Contemporary furniture & design – breaking the rules

We see many different styles of houses at Go Modern but the main thing we’ve noticed over time is… people break all the proscribed design rules and it can still look fabulous.  We keep an eye on all the major design titles and have some favourite blogs that keep us abreast of the latest trends.  A major design trend this year is the mixing and matching of classic style with modern design. Period houses with contemporary furniture alongside vintage pieces – and it works really well: it’s hip to mix!

A big favourite of ours is the use of ‘raw materials’, giving an industrial look to domestic interiors: visible metal beams, exposed brickwork, concrete steps etc.  And this has been reflected in many of this year’s furniture designs too.  Our new Octa table from Bonaldo for example has fabulous metal welded legs with a top that can be lacquered in matt white or anthracite grey, acid treated black/white glass, or juxtapose a softer look and choose one of the walnut tops. Fabulous.

The Octa dining table
The Octa dining table

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