By Magan Deitz. interior. Published at Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 - 20:35:19 PM.
In fact. the bulk of your work takes place when you first purchase the item. Whatever application you choose for your concrete — whether it's a fireplace. countertop. or coffee table — it should be properly stained. sealed and polished.Be sure to ask the manufacturer how to maintain your specific items. As a general rule. simply sweeping away general debris and washing it with a non-abrasive cleaner is the way to go.
Depending on the design you choose. you could opt to cover a whole room in a print. stick to one eye-catching design to create an accent wall. or highlight a particular area like an office nook or kitchen backsplash.Consider adding greenery. one of 2018's biggest trends.Add some greeneryThis may be an unconventional suggestion to some since it doesn't involve your typical forms of wall art.
Concrete gives the room instant texture.It adds texture.We've talked before about how texture can help bring untold amounts of visual interest to your space. Remember. in an interior design context. texture refers to the way an element looks like it feels. Everyone knows the feeling of running their hands over concrete. so including one of these items in your design fosters an instant connection with the viewer.
All it takes to pull this look off is a little imagination. Start by going around your apartment and looking into the various possibilities available to you. Consider existing shelving. tabletops or other surfaces that could use a makeover. These days. many minimalist looks even include larger artworks that have been propped up on the floor as a style statement.