Gothic Style Dramatic Interiors - Home Restyler ideas & inspiration
- Rich in colour, mystical & intricate this style of interiors is about the display of richness in an elegant style & generally works best in wide open spaces
- Originally the architectural style was used in 12th century, nowadays more inclined towards Gothic minimalism, which is slick, modern & has cleaner lines
- Features: tall arched windows, stunning stained glass, fireplaces, pointed arches, heavy fabrics
- Suited to those who love creativity & drama in their lives
Colour: rich, dramatic & moody. Jewel greens & reds, deep blues & purples with metallics to brighten
Fabrics: rich, heavy fabrics like crushed velvets & chenille, big/bold patterns i.e. damask, beautiful shiny silks
Flooring: ideally stone but for a more comfortable, homely feel, rich toned hardwood flooring or more rustic sisal with ornate & deep coloured rugs
Lighting: chandeliers, wrought iron, use of gold / silver, wall sconces, candles & dimmer switches soften the mood
Romance: to soften the overall look introduce gold / silver & dark wood with vases, frames, candles & mirrored surfaces
Room by Room
Living Room Tip: use wide bands of complementary colours together with detailed accessories to create impact without creating a harsh look.
Bedroom Tip: coloured, scented candles & metal candles holders look beautiful in bedrooms lending a mysterious & romantic appeal. A metal, arched bedstead makes an impactful statement.
Kitchen Tip: high gloss units are on-trend & can create a modern, glamorous, dramatic look through the use of dark colours like aubergine, black & deep blue. Increase drama with chandelier style cooker hood
Bathroom Tip: black & white never goes out of fashion. Make on ornate, free-standing bath your focal-point, hang Venetian style mirrors, hang bold printed curtains/blinds, use a mix of b&w tiles & accessorise with plush black towels, antiqued candle holders & silver soap dispenser