Choosing the right color and contrast for various themes and furniture is important. It’s important because color has a power to awaken our emotional responses and can be related to our experiences and cultural background. If you are going to design or participate in decorating your own place, then choose furniture to balance the design of your apartment or your house. You should also consider furniture that can give you the proper comfort you want in your home.

Colors Contrast Themes Furniture

Styles & Types

There are different kinds of themes and furniture design styles that you can choose from: Traditional, Modern, Historical or Vintage, Contemporary, Eclectic and many more. All of these may require you to purchase some items and furniture to blend with the colors and contrast to fulfill your theme. Choose an attractive and unique centerpiece or couch in your living room and blend it with some decorating styles from different eras and periods to apply to your theme.

Include the Walls

Walls and furniture are connected and they should get along too. Start by focusing on the color that dominates the room and use that color for matching your themes and furniture. Depending on your chosen theme color, if you want to make it modern, fresh looking and stylish, you can purchase light colors or a white leather sofa as your centerpiece furniture. If you want to make it a bit more classic and vintage, choose a dark colored leather Chesterfield sofa for a more elegant and sophisticated look.

Planning is Key

The most important thing is to have a plan in place when selecting the furniture and accent pieces. This will make bringing everything together in the room a lot easier and will create a more satisfying, comfortable and cozy atmosphere.

Written by: Aisha Santos, Blogger, Writer & Artist

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About the Author: Patricia Davis Brown

Patricia, like her blog, is not a one-dimensional designer, which is evident in her accolades of 17 national design awards. Over a 38-year career in the industry, she has carved a niche in several areas of design. Licensed in interior design and certified in kitchen and bath design, she offers a full menu of design services ranging from whole house interior design, kitchen and bath design, lighting design, full remodels, commercial design and universal (ADA) design. Patricia is a sought-after speaker in the industry and has been published in many publications as seen on her interior design firm’s website, She writes for such publications as QuinStreetinc, Relaxed Remodeler, and talent offering design tips.