Interior design trends to revamp your home this festive season
Oct 13, 2022, 10:41 am
3 min read
Now that India’s largest festive is around the corner, it’s time to revamp your homes and make sure it looks perfect to the t.
But before you give your home a makeover, why not consult an expert for current design trends suitable for Diwali?
Ekant Singh, Founder and CEO of Page 2813 suggests homeowners choose practical, DIY furnishings over fairy tale-inspired ones.
This Diwali go for dramatic lighting and traditional scents
“This Diwali, you can set up a welcoming display at the entrance with dramatic lighting and traditional scents like those of rose, jasmine, and sandalwood. Bright bed linens, classic textiles, patterned throw cushions, and ethnic motifs will enliven your home décor,” says Mr. Singh.
Use sustainable materials
Sustainable interior design is gaining in popularity because it brings serenity into the home.
In addition to being inexpensive and aesthetically pleasing, sustainable items also have a favorable impact on the environment.
Materials such as bamboo and terracotta are examples of sustainable resources.
Revamping existing furnishing and furniture, or painting walls with non-toxic materials are also some eco-friendly home decor ideas.
Functional decor adds appeal to your home without losing purpose.
Baskets, plates, vintage utensils, mirrors, and rugs are examples of practical home decor.
Wire or woven baskets offer storage and texture and also serve as useful art complementing both neutral and bright paint.
When displayed on open shelves vintage utensils or containers contribute to the area, and mirrors reflect natural light to brighten rooms.
This festive season, contribute to the local economy and go desi.
Traditional decor items – gold polished or brass, in the form of a statue, collectibles, centerpieces. can bestow an instant impression of festivities.
Pick macrame wall art, bamboo furniture, and planters, wicker furniture, jute bags and rugs, pottery, and other handmade home decor products by local artisans which also promote sustainability.
Play with light and shade
The use of soft lighting to highlight artwork creates a special ambiance in your home.
Lighting enhances the interior design, by adding depth and comfort. Good lighting can highlight the best features in your home.
The game of light and shade energizes a room. Accent lighting highlights artwork, bookcases, furniture, and architectural embellishments in your room while dimmers let you control the ambiance.
Create an inviting atmosphere with traditional and pleasant aromas
Homes with a pleasant and invigorating scent are naturally more inviting, uplifting and cheery.
Our culture has a long history of incense sticks and aromatic oils, while candles and potpourri making their way in more recently.
Induce scents of lemongrass and Oudh in the bathroom, roses in the bedroom, and camphor or sandalwood in the temple area to specialize the different zones.