In the dynamic realm of interior design, a style that consistently captures attention and garners admiration is contemporary design. Characterized by its sleek lines, minimalist aesthetic, and strong emphasis on functionality, contemporary interior design presents a modern and revitalizing approach to revamping living spaces.

What is Contemporary interior design?

Contemporary interior design is a style that emphasizes current trends and design elements of the present moment. Unlike other design styles that are fixed in a specific era, contemporary design reflects the "now" and evolves with the changing preferences and aesthetics. It draws inspiration from various design influences, embracing a mixture of modernism, minimalism, and other innovative approaches. Some of the key characteristics of contemporary interior design include:

Tip #1: Clean Lines

Contemporary design features clean, straight lines that contribute to a sense of simplicity and visual harmony within a space.

Sleek Lines for Contemporary Interior Design

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Tip #2: Open Spaces

 This style often favors open floor plans and uncluttered layouts that create a sense of spaciousness and fluidity.

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Tip #3: Statement Chandeliers or Pendant Lights 

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These luminous fixtures serve as captivating focal points within the space, illuminating not only the surroundings but also contributing to the overall aesthetic. 

Tip #4: Mixed Materials

Contemporary interiors often combine a variety of materials, such as glass, metal, wood, and stone, to add texture and depth to the design.

mixed materials furnishing for Contemporary Interior Design

Tip #5: Neutral Color Scheme with Bold Accents

Neutral Color Scheme with bold accent for Contemporary Interior Design
Contemporary Interior Design Style in living room

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While the overall palette tends to be neutral, contemporary design incorporates bold accents in the form of artwork, textiles, wallpaper or statement furniture pieces to add interest.

Wallpaper for Your Contemporary Interior Design

Contemporary Wallpaper #1: Palm Paradise, Wallpaper

Experience a touch of contemporary interior design magic with Your Contemporary Interior Design. Infuse your space with inviting, gentle breezy vibes through our refreshed Palm Paradise wallpaper featuring lush, verdant palm trees. Elevate its charm by pairing it harmoniously with wooden furnishings – a combination that truly accentuates the mural's allure. 

Tropical Contemporary Interior DesignWallpaper  in living room

Pictured: Palm Paradise, Wallpaper

Contemporary Wallpaper #2: Slow Assembly, Wallpaper

A slow build up of patterns and shapes in various tones inspired by what we see in everyday life. This geometric and contemporary wallpaper is made for those who wish to add a bold touch to their rooms

A modern bathroom, accentuated by the Slow Assembly Geometric Pattern Wallpaper in Black, features a unique mirror and contemporary amenities. The room’s design, lighting, and decor harmoniously complement the wallpaper’s bold patterns.

Pictured: Slow Assembly, Wallpaper

Contemporary Wallpaper #3: Garden Eden, Wallpaper

Embrace the essence of Your Contemporary Interior Design with our Garden Eden wallpaper. Immerse yourself in the imagery of a luxuriant garden teeming with an array of lush vegetation and tropical plants. Drawing inspiration from the vibrant tropical climate of Southeast Asia, this mural showcases meticulously hand-painted botanicals, infusing a blend of classic and contemporary color tones that exude a modern sense of freshness. 

Tropical Botanical Contemporary Interior Design Wallpaper in living room

Pictured: Garden Eden Wallpaper 

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Contemporary Wallpaper #4: Palm Gold Arch, Wallpaper

Elevate your interior aesthetic with a touch of Your Contemporary Interior Design flair. Introducing a recurring motif of golden fan-shaped arches adorned with palm illustrations, this design resonates with the elegance of art-deco inspiration, promising to amaze and captivate. 

Palm Gold Arch, Pattern Wallpaper featured on a wall of a bedroom with black matte bedsheet and headboard

Pictured: Palm Gold Arch, Wallpaper

Contemporary Wallpaper #5: Calbri Ombre, Wallpaper

The subtle blend of 2 colour tones in our ombre wallpaper creates a faded and gradient composition of varied tones that make our gradient wallpaper designs both unique and perfect for a calming space. 

