Desert-inspired colors and designs in interior decoration

The African safari-inspired decor is finally plentiful; Designs are characterized by beauty, elegance and simplicity, some of them tend to classic luxury decor, while others tend to modern and cheerful decoration. In this context, interior designer and interior designer Sophia Jamei, owner of Interieur Sur Mesure, presents a series of successful ideas to make the desert atmosphere available in the interior spaces.

When applying decorations inspired by the desert atmosphere, Sophia explains that “improving the house with natural light is one of the bases, to reflect the positive issue in the psyche of the inhabitants; this is achieved through the use of mirrors and the use of some reminiscent colors sand dunes and desert details. ” The colors are different, as follows:


Gold is a brilliant color that spreads luxury wherever it goes

Desert sands, colored with glittering gold, sway in the sunlight, attracting the viewer’s eyes; Gold is a brilliant color that spreads luxury wherever it goes and is associated with the qualities of abundance, prosperity, luxury, prestige and elegance, as well as with optimism, satisfaction, victory and success because it is the color of the sun. Since gold was the monopoly of classic royal decorations, its brilliance is evident in “modern” decorations, through metals, accessories, lighting units, and “steel” stripes that adorn walls, as well as in seat fabrics and curtains.

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Orange is considered as one of the accent colors in the interior decoration, as it is a mixture of red with yellow and is considered a decoration that “refreshes” the house and renews it, especially when it comes to special places, accompanied by serenity. . neutral colors that characterize the bases in the decoration and large pieces. In this context, Sophia invites the architect to choose the color orange for beige pillows, which adds more welcome to the space. If you want to choose orange curtains, it is recommended that they be simple in design, so that the wall behind them is painted beige (or creamy white).
Autumn orange house accessories with dried leaves and dried flowers decorate the room as well. In addition, warm orange is mixed with cool gray to balance it out. To increase the luxury factor, it is preferable to introduce brown wood in its various shades of orange, which adds to the warm atmosphere.

yellow mustard

Yellow is one of the most influential colors in interior design and in the science of colors it is said to bring energy and activity to the interior of the house. Whether this statement is true or false, mustard remains one of the most important options in interior decoration and fits all rooms, especially when it is coordinated with green (cactus color, the most prominent desert plant), blue and pink.
Spread the yellow mustard pillows on the cream white sofa, along with a single yellow mustard seat. It also attracts the installation of a “Modern” panel in yellow, orange, green and blue, on one of the blank walls. There is no objection to using wallpaper that overlaps gray and yellow together.


Coffee shades vary, from beige to chocolate color; Note that coffee achieves luxury wherever it goes, and is consistent with mustard yellow and orange, and is included in the design of carpets, home accessories and paintings, and even in the design of chandeliers.
The color brown symbolizes the fallen autumn leaves, colored to varying degrees, and the color of dirt, desert sand, soil, trees, wood, and other fertile parts of nature. On the other hand, brown can look a bit dull and stiff if used incorrectly, e.g. use in excessive amounts, but at the same time, is a neutral color that includes a wide range of shades that can be utilized. and mixed with other natural colors to achieve an attractive balance, such as: green or gold (sun color).

pastel pink

Light pink is a shade of sunrise in the desert, perfect for use with gold accents, making the space feel calm and romantic.

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Effects of colors on decoration

The choice of colors in the decor
The choice of color is an important decision because it directly affects the space of the room (courtesy photo by Interieur Sur Mesure)

Engineer Sophia explains that “there is no objection to the use of dark colors in spacious spaces, to break the monotony of light ones. As for narrow rooms, the colors used are limited to the lightest shades.” She states that “the choice of color is an important decision because it directly affects the space of the room”, noting that the color combinations of the house are largely reflected in the mood and emotions of the occupants, so before choosing a group paints for the house. colors, it is useful to consider the following:

• size: If the space of the hall is narrow, you should choose light shades, such as white, and pastel colors, such as: olive, peach, ivory, light gray and neutral black.

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• Lighting: If the room is not well lit, look for interior color combinations, such as: peach, light olive, white and blue, to add a light and neutral hue to maintain color balance, so to generate positive vibrations. If the house recognizes natural sunlight, it is appropriate to choose colors with shades of dark green, dark purple or dark blue.


* Images provided by Interieur Sur Mesure

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