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Microtrands: monstera in the interior
Interior design is based on the basic rules, fashion trends, experiments and the so-called microtrends. Today, one of the main microtrends is in decorating rooms with potted plants. Now not only grandmothers and housewives grow flowers in the house, now it is fashionable! Now special favorites can be called succulents, sansevieriya and monstera. The last plant deserves special attention, because the monstera was so fond of the designers that the image of its large “torn” leaves is widely used today.
Monstera began to be popular relatively recently, although it appeared quite a long time ago in our area in the 18th century. Continue reading
Small kitchen: some good examples + design tips
The theory and practice of interior design are different things. Therefore, in today’s article of our magazine you will not only be able to read a few useful tips on decorating a small kitchen, but also to see the most successful examples of their use!
Tip number 1: use uncluttered colors
Many people take this advice too literally and, among other things, try to give preference to the brightest, neutral hues. It cannot be said that this is a mistake – this technique really “works”, visually expanding the space. However, this may lead to the fact that the interior of the kitchen will be simply boring. Although, you can bet on a non-trivial, complex shade (even in the beige palette there are any). Continue reading
Symmetry in the interior
Symmetry in the interior is ubiquitous: a pair of identical chairs in the living room, two bedside tables on either side of the bed, twin covers on cushions, and even two windows in one room – this is symmetry. But why in one case it does not strike the eye and looks harmonious, and in the other causes irritation at the level of the subconscious? What generally gives symmetry in interior design and how to use this seemingly simple principle with the mind – says our article today.
Symmetry as a symbol of order
Let it be said that absolute symmetry in nature does not exist, but our brain perceives the symmetric picture best and fastest: it is understandable and a priori harmonious. Continue reading