In the decoration of the walls, they choose between two options – painting a smooth surface with a matte monochromatic paint, or pasting wallpaper with a small and neutral pattern.
Sheathing with wood panels or MDF analogues is used only zonal or accent: in the living room between the windows or around the fireplace, the walls in the office. Panels with elements of classic decor are used – with simple planks and moldings. Niches are often arranged in the walls to accommodate cabinets, sofas or appliances.
In bathrooms, ceramic tiles or mosaics are suitable for wall decoration. In modern interiors in living rooms, hallways or bedrooms, the use of textured plaster, decorative or natural brick, stone is allowed. This technique is suitable for finishing an accent wall, facing a fireplace.
When decorating walls in one room, one main material and one additional material are used. But such combinations create the necessary atmosphere of space and accessibility, characteristic of the American style.