White And Gold: An Interiors Match Made In Heaven
When it comes to interior decorating it seems hues of white are the top go to neutral colours when paired up with your favourite home accessories which feature gold plating detail, to add a metallic luxe feel to a design scheme. Sarah Mailer, designer and top blogger, gave the JC her top interior styles that use white as the staple colour to get you started on your new home scheme.
The monochrome look is still as popular as ever, lending a clean and minimal look to the eye. When considering white paints to choose, you don’t have to opt for your standard brilliant white emulsion for use on ceilings and wood work – there are many varying shades of white to choose from, which can effect the final outlook of the room, making it warmer, colder, bigger or smaller. Black accessories look striking against shades of white as they contrast so well, the introduction of gold into a black and white scheme is completely on trend and gives a more luxurious feel to a room. This can be used in vases, light fittings and door knobs.
Scandinavian chic works by layering up whites with other earthy colours and incorporating lots of texture into the mix. Grey, taupe, fawn and muted blues are the go to colours to build upon white, also embrace light natural woods in worktops, doors and chairs. Use fur throws and lots of rugs and cushions in muted distressed patterns and colour tones.
Finally the modern rustic look is one that is bag on trend, a different take on your standard rustic country farmhouse look it’s a slightly more polished look but still with that warm homely feel. Natural wooden flooring paired with shaker style kitchens and oversized butler sinks. Use whites alongside strong blues such as navy and relaxed floral prints in textured linen and cotton.