By Jennifer Ebert published
Martin Brudnizki Design Studio is an internationally acclaimed interior architecture and design studio based in London and New York.
Founded by Martin Brudnizki in 2000, the team are renowned for composing beautiful hotels, restaurants, bars, private members’ clubs; alongside residential properties.
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1. Perk up with pink
The time has come to think pink – or to rethink pink, anyway. Once the preserve of girls’ bedrooms, pink is now the colours du jour for any room, especially on statement chairs. Use the right shade and it will make any room look fresh, modern and very grown-up.
2. Work in a wall mural
A wall should never be void of personality.For colour, detail and sheer character, large scale wall murals are always a good choice. More refined than a wallpaper and definitely more interesting than a coat of paint, adorning a wall with an oversize flower or a work of art is a shortcut to making a room something to marvel at.
3. Curate a cosy corner
If old boy’s clubs are your thing, then go for something old-school like the this snug corner. A selection of treasured artwork and interesting curios will give a small space plenty of character and personality, while good ambient and task lighting will ensure you can read a book in comfort, and style.
4. Juxtapose the old with the new
This expertly curated space cleverly mixes classic decor with contemporary. Reflective surfaces can often look cheap and tacky, but when used sparingly, they can bring a sparkle to and otherwise chaotic space. We particularly like the use of straight lines and curvaceous shapes to add dimension and interest.
5. Wow with a wall of art
There is no better way to add personality to a space.Feature walls are a simple yet high impact way to transform any room in your home.Invest wisely in something you love to bring pleasure and potential returns.
6. Go green
Green is having a bit of a moment.Symbolising nature, freshness and vitality, the colour green is an enduring favourite when it comes to interiors.The important thing is to pair whatever hue you choose with the right accent colour to create a feeling of flow throughout a room.
7. Open up a small space
It is easy to create an open-plan living room that feels cosy, yet seamlessly linked to the rest of your home.Open-plan living is a great choice as the social aspect is perfect for family interaction.Design allocated zones for lounging,dining andworkingto keep the room organised. A simple way to do so is to use different paint colours to differentiate each room or zone.
Jennifer is the Digital Editor at Homes & Gardens. Having worked in the interiors industry for a number of years, spanning many publications, she now hones her digital prowess on the 'best interiors website' in the world. Multi-skilled, Jennifer has worked in PR and marketing, and the occasional dabble in the social media, commercial and e-commerce space.
Over the years, she has written about every area of the home, from compiling design houses from some of the best interior designers in the world to sourcing celebrity homes, reviewing appliances and even the odd news story or two.
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