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10/03/2017 12:00:00 AM

California Dreaming a top trend for 2017

Dark oaks, warm beiges and modern simplistic styling are the key themes Metricon explores in its latest LookBook, California Dreaming. Showcasing the relaxed modernist vibe of California, carefully curated by Metricon’s design team, the interactive LookBook features design tips and tricks to bringing this simplistic, coastal style to life, room by room.

Drawing inspiration from the oasis backdrop of California, the essence of the California Dreaming style stems from the creation of calming coastal spaces, echoing the casual elegance of summer living. The style is reflected through fresh white and oak shades, paired with marble and concrete accessories, matched back with charcoal linens for a native inspired colour pallet.

Brought to life in Metricon’s Vantage display home, Senior Interior Designer, Jacinta Evans, says the simple yet stylish theme is defined by light and natural spaces, clean lines and open, airy spaces designed to mimic the relaxed coastal vibe.

“Working with a native colour pallet, modern simplicity is achieved by muted pastel tones, warm oak timbers and distinct mixes of light and dark woods, that help to create a texturally rich environment in the home.

“The essence of the contemporary coastal style is achieved through the perfect balance of modern simplicity and coastal life,” said Jacinta.

Designed to help prospective new home owners and redecorators explore and recreate the style, the California Dreaming Look Book shares building and décor tips for every room in the home.

Recreate the California Dreaming look by introducing charcoal wool textures and natural and washed linens, and incorporating solid timber and oak furnishings to make an impact.

Introduce warm greys, pastel pinks and off whites into furniture accessories, charcoal textures and fresh white marbles should be accompanied by vintage Californian photography and abstract coastal artwork in black and white prints.”


Experience the California Dreaming style first hand at Metricon’s Vantage display home or through the online Look Book at: www.metricon.com.au/lookbook 

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