Nowadays people are more aware of the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, which includes walking regularly in the outdoors to inhale fresher air that helps us relax and live longer. Decorating with plants is a trend that has recently increased as well, as more homeowners wish to bring into their interior a reflection of that outdoor lifestyle. I honestly think that nature has given us one of the best decor element we can wish for and we should definitely use it as much as possible.
Which are then the right plants to choose for our home and, how to use them? I will summarise the properties of my favourites here below and how to locate them into your home.
This gorgeous style finds its roots in the hot and torrid Mediterranean countries in Southern Italy, the Greek Islands and Morocco. The high temperatures during the summer months, the flourishing Mediterranean vegetation and the proximity to the seaside, have always had a high impact on the interiors and houses of this region.
Even if you are located far away from these scenarios, you can still style your home with the same typical features. Here a mini guide through the characteristic elements of the Mediterranean style, to bring that charm into your home.
Interior of a restored church in the Chianti region in Tuscany by architect Marco Vidotto
If you live in a historical property, be always respectful of its history and try to style it enhancing its previous function and use. Find out typical furnitures of that age and with the help of a skilful carpenter, reproduce some of that furnitures. Mediterranean style is very antique and therefore very beautiful and very charming.