By . interior. Published at Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 - 14:14:11 PM.
Why Concrete Is 2018's Next Big Thing in Interior Design (and How to Try the Trend)Concrete is shaping up to be 2018's next big design trend. So far 2018 has brought us quite a few polarizing design trends. We've already talked about how to harness the power of bold colors. but now. it's time to talk about a trend on the other end of the aesthetic spectrum.
Which is why. today. we're going back to basics. We're about to take a look at why asymmetry is a crucial component of design in our homes.Keep reading to learn more about what exactly asymmetry is. why it matters and how you can pull it off in your own interiors. We're sure by the time you've finished reading. you'll be ready to make a few adjustments of your own.Asymmetry is a type of balance.What is asymmetry?
Take a second to think of all the mirror images you've seen in interior design. More than likely. the images you're thinking of are stately living rooms that feature double couches or a long dining table with two rows of identical chairs. This rigid duplication of symmetrical design has a tendency to present as more formal and even a little stuffy.
When you're looking to highlight texture. the key is to create contrast. In particular. concrete does best when it's juxtaposed against something natural. such as wood. You should also pay attention to the colors in your concrete and be sure to choose contrasting shades for the rest of the room.Looking for a focal point. Problem solved? It's an instant focal point