Those designed with a Mediterranean style are warm and welcoming furnishing solutions. A furnishing trend that refers to the islands of the “Mare nostrum” of Italy, but also of Greece, southern France and Spain, a trend to take home all year round made of simplicity and originality, good design and pieces of furniture (and materials) that refer and recall nature. But how to re-propose it at home and adapt it to urban situations to be experienced all year round
Here are some tips for creating warm and welcoming Mediterranean-style environments to live 365 days a year. 1. Few colors chosen
The color palette on which the Mediterranean style is based is made of white and blue. Two iconic colors reinterpreted in a simple and refined way, captivating but not at all obvious, with white as the great protagonist and blue as a gentle contrast. White, a catalyst of sun and light, opens up to experimentation and is perfect for giving spaces that visual relaxation that only lighter colors can restore. On the other hand, blue, in its many shades – from deep blue to turquoise, passing through ultramarine and whale blue just to mention the newest and most used shades -, gives depth and freshness, interrupting the absoluteness of white. Designed for fixtures, walls, textiles and furnishings, in Ibiza as in Milan, it opens the way to an urban Mediterranean style made of fresh environments, essential and captivating. In the balanced mix of white and blue, therefore, a perfect composition that, at the sea as in the city, goes beyond style and fashions, but always returns spaces and environments of great quality. The chromatic pair par excellence is echoed by a few warm shades, among these the ocher yellow, the sand color and the wood color that combine well with white and blue to create a natural and elegant harmony.2. Materials reminiscent of distant islands
Light, polished and / or worked stone, often used for floors and coverings, opaque and material lime used to complete the walls, but also wicker, straw and raw wood for accessories and furnishings, to which are added the inevitable majolica and ceramics which, with their often unique combination, give identity to the spaces and allow infinite decorative combinations. These are the central design elements that have always characterized the island houses and that today build a real stylistic abacus of the Mediterranean style, an aesthetic code (easily exportable even in the city) that has made this style particularly loved and transversal. 3. Inevitable textile elements
In furnishing solutions inhabited by the Mediterranean style, and therefore governed by light shades, and by white in particular, the textile elements play a central role in giving the spaces that touch of organic softness that makes the difference. Developed in the classic colors of the style (white, beige, azure blue, sand, ocher …) and studied with 100% natural fabrics such as linen and cotton, they are designed for fresh bed sets, but also for soft sofas enriched with cushions, for poufs and for light and fluffy curtains to be made to move at the first breath of wind.
A style, the Mediterranean one, which more than others lends itself well to dressing any room in the house.
Current and increasingly popular, because it is rich in natural lightness, and interesting if you want to give the spaces the right atmosphere, because it refers to bright houses overlooking the sea, flooded with light and in which a light southern breeze blows. A not very recent trend, but today more than ever current, which aims to furnish without weighing it down because, unlike others, it perfectly combines nature and elegance, finding its key point in aesthetic freedom and freshness.
Surely closer to essential and minimal styles than to the richest and most eclectic trends, the current Mediterranean style is characterized by a warm minimalism that gives life to rich, but rather essential environments, furnished the right way and never too full and filled.

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