Detailed prints and patterns are another way to create vintage style, with brocade being a popular French-inspired design. Whether you introduce brocade-printed wallpaper to your room or a cushion etched in a beautiful brocade print - like this one - your home will ooze Parisian style straight away.
When it comes to luxury and elegance, the French certainly don't hold back. Ornate pieces of furniture are typically featured inside Parisian homes and apartments, instantly making a room look grand and lavish.
It should be noted, though, that introducing ornate designs into your home should be done in moderation, with just one or two pieces, rather than plenty. This way, your room won't look too over the top and you will achieve the perfect balance between luxury and contemporary style.
If you're wondering how to bring ornate furniture into your room, lighting is a great way to do so. Chandeliers look stunning hung in the centre of your ceiling and can immediately transform a simple room into something truly extraordinary. Discover our range of designer replica lighting here.
Add a splash of red
Paris is renowned for being the city of love, with couples from all over the globe travelling there throughout the year on romantic getaways. The colour red, therefore, has become associated with French interior design.
Since red is a bold, vibrant hue, it can begin to look a little garish should you use it too much. Instead, introduce one or two pieces of red furniture to a predominantly white or grey room. You could even include a red feature wall and contrast this with black, white or grey furnishings.
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