Saturday, December 12, 2009

White in Modern Design Style?

For some of you, when you hear modern design, what comes to mind are splashes of neon or a combination of different colors and textures to give it the edge and style that fits what's trendy. That's the advantage of white in design - it is as modern as it is classic!

White means cleanliness, purity and innocence. It is simplicity, clarity and truth. So to speak, white is merely a color, but the manifestation of the presence of all color - The complete absence of darkness. White is a fresh start and a new beginning.

All colors have meaning and representation. Red for love, pink for femininity, green for the environment and so on. Amidst all these things at the end of the day, we just want to clear our minds and relax. Coming home to a serene environment helps a great deal in achieving this. So this is what your minds, and your homes need - White.

White walls or white furniture, we all know they have a soothing effect. It has a more laidback feel to it and people always find it welcoming. Furniture that has a modern design in white is perfect for any home. It is versatile and can be easily incorporated into different decorating styles and lifestyles as well. Furniture in white also doesn't easily become outdated, as nothing can beat the timeless essence of this hue.

Modern design often means minimalism. Design that is simple, elegant and always tasteful. No more of the over-decorated rooms with shelves full of everything. They do nothing but collect dust and add clutter to our already cluttered minds especially when coming home from a hard day at school or the office. It's preferable to accentuate with furniture and decor that feature a hint of a favorite color, or else it can be overbearing. A room with a modern design will only calm our minds, bodies and souls when it is pleasing to the eyes, and white interior or furniture is just about the perfect way to achieve this desired effect. White provides balance that a room needs to keep it crisp and clean in feeling. On floor, walls and furniture, white can make a room feel larger than it is and add freshness to a modern interior design scheme.

Another advantage of white is that you don't always need to add a lot to it, as it is vibrant on its own. This is good for people who are on a tight budget who only need to think about accents and textures to make their homes into their very own haven.

We are not saying that a home should be all white, as everything depends on the design scheme of choice. But if what you're looking for is a home that has a modern design that is classic and elegant and will give you peace of mind, then consider white, it just might be what your mind and home has been hoping for.