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8 clever ways to incorporate trendy metallics into your home design

Kayla Gulec Kayla Gulec
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Just a touch of glimmering metal in your home is enough to make a space infinitely and instantly more glamorous. On the other hand, use too many metallics and your home could end up feeling like a hall of mirrors. While we like to say that there's no such thing as too much when it comes to incorporating metallics into your home, there is indeed an art to striking the right balance, and we hope to share those principles with you today.

So here are a few tips to go for the gold and incorporate trendy metallics into your home design!

1. With lights

When you're first starting out with metallic design elements in your home, it's always best to start off small. That way, if you don't like the look or feel, it's an easy change. You can get a lovely golden glow in your dining room by adding a couple of shiny lampshades to your area.

2. Metallic kitchen

Here is an extreme case of metallic design, and dare we say its bold and striking atmosphere leaves a lasting impression. Of course, when you don't want to go all out with metallic design like this, incorporating just a few elements like the kitchen equipment will give your unmistakable and unique character.

3. For the office

The home office can be a difficult space to decorate. You want something eye-catching, but also something that won't distract you from your work. These metallic tiles on the concrete wall provide a sophisticated sparkle, and the green ferns inside the wall almost make the entire package into a single work of art.

4. In the bathroom

This bathroom shows us what you can accomplish with metallic designs on the walls themselves. These gold stripes work perfectly in this small bathroom, as they help to illuminate the space in the classiest way possible.

5. With tableware

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Nom Living

Magnificent Bronze Ceramic Collection

Nom Living

Bronze is a well-known material that has been used in artisan craftwork for centuries. This precious is characterised by a warm elegance, and when paired with black or white, it gives off luxurious flair thanks to its high-gloss and lively appearance, even in something as simple as tableware. These shiny bowls and cups are eye-catchers. Metallic tableware is another great choice when you're first starting off with this theme.

6. With textiles

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Heather Interior Design

Contemporary Greys and Mixed Metallics

Heather Interior Design

Who would have thought that you could incorporate metallics into your home using textiles? Well, it's not only possible, it's downright ingenious. This golden accent pillow brings royal charm to this living room, and should these residents ever get sick of this style, changing pillowcases is an easy fix.

7. For design themes

If you are striving for an industrial interior, then metallics are right up your alley! Since industrial decor stresses exposed beams and pipes, this is a great way to get that heavy metal look without actually doing anything.

8. Chairs and wallpaper

The tone-in-tone idea works well for the metallic look. The wallpaper in metallic grey perfectly harmonizes with the glistening silver armchair, and since the chair isn't actually made from metal, comfort is not sacrificed for style.

If you liked these ideas, then you might be interested in these 12 brilliant and simple ways to swank up your home!

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