You might have heard the term eclectic many, many times in the course of your search for the perfect interior design theme, but what is it actually? What makes it so unique and interesting? What is it about it that makes it one of the most sought after themes in Singapore?
Eclectic interior design basically comprises of a number of unique interior design elements that are cherry picked from other interior styles, time periods, trends and colors! Sounds interesting, right? Let’s look at how you can achieve it in your own homes!
1. To the best of industrial-retro
This interior design can be the perfect inspiration for all those who want a little nostalgia with an edgy vibe in their interior designs! The Peranakan area rug choice coupled with the retro-Scandinavian style furniture is extremely unique and the pipes on the ceiling emulate a retro vibe in the whole space. It’s the best eclectic combination of both these style with a touch of contemporary in the mix!
2. When you don’t know what you want
Sometimes, it can be hard for homeowners to pick a single theme to implement in their homes. Other times, partners tend to have their own unique tastes and it’s hard to come to a single decision. In such cases, you can go all out eclectic – juts tale a little bit of all that you like and use all these elements to create one of the best interior designs possible.
3. When in doubt, pattern it out
If you’ve already chosen to go with an eclectic theme and don’t know how to go about it, then here’s how you can start: by choosing some of the best patterns form the market. The eclectic style is all about embracing visual diversity so for once, you don’t actually have to worry about the visual clutter! Just take a look at this image – the Peranakan floor tiles, the stunning patterned half-wall and even the light fixtures come together to deliver a great aesthetic!
4. Writing on the wall
Here’s the thing; if you’re the kind of person who thinks that bare walls are too boring, then the eclectic style is definitely for you! It provides so many opportunities for you to let out your artistic side! Take a look at this image for inspiration – the stunning poster style artwork coupled with the exposed piping on the wall is an excellent way for you to get creative with your home interior designs!
5. Oddball furniture and accessorizing
When you restrict yourself to a single style of interior design like modern or contemporary or classic, you lose the opportunity to experiment with different furniture styles and accessorizing. But with the eclectic style, you get to go all out! You can choose colorful accent chairs, feature the best of your Star Wars collection and even go with a number mismatched baubles and accessories that you might have had to do away with otherwise!