African style is the most lively and exotic style in interior design. He combines warm shades and various animal prints. A special highlight will give this style a tiger’s skin or zebra near a sofa or bed. To decorate the room, you can use wooden dishes, African masks and heads of exotic animals.
Africa is the only continent on our planet, where the primitive population has been preserved with its pristine culture and customs. All dwellings on the continent are made in an archaic spirit, regardless of considerable conquests. Hemingway is the first person who mentioned the use of the African style in interior design. And it is thanks to his stories that this style has gained immense popularity in Europe.
African style is very bright and saturated, therefore it can be used as a separate interior style. If desired, you can take separate components from this style and complement your interior. This style is natural, since it uses environmentally friendly materials, which is important in our time. African design does not lead us into a clearly defined framework, it gives us a complete flight of imagination. In it you can use both expensive skins of animals and African prints on furniture, and it can also be separate accessories to decorate the room.
Particular attention in this style is occupied by objects that are designed for rituals in Africa. It can be masks of the gods that are worshiped by Africans, primitive weapons, small figurines of idols, dishes with primitive ornaments. As for the color scheme, warm natural colors and shades such as oches, henna, grenades and terracotta prevail here. These warm shades can be diluted with the following excellent cold shades: all shades of cobalt and malachite, as well as sky blue. These combinations will visually increase the space.
African -style furniture is used massive with clearly selected corners. It is always made of expensive breeds of rare dark species of African trees. Also no less popular wicker furniture. To decorate the walls, you can use primitive paintings or fangs of animals. The most important thing in this style is the naturalness and heat of shades.
Material is provided by the design studio: Concept58
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