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Combining décor items in the living room is always a challenge. The possibilities are numerous and the options on the market, then, are not even talked about. In a sea of possible scenarios, it is common to overdo or end up making a composition that is not in harmony with the environment. Nothing is forbidden and chic even is to be authentic, as Glorinha Kalil well recalls, but it is always good to consult sources close at the time of decorating. We talked to three architects and pinched some important tips to make life easier to change the look of the room. Follow the following.
“To create harmony in an environment it is always important to think about balance of weights / colors and shapes. In a residential setting, I always advise creating a neutral base on larger pieces such as a sofa, for example, and dare to color and print loose parts such as cushions, vases, and other objects (which can be changed more easily when the resident To nauseate The rug always creates a great effect and clothes the environment. To get a modern look, it's worth investing in a geometric rug made up of two or more colors. The ashes, black and beige are neutral and when used in geometric compositions bring a lot of movement to the spaces. I also like striped and zigzag models, even in a composition of squares and rectangles. The floral prints look cool when mixed with geometric prints and smooth bases, and it is also worth to use the stylized floral prints that refer to the theme, but they play with the shape. When choosing fabrics it is important to think about the practicality of cleaning and textures. The mixed linen does not knead much and may present different plots that lend sophistication to the spaces. When composing the fabrics, try to balance the weights: a linen and a velvet can match well, since a silk can be very delicate to compose with a piece of velvet.”
Carol Ferreira - Carol Ferreira Arquitetura e Interiores
"When the sofa is the highlight of the room (for having a strong color or a different shape), bet on more neutral colors for the rug and the cushions so that they do not quarrel for attention and the atmosphere becomes confusing. If the intention is to leave the environment with modern style, the villager can bet on carpets with patterns of geometric shapes and colors similar to the sofa, leaving the game with stronger tones and use of prints reserved for the cushions. If the sofa is stamped, the cushions and rugs should be smooth and have one of the colors of the sofa prints. It is worth remembering, as a rule, in this case, the cushions also need to be smooth so that your pattern does not bicker with the print of the other piece. It is of the utmost importance that all decoration have something in common or some connection. It does not have to be all the same color, but it is necessary that they have similar tonalities, a similar format or that they are of the same style, so that the balance reigns in the environment and guarantees the coziness"
Barbara Gomes e Giuliana Savioli – Studio 011 Arquitetura