Statement pieces are essential to adding personality and drawing attention to specifics rooms or areas of a home. It can offer texture, showcase a space or add an unexpected pop.
Nest Furniture has rare and unique pieces from around the world through dedicated traveling and a passion for exquisite one-of-a-kind items. Today Nest is here to offer some tips on how to find your personal aesthetic, and how to successfully add a unique statement piece that reflects your bold personality.
The most important and essential step in choosing furniture that creates a statement is pinpointing your decor. This will help you map out how to complete or contrast with your current atmosphere. There are numerous directions to take when finding your theme; rustic, modern and sleek, mod, etc. Keep in mind that no two rooms that have to be the same or consistent with the aesthetic. It’s important to ensure there is a general flow with a comfortable and inviting feel.
Choose Your Statement
Statement pieces either mirror personal aesthetic, or contrast adding an unexpected element of surprise. It should stand out, and offer a personality and uniqueness to your space. However, avoid using too many contrasting pieces, as it will offset the flow and become cluttered. Remember, your statement piece to standout.
Mix & Match
Modern homes can lack character and detail. This is also a great foundation to add needed zest with a contrasting statement piece, such as this cabinet (image). If you’re working with a more neutral palette, go for bold colors to add depth; such as (image). Modern homes have clean and sleek lines, mix it up with vintage finds that will add personality to your space, such as these unique chairs from India (image).
Texture & Detail
When going for a shabby chic look; choose warm and inviting woods with a vintage touch, (image). With light and delicate spaces, bring in a dark masculine piece to offset the consistency, such as this mirror (image). If your sticking with light accents, add a piece with intricate details, such as these chairs from India, (image). Textures are a great way to bring in depth and liven up a space, especially when pairing a floral design with a vintage find (image).
Choose A Location
Placement is an important part of the process. Choose a space that doesn’t have too much happening in it or is an awkward layout, its best to choose a place that is relatively empty. Now, decide whether your statement is going to be the central figure in the room or an accent to the room; are you building the room around this piece, or are you using the piece to add to the room?
Nest Furniture uses sustainable practices to design, refurbish and create unique furniture for the modern home. Their goal is to bring the great inspirations and designs of the world to their customer’s homes and lives. Nest mixes multicultural global designs of modern furniture with rare cultural antiquities. All pieces are one-of-a-kind and hand picked from such places as; India, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and China. Nest has two locations; Lincoln Park (2707 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614), and the 900 Shops off Michigan Avenue (5th Floor).