Interior design ideas – 10 of the best

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Discover stylish interior design ideas for the home with our latest inspiration. Whether you want to create a calming neutral living room or a luxe glamorous bedroom we have a range of interior design ideas that are fresh and creative.

Create a centrepiece for your living room, with a bold floral or geometric feature wall. Use this feature to draw your eye away from the merely functional items such as the TV. Create a relaxed feel to the room with a linen sofa in neutral tones, piled with cushions in luxurious textures such as faux fur and velvet.

Add a personal touch to a living room by positioning framed photographs and artwork in a cluster above the sofa. Add personality to a bare wall space with frames of similar style in a range of sizing – position in unusual small spaces. Paint walls a stark white to act as a neutral backdrop to the pictures.

Position built-in shelving in alcoves on either side of the chimney breast. Paint the shelves the same colour as the walls to create a solid block of colour.

A wood or glass table with a shelf for storage is a great place to store magazines and books. Add symmetry to a living room by positioning furniture symmetrically around a fireplace or chimney breast.

Lighting is an often overlooked but important feature in interior design. Supplement overhead lighting with a mix of floor and table lighting at different heights to create a cosy feel to the space.

Introduce a bold statement tablecloth to a neutral dining room. Choose complementing hues for your crockery and artwork. Layer alternatly patterned fabrics and introduce at least two shades of your chosen bold colour.

Opy for a boldly patterned wallpaper in a bathroom or box room as it can infuse a small room with energy. Go for a mid-toned colour so the space doesn’t appear to closed in.

Add instant light to a small bedroom by positioning mirrors against a window. Choose furniture with reflective surfaces such as a dressing table and wardrobes for a luxe feel to your interior design. Add a shimmering chandelier and boost light levels with a pale wallpaper.

Soft floral living room

A centrepiece in a living room helps to draw the eye in and take attention away from less decorative features, such as the TV. A fireplace is a natural focal point. Make it more prominent by positioning a large mirror above it. Give the room balance by positioning furniture symmetrically around the fireplace.

Eleni wallpaper in Indian Yellow

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