DECORATING & IDEAS
Fireplace Mantels Improve Your Interior Design – Fireplace mantels can make or break the interior design of a room whether you use your fireplace or not. Because a fireplace takes up a large section of a wall or dominate a corner, they naturally draw the eye when you first walk into a room. Go for the “cool” factor by incorporating a great design or material in your fireplace mantel.
Most people perceive fireplace mantels as those shelves that extend out beyond the firebox. However, a mantel can encompass not only an ornamental framing around the firebox, but also the facing which makes up the outside of the fireplace “wall”. If your fireplace has a mantel shelf, the panel or area above it can also be construed as part of the mantel as well.
Influence Of Blue Color In Interior Design – If your favorite color is blue you are calm and cool. You tend to be level headed and able to find calmness in things that others might see as threatening and distressing. Blue is the color of the sky and the ocean and is associated with peace and tranquility. Let’s examine the effects that blue in its various shades in our homes have on us as inhabitants.
Art Deco Interior Design – If you are planning to redecorate your entire home or only a room, it is useful to know about the concepts of Art Deco interior design.
The first concepts you need to pay attention when arranging yourself is geometric shapes and clean lines. And you should know that it consists of well-defined lines, sweeping curves similar with the streamline design of planes. Besides the well-defined lines, there is also other popular design using of geometric shapes, angular blocky, include the influence of ancient Aztec temples like trapezoids and shapes.