They transform a dark, claustrophobic space into an airy studio by reflecting light and expanding the view. Position a mirror near your weights so you can check your form.
Paint a surface, or just a strip, in an inspiring colour that invites you to work out. Then hang decorative hooks to hold bands and jump ropes. Yes, you could hide gear in a closet or under the bed, but when something is on display, it reminds you to use it.
Your workout surface should be soft and kind to joints.
Standing floor lamps puts you in charge of mood control. Go bright for high-energy exercises, low for relaxing yoga.
Add some vibrancy to a neutral bathroom by swapping a typical bath mat with a beautiful rug.
Silver fixtures and a silver mirror coordinate with the all-white bathroom for a crisp look.
Nothing says "country" like an old feeding trough converted into a washroom sink!
Modern is a broad design term that typically refers to a home with clean, crisp lines, a simple colour palette and the use of materials that can include metal, glass and steel.
The primary difference separating modern and contemporary design styles is that modern is a strict interpretation of design that started in the 20th century. Contemporary on the other hand is more fluid and can represent a sense of currency with less adherence to one particular style. For example, unlike modern design, contemporary style may include curving lines.
The minimalist concept is one that’s popular in Australia. It takes notions of modern design and simplifies them further.