House No. 17 - Ahmedabad
Monika Sathe Photography
What Houzz contributors are saying:
8. Location: IndiaFirm: S A K DesignsAn intriguing mix of textures come together here. The grey panelling behind the smooth blue sofa is made in MDF and has been given a special rustic coat of paint. The wooden ceiling and the rope lights all complement the rustic feel and create an arresting space.Tip: Textures are nice – but there can be too much of a good thing. That’s when it starts looking messy: lots of contrasting textures are liable to clash unpleasantly instead of complementing each other. Go for balance and simplicity. Usually, a mix of three or four textures is enough to create the right impact.
The recreation room is a composition of vibrant colours, mixed with muted tones and a customised wooden ceiling. “The grey panelling behind the blue sofa is made in MDF and has been given a special rustic paint coat. The scale of the long pendant adds a surprise factor to this room’s design,” says Kesurvala.Paint: Jaiprakash Paint works; light: Shades of Light
5. In this living room, texture and colour give a lift to the design. Also, the grey wall offers itself as a backdrop before which the blue sofa and the pendant light shine. Tip: Most of us fall back to white walls as default for the house when we want to play safe or when we get overwhelmed by all the paint colours available. Consider a light grey for the walls, and add punches of colour via accent walls, textiles and decorative accessories.