes to add visual interest to a space is a great interior design tool. For the kitchen in this Austin, TX residence our Interior Designer thought the stripes on the island would be a chance to infuse the room with a contemporary visual accent; and make the island a feature piece in the space.

Here are some other great examples of stripes as visual accents. Sometimes the stripes are loud and proud; and other times they play a quiet background role, becoming almost a neutral.

Eclectic Dining Room by Atlanta Architect Blount Architectural and Interior Design

Traditional Kitchen by Grandville Interior Designer Dwellings

Eclectic Living Room by Boise Interior Designer Judith Balis

Modern Spaces by Sacramento Interior Designer Kerrie L. Kelly

Modern Living Room by Philadelphia Furniture And Accessories Usona

Here are some striking striped textiles we love!

Monari Stripes

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Dallas Market had many great finds this year. Check out these eclectic and fun items we found while touring the showrooms…
This colorfully fun wire accent chair with bold colors and fun patterns adds new life and spunk to any space.
Mixing and matching patterns and textures is an easy way to add a splash of fun to your home without spending paying for expensive furniture that will go out of style. Try accenting a neutral sofa with a variety of fun colors and textures.

Black and white is still very much in style however adding a bit of bling to the space can modernize the simple tones and adds a bit a flare!
A fun colorful lamp adds a bit of funk to a design.  These brightly colored lamps can be a great starting point for color accents in a room. Try using these colors in other accents throughout the space to create a swanky cohesive design.

Unique wall hangings are a great way to get away from the traditional wall art. Try finding fun glass or ceramic sculptures in multiple colors to hang on the wall as a fun modern piece of art!