• Original version
  • Danish
  • Deutsch
  • Spanish
  • Français
  • Swedish

07/08/2019

Perfecting the eclectic look

Cult Furniture

What eclectic style is - and isn’t

 

Eclectic style is characterized by a whimsical mixture of styles, materials, time periods. It’s a unique aesthetic - in that it’s entirely unique to the individual. However, despite this, there are still ground rules to follow to keep the look in vogue. 

 

It may seem random, however, it’s anything but “anything goes”. A well designed eclectic interior maintains consistency and should be viewed as collected rather than busy. An eclectic room must look, and be, well thought out and styled with purpose.

 

Here’s how to get the look right.

 

Mix textures, while keeping one key texture. 

 

An eclectic interior shouldn’t be reserved. Bring a thoughtful mismatch by mixing smooth textures with rough to bring visual interest. However, have one texture be dominant - for example, using mostly velvet with the occasional shaggy pillow and rough wooden piece.

 

Have a focal point

The interior should have a focus. Have one stand-out piece or consistent colour to unify the room. An example of this is having an eye-catching accent wall adorned with a bold pattern from Cult Furniture’s new range of wallpapers

 

Make it livable

 

While having an eclectic collection of pieces is great, the room still needs to be livable. Consider the layout before introducing the next piece. Will it take away from the focal point? Will it make the room look too cluttered? Is there even space?

 

An eclectic interior should be viewed more like a museum displaying a person’s favourite things rather than a hot mess. Every item and design choice in the room needs to be taken into consideration as to how it will affect the overall look, and story, of the home.

 

Explore Cult Furniture’s diverse selection of furniture and homeware in their new eclectic range.

 

Effie Armchair, Velvet Upholstered, Leopard Print £419

Abel 3 Globe Floor Lamp, Black and Brass £129

Heather Dining Chair, Velvet Upholstered, Charcoal Grey £109

Marquee Turbo 19" Letter Lights Rustic - A-Z £50

Hepburn 2 Seater Sofa, Velvet Upholstered, Royal Blue £659

Marie Low Small Stool, Fabric Upholstered, Green Palm Leaf £79

 

Stockist details:

020 8185 6960 | www.cultfurniture.com

About:

You know how it goes, you see beautiful designer chairs, designs you really appreciate and would love to have in your home, but the prices are just way too high!

Cult Furniture started in 2010 for this very reason, to make designer furniture affordable and accessible to everyone. Keeping the quality of the original design but cutting the price by dealing direct with factories and avoiding the middle man.

We offer a wide range of designer furniture in a beautiful selection of exclusive colours,
that you will not find anywhere else.

Our mission is to give the consumer the opportunity to enjoy all furniture, so that you can sit on that designer chair you've seen in all your favourite interior design magazines or blogs. For the commercial sector it's a chance to fill your restaurant or office with stunning designs to
elevate your brands signature style.

High-res images available for download:

08/05/19

4288x2848 544kb

Vegas Turbo 19' Letter Lights Rustic - A-Z

Cult Furniture

Click here for more info
Vegas Turbo 19' Letter Lights Rustic - A-Z

Cult Furniture

08/05/19
£159

14/07/18

3241x1726 354kb

Cult Living Hepburn 2 Seater Sofa, Velvet Upholstered, Royal Blue

Cult Furniture

Click here for more info
Cult Living Hepburn 2 Seater Sofa, Velvet Upholstered, Royal Blue

Cult Furniture

14/07/18
£659

13/12/18

1621x2389 202kb

Cult Living - Heather Dining Chair, Velvet Upholstered, Grey with Brass Legs

Cult Furniture

Click here for more info
Cult Living - Heather Dining Chair, Velvet Upholstered, Grey with Brass Legs

Cult Furniture

13/12/18
£99

12/05/19

2493x3116 1382kb

Cult Living - Marie Low Small Stool, Fabric Upholstered, Green Palm Leaf

Cult Furniture

Click here for more info
Cult Living - Marie Low Small Stool, Fabric Upholstered, Green Palm Leaf

Cult Furniture

12/05/19
£79

12/05/19

3768x3430 1796kb

Cult Living - Effie Armchair, Velvet Upholstered, Leopard Print

Cult Furniture

Click here for more info
Cult Living - Effie Armchair, Velvet Upholstered, Leopard Print

Cult Furniture

12/05/19
£419

21/06/19

4032x3024 2267kb

MARIE LOW SMALL STOOL, VELVET UPHOLSTERED, LEOPARD PRINT

Cult Furniture

Click here for more info
MARIE LOW SMALL STOOL, VELVET UPHOLSTERED, LEOPARD PRINT

Cult Furniture

21/06/19
£79

01/08/19

1591x5403 146kb

Cult Living - Abel 3 Globe Floor Lamp, Black and Brass

Cult Furniture

Click here for more info
Cult Living - Abel 3 Globe Floor Lamp, Black and Brass

Cult Furniture

01/08/19
£129

Your images

0 images

View previous downloads