By Sandy Cuffie. interior. Published at Friday, September 28th, 2018 - 17:14:40 PM.
At its core. the word “contemporary” means “of the moment.” which makes this style particularly hard to define. Dating back to the 1970s. this style is unique because it borrows elements from many other aesthetics. In it. you can see nods to modern. traditional. art deco and even futuristic design.The other defining point of contemporary design is that it's constantly evolving.
Home libraries that double as a home study or officeAdding a desk to a home library creates a double duty space for reading and work. To add a sense of privacy. this loft's library features a glass wall and door.Why You Need to Incorporate Negative Space in Your DesignEvery design needs negative space.
Edit: You know that old adage “Put on your jewelry and take one piece off”? You can apply the same principle to your design. Look around the room to seek out any elements that don't fit in with the rest.Think About Added Value: If you can't decide whether or not a piece fits in with the rest. think in terms of added value. Does the piece add anything in particular to the space? If yes. keep it.
If you're converting a guest room. a sofa or futon with a pullout bed could work as seating and a guest bed.A desk (optional): If you want your home library to double as a study or workspace. consider adding a desk. if space allows.A ladder (optional): Depending on the height of your shelving. a library ladder is an awesome design feature that's also functional.