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Neon has been relevant in fashion for a bit and neon signs are all the rage in interiors, but it's finally time to embrace neon in actual furniture and accessory design.
These vibrant colors are so fun and versatile, and while they are not for everyone, the way neon is being used in interior design today is cool, chic and approachable enough that it is easy to fall in love with.
Let's explore some fantastic ways to incorporate bright neon interior design into your home below.
All of these gorgeous images in this blog post from Easy Living and Architecture Art Design will deomonstrate how to use neon in both dominant and complimentary ways.
The above images show how accent stools can be updated in fun neon colors and add a cool twist to any interior decor. If you don't want to go all the way with a bright stool color, you can create a DIY project and dip just the bottom of the legs of a white stool in fun neon accent colors.
This neon color blocked kitchen takes huge cues from fashion trends. Both the use of complimentary neon colors as well as the color blocking have had major success in the fashion world and are starting to work their way into interior design.
This almost Jetson-feeling retro inspired kitchen is a great place to experiment with neon versions of rainbow sherbet inspired color blocking.
This cool library features a very classic paint application on the walls and built-ins, but the addition of the neon coffee table, art and accessories make this room feel fun and fresh. A cool green task lamp design provides a modern edge, which is mirrored in the playfulness of this library. And who doesn't love a light-up neon hot pink pig doorstopper???
The fireplace above is inside a traditional home, and surrounded by traditional flooring, accessories and furniture. However, the addition of neon yellow tile inside the fireplace elevates this space from pretty to a chic, modern and interesting space.
The neon tile is not overwhelming, but rather it helps to inject fun and a bit of playful whimsy into the space.
If the images before seem too extreme of a design decision for you to make at this time, consider the above interpretation. The beautifully subtle glow of the neon pink light is fresh and exciting.
Lean a large neon tube against the wall of consider installing a single strip of led lights. There are many types of led under cabinet lighting options in neon hues that will give off a fun, modern vibe without being a too blatant application.
What do you think of bring neon in modern interior design? Will you go ahead and explore with neon in your own home?
Image Credits: Easy Living, Architecture Art Designs
Allison Rosenberg has had the opportunity to call California, Michigan, Australia, and Argentina home at different periods in her life, with many other stops along her journey. She received degrees from the University of Michigan in film production and theory and from FIDM/LA in interior design. She works freelance in interior design in Los Angeles, and has recently taken to the road with her husband to discover and write about design around the world.
She loves to travel, uncover, and explore and has a soft spot for art deco antiques. While not at work, you will often find her in a movie theater, trying out a new recipe or between the pages of a design magazine.
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