When it comes to styling an étagère (or anything for that matter) there are no rules, only suggestions. However, there are a few style tips that we’d like to share on how to style our Elegant Étagère.
Keep it Simple
First things first—when styling an étagère, keep it light and airy. Too many visuals or bulky objects can muddle its presence in a space, taking away from the aesthetic value.
The Right Scheme
Use colors and patterns that will complement each other. The neutral tone and texture of our Roman Bowl or Lil’ Elephant Statue visually complements the stark white hue and smoothness of our Beijing Vase Collection. It’s important when using neutrals to add a few pieces of color to make the space pop. Incorporating our Gilt Branch Sculpture is a great piece to highlight the hand-applied gold leaf finish of our étagère.
Layering is Everything
When deciding on what to showcase with your étagère, it’s important to keep in mind how each piece will fit. Layering objects with various heights throughout the series of stages is key. Whether it’s layering our Small French Paintings alongside our Blue and White Pottery or using a stack of books as a riser, varying heights (with the right pieces) caters to a very curated look.
One definition of style is: a distinctive appearance, typically determined by the principles according to which something is designed. An in-house design, we’d say this sums up our take on étagère.