October 15, 2015 / RJ Living

How to Add Texture to Your Living Room

Creating a statement in your living room isn’t just about furniture, fixtures and colour. Having a cosy living room area also means incorporating a tactile and visual feel with texture.

Make your area more interesting with additional textural dimensions and layers with these tips:

1. Classic Architecture

A classic way to add a minimalist texture to walls is through Moulding or by adding a ceiling rose. Both can add an architectural element to a room through with its various lines and designs, not to mention a vintage charm and texture.

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2. Comfort is Key

Make your living room a cozy space with faux furs, layered rugs, textured throws, comfy blankets, wicker, rattan and woven baskets. It’ll be a place you never want to leave in no time!

3. Mirror, Mirror

Mirrors not only make your room appear bigger and brighter but also add another interesting layer of dimension to a room. You can choose from various styles, shapes and even colours of frames.

4. Wonderful Wallpaper

The great thing about wallpaper is that it can easily change the mood of your room. From textured seagrass florals, geometric shapes or neutrals, the options are endless! Wallpaper gives your living room texture and mood. If you’re not sure of the pattern you want, try samples first or removable wallpaper.

5. Make It Modern

The great thing about wallpaper is that it can easily change the mood of your room. From textured seagrass florals, geometric shapes or neutrals, the options are endless! Wallpaper gives your living room texture and mood. If you’re not sure of the pattern you want, try samples first or removable wallpaper.

Develop the modern look with our Paco Scandinavian Style 2 Seater Sofa and Rani Designer Occasional Side Table in Matte Black.

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6. Focal Point

Texture can be used to create a focal point in your living room area. The item becomes a focal point because of its size, colour, or distinctive design. It can be a lighting fixture, a cosy sofa or a coffee table, you can build your room around this piece.

Choose your focal point with Retrojan pieces like Bella Moroccan Style Pendant Light in Copper, Aria Designer Coffee Table and Florence Danish Style 3 Seater Sofa with Chaise.

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7. Double Exposure

Wooden walls, and floorings, exposed brick walls and plumbing and concrete light fixtures all add to an industrial look. Warm the space up with cushions and throws for a luxe and inviting feel.

Create the industrial look with our industrial style furniture and fixtures or Gavin Modern Concrete Pendant Light.

8. Fabric Magic

If you’re looking for an easy and cheap way to add texture to your living room space, throw in some fabric with a plush throw or quirky pillow cases. Linen is a gorgeous, natural fabric that adds a luxe feel to any space.

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9. Rows of Books

Books add texture to your walls by creating warmth, not to mention a personal touch. and cosiness. Line them up on bookshelves or add them in your coffee table and side table with a fresh bunch of flowers to create a beautifully styled vignette.

Make room for your books with our range of bookshelves.

10. Accessorize

Plants count as adding both texture and colour to your living room. Add wall art, a hat stand or a statement piece of furniture, it can make a difference to an otherwise lackluster space.

Add a stunning Geometric art piece or our Jeremy Scandinavian Hat Stand to acquire the look!

Let us know in the comments of your favourite tips in creating texture in your home! Visit the Retrojan website for all your designer furniture and homewares or our Melbourne Showroom.

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