Brown is often used in interior design. It is suitable for the decoration of any premises, just like the classic black and white range. In addition, the shades of this color add warmth and coziness to the atmosphere.
Until recently, many people associated brown with poverty. For this reason, not many decided to use its shades in the apartment. This nuance was adopted by marketers. They replaced the word "brown" in the names of ceramic tile collections with more sophisticated names - "exotic", "chocolate", "marble", etc. As a result, this color included in the list of highly sought after finishes.
The variety of shades of color makes it easy to select the right facing material. The tones of valuable wood species are appropriate in the VIP rooms. In the bedroom, you can use light brown tones with beige trim. In the kitchen, coffee shades look great, suggesting a noble drink. It is better to use a combined range in the bathroom.
Modern manufacturers present various models of wall and floor tiles. For the floor, matte options are usually offered, for wall decoration, you can also choose a shiny glossy finish.
Smooth products can be "diluted" with decorative borders and patterned elements. Textured models are interesting in themselves. The degree of smoothness is especially important for flooring material.
For rooms with a high level of humidity (bathroom, kitchen), it is better to choose a material with a rough surface. For the decoration of rooms, you can take smoother tiles.
Many products imitate the texture of wood or stone. These options are universal. They look luxurious in any room and fit any interior style.
Product sizes are also different (one of the most popular is 10x30).
When creating an interior project, the choice of decor is carried out taking into account some conditions. For example, textured tiles are combined only with plain surfaces. Tiles with expressive decor are usually used in the form of decorative inserts on a plain background.
The bathroom is the most visited place in the house. You start and end your day by entering this room. And even throughout the day, you visit the bathroom more than once to wash your hands, take a shower or wash your face. Therefore, the interior of this room should be as attractive and soothing as possible.
Psychologists say that the brown color is relaxing and conducive to relaxation. This color scheme compares favorably with the bright one in that it is not annoying or annoying.
Beige and brown tones create a comfortable and cozy atmosphere without depressing sterile cleanliness. Moreover, this design looks more original than the classic black and white version.
In the design and selection of shades, you must focus on the style of decoration, the size of the room and your artistic taste.
Small bathrooms should not use brown finishes in combination with other dark colors.… Such a design will visually reduce the room even more. Here, chocolate shades are preferred in the form of beautiful inserts on a light background.… It is better to make the main tone beige, sandy or ocher.
The brown color radiates warmth. This effect is harmoniously combined with the cool sheen of the bathroom fixtures.
Wheat wall tiles can transform a bathroom by visually filling it with light. And with a well-chosen color of the floor tiles, you can create the illusion of a sandy beach.
When choosing a dark shade of brown for wall coverings, attention to nuance and carefulness in the choice of tone is required. Otherwise, a chicly decorated room can be turned into a gloomy and dark room where you don't want to go.
A dark background will look impressive with light plumbing, furniture and accessories, as well as light or gold prints.
Shades of brown in the kitchen look very appetizing. To create a soft and cozy interior, a combination of several light and dark shades is enough. In the design of a brown or beige apron, you can include ceramic inserts with the image of cups or coffee beans. Intricate patterns and golden lines will be appropriate.
An excellent property of the beige-brown range is the ability to blend in with natural wooden surfaces (kitchen furniture, decor items).
Shades of brown
This color includes a wide variety of tones from light beige to dark chocolate. They evoke different associations for everyone: with sweets, the aroma of coffee beans or cocoa, the warmth of wood. The shade can be golden or reddish, light or dark. Every nuance of this rich color invariably contains a particle of softness and comfort.
When cladding wall and floor coverings in rooms, several basic tones are used
- Wood-imitating coatings… This finish fits perfectly into country, eco, and Provence style rooms.
- Wenge - a popular shade of a specific woody structure with clearly defined reddish-yellow veins. This type of finish works well with red, beige and white items. It is used in both classic and modern interiors.
- Milk chocolate - a shade that creates a delicate design that evokes associations with something sweet.
- Coffee with milk - another "sweet" shade, appropriate in any setting. Having breakfast in such a room will give you a boost for the day, much like the drink that gives this attractive tone its name.
Combination finishes using dark and light shades are very popular. A well-thought-out design solution can visually make the room brighter, correct layout flaws and even increase the space.
There are plenty of variations on this theme. The upper part of the wall can be decorated in light colors, and the lower part in dark ones. You can divide the room into diametrically opposite sections. At the same time, dark "blotches" in the form of pieces of furniture and decor may be present on a light background. You can create a smooth transition from dark to light with multiple tones.
Combination with other colors
The process of choosing a tone that is combined with brown must be approached with accuracy. This color is capricious, and not all shades can create color harmony with it.
White is always a winning combination… This cool color balances out well with a warm dark brown. Interior design in such shades creates a "tasty" effect comparable to marshmallows in chocolate or a cup of aromatic coffee with foam.
Yellow, red, and orange are great combinations with brown. Chocolate tone is combined with pink. Cool shades of brown can pair well with olive or turquoise.
The perfect companion to any shade of brown is beige. and all its variations. Also, such a union may allow the inclusion of a third color nuance.
The combination of brown and peach tones looks good. It has a special visual warmth.
The combination of colors is carried out in various ways. It can be a combination of tiles of different colors or a combination of different decorative elements. It is worth considering the color of the furniture.
The brown color goes well with wood surfaces, so it is great for decorating rooms in eco, Provence or country styles. For these areas, it is ideal to include natural materials in the design.
In such an environment, handmade items, interesting textiles, fresh flowers in pots and vases look amazing.
The classic style allows for marble or its imitation. A contrasting combination of brown and white, as well as a soft and unobtrusive union with beige, is suitable for this design. Exquisite patterns and gilding are appropriate in "palace" interiors.
It is impossible to imagine a retro style without this color. Here, brown is in harmony with blue. So that the room does not seem gloomy, light colors should be a priority.
When creating furnishings in the Art Nouveau style, dark shades (chocolate, wenge) are most often used. The brown color is combined with white, milky, light beige. Metallic elements complement the composition.
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