Whether you’re planning to renovate your home, or you’re just interested in the latest trends in interior design, new ideas always come in handy. We’ve chosen six of the most popular styles of living, all different, to inspire your creativity, with the spotlight on minimalism, eclectic industrial style, and vintage.
With a bit of creativity, even furnishing or remodeling an interior can be fun. To make renovation easier for you, we’ve prepared some inspiration for you from today’s most popular living styles. Perhaps one of them will find a place in your heart and inspire you, no matter how big or small the changes are.
Eclecticism draws inspiration from many different sources and mixes them all together. This original style of creativity has turned into a style of living that loves to combine various elements, colors, textures, and patterns.
Eclectic design may seem a bit chaotic to some, but there is a certain order to it. It’s best to combine only those elements that complement each other nicely, for example by color, shade, or material. If you know how to do it, the result is well worth it! See for yourself.
The industrial style is more than the latest fad. It dates back to the 1960s, when industries began to move from the world’s capitals like London, Paris, and New York directly to the centers of cities. Nowadays, these industrial buildings and loft apartments have become an inspiration for a unique style of interior design.
A key element of the industrial style is the space itself; this should consist of tall ceilings, an open layout, and large panel windows set in metal frames. Materials such as ceramics, concrete, metal, and stone also play their own essential roles. To prevent the space from coming across as too cold and dark, though, it should be diversified with a variety of color accessories and warm lighting to create a beautiful contrast.
Nowadays, the word “vintage” is commonly associated with fashion trends from the 1920s to 1990s. Pearls, lace, hair bows, and plaid dresses all fall into this category. Fashion wasn’t the only thing that vintage affected, however. What might a vintage interior look like?
History, and the feelings of nostalgia associated with it, play the leading role here. These combinations are easily supported with decorative cushions, furs, and warm colors on the walls. Elements like the favorite upholstered armchair, chest of drawers with mirror, wooden frames, wooden trunks, and old pieces of romantic furniture are not to be left out. The resulting look should have a relaxed and cozy atmosphere.
Now from another direction. Next up is another popular style of living, namely minimalism. If you appreciate simple design and clean lines, then you’re sure to fall in love with the minimalism style of interior.
Minimalism is based on airy spaces and an absence of unnecessary items or bright color combinations – there’s definitely no place for numerous decorations and colorful wallpapers here. A minimalist interior features only those pieces of furniture and appliances that are absolutely essential. Materials such as wood, glass, and metal and furniture with clean geometric lines are considered suitable. In all cases, the emphasis falls on quality, functionality, and practicality.
The inspiration of English nature and the French countryside – this is the rustic style of living that enchants those who have a passion for natural materials, warm earthy tones, and cozy decorations. An inevitable feature of the rustic interior is always a touch of romantic nature.
If you’ve ever looked into one of these households, you’ve certainly seen the wooden furniture, decorative cushions, robust curtains on the windows, handmade ceramics, paintings with natural motifs, woven colored rugs, and the favorite wicker baskets of all sizes. This all comes together to create a cozy interior with romantic motifs and a homely atmosphere. Take a look at this charming French interior in a rustic style, for example.
As usual, old trends are returning to fashion. And the interior style known as retro is no exception. Colors, shapes, materials, and accessories, all the elements that you might remember from your parents’ or grandparents’ childhood, all come to mind. The fact is, however, that which period you choose to furnish your retro interior is totally up to you.
Classic retro includes plastic chairs, veneered or metal furniture, metallic objects, posters on the walls, and decorations in strong colors. And speaking of strong colors, the most popular are shades of gray, mustard yellow, red, and green. These are the colors that would appear so often on wallpapers, together with various geometric patterns or flowers. The bolder the better.
Thus ends our showcase of popular living styles. If any of them has found a place in your heart, it takes just a few simple steps to transform your interior accordingly. If you’re looking for even more interior inspiration, we recommend the article Living Styles by European Countries, where you’ll find ideas on how to add a touch of your favorite country to your home without having to travel.
