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What Are The Celebrity Home Design Tips?

Whether you’re a celebrity or not, it’s always fun to take a look inside the homes of the rich and famous. These days many celebrities are also designers, and they often share their tips for creating a beautiful and stylish home. So if you’re getting ready to marry and are searching for decorating ideas, you’ll want to look at the following celebrity home design tips. These tips will help you achieve the perfect look for your new home, from using natural materials to creating focal points in each room. So without further ado, let’s get started!

Consider The Scale Of Your Space.

In most cases, when working with small spaces, it’s important to remember that comfort should always come first, as Seattle-based designer Brian Paquette told One Kings Lane. “Forgo the need to fill the space with everything you think you need and focus on comfort and usage—a real dining table you can spread out on, a sofa rather than a love seat, comfortable accent seating, and plenty of lighting options,” he said.

Remember That Less Can Be More.

As it turns out, a more minimalist approach to your design scheme can open up the room and allow guests to focus on the curated accents that you’ve worked so hard to incorporate into the space. And according to Kendall Wilkinson, the Bay Area’s consummate celebrity designer, you should be approaching home design the same way you might approach your outfit ensemble. “Coco Chanel famously said that women, once dressed, should remove one accessory. I think that’s true for rooms,” she told One Kings Lane.

Add Paint To Your Walls.

While it may seem like an obvious piece of advice, choosing challenging or compelling colours can liven up any space in your home, according to Yael Memory of the home staging and interior design firm Studio D. “This might seem obvious, but a lot of people don’t realize that something as simple (not to mention inexpensive and DIY-able) as a fresh coat of paint can completely elevate and transform a space into a sleek, chic and shiny-new version of its former self,” he says.

Work To Create An Emotional Experience.

According to legendary interior designer John Saladino, your home’s interior should provide an emotional experience for every guest that steps into your home. “When you see a room for the first time, your blood pressure should go up. I like to create an emotional experience. A well-designed space doesn’t give out its secrets right away. It should never bore you or feel dated,” he told Elle Decor. Creating a truly compelling look is rather simple—work to make every room a mixture of unique antique items and simple staples.

Experiment With Colour And Texture.

As it turns out, the focal point of your room could exist on the walls—in the form of textured wallpaper or a brightly coloured wall amidst a sea of neutrals, says Saladino. “One of my favourite wall treatments is brown-coat plaster, also called a scratch coat. It’s like the difference between bleached and unbleached flour,” he said.

And, as far as colour goes, it’s perfectly acceptable to break the rules. “I do the opposite of what most people do: I paint north-facing rooms a cool colour and put warmer tones in west or south-facing spaces,” he told Elle Decor. 

Use Layers Of Lighting.

When lighting your home, it’s also important to make every space feel light and open. According to Saladino, each kind of light has a different purpose, and you should be utilizing every variety of light to suit your needs. “For ambient light, try a chandelier with little brown paper shades, which give a beautiful, warm glow, and table lamps for intimacy. It would help if you had practical lights for reading and keep you from falling down the stairs,” he said. Plus, this influx of lighting can transform your space by providing light to display those treasures that might have been hidden in the dark previously.

Find Inspiration From Nature.

While inspiration doesn’t have to necessarily come from the great outdoors, using outside sources for inspiration can serve you well when creating your ideal space, says celebrity interior designer and television personality Kari Whitman. Even something as simple as trying to incorporate the colour of your favourite food into your space can be a novel way to imprint your aesthetic onto your home.

Use Artwork To Bring The Room Together.

Memory also stresses the importance of using artwork to complete—no matter your decor. “Something as simple as thoughtfully considering the scale of your furniture art and accessories can make it look like you spent a lot of money on your home (even if you didn’t!). We love to use large-scale art and decor—like a massive canvas that takes up an entire wall or a well-oversized thick-framed mirror that leans against the wall instead of hanging—to create an impactful, memorable space grand,” said.

Learn How To Maximize Brightness Without Windows.

