Arches are not new to Indian architecture. What is unusual is the art of integrating them to fit in naturally with the contemporary interior décor of the homes of today. Blending the timeless classic beauty of curved arches with the clean lines of the modern home is a charismatic idea that will fill the house with graceful elegance. From the entrance door to the courtyard, an arch can elevate the aesthetics of the home. However, it has to be done with uniqueness and sophistication using deceptively simple ideas that can blend into the modern home décor. Have a look at these ideas of arches to find inspiration to add the classic beauty of arch designs in a modern home.
This stunning arched door and windows on the partition bring a touch of royalty to the dining room. The intricate jali work further enhances the beauty of it, accentuating the regal feel.
The arched porch brings a classy twist to the modern entrance of the home. The curved design is carried to the upper floor terrace to decorate the facade with the classic beauty of the arches.
The classic beauty of the arched windows makes it a picture-perfect decoration idea that merges with the modern style interior design. It aptly complements the modern rustic theme with stone cladding and the wooden beams surrounding the breakfast bar of the kitchen.
Defying the modern design philosophy of ‘less is more’, arches dominate this living room from the doors and windows to the cabinets resting against the walls. The arches adorn the room beautifully, lending it a stunning look.
The grand arch of the living room frames the smaller one on the hallway wall creating an exciting feature in the décor.
The window seating of the bedroom fits perfectly in the arched space and matches the arched windows to give a classic feel to the modern bedroom.
The three symmetrical arches that are inspired by traditional jharokhas decorate the small balcony, with the pop of yellow adding to the glamour and vibrancy of the décor.
The arch of the traditional pooja room looks stunning. The arched marble wall defining the pooja room is in harmony with the curvature of the semi-circular marble temple, creating a tranquil atmosphere for prayer and meditation.
Mix up the modern-style décor of the home with accessories such as an antique grandfather clock with a perfect arch. The arch of the clock will become the focal point of the minimalist and modern décor, standing tall and flaunting the classic style with elegance.
Be creative and think outside the lines to take arch designs off the doors and windows, and instead use them on the furniture. Take inspiration from this stylish pair of chairs, which is made more quaint and chic with the arched design on its backrest.
Have a look at these trendy furniture designs for more inspiration for your modern home.