Life & style
1. 11. 2022
In a renovated apartment building in Prague 8, an intimate project consisting of five duplex apartments of up to 233 m2 was created, in which elements of the historic roof were preserved. The units are completed and ready to move in. Their exclusive sale is handled by our real estate agency Luxent - Exclusive Properties.
17. 10. 2022
The chamber project Lofty Anděl includes three exclusive apartments ranging from 104 to 138 m2. They are located on the fifth floor of a renovated corner building in Prague 5 and are in loft style. The original design of each of them reflects a different design - industrial, art deco or minimalist. They can become your new home at the end of this year. The sale of luxury apartments is exclusively handled by our real estate agency Luxent - Exclusive Properties.
6. 10. 2022
The development project Rezidence Nad Černými lesy, located 30 km from Prague in Kostelec nad Černými lesy, offers 32 design apartments for sale. Exclusive sale of apartments with terrace, balcony or front garden is offered by real estate agency Luxent - Exclusive Properties.
30. 6. 2022
The interest in holiday properties in the country is not waning. However, their supply is completely insufficient after almost two years of boom. This, together with the rising price of building materials and labour, is reflected in their high prices. The new project Apartments Albeřice with 11 design units, which is growing in the mountain village of Horní Maršov - Dolní Albeřice in the Krkonoše Mountains, should help to satisfy the enormous demand. The exclusive sale of luxury apartments has now been launched by our real estate agency Luxent - Exclusive Properties! The construction of the low-rise building is expected to start towards the end of this year, with completion planned for the 4th quarter of next year.
16. 5. 2022
Are you dreaming of a new exclusive property near Prague, but at the same time close to nature? Now we have launched the sale of luxury houses in the second phase of the development project Březový háj, which is growing in the village of Předboj. It includes 4 original family villas of 6+kk and 7+kk with gardens, terraces and swimming pools - and their construction has already started! Despite the situation on the real estate market, where, among other things, prices are rising due to a shortage of building materials, interest in the project is huge. Of the sixteen houses in the first phase, only the last one is currently available for purchase. Their implementation will be completed at the turn of this spring and summer, and the entire project with the second phase should be completed in the summer of 2023.
9. 5. 2022
The steep rise in real estate prices, the rising cost of mortgages and the deterioration of their availability, inflation, the rise in prices of building materials and the shortage of building materials - this is the current situation on the real estate market. However, even this does not discourage those interested in luxury housing or a profitable investment. The demand for new flats, especially in Prague, still significantly exceeds the supply. The huge interest is also evidenced by the fact that in many development projects from our portfolio the last units remain to be purchased. In order to at least partially satisfy the "hunger" for luxury new buildings, work is in full swing. Let's take a closer look at the current developments!
15. 3. 2022
The interest in real estate, especially recreational ones, is still enormous. However, since the domestic supply is not able to cover it, Czechs are now turning their attention more and more abroad, for example to Slovakia. A development project called Marina Liptov, which comprises 33 modern apartments in layouts from 2+kk to 4+kk, is growing right next to the Slovak dam Liptovská Mara on the Váh River under the Tatra Mountains. They offer the possibility of active relaxation in their own facilities in a popular Slovak recreational location as well as the opportunity for a promising investment in an apartment. The project should be completed by the end of next year. Our Luxent - Exclusive Properties office has become the exclusive partner for their sale in the Czech Republic - let's take a closer look now!
19. 1. 2022
Winters are relatively mild in our area, but if you have a warm heart, you may miss the sunshine during the cold months. And if you experience these feelings every winter, you might want to consider investing in an apartment in a warm climate. Find out what's trending right now and which luxury properties abroad you can choose from in this article!
12. 1. 2022
Do you want to go skiing or cross-country skiing? Wondering where to spend your spring break with family or friends? Get yourself a holiday property in the mountains! You will see that you can choose from our range of exclusive properties in renowned domestic resorts in no time.
3. 1. 2022
It can already be said with certainty that 2021 will go down in mortgage history as a record year - whether in terms of the volume of mortgages arranged due to huge interest or above-standard interest rate increases. We will now take a closer look at the various factors that have shaped the mortgage market in recent months and will also be reflected in the period ahead.