Oct 28, 2021 | Carpet One Floor & Home
Two things that can truly change the look and feel of your home are lighting and flooring. From stunning bright and airy spaces to darker, moodier rooms with accent lighting throughout, there’s no end to the number of ways you can create the design of your dreams with a combination of flooring and lighting that suits your style.
Whether the clean lines of modern design style catch your eye or you prefer something a little bit cozier, these elevated lighting styles paired with gorgeous flooring will offer you a variety of inspirational looks to help you get on your way to the perfect interior design.
Lyrique Ceiling Light: Savoy House; Ariel Twelve Light Linear: Hinkley; Trap Pendant: WAC Lighting; Salford Floor Lamp: ELK Group; 917MP12: Z-lite; Serpa Single Wall Sconce: Currey and Company; Kingswood Table Lamp: Renwil
When it comes to elevating your style to a more modern appearance, the first thing to keep in mind is to keep a keen focus on clean lines. Clean lines allow the modern design to pull your eye to the blank space in the room, making it feel both uncluttered and stylish.
To get the modern lighting look, opt for modern looking fixtures with black, gold, or silver accents, unique shapes, and simple details. These light fixtures accentuate the beauty of flooring, furniture and décor in the room, and can even act as a focal point in an otherwise modest space. For modern flooring, it’s best to keep it as basic as possible. This year’s top modern flooring styles include light wood-looks with minimal graining and a flat or matte finish.
Rustic River’s Monterey Heights in the color Newport offers the natural charm of hardwood with its genuine wood appearance while also providing the light toned wood that’s perfect for modern designs.
On the other hand, Extreme Value’s Genua Plus II in Miami street, a luxury vinyl product, offers a wood-look design with a few more features, including increased stain-resistance and durability.
If you’re someone who loves the warmth and comfort of carpet, you can also opt for modern carpet styles and patterns to achieve the perfect lighting and flooring combos. Neutral colors paired with an abstract pattern are an excellent choice and look amazing with modern lighting fixtures. One example of a stunning wall to wall carpet that would look beautiful in a modern home is Carpet One’s Knowing Me in the color flaxen.
The farmhouse design is one that has captivated people thanks to its comfy, cozy feel and beautiful, fresh wood finishes. The combination of neutral tones, textures, and décor all come together in this style to create a design that simply wows.
If you’re looking to get the farmhouse design with lighting and flooring, consider oil rubbed bronze or matte black metals, natural wood materials, and old-school shapes when searching for the perfect light farmhouse light fixtures.
For farmhouse style flooring, both carpet and natural wood looks are great options to create the farmhouse look in your space. For carpet, anything with beige, brown, or gray tones pairs nicely with farmhouse décor and design, along with a variety of patterns and textures.
One example of a carpet that would look stunning in a farmhouse home is Carpet One’s Fall Creek Harbour in the color island song. With an almost rug-like appearance, it offers a unique take on farmhouse carpet while still providing the right look and feel needed to achieve the style.
For a less textured option, consider Innovia Touch Paddock Win Fleck in the color earthenware. This carpet style provides both gray, brown and taupe coloration and can enhance the look and feel of any farmhouse design. Plus, Innovia Touch has a one-of-a-kind fiber technology that makes this carpet extra-soft.
While carpet is an excellent choice for the farmhouse design, genuine wood certainly does too. Because of its ability to provide a more traditional appearance, natural wood and wood-looks are consistently one of the top options for farmhouse styles. With the perfect number of knots, graining, and light-color, Rustic River’s Monterey Heights in antique lace provides visuals that won’t be forgotten, ideal for any farmhouse-styled home.
Elevating a style can mean the basic difference between your interior looking picture-perfect and just a little dull. Adding a few pieces or changing out a few fixtures makes a huge impact on the overall composition of your space. And with transitional style, it’s never been easier! Transitional interior design focuses on décor and items that can be used with a variety of design styles as well as fixtures that are adaptable to changing trends.
As far as lighting, transitional lighting fixtures often feature light or dark wood materials, traditional shapes, and neutral shades on colors. They are also more causal than other fixtures, and while they can draw attention, transitional fixtures usually aren’t installed as the focal point of a room. Instead, they provide a nice balance of light and functionality and allow other more vibrant pieces in the space to speak.
Transitional flooring can be considered a wide range of options, especially because the transitional design is created by combining styles. The traditional look of mid-toned hardwood can quickly become a transitional space by adding modern furniture and rugs, while the trendy look of light wood-looks can become more timeless with metals and classic materials like stone. One stunning transitional carpet that will adapt to nearly any style is Setting Sail by Tigressa in mist. Thanks to its beige tone and gorgeous loop fibers, this transitional carpet offers a combo of timeless style and up-to-date trendiness that is ideal for many homes. Plus, this carpet boasts innate softness and long-lasting materials.
If you’re leaning more toward a wood look style or something that offers water-resistance, both luxury vinyl or waterproof hardwood are great choices for your transitional home design. Hydrotek’s waterproof hardwood Shelby Lane – White Oak in camel offers a genuine wood construction with waterproof features and a beautiful, natural appearance. For a transitional design, it provides a subtle red hue that brings warmth to any space. And, with waterproof features, it’s great for a variety of rooms and works well as a whole-home flooring option.
Invincible XT’s Clear Lake in middleton is a mid-tone wood-look vinyl that offers both water-resistance and incredible visuals that will last. Natural looking wood knots and mineral streaks appear in the planks to capture the true sense of natural wood, which adds character and charm to a transitional space.
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