Eclectic Design Style

Eclectic Design Style

What’s your design style? In this series, we will explore several common design styles. Follow along and become inspired as you learn. Keep in mind that well-balanced homes often incorporate multiple, overlapping design styles.

If you’ve ever been told you are eclectic, it probably means you like a variety of tastes and styles from a broad and diverse range of sources.  If you’re eclectic in your interior design style, then you probably don’t want to things to be overly matchy or you enjoy knick-knacks and think outside the box when it comes to home décor. Some people may take eclectic design style as confusing, but when done right, it is purposeful and a combination of several other design styles working together in the same space.  Here are some pictures and cues of a well harmonized eclectically designed rooms.  When it all comes together it is magical.  

VISUAL CUES:

  1. Layered Textures, colors and patterns
  2. Playful
  3. Methodical mayhem
  4. Mixed metals
  5. Overlapping design styles and eras
  6. High contrast
  7. Deliberate rule-breaking
  8. Funky Mix
  9. A careful gathering of diverse elements that all work together
  10. Mixture of old & new
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