Empire style in architecture
Empire style appeared in art and architecture in the late XVIII - early XIX century, after the French Revolution and in the period of Napoleon's empire. The very name of…

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The role of the decor in the interior
Decoration in the work of a designer. When creating an interior, the designer focuses on the most significant moments for the customer. Based on them, he creates the most successful…

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Modern interior: styles, ideas, examples of projects
We define the terminology. Is there a difference between the content of the phrases "modern interior" and "modern style"? There is! The first is a generalized name for a group…

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unsophisticated simplicity

Mirror decor in the interior: the best ideas for home and office

People always wanted to see their reflection. The first prototypes found during excavations of mirrors made of tin and precious metals belong to the Bronze Age. And the real mirrors appeared already in the 13th century, when the technology of glass production was mastered.

Since then, began the “crown” of mirrors in all countries, times and continents. Continue reading

Where is the pheasant sitting? Purple decor items

Of the entire range of colors available to the human eye, this color can be called the most mysterious and ambiguous. It is formed by two colors of opposite heat – red and blue, and in this mixture of ice and flame, charming, sometimes frightening with its depth and mystery, but very attractive purple color is born.

No wonder different people perceive purple very differently: it can seem stern, scorchingly cold, or, on the contrary, affable, romantic, expressive, fantastically fascinating Continue reading

Modern classics in the interior
Theorists and practitioners of neoclassicism are considered to be English, French and German architects from the 18th and 19th centuries. In particular, Scot Robert Adam, who developed a lightweight and…

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The architectural style of the Russian manor
A house with white columns in the shade of the trees of the garden, a quiet pond, disposed to philosophical reflections, peace and quiet or noise and fun during the…

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English style in the interior of the apartment
History of The formation of the English style in the interiors began in the 18-19 century. Restrained Englishmen were not particularly keen on Baroque and Rococo, preferring restraint and classics.…

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Architectural style: baroque
Baroque architecture (L. Bernini, F. Borromini in Italy, BF Rastrelli in Russia) is characterized by spatial scope, cohesion, turnover of complex, usually curvilinear, forms. Often there are deployed large-scale colonnades,…

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