5 Ways To Design An Interior That Is Cool & Calm With Blue & White Tones

Vibrant hues of blue contrasted against stark white tones create an interior that is cool, calm and collected. Our mood board incorporates the bold blues found on the Greek islands. We were also inspired by intricate blue and white patterns that were incorporated into Chinese porcelain ginger jars that date back to the 14th century. This style is traditional yet timeless. We show you 5 ways to create a crisp and fresh interior with blue and white colours. 

Mood Board 

blue steps with patterns
blue and white fabric
blue wall and window with patterns
greek island white and blue home

1. Chinese Porcelain Ginger Jars

Chinese ginger jars come in all shapes and sizes and are characterised by their domed lids and intricate patterns that incorporate asian art forms and motifs.  Blue and white ginger jars are the most traditional known jars but also the most versatile. They are a unique accent piece that adds interest and a sense of history into a room. They are perfect for any mantel or table and can be decorated with simple flower pieces seen in the pictures below. 

blue and white chinese ginger jars
blue and white chinese ginger jars
blue and white chinese ginger jars
blue and white chinese ginger jars

2. Ceramics 

Add some creativity and uniqueness to your kitchen with blue and white ceramics. Go with varying shapes and sizes like the ceramics below. Choose intricate and interesting designs that naturally add a classic design element to any dining room or kitchen. 

blue and white ceramics
blue and white ceramic bowls

3. Scatter cushions 

Scatter cushions are a great way to give a room personality. Don't be afraid to contrast varying patterns and textures. 

blue and white neutrals
blue and white living room
blue and white living room

4. Throws & Blankets  

White and blue tones are beautiful in the bedroom. White linens combined with patterned throws create a relaxed atmosphere. 

blue and white bedrooms
blue and white bedroom
blue and white bedroom
blue and white bedroom
blue and white bedroom

5. Prints 

Add colour to your walls with indigo prints or artworks. The prints below of flowers and plants add a natural element that exudes calm and tranquility. 

blue and white bedroom
blue and white prints and artwork