The warmth of beige is always considered to be a symbol of charm and elegance. It is one colour that never goes out of fashion. It can easily be combined with other cooler or warmer tones. Its presence immediately elevates the conviviality of the atmosphere. Besides, it tends to make a space more expansive which is a blessing for small homes. If you are still hesitating to switch to beige, then here are ten reasons for you.
Many people think decorating a spacious room is easy. It may be so in some respects, but large spaces need greater visual balance and choice of colour seems crucial for achieving it. The colour palette of the image above is dominated by neutral shades and beige. And, see how friendly it appears in the eyes of the beholder.
Beige is considered to be complementary to all shades of brown. So interior designers love pairing it with one of more shades of brown with beige. The wood texture also contributes to this earthly colour palette.
The timeless nature of beige makes sure your interior looks never out of fashion. See how beige combined with the wood texture creates a peaceful environment in the interior of this living room. It is perfectly complemented with dark tone lighting fixture which almost acts like a piece of sculpture.
A room bathing in natural light always looks cheery. But not every room of a house received same amount of natural light. To compensate the loss use ambient lighting and tones like beige and neutral. It will immediately have a positive impact on the interior atmosphere.
When the source of natural light is not a problem, you could be a bit more adventurous with your choice of colour. Such as using shades of brown to neutralise the effects of blazing sunshine. See how the owners paired dark brown with beige sofas in this living room.
Too much use of neutral shades tends to create a drab atmosphere. Break the monotony by introducing a stark shade like dark brown or pitch black and increase the visual dynamism. The photographs on the feature wall do this perfectly for this home.
White and brown create a visual symphony in this retro chic interior. The ornate design of the coffee table accentuates the effects further. The two high back chairs, made of natural products, complete the look with perfection.
Beige works perfectly well in small spaces and big. Using it intelligently in small homes has several advantages. It does not make the interiors feel cramped. With the help of lighting fixtures, upholstery, artworks and rugs you can add some contrast to make the interiors look even better.
Having ample light is crucial. It makes the space look filled with joy. It also makes the interior more habitable. Beige augments the amount of available light already available in your living room.
When it comes to choosing the interior shades, beige is surely not the only option. But it heads the list pretty easily. It can be effortlessly mixed and matched with more daring tones. If you are finding yourself a little short on inspirations then check out our book of ideas.