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Contemporary design lookbook

Embracing Timeless Elegance: The Beauty of Contemporary Home Design

In the ever-evolving world of interior design, Contemporary homes stand out as a dynamic canvas that effortlessly blends modern trends with timeless aesthetics.

Rooted in the simplicity and unadorned elegance of the 1920s and ’30s, Contemporary design has evolved to become a versatile style that remains both current and enduring.

The Essence of Contemporary Living

At the heart of Contemporary design lies a commitment to clean lines, open spaces, and a seamless connection between indoor and outdoor environments. Soaring ceilings and uncluttered lines define the aesthetic, accentuating light, space, and volume. Our Contemporary Editions celebrate this ethos, providing you with a broad canvas to express your unique style, whether it’s a restrained elegance or a bold statement that reflects your personality.

Design Details that Matter

Contrary to the misconception that Contemporary design is too minimalistic, it thrives on thoughtful details. Our Contemporary Editions boast contrasting and varied materials on the facade, with bold geometric shapes or elegant features inspired by Art Deco and Mid-Century design, brought into the 21st century.

Contemporary design lookbook

A Global Tapestry of Inspiration

We all absorb diverse cultures and styles when we travel, and every experience becomes a part of our story. From British traditions shaping Australian buildings to the fusion of African, Dutch, Spanish, English, Caribbean, and Central American influences in American culture, our homes tell the tale of our journeys. Our designs are a reflection of the places we’ve lived and the memories we’ve made.

Decoding Contemporary Home Design

Contemporary design is the perfect blend of the current moment and timeless elegance. It’s a style fit for forward thinkers, characterised by simplicity, subtle elegance, and clean lines. While it constantly evolves, Contemporary design allows for endless possibilities, encapsulating a wide range of styles that can look entirely different from one another.

Key Features of Contemporary Home Design

  • “Less is More”

Embrace the freedom of materials, shapes, and palettes, focusing on clean lines, lack of clutter, and organic textures.

  • Neutral Tones

Create harmony with natural materials like stone, pebbles, and timber alongside crisp whites and clean concrete finishes.

  • Maximise Space

Opt for a refined, minimalistic approach ensuring luxurious spaces with ample room to flow through.

Contemporary design lookbook

Contemporary Design Tips

  • Space Utilisation: Make the most of your space, keeping it refined and adding in open-plan living and multi-functional spaces
  • Earthy Neutral Tones: Embrace a palette of natural materials for a sophisticated and cohesive look.
  • Rethink Room Layouts: Break free from traditional room labels and create a layout that suits your lifestyle.

Whether you’re drawn to the simplicity of clean lines or the boldness of geometric shapes, our Contemporary Editions provide endless inspiration for creating a home that is not just up-to-date but also on the cutting edge of style. Explore our collections and let your imagination run wild as you embark on a journey of timeless elegance and contemporary living.

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