6 ways with metal accents

6 ways with metal accents

Accenting is an important part of creating the perfect interior design visuals.it consists of selecting tiny bits and pieces of contrasting objects, features, colors, materials or even textures and placing them in a way that would enhance the beauty and visual dynamic of the existing interior space. Accents could be imbued through any kind of material, but the latest in this trend includes metal. Metal accents include brushed brass, gold, brass and silver accents that enhance the beauty of the overall interior with their unique material and reflective qualities. Make sure not to go overboard with metal accents, as too much of them can take away from the charm of the overall aesthetic. Below, let’s look at some amazing ways in which you could play with metal accents.

  1. Gold

Gold is one of the richest metallic accents and its visual impact induces flamboyancy. So whenever you’re trying to complement your interior with this particular metallic accent, make sure that you use it in moderation. The image below shows an interior with a single brushed gold chandelier. It is used as a centerpiece and its feature position makes it the best place to imbue its rich accent.

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  1. Matt

Metals come in many shapes, forms and colors. Most metal are black as coal in their raw form – not everything has to be shiny in order to attract. Case in point; the interior below, which has been carefully accented with matt metallic accents in the lighting fixtures. They give of a dual contrasting visuals along with their golden lighting counterparts.

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  1. Brushed

Another metallic accent introduced through a feature lighting fixture, this one uses intricate designs to play with the lighting as well. The central location of this accent is attractive enough, but its intricately woven surface is just the cherry on top of a beautiful, brushed surface.

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  1. Brass

One of the best metallic accent implementation are low-key features like knobs and handles. Given the right context, these could certainly enhance and elevate the visuals of the room. these are especially appropriate for spaces like the kitchen and are widely available throughout all design markets.

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  1. Reflective

Decoration pieces are an evergreen way of implementing creative metallic accents in your space. The best implementations include feature pieces like the one shown in the image below. The headboard would certainly have looked drab had the reflection of the metal/mirror feature piece not made a nice accessory.

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  1. Matt metal

We’ve seen how matt metal can accentuate the interior in small amounts, but here we’ll look at the kind of effect it induces in larger amounts. The centerpiece chandelier is a unique matt metal formation that attracts the eyes, but doesn’t take away from the sophistication of the aesthetic or space.

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