10 Ways to Add Stylish Textures Enhancing Modern Interior Design and Decor

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how to use textures in modern interior design and decorating

Modern interior design and decor ideas, especially in neutral colors and monochromatic schemes, can be enriched by adding various stylish textures. It is a very personal and creative process which beautifies modern interiors and adds interest, unique details and depth to interior design and decor.

Lushome brings a collection of modern ideas showing how to refresh and style interior design and decor with trendy textures and original solutions. Sometimes even a small detail or a DIY design can dramatically transform interiors and create a beautiful, personal and spectacular office or home decor.

Large surfaces decorated with modern materials, accent walls and ceiling designs, are one of the trends in decorating with textures. Salvaged wood, concrete, glass blocks, exposed antique bricks, stunning natural stones and metal panels are used to add character and unique look to modern interior design and decor.

Stylish texture for interior design and decor

Contemporary interior design in light neutral color tones, beautiful textures, 3d effect, modern lighting

1. Large surfaces

Brutal textures of concrete, natural stone, antique bricks or salvaged wood look great in contemporary interiors created in light monochromatic colors, black and white or any neutral tones, creating spectacular accent walls and ceiling designs.

Modern interior design ideas, textures, colors for men and women

Contemporary interior design trends

Latest trends in room design materials

2. Contrasting textures

Soft, luxurious decorative fabrics and metal shine, warm wood and concrete create striking contrasts adding interest and chic feel to creative, luxurious and modern interior design and decor.

Contrasting textures of exposed brick wall design and soft bedding fabrics, modern bedroom design and decor ideas

3. Textured home furnishings

Unique lighting fixtures or room furniture pieces that bring natural textures into modern interiors are great ideas to spice up room design and decor. Adding smart lighting ideas allow to create beautiful shadows and enhance textures that beautify living spaces.

Textured wall design and picture frames for fireplace mantel decorating

4. Textured wall design ideas

Textured wall tiles and modern wallpaper designs adorn the empty, dull surfaces creating beautiful 3d effects to enhance an interior design. Geometric patterns or images of animals, fish, birds, and insects are nature inspired trends in decorating walls.

Textured wall design, modern wall tiles for interior decorating

5. Artworks and crafts

Crafts and artworks are excellent, creative and stylish ideas for bringing more texture, color and original look to work and living spaces. Large, 3d images can enhance modern interior design and decor by creating pleasant optical illusions and brighten up areas with surprising details.

Artworks emphasizing various textures in modern interior design

6. Natural wood for wall design

Natural wood is a fantastic interior design material making the spaces feel warm, cozy and inviting. Versatile and timelessly stylish, natural wood wall design looks great in offices and modern home interiors and create a stunning interior design and decor while softening even contemporary rooms in minimalist style.

Wooden walls for modern bedroom design

7. Combinations of natural materials

All combinations of natural materials make interior design and decor look softer and more inviting. Nature inspired interior design and decorating ideas feel relaxing, peaceful and cozy.

Modern living room design and decorating with natural materials

8. Textiles and decorative fabrics

Textiles and decorative fabrics are another stylish, practical and beautiful way of adding textures to work and living spaces. Textiles and home fabrics can instantly freshen up interior design and decor evoking positive emotions and improving mood.

Modern textures of furniture upholstery fabrics, living room design and decorating

9. Small decorative accessories

Small decorative accessories are the fastest and cheap ideas for bringing more textures into offices and home interiors. Beautiful small decorative accents made of wood, ceramic, glass, metal or fabrics enhance the modern interior design and add character to decorating.

Small decorative accessories bringing various textures into modern interiors

10. Real and faux fur

Real and faux fur items bring luxury and cozy feel into interior design. Wool, fleece, animal hide textures are bright, unusual and stylish ways to refresh interior decorating and add gorgeous details and exclusive designs to modern interiors.

Real and faux fur and imitating fur home fabrics for modern interior design and decorating

11. Decorating with houseplants

Decorating with houseplants is an eco-friendly way to soften and beautify interior design and decor. Indoor plants make fantastic decorative accessories that add lovely natural texture, unique shapes, and pleasant green colors to modern rooms. These cheap ideas are versatile, healthy and stylish, suitable for all ages, genders, and functions. Houseplants are great for using as table accents, wall decorations or floor decor.

Eco-friendly, inexpensive and modern interior decorating with houseplants

  by Ena Russ   
  last updated: 22.11.2017