3 Design Tips for Creating a Global Decor (with eco-friendly stories)
I love a shock of color in even the most neutral of rooms. Adding a splash of color to a room livens up a space. A bright piece like the one above may help you start the day with a rainbow of energy. This Peruvian hand loomed tapestry is steeped in rich naturally dyed colors. The brownish tones are derived from the walnut tree, and the reddish and purplish hues are obtained from cochineal insects, which live on walnut trees and cacti.
Decorating is all in the details. That’s why texture and pattern offer a unique touch to an interior space. This handspun (created on a drop spindle), hand-stitched wool cushion cover item from Bolivia is made by a non-profit that is dedicated to preserving indigenous art and providing employment.
Natural light brings out the color and texture of an interior space. If you need to bring in artificial light, design the lighting scheme to illuminate with a glow that will showsoff the decor. This beaded light made by Vietnamese artisans radiates a soft amber glow.
Want to bring a soothing calm tone to your interior spaces? The main image is so pleasing because it displays an array of global influences without feeling busy or fussy. There’s an ample amount of color, texture and light. Doesn’t the image make you want to curl up on the couch with a cup of tea?
Does the style of your home have a global feel? How do you infuse a global style into your home?