If you have just finished building your home and you are now in the process of designing the interior for your home, it is important that you take your time and do your research on the many interesting and exciting modern ideas available for homes today. In the past there were very few and limited interior designing techniques available to home owners but today these ideas have expanded into hundreds and thousands of exciting ideas. The great thing is that these modern ideas available for interior designing of your home a lot less expensive and they look a lot better while being better for the environment as well. Many architects and interior designers are looking for ways to go green and to use less natural resources and choose durable materials instead. Recycling and up cycling are also very common and popular with interior ideas today.
Omit the wood
Wood is one of the main things that were used in interior design in the past for almost everything from structure to furniture but wood is bad for the environment because it requires the cutting of many trees and is a main cause for deforestation while it is also not durable. Today you can choose to have window shutters instead of wooden windows which not only look good but they are extremely durable and will last you a lifetime. They will cost you very much less than having to buy wooden windows or have them made for you.
Even for your doors you can have security screens and doors which are made of aluminium and therefore durable and cost you a very little money in comparison with their wooden counter parts. These are popular options that are being used by many designers in this day and age. For your furniture, you can choose to have either concrete furniture which is stylish and elegant or your can have your furniture made out of old pallets which are free to obtain from any building materials store. While using pallets for your furniture is a method of recycling because these pallets are usually thrown away they may not last you a lifetime.
However they will add a beautiful and rustic look to your home. A quick look on the internet will show you hundreds of ideas for pallet furniture and you will also find lots of amazing tutorials on how to make them yourself without any cost involved. These usually do not require any nailing or cutting as most of them are made from stacking them on top of each other.