Interior design buffs know how important a room’s first impression can be. There are some spaces that, upon first glance, make your breath catch because its elements are so visually striking, yet still fit together. Other rooms seem to fall flat, almost like something is missing.
Contrast is the secret ingredient that gives those memorable spaces their impact. When used correctly, this foundational design principle can add a huge dose of visual interest to your interiors while simultaneously pulling it together. Many consider it an essential component to any successful interior.
However, if you’re new to this idea, don’t worry, this post is for you. Read on to learn more about the importance of contrast, and to learn how to apply it to your next project. This is the back-to-basics primer you need to take your designs to the next level