By Babara Kuhlmann. interior. Published at Thursday, October 04th, 2018 - 03:45:59 AM.
Now that we've covered the psychological reasons for white space in your design. it's time to move on to the functional reasons. Put simply. these spaces are much easier to use than ones that are hampered by a lot of excess design elements.First. let's consider the flow of the room. At some point. you've probably experienced the feeling of working your way through a cluttered space.
But don't forget to add accent lighting that lights up the shelves or washes the bookcase wall with illumination. If installing recessed lights isn't possible. consider using battery-operated LED lights and light strips.Seating: A comfortable reading chair and footstool. a bench or a built-in reading nook are all great home library ideas.
Let the colors that are present inform your palette for the rest of the space and do your best to mimic any particular aesthetic cues.Use open shelving to showcase your style. Include open shelvingLastly. embracing the open shelving trend will also afford you a unique opportunity to put pieces of your personality on display in your home.
Ideally. you'll have access to some built-ins like the ones pictured above. but if not. start the process by searching for a shelving unit that meshes well with your sense of style.Once that's in place. the next step is to procure the items that will make up your design. It's best to source materials that come in a variety of colors. shapes. and sizes.