TYPES OF BEDROOM STYLEInternational Institute of Design& Management Submitted By : Yamini Soni (I. D.)
BEDROOM STYLEA Bedroom is primarily used for Sleeping, Resting, Convalescing,Dressing/Undressing, Storing Clothes, Personal Care etc which means it has to be avery private space away from the rooms meant for entertaining guests.A Bedroom is also used for other activities like Reading, Writing, Studying, Working,Watching TV, Listening to music, Caring for Infants, Sewing, Telephoning,Drawing/Painting, Doing Exercise, Hobbies, Storing bulk/seasonal items and shouldhave calm and peace.Colors, walls, furnitures, decor and what not… So many things and limited space toget them arranged. Getting the interiors right is really a tough task. Ample options inhand, it becomes so very hard to decide or just stick to one. And when it comes todecide on the bedroom styling, one must keep a few points in mind like thedecorations or the styling must not hinder to the natural ambiance of a bedroom thatis, it allows one to feel free and unwind after the daily chores which tend to tire usup…..There are several different types of bedrooms with many design styles. The basicdesign of each bedroom should suit the person occupying it while being functional andcomfortable.
TRADITIONAL STYLETraditional style interiors are comforting and classic.Traditional and formal styles can be similar in somerespects. In both, symmetry is extremely important.• Traditional decorating is calm, orderly, andpredictable. There is nothing wild or chaotic in atraditional room.• Furnishings are classic and might feel outdated.Nothing is a surprise. Pieces match and areconsistent.• Furniture and accessories are place in pairs andcentered in the room. There is nothing out of place orof a different style. Everything has the look that it goestogether.• Traditional style homes feel comfortable for any agegroup. Its a familiar look that youd see in magazinesor furniture show rooms. A traditional room is not aplace to showcase a piece of modern art or stainlesssteel furniture.
CASUAL STYLECasual rooms have simple details, textured elements infabrics and accessories, restful horizontal lines, softupholstery, low-luster surfaces, and arrangements thatavoid perfect symmetry.• Details are simple, and elements are rectangular or softlycurved.• To achieve a casual look, pieces are oftenlong, large, and horizontal, rather than vertical and tall andpetite. Tables are chunky and of a large scale, which givesa comfortable feeling, while providing space for storage andspreading out. This helps to create a restful look.• A room decorated in a casual style is the perfect place forfound items of wicker, iron, and rattan, or flea market finds.Old antiques fit in well.• Window coverings in a casual room usually start withshutters, blinds or shades for privacy and light control.Theyre enhanced with simple valances of fabrics, oftenlayered over non-traditional drapery hardware. Add a touchof whimsy here using a tree branch or old iron pipe for acurtain rod.
FORMAL STYLEOne of the most distinguishing features of interior spaces andhomes decorated in a formal style is the symmetry of windows,furniture, artwork, and flooring. These elements are most oftenarranged in exact pairs on a straight axis around the room.• A formal style of decorating fits best in a home with highceilings, large and tall windows, and architectural features suchas a large fireplace mantle or beautifully paneled walls.• Formal style interiors are decorated to attract theattention and possible envy of others, highly polished woods,glistening mirrors, luxurious and sensual fabrics, sparklingcrystal chandeliers and wall sconces, highly polished brasswindow and door hardware, and unique and interesting piecesof furniture are important.• Furniture and accessories in formal interiors areoften antique or fine reproductions. Woods used aregenerally dark and rich looking, but lighter woods are oftenused for decoration.• Imported Oriental rugs cover polished hardwood floors. Theoriginal artwork is often elaborately framed in hand-carved giltframes. Crystal light fixtures sparkle on the walls and hangfrom the center of the ceiling.
