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How to Create Timeless Interior Design

23 May 2024
3 mins

With trends changing virtually every minute, aiming for a timeless look for your home is smart for many reasons. Investing in timeless design ensures your home remains visually appealing for years, and saves you the hassle of constantly having to get rid of old furniture. Whether you’re redecorating or moving to a new space, here are some ways you can make your interior style last for years, instead of chasing trends that are only good for an IG post. 


1. Neutral Colour Palette


Opt for a neutral colour palette as the foundation of your interior design. Neutral colours like beige, gray, and white are timeless and versatile, serving as a canvas for incorporating accents through furniture, accessories, and artwork, which are more easily changed as trends evolve, rather than a costly repaint job. 


2. Durable Materials 


Choose materials that stand the test of time such as hardwood floors, natural stone countertops, and classic-looking tiles. These materials not only age gracefully but are also durable enough to withstand daily wear and tear, reducing the need for frequent replacements. 


3. Classic Furniture


Invest in quality furniture pieces in classic styles like mid-century modern, Scandinavian, or traditional designs that are less likely to go out of style. Look for well-crafted, timeless pieces that are functional yet comfortable.


4. Lighting Fixtures


Choose lighting fixtures that won’t quickly go out of style. Look for simple, clean lines in fixtures like pendant lights, or ceiling fixtures act as focal points in a room and can elevate the overall design. Lighting fixtures that are elegant and timeless will remain relevant, even if other design elements evolve.


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If you are a furniture-maker, vendor or manufacturer looking to clear stock and prevent your defective products from collecting dust in warehouses, we have a solution for you! Barnything is a sustainable lifestyle online platform that offers users opportunities to practice sustainability in their lives, whether it’s through bartering, or selling second-hand furniture online.


Barnything is currently tied up with furniture brand CUURA Space to sell defective or “as-is” furniture for hefty discounts! Through Barnyshop, we make sure good quality furniture that’s flawed but still in excellent condition finds homes instead of wasting space in landfills and warehouses.


Barnything also ties this into a new service that collects, repairs and refurbishes old furniture and then donates it to many local NGOs, charities, and shelter homes that need furniture to make sure those unwanted items are put to good use. This way, customers can get rid of their old furniture through us, and with a FREE pick-up with every RM800 purchase of any defective item. It’s truly a win-win situation! 


We are looking for vendors, suppliers, and furniture manufacturers to partner with to help market and sell your defective furniture so we can expand our offerings and grow the circular economy. If you share our vision, just contact us to see how we can collaborate! 


So, whether you're furnishing your new home or updating your kitchen, keep these tips in mind. By incorporating the above tips, you can create a home that gives lasting looks for years. Not to mention, it makes financial sense as well as reduces waste. So embrace timeless style, and make a lasting impact on your home!