As it turns out, you can effectively brighten a room without painting every wall a gleaming shade of white, according to Adam Rolston of Incorporated Architecture & Design. Instead, to maximize a room’s brightness that may not contain an adequate amount of outside light, attempt to keep the overall palette of the room light while using accents like mirrors and reflective surfaces to catch the little amount of light currently streaming into the room. Antique mirrors can also be a great option for brightening a room since the glare from their surfaces won’t be as strong as from brand new mirrors.

Revive Any Room With A Statement Wallpaper.

An easy trick to update a truly outdated room is to cover the walls in unique, eye-catching wallpaper to save money on renovations. As Drew Stuart of the Carnegie Hill Project knows, colourful or retro wallpaper can completely transform an otherwise ugly room into one of warmth and style.

Use Statement Furniture To Expand A Room.

According to celebrity designer Jeff Andrews, the trick to making small rooms seem larger (ideal for those living in cramped apartments) is to incorporate a healthy dose of “statement furniture” into the space—and steer clear of adding pops of colour, as it will do no favours to creating a cohesive vision. “Go with varying textures and little bits of paint to make it cohesive and feel larger. Stay away from the proverbial pop of colour. I think it doesn’t work, especially in a small space,” he said.

Don’t Forget About The Ceiling.

Just because the ceiling doesn’t receive as much attention as the other features in the room doesn’t mean that it has to remain completely neglected, says Andrews. Even adding a simple white patterned wallpaper can elevate the style in your room and provide yet another focal point for guests to admire.

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Keep Your Design Timeless.

To create a look that truly stands the test of time (meaning that you don’t have to hit the design reset button every five or so years), Andrews recommends combining the contemporary with the vintage.

“Choose iconic designs and pieces that are recognizable. Please have a good blend of styles to make it interesting. More contemporary things, a couple of vintage things, and maybe something meaningful like a family heirloom,” he said if you decide to follow a trend and fail to incorporate any pieces to ground the design scheme, then you’re likely to have to reevaluate that trend in a few years.

Add Black Accents For Depth.

Incorporating black accents into your home can add contrast and dimension—despite what many (inferior) interior decorators will tell you. However, keep these touch small in scale—use black curtain rods, lamps, or picture frames. Anything on a more grand scale may completely overwhelm the room.

Spend Big On Comfort.

Fact: finding the perfect, design-forward sofa might be time-consuming, but it will be worth it. Outside of your bed, no piece of furniture gets further use—and says more about your tastes.

Invest More In Your Kitchen Appliances.

According to Stephen Shadley, the guy who designed residences for Diane Keaton and Jennifer Aniston, your kitchen appliances should also play an important role in your kitchen’s design scheme. Investing in nice, stainless steel appliances will keep your space looking polished and tidy—a key component when attempting to showcase other focal points in the space.

A Neutral Palette Is Key To Keeping Your Space Timeless.

To avoid ageing your design scheme, stick to a neutral palette filled with more edgy and colourful accents. Then, when these trendy accents go out of style, as they nearly always do, you’ll easily be able to swap out the old trends for the new and add them to your timeless neutral palette.

Learn How To Mix And Match Your Prized Possessions Artfully.

Memory is also quick to articulate that while instilling a sense of yourself into space is important, Who

 shouldn’t do it without a nod to the overall design scheme. “Not everything needs to be bought brand new or have a designer label. Good design is all about balance, and sourcing from all different places and price points will ensure that your space feels authentic and inviting to all your guests in,” he said. So, in short—you do you, but also make it work within your home.

Upgrade Your Lampshades.

Look no further than your lampshades for those looking for an affordable way to update a space. According to Andrew Suvalsky, a principal interior designer at ASD, just one simple swap could bring a new bold and colourful accent into the space. “Chances are the ready-made lamp you choose comes with a basic, uninspired shade. The shade can make or break the lamp. Therefore, opt for colour or a cool fabric choice,” he told My Domaine. Further, choosing unexpected shapes can bring a dash of whimsy into a stuffy corner of any room.

Don’t Neglect The Nightstand.

If you find that your nightstand only contains relics of your day-to-day life, like coffee mugs and scraps of paper, you can easily transform your bedroom by instilling a bit of style into these pieces, says Suvalsky. “Nightstands don’t need much, but if you do want a clock, dish to throw your jewellery in, or some other personal items you must have bedside, then pick ones that are beautiful and worthy of spending the night with. Then, of course, Who should dress the function in style—always,” he said.