C ON TEMPOR A RY STYLEFundamentally, simplicity, subtle sophistication, texture andclean lines help to define contemporary style decorating.Interiors showcase space rather than things. By focusing oncolor, space, and shape, contemporary interiors are sleekand fresh.• Use furniture and accessories to make a bold statement incontemporary style interior. Use a basic background andshout out with your favorite color on a piece that will standout.• Less is more! In a contemporary style interior, dont useruffles, excessive carved details, fringe, or floral prints.Abolish cute and small. Go basic, bare, bold, and structural.• The most obvious and distinctive element of acontemporary style interior design is line. Its found inarchitectural details, use of bold color blocks, highceilings, bare windows, and geometric shapes in wall art andsculpture.• Floors in a contemporary style home should be bare andsmooth in wood, tile, or vinyl. If you must use carpet forsound control or warmth, choose commercial grades. Addcolor and texture with plain or geometric-patterned area rugs
RUSTIC CHARM STYLERustic used to mean rickety and cheap, but rusticstyle is all grown up and now borders unsophisticatedand trendy. Beautiful woods, polished logs, andtwiggy charm has made rustic one of the mostpopular styles in the market.• Since rustic furniture is extremely textural, add it insmall amounts. An entire roomful may be too much totake in, while a few pieces allow each item to standout and be a star.• Warm up rustic seating pieces with cushions andpillows. These will soften the chairs visually andprovide an additional level of comfort.• The unusual and beautiful willow bed shown here,would feel at home in both contemporary and countryinteriors, thanks to its pleasing Chippendale stylelattice work and clean lines.• The room pictured is visually appealing, evenwithout additional color or patterned fabrics.
C OU N TRY STYLECountry style decorating embodies all that is honestand charming. It evokes ourhistory, industriousness, our stability, and our desire toremember and emulate all that was the best of ourancestors and our past.• Country style are simple and constructed from localmaterials. Exposed beams and rough plaster are thenorm. Windows have small panes.• Rooms were often small and dark. Multicolorsequins, mirrors, cutdana and vibrant colors are theobject of attention.• Adorn the room with Wall Hangings having theessence of Indian heritage. Dont forget Indianembroideries are the major attractions these days.• Wide planking is often use for flooring, as like brickand stone. Wood flooring is often left unfinished, butsoftwoods are often painted to resemble hardwoods.
MINIMALIST STYLEThe key to decorate a minimalist style is based on theprinciple of “less is more.” Straight lines, dark colors indifferent ranges. Sophistication and elegance, these areall characteristics of modern and minimalist decor.• Minimalist interiors don’t necessarily mean everythingis stripped down. It means everything serves a specificfunction.• The main elements to what you have – an open feel,clean lines, order and wasting not on needlessadornments.• Texture is something that can block the way ofMinimalist sophistication. Most fabrics are sleek andsmooth yet soft to the touch. Fabric window treatmentsare non-existent, neither are windows trimmed out;• In Minimalist decor, there isn’t an attempt to createdrama through the power of color. Wall colors are whitebased cool teals, greens and coral for example and apredominance of use of the purist of white.
MEDITERRANEAN STYLEMediterranean style are inspired by the elements of nature.Crumbling stone walls, intricate wrought ironaccessories, sun-washed hillsides, rusticfarmhouses, marble flooring and furniture are just some ofthe wonderful elements of this decorating style.• Using sturdy materials that stand the test of time, the lookof Mediterranean style decorating is rustic, warm, andinviting. Nothing should look shiny and new.• Windows are left uncovered to take advantage of naturallight. The outdoors is brought into a home decorated in thisstyle. Woods, stone, and color are important elements.• Homes incorporating a Mediterranean style decor oftenuse flooring of wide wood planks, timber boards, roughstone, unevenly-colored terracotta bricks, or clay tiles.Antique rugs add warmth and color.• Home is usually of straight, simple lines made from rough-sawn local woods. Mediterranean rooms use woodenbeams, plastered ceilings, can have an open, airy feeling.
TROPICAL CHICTropical chic includes comfort, warmth, and a touch of theexotic, using jungle themes, restful colors, and naturaltextural elements. This is not the multi-colored jungle lookyou might choose for a childs room.• Common motifs include stylized palm trees, large leafedbanana plants, monkeys, animal prints, rattan, leather, andgrass cloth.• Neutral tones including ivory, beige, camel, tan, deepbrown, soft gold, and pale yellows are the foundation of atropical themed room. Greens are also a major element inshades that range from light sage to avocado and fromyellow-greens to a green that is nearly black.• Wood furniture pieces and wood flooring fit well into thislook. Light woods can be used but add more weight to theroom by mixing in some dark tables, lamps, or furniturefeet.• Animal designs figure prominently in a tropical room.Consider using both animal hide designs such as leopardspots and zebra stripes as well as animal images such asmonkeys, lions, and elephants.