Create an interesting, harmonious and stylish interior in one color – it is just that in words. In fact, if you want to arrange a particular room in the prevailing shade, you need to take into account many factors and choose the same color with great foresight and caution. So where are the “pitfalls” of the design of monochrome interiors hiding and how can you not get the effect of monophonic madness as a result?
The dimensions of the room greatly affect the perception of color. Therefore, if you, for example, saw the stunning design of a spacious bedroom in dark gray colors, do not rush to “try on” this image on your room, if it is smaller than the original. It is likely that you will not get the desired effect – it is better to use the advice of professionals.
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Gold may not be the most expensive of metals, but it is precisely its brilliance that has become a symbol of luxury. The texture and color of gold is often used in interior design – it is beautiful and always visually increases the cost of decoration. But such elements should be introduced with caution, otherwise there is a risk of escaping from nobility to vulgarity. How to avoid this and apply the “gold” in the interior wisely – says today’s article of our magazine.
“Gold” in various styles of interior
Many believe that the golden glitter is relevant only in the classical style of the interior and its derivatives: neoclassic, Empire, Art Deco. But in reality, it can be no less relevant in modern styles, even such as loft or Scandinavian style. Therefore, if you do not have to monograms, carved furniture and ostentatious bling, this is not a reason to deny yourself the desire to bring in the design of the “golden” note. Continue reading
The idea of rational use of premises under the roof belongs to the French architect Francois Mansart. The name Mansarde has become firmly established in the languages of various European nations for the designation of rooms located in whole or in part as if inside a gable roof.
At first they were servants’ rooms, storerooms, workshops. The real revolution in the development of mansards occurred in the 40s of the last century, since the housing problem was acute in big cities. Then began the active development of empty attics – with the device ventilation, lighting and heating.
In recent years, this problem has become relevant in our country. Continue reading