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4 Unusual Decor Styles That Are (Surprisingly) Timeless

October 24, 2018
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Decorating your home in a way that goes above and beyond current décor trends often entail looking into timeless, classic colours, prints and furniture.

Still, the concept of ageless décor can appear predictable as the same old decorating advice circulates.

Is there room for fresh, unexpected design elements that can still endure over the years? There certainly are! Here’s a look at four unpredictably timeless interior design ideas to consider:

1. Graphic Prints

Unusual Decor Styles That Stand The Age of Time

Interior Firm: The Crafters

With natural elements driving décor styles for the last ten to fifteen years, graphical prints (in the form of wallpapers / tiles) has been promoted through the style ranks.

And although more frequently attributed to kitschy, eclectic styles, animal prints can also be tasteful, especially when matched with more sophisticated, high-end décor.

Unusual Decor Styles That Stand The Age of Time

Interior Firm: A Moxie

2. Elements of Space and Science

To infinite style and beyond! Yes, you may not have guessed it but outer space and science has played a cool part in interior design, at least since the 1960s.

Unusual Decor Styles That Stand The Age of Time

Along with the moon landing craze, clean and pristine elements of space and science dominated everything from fashion to architecture and even interior design for years to come.

In fact, space-inspired furniture such as sleek pods and swivel chairs has been and is still seen in numerous décor styles.

Unusual Decor Styles That Stand The Age of Time

Also, note that white is commonly associated with science, as are other cool, scientific hues such as grey, silver, navy and black.

So don’t be afraid to embrace these timeless colour schemes and aesthetics for your interiors, especially if you are a space junkie looking for enduring décor!

3. Unusual Colours In The Usual Places

While typical modern-contemporary décor has us decorating our homes in nothing but beiges and its family of neutrals, bringing in a pop of colour is proving a must!

But a fresh burst of colour does more for your décor than simply shaking up the monotony; it can even add an element of class that will set your interiors apart from the rest.

Unusual Decor Styles That Stand The Age of Time

Interior Firm: Moonlit Inspiration

And more so when it is done artistically with unusual colours in unusual spots; just imagine a brilliantly neutral home that stands bold with a classic, statement-making red door.

Still, if a daring door is not for you, a similar aesthetic can be applied in a milder strength. For instance, consider getting unique, navy kitchen cabinets, use gold-wash accessories, or paint a back wall of your living room in a bold colour.

Unusual Decor Styles That Stand The Age of Time

Interior Firm: Archiplan

4. Marble Sophistication

Always the obvious choice when it comes to decorating modern, sophisticated homes - marble prints will be here to stay (at least for the next couple of years).

Unusual Decor Styles That Stand The Age of Time

Interior Firm: Nevermore

Although commonly used as a countertop highlight for the kitchen island, you can consider vertical applications like a splash on the walls as a feature highlight.

Unusual Decor Styles That Stand The Age of Time
Unusual Decor Styles That Stand The Age of Time

Interior Firm: UP Creations


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