Find Drapes That Suit Every Room.

Though ready-made draperies are incredibly easy to install, they often look cheap and downplaying the natural architecture of a great window, says Suvalsky. “With a little research and not much expense, you can find drapery rods that come in variable sizes to fit your windows perfectly,” he said. Further, instead of heading straight towards the white draperies, look instead to ones that can add a punch to the room—like those pictured above. Statement pieces can come in the most unexpected places.

Make Your Bedroom A Multipurpose Space.

Especially for those tiny apartment-dwellers, learning how to make the most of every space in your home is the key to finding a sense of functionality among the clutter. For example, in the bedroom, squeezing in an armchair or desk in the corner can add more depth to the room and provide an easy way to make it multipurpose, according to Suvalsky.

Fully Dress The Bed.

As it turns out, your bed is never fully dressed without a smile—or, rather, things that make you smile, like textured blankets, luxuriously soft sheets, and wrinkle-free duvet covers. According to Suvalsky, failing to make your bed, or even invest in a bedding that makes you feel more comfortable, is the first mistake when designing a cohesive space. “Most people tend to underplay the importance of dressing their bed and rely on the same rumpled duvets they sleep with nightly, [which are] barely pulled up during the day. It never gives a finished look,” he said.

Soften The Whites.

Especially right now, stark whites seem to be incredibly popular in home decor, but, according to Jennifer Lopez’s interior designer, Michelle Workman, this colour can often create harsh contrasts that take away from the warmth of a room. Also, especially for those seeking a more feminine space, implementing too many stark white details can almost work to the opposite effect, making any room more hard and masculine. So, if you’re still adamant about including white details, do it in small bursts—like with bedding, curtains, or accents.

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Decorate Your Walls With Souvenirs And Family Heirlooms.

Rather than hiding all of your family heirlooms and souvenirs in drawers, take them and put them proudly on display. “My favourite travel souvenir is a piece of art to hang on the wall or place on a shelf. And don’t forget old family pieces—storing them in boxes is just too sad. So instead, dust them off and find a place to feature them in your home,” said DeCicco. Learning to incorporate these parts of yourself can also instil your aesthetic into any room in your home.

Add Architectural Staples To An Otherwise Boring Room.

If you’ve decorated a room to the full extent that you can, and it still seems to lack a certain flavour that you’re after, DeCocco suggests adding architectural elements to add dimension and style. “Think arches, corbels, transoms…think beams. High-density polystyrene beams look incredibly real and easy to install on your ceiling (cut like butter!). A couple of beams adds instant character to a room,” she told The Mercury News.


So, what have we learned about celebrity home design tips? First and foremost, it’s important to create a space that reflects your personality. Secondly, don’t be afraid to experiment with different styles and colours. And finally, always take into account the functionality of the space. By following these simple guidelines, you can create a beautiful and inviting home that will make all your guests feel welcome. 

FAQs About Builders Melbourne

What Is The 60 30 10 Decorating Rule?

A classic decor rule helps create a space’s colour palette. It states that 60% of the room should be a dominant colour, 30% should be the secondary colour or texture, and the last 10% should be an accent.

What Is A Home Designer Called?

Many people use “interior designer” and “interior decorator” interchangeably, but the two professions are very different. Interior design is the science of understanding behaviours to help property owners create a functional room within a building, including the shapes of a room’s walls, floors, and more.

How Can I Get Better At Designing Houses?

Determine Your Style.

Figure Out What You Don’t Like.

Build Around Your Space.

Sample Your Paint.

Mix High and Low Price Points.

Start From the Ground Up.

How Many Colours Are Too Many In A Room?

According to the 60-30-10 rule, you should only use three colours in any room – although you can successfully incorporate many different tones of these three colours.

Should Every Room In The House Be The Same Colour?

As a general rule of thumb, you should never paint your entire home one singular colour. That isn’t to say that you can’t use the same colour in some capacity throughout your entire home; however, it shouldn’t be the primary wall colour in every room.

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