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The modern mix design trend reflects the way we live today. No longer are we saddled with having to create one “look,” rather it’s all about creating an eclectic mix of design elements to reflect our varied interests and taste. The notion of mixing many elements is a modern idea and Lamps Plus has devoted and entire section to lighting and furnishings that capture the modern mix home decorating style.
Much of this trend borrows from the 1960s and 1970s among others. I love the introduction of chrome seating and references to classic geometry. Additionally, picture lights that were once only seen in stuffy libraries have been spruced up, refinished in crisp tones and are now the rage in most any room of the house where you want dramatic, direct light.
The modern mix design trend can also capture the golden age of Hollywood. Art Deco shapes have been revived, and like the lighting above, have been reinterpreted with new finishes and fresh details to make them relevant in today’s home.
Lighting designs steeped in classic 1950s shapes are also back, having been transformed into truly modern light fixtures. I love how the mod 1950s style floor lamp above pops against the very modern color palette of cool gray. As long as your shapes, colors and scale are harmonious, you can’t go wrong.
Photos: La Dolce Vita, Ashley Goforth Design.
Rob is a Los Angeles-based designer who has a background in art history and was an expert at Sotheby's auction house. Formerly the host of "Inside The Auction" for the Fine Living Network, speaker for The Learning Annex and contributing editor for Valley Magazine and LA Bride Magazine, he has spent years bridging the gap between the world of design and the general public.
His design sensibilities are varied and can work in both traditional and contemporary styles. His interiors have most recently been published in Renovation Style Magazine.
Your idea is good. Mixing decoration is looking good. I see on the picture,all of the decoration is looks good.