When it comes to furnishing and dressing a modern home, there are a few tricks of the trade that interior designers don’t want you to know. One of the most effective is the integration and use of texture rather than colour – with surfaces that you want to touch, and a combination of textures which make the space feel both softer and more homely. Read more…
The Indus Valley dining range is the ultimate example of modern texture in action, blending two juxtaposing materials with incredible ease, and using an ornate ribbed pattern to soften the otherwise very hard edged design.
The combination of natural wood and black metal is both modern and industrial and could feel out of place in a home environment – if it wasn’t for the added texture.
With a pattern carved into the front of both the cabinet and sideboard door fronts, the overall aesthetic is one of interest.
The design draws you in and transforms this otherwise very angular furnishing into a focal point in your home. Moving towards the dining table, the same features are at play but with the added benefit of a glass layer on top of the table to create a flat surface and to protect the wood.
Or why not invest in the drinks cabinet, which softens its own design with the rounded arch-shaped structure.
A collection of furnishings which work seamlessly together, without presenting an identical design or aesthetic.