15 Interesting Combination of Gold and Silver in Furniture

Mixing Gold and Silver in Furniture – Yes or Not? It’s an old debate. In the world of interior design, there used to be an unfortunate adage that came out of the 80’s that said, “Don’t mix your metals.” But in this article, we show you some luxury rooms that prove you can mix gold and silver in furniture.

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Just a touch of glimmering metal can make a space infinitely and instantly more glamorous. It reflects light which many times open up a space and almost always give a dull space a more interesting and unexpected touch to your luxury interiors.

For those reasons, if you’ve always dreamed of mixing metals but didn’t know where to start, there are some examples of glamorous spaces will have you marrying brass with chrome in no time.

GOLD AND SILVER ELEMENTS IN THE SAME PIECE

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The trick with using metallic pieces and mirrors in a single space is to mix them with different, softer textures to balance them out.

EXOTIC THEMES

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A stunning metallic headboard is a focal point in this regal bedroom, but warm gold accents on the mirror and pillows add a luxe touch.

GOLD AND SILVER DÉCOR

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Every shade in every way, this stylish metallic entrance mixes various metal pieces in different directions, resembling a chic décor.

GOLD AND SILVER IN CONTEMPORARY DESIGN

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Depending on the viewer’s angle, these gorgeous light fixtures may look gold, silver or a mix of the two, proving that mixing metals is a look that goes with anything.

METALS IN NUDE PATTERNS

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When incorporating a lot of metallic pieces into a room, you’ll want to keep the color scheme fairly subdued.

MIX THROUGHOUT THE ROOM

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Probably, you always want to use the same color metal (for example, gold) in different textures or finishes (polished brass, brushed brass, gold leaf, etc.). Mixing chrome with other silver metals such as brushed nickel or satin nickel, is another way to go.

USE IRON AS A NEUTRAL

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Iron works well as a base metal that won’t clash with gold or silver.

DON’T BE AFRAID TO MIX THEM UP

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Warm metals, like gold and brass, come off as a rich pop of color and texture when placed with cool metals like silver and chrome.

USE SIMILAR DESIGN THEMES

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Choose a metal finish you love to be the most prominent in your home, and then select one or two metal accents to complete the look. Having a primary metal ensures your space a sense of unity, while accent metals will guide the eyes throughout the room.

ECCENTRIC COMBINATIONS

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Chrome and brass come together in this tasteful living room for a well-blended look that ties the space together.

MATCH MIRRORS, GOLD AND SILVER PIECES

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A neutral colour palette allows the metallic accents to shine in this gorgeous, modern-inspired entrance.

See also: BLACK & WHITE STUNNING MASTER BEDROOM DESIGNS

USE BOLD LUXURY PIECES

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This piece of Boca do Lobo is a truly flashy fusion of gold and silver that could be an eye catching piece of every room.

SPREAD SEVERAL METALS

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In this luxury living room, a grey backdrop sets the stage for an eclectic mix of metallic accessories.

SEPARATE THE ELEMENTS VISUALLY

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Even though this living room is interspersed with bits of gold and silver, they never compete: Gold elements like the chandelier and wall boards match perfectly with the table’s silver legs and the geometric carpet.

PILLOWS AS BOLDEST PATTERNS

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Warm metals (like gold, brass, and copper) pair well with warm hues (like reds, browns, and yellows) while cool metals (such as chrome and silver) pair well with with cool hues (such as blue, green, and violet).

Mixing metals is a growing trend that I already see continuing in interiors in 2017.

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