City apartments need the most contemporary decoration that goes perfectly with the outdoor environment into which they are integrated. In addition, if those who live in them are young people, with even more importance they should highlight the qualities of the tenants.
Currently, there are many styles with which to achieve this, and one of the latest trends in interior design is precisely that of using the city as a central thematic element of decoration. A style that has received the name of “city” style or urban style.
Materials and colors
One of the ways to achieve the urban style is to do it through the use of materials, colors, and decorative elements with motifs that refer to the streets of the city, for example, with letters or posters. Another possible option is to focus the decoration on some of the great cities of the world such as Paris, New York, London, or Barcelona, for example.
The truth is that the materials and colors for this new decorative style are quite harsh. The grey, white, and black tones are combined with details in other more striking colors such as yellow or red, for example, while wood is replaced in the furniture by elements made of steel, glass, or concrete, for example ( modern materials for modern furniture).
The importance of light
Finally, keep in mind that a style with these characteristics could turn off your rooms too much, creating a somewhat sad and cold atmosphere, so it is essential that you maximize natural light and that you also have a good arrangement of light bulbs. artificial (white light).
You can find lots of stores where you can buy products with these characteristics; Without going any further, in recent seasons, most of the department stores specializing in DIY have been offering decorative lines that they have precisely called ‘City’.
To achieve this, all you have to do is follow the previous basic guides and add very characteristic elements to the decoration:
- Large steel floor lamps.
- Murals of the big cities.
- Vinyls or stickers with the names or some of the most emblematic monuments of the big cities on your walls.
- Original carpets.