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Interior Design For Bachelors: Masculine Yet Tastefully Designed Living Rooms And Bedrooms

Finding The Right Balance Between Tastefully Designed Bachelor Pads

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Demystifying masculine decor done right is something I am currently in the midst of figuring out at my boyfriends pad, so I am here to try and help reveal the things I've learned along the way.

Bachelor pad: A term previously used to describe messy, unstructured spaces packed with sports memorabilia, remote controls, college furniture and tacky art. Well, times have changed — and so have the ways designers approach spaces inhabited by dudes, whether 100% single or slightly off the market. From color schemes, furniture styles, art selection and value engineering, there are plenty of ways to create spaces fit for bachelors that are at once handsome and elegant, custom and off-the-shelf, warm and welcoming.

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Here are some great spaces that are bound to inspire you, your boyfriend or the man you're after!

 

Decorating A Master Bedroom With A Touch Of Masculine

 

Keeping It Cool In The Bedroom With Neutral Hues

 

Colorful Bedroom Designs For Men

 

Splash Some Color In A Bachelor Pad With Decor

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Penthouse Interior Design Fit For Any Bachelor

 

Open Space Concept Living For Bachelors

3 Tips & Tricks For Understanding Masculine Decorating

1. Color: Masculine colors typically are darker and heavier hues like charcoals, blacks and browns

2. Furniture: Masculine spaces need to have furniture that is functional; normally, the decor is modern and has little embellishment, while the artwork is bold in size or concept

3. Texture & patterns: Solids, stripes, plaids and leather are often found in a masculine design

 

If you're ready to take on your own design project, or enlist our help, these tips & tricks are going to be helpful tools to have in your back pocket!