Conventional coastal home interiors often fit the cliché – a colour palette of white and blue, cane accessories, shell-adorned mirrors and a sprinkling of nautical props for good measure!
If you’re looking for a fresh and inspired interiors theme for your coastal home, it’s time to meditate on a more modern approach.
Modernism, one of Metricon’s many Lookbook themes, is perfect for the coastal home.
Inspired by the European modernist movement from the 20th century, Modernism is a contemporary
interiors scheme showcasing design
principles such as ‘form follows
function’ and ‘truth to materials’. In
layman’s terms, this means clean
lines, simple form, the use of everyday
materials (timber, stone, wool,
steel). The scheme also features
a simple colour palette that plays
on light and shade. The result is a
sophisticated interior that won’t date.
Modernism has been woven
through the interiors at Metricon’s
Botanica 32 display home at
Fyansford on the western edge of
Simon Taylor, Metricon’s Manager,
Regional West says, “Simple
contemporary interiors are very
much in demand. The Modernism
Lookbook theme at the Botanica 32
has received very positive feedback as
it’s timeless and is easy to replicate”.
What typifies the Modernism
• Oak and walnut timbers.
• Raw concrete forms and black
• Muted earthy colours in olives,
grey, navy, and rust.
• Furniture with a mid-20th century
How to recreate the Modernism
look in your home When styling, opt for abstract,
bold and contrasting elements.
Monochromatic, geometric prints
alongside a bold colour or feature
in a room work perfectly with this
scheme. Contemporary artwork and
indoor plants also help brighten this
otherwise minimal theme, bringing
interest and a pop of colour to each
Metricon’s interactive online
Lookbook features design tips and
tricks for each room – bringing
the Modernism style to life. Visit
lookbook for more info.