Europe has so many stunning ideas of interior designs which are commonly related to cultures of Victorian, French, or Italian. That’s true indeed. But more than that, there are actually still many other inspirations you can find there. When we move to the eastern area, other fabulous designs and decorations are already waiting. One of them is regarding the Santorini style. Well, the lovely island located around 200 kms from Greece in fact owns an incredible home living design. And for many reasons it is so good to be applied in your own house including the living room.
Sure, there are some characteristics that makes Santorini living room looks so much different from the others. And here are them that you can simply apply.
You can basically include Santorini home design to the traditional or ethnic ideas. However, if other traditional interior may have many details and accents, Santorini’s is not. The whole designs and concepts are basically quite minimalist. It is proven by the use of light white color in almost all parts, particularly the wall. Besides, the wall itself tends to be plain without too many decorations or accessories. Slightly, it looks simple and modest but elegant as well.
So, is that really only white in a good Santorini living room? Of course, it is not. To avoid the feeling of monotonous, it is really good to add other colors while the white is still dominating. Blue as a representation of beach house is recommended here in which you can use it for the furniture and door or window frames. Not only blue, other natural colors are suitable also like rustic brown or beige.
This is another main thing not to forget in term of Santorini interior. If it is common to see windows or doors in square, you should then make them curvy on top, just like dome. Another notice for the doors or windows particularly which are connected one room to another inside the house, it is okay not to put the shutters there. Of course, it is an exception for bathroom or bedroom.
Okay, maybe not all furniture in your house are made from stones and cemented to the wall. But as a front liner, your living room should have them. they can be the chairs, sofa, shelves, and also cabinets. It means from the first time you start to build your house, you must have planned them all. To beautify this idea more, you can add upholstery and cushions on your cemented chairs and also curtain for the cabinets. Another idea? Rustic beach furniture is a good alternative as well.
Cave-Like or Outdoor Living Room
Santorini houses are all about the unity with nature actually. It is just like rustic decoration in term of function but in different shape. It is so amazing if you can design your living room just like a cave like by applying a coarse or curvy wall ceiling. Besides, if you think you have a beautiful landscape outside, it is so good to place your living room outdoor.
So, are you interested in applying the Santorini living room ideas, here are the 16 inspiring designs for you.