Shop for contemporary fabric Create a modern interior using contemporary fabric First published on 31st August 2017 by Alice (Updated 7th November 2017) Contemporary fabrics came in a range of prints and colours, suitable for any modern interior. Bold curtain fabric for a bright living roomA bold, floral fabric will give your living room an instant update and make a fabulous feature of your window, and there are lots of ways to use it effectively. Choose a contemporary heading such as eyelets or a simple pencil pleat heading and hang from a curtain pole. Useneutral tones for the rest of the room, for example paint your walls in a pale emulsion and use a plain upholstery fabric for your chairs. A pale wood such as ash or beech would be a good choice for lamp and coffee tables. To accessorise select some colours from your curtain fabric for cushions. Shop for geometric fabric Geometric fabric for a stylish kitchenUse a contemporary fabric with a geometric print to give your kitchen a modern twist. Roman blinds are ideal to use in a kitchen and look great when made using a fabric with a goemetric design. Use a blue and white fabric for a crisp look or a yellow fabric to bring a sunny feel to your room. If you have room for a table in your kitchen then you could also use your geometric fabric for seat cushions or a tablecloth. Have a read of our top tips for using goemetric fabric for more inspiration and ideas. Shop for children's fabric Quirky, fun fabric for a child's bedroomFor a child’s bedroom choose a contemporary fabric which reflect their interests, for example choose a horse fabric for a pony mad child or a dinosaur fabric if that is what they are into. If you want a fabric to last until they are older then choose a striped fabric. To keep the scheme up-to- date paint the walls and then hang artwork which you will be able to change as your child grows. Use white painted furniture to complete the contemporary scheme. Contemporary animal prints for modern country styleCountry fabric is perfect for creating a timeless scheme within your home. Introduce a modern country style with a bird or animal fabric for example; chickens, geese or stag fabric. A chicken fabric would be ideal for using in a kitchen, co-ordinate with a check fabric for a modern rustic look. Accessorise with items such as wicker baskets and enamel jugs filled with fresh flowers. Upholstery fabric for creating a statementUpholstery fabric is available in many contemporary styles for example, floral fabric, butterfly fabric and tree fabric. These contemporary designs are perfect to use if you are wanting to create a statement chair or sofa for your room. You could also use them to upholster a headboard to add a wow factor to your bedroom or guest room.