The Victorian style is used in older homes by homeowners looking to preserve Victorian era homes.
The following sets out some key design elements of the Victorian style:
- Asymmetrical designs;
- Vibrant colours
- Decorative trim;
- Textured wall surfaces with complex patterns from wall-to-ceiling wallpapers to luxurious fabrics;
- Elaborate and massive furniture;
- Extravagant accessories; and
- Bay windows, sometimes with stained glass panels, walk-out versions or built-in bench.