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Keeping it Neutral

Keeping it Neutral - Satara
Domenica Kiely
Written by Domenica Kiely

Keeping your interior design scheme neutral does not necessarily equate to being boring. Far from it really, as while neutral furniture is practical, the biggest benefit of a neutral base is that it allows you to work with any number of different colours to lift the space at hand.

Many interior specialists suggest that key pieces of furniture, such as sofas and side tables, should be neutral – think soft greys, white, latte or taupe paired with natural timbers. By keeping your key investment pieces neutral, you also tend to maximise the longevity of your interiors. You can, of course, then play with colour through the use of more changeable home décor pieces such as cushions, lamps, artworks or ceramics.

If you want to go all-neutral, you will need to factor in textural elements to provide depth to your space. Textural pieces work to change how a room feels by giving a sense of warmth, with coarse textures making a room that could otherwise feel flat, seem more inviting and comfortable.

Here are some beautiful neutral spaces that have been inspiring us lately:

Australian artist Kate McKinnon is given the perfect platform for her beautiful artworks to shine thanks to these neutral, timeless furniture choices from Satara Australia.

Keeping it Neutral - Satsara 1

Keeping it Neutral - Satsara 2

Salvage Road’s Montana stools and Oslo Cushions will provide a tactile, neutral element. As mentioned, when opting for an all over neutral look, texture plays an important role in providing the space with a sense of warmth and depth.

Keeping it Neutral - Salvage Road 1

We love the subtle use of colour in this living room by PPS Tailored Furniture Solutions, featuring a lovely iron side table by Horgans. The neutral sofa works well against the chevron elements.

Keeping it Neutral - Horgans 1

Last, but not least, here is Amalfi showing us how to expertly create an effortless neutral resort vibe in your home. This wall hanging is bang on trend and would look great in a coastal home.

Keeping it Neutral - Amalfi 1

See these exhibitors and hundreds more at Reed Gift Fairs Melbourne August!

Reed Gift Fairs Melbourne August takes place from Saturday 6th – Wednesday 10th August at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre & The Melbourne Showgrounds. REGISTER TO ATTEND HERE.

Feature image: Satara Australia
Image credits (top to bottom): 
Satara AustraliaSatara Australia | Salvage Road | Horgans | Amalfi

About the author
Domenica Kiely
Domenica Kiely

My name is Domenica, but my tribe call me Dom. I’ve written for a number of successful and popular Australian blogs, and I have experience working in both education and the media. I have a slight (ahem) shopping addiction, but I prefer to think of it as an ethical contribution to the growth of the economy. I am fuelled by a love of art, photography, home interiors, trashy television and my family (not in that order).

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