Ombre Wallpaper Contemporary Interior Design in living room

Pictured: Calbri Ombre, Wallpaper

Contemporary Wallpaper #6: Banana Leaves, Wallpaper

Infuse a unique touch of Your Contemporary Interior Design into your space with the captivating tropical banana pattern wallpaper mural. The watercolor rendition of tropical banana leaves brings a refreshing and modern aura to your interior walls. Embrace the timeless appeal of this design as it effortlessly transforms into a captivating feature wall, adding a remarkable focal point that seamlessly integrates with your contemporary aesthetics.

Banana Leaves, Tropical Pattern Wallpaper featured on a wall of dining area with black dining table and chairs with grey curtains and a black framed curtain wall

Pictured: Banana Leaves, Wallpaper

Contemporary Wallpaper #7: Seraphine Watercolor, Wallpaper

The Seraphine Watercolour wallpaper is a 4-panelled design, with big confident brush strokes juxtaposed against visual linen texture, in the same neutral colour scheme. It makes for a contemporary masterpiece, best paired with modern furnishings.

Watercolor Contemporary Interior Design Wallpaper

Pictured: Seraphine Watercolor, Wallpaper

Contemporary Wallpaper #8: Offcut Shapes, Wallpaper

Unveil a touch of Contemporary Interior Design sensibility with the interplay of light and shadow in this design, resulting in a refined, monochromatic aesthetic. Abstract shapes seamlessly introduce fluid lines that imbue the space with a sense of graceful movement.

Offcut Shapes Contemporary Interior Design in living room

Pictured: Offcut Shapes, Wallpaper

Contemporary Wallpaper #9: Delicate Stripes, Wallpaper

Stripes, a perennial favourite and a design that is so versatile. It can be applied to top, bottom, or the entire wall. When applied on either the top or bottom, it creates a panelling like effect that is just gorgeous. 

Stripes Wallpaper for Contemporary Interior Design

Pictured: Delicate Stripes, Wallpaper

Contemporary Wallpaper #10: Teira Stripes, Wallpaper

Teira Stripes is a striped wallpaper with approx 6.4cm wide stripes. Block stripes are a classic that works well on its own or combined with a pattern.

Teira Stripes, Wallpaper in Sage Featured on a wall of a bedroom with white sheets and pillows.

Pictured: Teira Stripes, Wallpaper

Contemporary Wallpaper #11: Frosty Friends, Animal Pattern Wallpaper

Bring the magic of the arctic to your walls with this stunning patterned wallpaper. The design features a playful array of arctic animals, including a majestic polar bear, a family of adorable penguins, a soaring eagle, a graceful whale, and more. Each animal is beautifully illustrated in rich detail, with crisp lines and bold colors that pop against a various background colors. The repeating pattern creates a whimsical, playful effect that is perfect for a child's bedroom or playroom.

Kids Contemporary Wallpaper Interior Design

Pictured: Frosty Friends, Animal Pattern Wallpaper

Contemporary Wallpaper #12: Kasumisou Japanese, Wallpaper

Inspired by Kasumisou (which means gypsophila or commonly known as baby’s breath in japanese), we’ve designed a wallpaper which features a warm, organic arrangement of Gypsophila twigs and flower buds that instantly brings softness and serenity to a space.

Japanese Inspired Contemporary Interior Design Wallpaper

Pictured: Kasumisou Japanese, Wallpaper

In conclusion, embracing the world of contemporary interior design opens up a realm of possibilities to create spaces that harmonize modern trends with individual preferences. By incorporating clean lines, open layouts, and a balance between form and function, you can transform any living area into a testament of current aesthetics. As our guide has illuminated, the choice of wallpapers plays a pivotal role in amplifying the essence of contemporary design. Whether it's the lush botanicals of Garden Eden, the captivating play of light and shadow, or the allure of golden arches, these wallpapers extend an invitation to infuse your interiors with your contemporary interior design approach.

Read more about our wallpaper materials and check out our Ultimate Guide to Wallpapers for answers to the most commonly asked questions about wallpapers.

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August 18, 2023 — SINGHUI NG

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