Don’t ignore these 5 notes if you want to design a Neoclassical style living room

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Don’t ignore these 5 notes if you want to design a Neoclassical style living room

Neoclassical interior design style combines the elegance of classic style with modern lines. That is why many homeowners want to choose this style for their living room interior. However, with the common tube house structure in big cities, what should be kept in mind to have a beautiful but still suitable space?

1. Space size of living room

One of the prominent features of Neoclassical style is its sizable interior in a large space. It’s also the biggest challenge when bringing neoclassical style into living room space of the tube house as this type of house is usually narrow in width and long in depth.

Increasing height of the living room to improve limited space due to the narrow width.
Increasing height of the living room to improve limited space due to the narrow width.

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Interior layout helps to harmonize the space.
Interior layout helps to harmonize the space.

To overcome limitations of width, the living room should be heightened to highlight delicate decorative lines in the ceiling and walls. Patterned details should only be gently designed, removing the cumbersome to balance the perfect beauty of classic style and modern lifestyle. Thus, with a room width of 4-5 meter, the ceiling height is best from 3 meters or more so that the living room is not cramped and tangled.

Moldings are simplified more gently.
Moldings are simplified more gently.
Molding limitation helps the space become more eye-catching.
Molding limitation helps the space become more eye-catching.

2. Color palette of ceiling, wall and furniture combination

With limited space of the tube house, homeowners should choose bright tones for walls such as: white, cream, beige, pearl, … to increase the feeling of spaciousness and openness. These are also elegant colors which are very suitable for stylish interiors of neoclassical style. To increase the impression of space, homeowners can choose outstanding colors for the sofa set such as red, moss green, cobalt blue, … together with metallic decorations.

Cream color is used throughout the room to bring a sense of lightness.
Cream color is used throughout the room to bring a sense of lightness.
Pure white color matches with sofa and floor motifs.
Pure white color matches with sofa and floor motifs.

3. Note about the light in the room

In any space and interior design style, light is always an important factor. Especially with the narrow width condition of tube houses, light needs to be fully exploited to increase the openness of space, minimizing the feeling of heaviness and cramped furniture.

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Skylights and stairs bring natural light into the room.
Skylights and stairs bring natural light into the room.

For the living room, natural light can be brought into via skylights, void spaces or transparent glass doors. In addition, electric light should also be added to increase the luxury of space. White light or yellow light is a useful suggestion to bring elegant and harmonious beauty. The neoclassical style usually has a chandelier with an elaborate design and characteristic crystal material placed in the middle of the room. Plaster ceilings together with LED and wall lamps are also favored by many homeowners.

Soft yellow light from a LED light system on the ceiling.
Soft yellow light from a LED light system on the ceiling.

4. Note when choosing materials

Like the classic style, the neoclassical style represents a luxury. Therefore, furniture in the room should be selected with high-class materials such as marble floors, leather or velvet sofas, fur rugs, wooden cabinets, and bronze decorations.

Leather sofa, carpet or patterned wallpaper are materials that bring the elegance of neoclassical style.
Leather sofa, carpet or patterned wallpaper are materials that bring the elegance of neoclassical style.
Palatial living room model with embroidered leather sofa.
Palatial living room model with embroidered leather sofa.

5. Decorative patterns

To minimize the heavy feeling of furniture, homeowners should choose furniture with less patterns. On the market today, there are many interior designs that have been renovated with simpler lines and details, retaining a sophisticated look without being ostentatious. Gently curves with slightly proportioned ledges are perfect suggestions for a neoclassical living room.

Patterns on wallpaper and carpet bring elegance without being too fussy and cumbersome.
Patterns on wallpaper and carpet bring elegance without being too fussy and cumbersome.
Wall paintings are the main highlight for this luxurious living room space.
Wall paintings are the main highlight for this luxurious living room space.

Neoclassical style is favored by its adaptable ability in different spaces. Therefore, with a reasonable layout, homeowners still have a luxurious living room space in their tube house.

Article: Dilys Do

Photo source: Collect.

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