Simple Modern Design For Modern Lives

May 24, 2016 | Scandinavian | Minimalist
The HipVan Blog

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Sometimes, going for simple aesthetic is the way to go. It’s classic, timeless, and very sophisticated. Keep your spaces modern with these simple designs that are not only lovely to look at, but also stands the test of time.

Patterns

Opting to add patterns in your home is the easiest way to bring life into it. A pop of geometric prints, stripes or polka dots will surely look great amidst your plain coloured fixtures. The key with patterns is to use them sparingly, so as to achieve maximum impact and avoid over decorating your space.

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All white

White is the most versatile color since anything matches with it. It’s fresh, light, and not to mention, very elegant as well. You cannot go wrong with an all-white interior. Choosing to go all-white does not mean you’re boring. There are loads of variations to choose from to avoid a very monotonous white appearance such as incorporating different textures of fabric and shades of white.


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Accents

By simply putting accent fixtures in your home, you instantly transform your place into a modern haven. Accent lamps, chairs, and figurines will surely add character and soul to your interiors. 


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All things natural

Sometimes the key to achieving a simple modern home is by incorporating polished and unpolished wood fixtures, natural light, and a lot of plants. This creates a very natural and laid-back atmosphere.


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  • Wooden Dome Pendant - White
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  • Wooden Hangers (Set of 10)
    $9.90 SGD

Glass fixtures

Glass tables, chairs, or accent pieces are simple but elegant fixtures that will surely make your space appear very modern and sleek. Not to mention, it also gives your home a clean look.


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  • Glass Top Dining Table
    $220.00 SGD
  • Unitea Teapot Set (Glass)
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  • SALUTE Red Wine Glass (Set of 4)
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Burst of colours

Don’t be afraid to experiment with colour hues and shades. Sometimes, hints of bright colours in walls or fixtures bring out the coolness factor your space needs. This will make your home look vibrant and new.


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Earth tones

If bright colours don’t suit your taste, no need to fret because neutral tones can also make your place look modern and elegant. It’s all about pairing these light colours with the right accent pieces and accessories.


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