The Indonesian island of Bali is a holiday hotspot for vacationing Australians. Thanks to the cheap flights, short distance and relatively cheap living costs in Bali, it has become one of the most accessible destinations for families, couples and solo travellers alike.
However, Bali is also an incredible source of interior design inspiration. A clever fusion of contemporary minimalism and natural coastal elements, Bali has a unique look that feels tropical yet chic.
Whether you’re already planning a trip to Bali, or if you simply love the island style, make your home feel like a tropical paradise with our styling tips, and get Bali style at home.
1. Cane furniture and woven homewares
Nothing says ‘island life’ like cane furniture, a jute or sisal floor rug and woven pendants lights.
Balinese-inspired interiors need texture and seagrass baskets are the perfect way to present indoor plants or hide ephemera.
3. Cotton and linen textiles
Linen curtains, crisp cotton sheets and tactile cushions are the ey to nailing the Bali look.
4. Concrete and timber textures
Take your bathroom to the next level and combine a dark timber-framed mirror and timber cabinetry with concrete-look benchtops and walls. Just add green foliage plants for That tropical day spa vibe.
5. Wooden bowls
Don’t forget the finishing touches. Wooden bowls filled with Bali memorabilia make the perfect coffee table or dining table centrepiece.
Don’t forget to dress your tables with plates, cups, mugs, pots, dishes and vases all made from raw ceramics.
7. Earthy colours
Select colours that are inspired by the earth. Think grey, brown, green, white, timber and all the shades in between.
8. Island vibes
Channel the island vibe into your living room with brightly coloured throw cushions, timber furniture, linen upholstery and a great woven rug.
9. Pick the right plants
Go for bamboo, palms or snake plants to get that island feel just right.
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