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Contrast in Decor Styles:

A Symphony of Opposites

In the world of interior design, there is a timeless charm in combining the old with the new. Vintage elements bring a sense of nostalgia and character, while modern aesthetics keep spaces fresh and contemporary. When it comes to adding a touch of retro style to your home, consider incorporating vintage light switch covers. Amerelle, a leading brand in home decor, offers a delightful range of vintage-inspired light switch covers that seamlessly blend the allure of the past with the functionality of the present. Join us as we explore the art of retro revival and discover how to incorporate vintage light switch covers from Amerelle into your modern spaces.

Reviewed & Fact Checked By:

Celia Carroll – Interior Design Expert, Lead Designer, ASID Industry Partner

In the dynamic world of interior design, the art of contrast stands as a powerful tool for creating visual intrigue and depth within your living spaces. From the juxtaposition of light and dark to the harmonious blend of modern design and traditional elements, contrast adds a layer of sophistication and personality to any decor style.

At Amerelle Wallplates, we understand the importance of accentuating contrasts. Whether it's the interplay of light and shadow, sharp and smooth angles, the clash of colors and textures, or the juxtaposition of sleek modernity with rustic charm, contrast breathes life into your decor, infusing it with depth, drama, and dimension. and we're here to guide you on a journey of discovery as we explore the transformative impact of accent points in interior design.

Decor Styles That Emphasize Contrast

An Industrial decor style living room with wood floors, white walls, black window frames, black metal coffee tables, and an orange modern style leather couch


The Industrial decor style juxtaposes raw, industrial elements with sleek, modern finishes. Exposed brick walls, metal piping, and concrete floors provide a rugged backdrop, while clean lines, minimalist furniture, and polished surfaces add a contemporary touch. The contrast between rough textures and smooth surfaces creates a visually dynamic space that is both edgy and sophisticated.

Amerelle's Choices For Industrial Decors

The Zen Screwless aged bronze metal decorative wallplate

Zen Screwless

Aged Bronze

The Devon black metal decorative wallplate



The Elan aged bronze metal decorative wallplate


Aged Bronze

The Metro Line aged bronze metal decorative wallplate

Metro Line

Aged Bronze

A Bohemian decor style living room with wood floors, grey walls, bohemian style wall decorations, and a minimalistic grey fabric couch


Bohemian decor embraces a mix of colors, patterns, and textures from around the world. It combines vintage furniture pieces with globally inspired textiles, vibrant hues with muted tones, and organic materials with luxurious accents. The eclectic nature of this style allows for a playful juxtaposition of contrasting elements, resulting in a space that is eclectic yet harmonious, vibrant yet cozy.

Amerelle's Choice For Bohemian Decors

The Weave antique copper metal decorative wallplate


Antique Copper

The Metro biscuit ceramic decorative wallplate



The Contemporary unfinished wood decorative wallplate



The Baker unfinished wood decorative wallplate



A Scandinavian decor style living room with functional minimalistic couches, coffee tables, and cabinetry, and with grey walls, wood floors, vibrant yellow pillows, and lots of green plants


Scandinavian decor is renowned for its clean lines, minimalist aesthetics, and understated elegance. This style pairs sleek, contemporary furniture with natural materials such as wood and stone, creating a serene and uncluttered environment. The contrast between the simplicity of Scandinavian design and the warmth of natural textures adds depth and visual interest to the space, while allowing for a sense of tranquility and balance.

Amerelle's Choices For Scandinavian Decors

The Devon almond metal decorative wallplate



The Century matte black metal decorative wallplate


Matte Black

The Metro white ceramic decorative wallplate



The Wood natural oak decorative wallplate


Natural Oak

An Art Deco decor style room with a sideboard with a glossy black top and gold hardware, green walls, a gold picture frame, and various Art Deco style decorations

Art Deco

The Art Deco decor style is characterized by its bold geometric patterns, luxurious materials, and glamorous accents. This style combines rich colors like emerald green, sapphire blue, and gold with sleek lines and geometric shapes, creating a sense of opulence and sophistication. The contrast between the lavishness of the luxe natural materials and fibers and the simplicity of the streamlined modern motifs and furniture design creates a striking visual impact that exudes drama and elegance.

Amerelle's Choices For Art Deco Decors

The Mirror reflective decorative wallplate



The Elan brushed bronze metal decorative wallplate


Brushed Bronze

The Metro black ceramic decorative wallplate



The Steps rustic brass metal decorative wallplate


Rustic Brass

Accent Points: The Power of Detail

At the heart of contrast in interior design lie accent points – those small but significant details that command attention and serve as focal points within your space. Whether it's a vibrant pop of color against a neutral backdrop, a bold pattern amidst a sea of solids, or a statement piece that anchors the room, accent points add visual interest and create moments of intrigue that draw the eye and captivate the imagination.

Amerelle understands the transformative power of accent points, and our wide range of stylish and innovative wallplates are designed to complement any decor style, from the understated elegance of Scandinavian minimalism to the opulent luxury of Hollywood glamour. With a variety of finishes, colors, and designs to choose from, our wallplates allow you to personalize your space and accentuate the contrasts that define your unique aesthetic.

Elevating Your Decor with Amerelle Wallplates

Whether you're looking to add a touch of contemporary flair to your modern loft or infuse your traditional home with a hint of eclectic charm, Amerelle Wallplates has the perfect accent points to help you achieve your design goals. Our wallplates are crafted with precision and attention to detail, combining quality craftsmanship with innovative design to elevate your decor and create spaces that are as functional as they are beautiful. Whether you prefer the timeless elegance of brushed nickel or the bold sophistication of matte black, Amerelle Wallplates offers a wide range of options to help you make a statement and express your unique personality.

Meet Our Contributor

Katerina Herman is a former writer for a health blog covering the foot and ankle disorders. She is a podiatrist with over 10 years of experience. She has experience treating a wide range of conditions, including dermatology, orthopedics, and sports medicine issues specific to the foot and ankle.

“Foot health problems can affect anyone of all ages. A podiatrist can help restore the health of your feet and prevent problems. The list below offers options that fit your needs, as well as general advice on what to look for when shopping for comfortable heels.”

 - Celia Carroll