30 Modern Interior Design Ideas Blending Brown Color Shades with Bright and Neutral Colors

modern interior design ideas and home furnishings in brown color shades
Various textures and blue-brown color combination



Light and dark brown color shades are modern interior design trends. These room colors feel comfortable and safe, elegant and familiar, perfect for any interior design style, room or gender. Brown colors are great to Feng Shui interior design in 2014 and create harmonious and pleasant rooms anytime for all who were born in the year of the horse. Light and dark brown color shades are versatile and fascinating, allowing to create calm and peaceful interior design in neutral colors or experiment with bright color combinations and design attractive and unique home interiors.

Dark brown color shades are dramatic and powerful. Even a painting with dark brown colors, a decorative pillow, a flower pot or a picture frame in dark brown color can beautifully accentuate modern interior design in lighter tones, enhancing home interior with strong color contrasts and comfortable feel. You can choose to put paintings or pictures on the walls or add lamp shades in brown colors. The effect will be beautiful, dramatic, surprising and elegant.

Light and dark brown color shades are almost neutral colors. All brown colors work well with black, gray and white decorating ideas. Brown color shades look fabulous with green and yellow, creating nature inspired, bright and modern interior design color schemes. Purple, red, pink and blue are great alternatives for accentuating home interiors in brown and neutral colors.

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Modern interior design ideas brown colors

Modern interior design ideas and home furnishings in brown colors

Brown colors look gorgeous with white decorating ideas, – white room furniture, lighting fixtures, wall paint, bedding fabrics, window curtains, floor rugs and pillows. Choosing cream or any off white paint colors and home fabrics in soft white color and blending brown color shades into modern interior design is excellent for creating balanced, bright and comfortable rooms.

Brown colors go well with any texture, and look especially beautiful with natural wood. Chrome and clear acrylic, wrought iron and ceramic are great for modern interior design in brown colors with other color accents. Gorgeous light and dark brown color shades, dark mocha, taupe and chocolate brown tones, bronze, mahogany and ochre, sand or camel look pleasant and comfortable.

Simple geometric patterns and white-brown color schemes for modern interiors

Brown-colored walls look best with lamp shades in soft colors. The light brown color shades, beige and yellowish-brown colors are wonderful for creating romantic and cozy look and influence the mood of the room. Bright yellow and emerald green colors are perfect to create bold and stylish accents and brighten up modern interior design in neutral colors or brown color shades.

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Use light pink, purple or blue color tones, purple and reddish brown color shades for your window curtains, furniture upholstery fabrics, lamp shades, decorative pillows, flower pots and bedding fabrics. These colors bring interest and spice up modern interior design ideas that are base on dark and light brown color shades.

Natural wood textures and textiles in brown colors

Brown colors are ideal for your room furniture. Solid wood and contemporary wooden materials are in harmony with all dark and light brown color shades. Adding decor accessories in brighter hues creates unique, spectacular and modern interior design ideas for your rooms.

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Brown colors, combined with stylish decoration patterns and other light neutral colors can dramatically transform interior design, surprising with striking details while bringing balance into rooms and giving a distinct look to home interiors. Creative painting ideas and modern home decorating fabrics with various patterns and prints are ideal for monochromatic interior design ideas. Checkers, stripes, simple geometric or circular decoration patterns for your walls, cabinets, throw pillows, upholstery fabric, window curtains or bedding fabrics, vases and lamp shades are great, unique and modern interior design ideas.

Soft white and dark brown color combination

Cream and brown color shades look fabulously romantic, soft and inviting. Mixing dark brown colors with light hues, like beige, camel, ecru, sand, tan and wheat and accentuating modern interior design ideas with light greenish turquoise, sky blue and aqua blue offer wonderful ways to design impressive, but welcoming and elegant home interiors.

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Brown-colored walls and creating modern interior design color schemes with other modern color hues are a way to bring a new things into your rooms and design truly unique and very personal home interiors.

Modern living room design in light and dark brown colors

Wood furniture in natural brown colors look comfortable and familiar, perfect for traditional and vintage style home interiors. Wood furniture in brown colors, combined with brightly painted pieces, amazing textures that look even more dramatic in brown and colorful decor accessories, are wonderful for creating youthful, fresh and modern interior design ideas that reflect your individuality.

Wood furniture, floor rug and upholstery fabric in brown colors
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  by Ena Russ   

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