Your cushions can say a great deal about your character, your design style, and the way you reside in your home. It’s possible to take a couch of the same style and put two distinct sets of cushions on it to create a very different look. Some people would rather have a clean and tailored look and a few favor a casual and dwelt in feel. What do your cushions say about your style style? Keep Reading to find out:
Beth Dotolo, ASID, RID, NCIDQ
If you are a Modernist: You use bold patterns and colors that come together in a tidy and well-paired collection. The cushions with this contemporary couch revealed soften the space, but the patterns also bring a structured and geometric contrast against the delicate nature of the cushions themselves.
Dillard Pierce Design Associates
If you are a Traditionalist: Your cushions match your couch fabrics and coordinate in an alternating pattern. Typically, whether on a couch or bed, the cushions are organized in a totally symmetrical design. As you can see on the couch in this traditional space, the cushions alternate one following the other in a succinct pattern.
Jennifer Brouwer (Jennifer Brouwer Design Inc)
If you are a Formal Transitionalist: Your cushions are perfectly coordinating using a more contemporary flair in the designs and designs. The living room shown here has a strategic design of cushions, requiring some thought and planning, that led to a gorgeous collection of cushions that suits the space beautifully.
If you are a Casual Transitionalist: You also have flawlessly coordinating cushions patterns. Compared to the formalist, the casual transitionalist has a more relaxed equilibrium.
This room, as an example, has one asymmetrical cushion that helps to create a more casual style. You can even observe the “karate chop” styling, where you “chop” the tops of the cushions with your hands to get a more lived-in look.
If you are a Romantic: Your cushions have a softer and more textural border. The cushions on this couch would be the epitome of romantic, using their delicate flowing fabrics and unmatched sizes.
Kristen Rivoli Interior Design
If you are Bohemian: You have a more casual and comfortable approach. The cushions selected for the couch over express a relaxed style with an ideal mix of earthy designs and sizes.
If you are Eclectic: there’s likely a varying mix in both layouts, colors, and sizes in an eclectic area. An eclectic style has a more collected look that gives the look of a in-house house owner.
If you are a Minimalist: Your cushions are more functional. It is normal for minimalists to sum up their pillow collection using seat-back cushions and bed pillows.
Here, a bolster cushion and seat-back cushions are the only pillows in the room. And they fit the couch cloth, creating a clean and tailored look.
Beth Dotolo, ASID, RID, NCIDQ
Your cushions will say more than 1 thing about you personally and your styles can be mixed. After all, who would like to be put into a style box?
This formal and traditional pillow design was made a little more eclectic with the mixing of patterns and also the accession of the much less traditional skull layout.
The great thing about cushion collections is that you are able to express your style — and also alter it effortlessly. In my mind, cushions are the house’s greatest accessory.
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