Rococo style peaked during 1700 and 1780 in western Europe and was found in art and music. The name Rococo means “rocaille” in French, which is appropriate as the Rococo’s ornate asymmetry was inspired by natural curves of trees, shells, clouds and flowers. Rococo style is influenced by the carefree living of the French aristocracy. At that time have created new forms of upholstered furniture: a sofa, in the form of several related chairs, as well as lounge chairs and deep soft.
Rococo is characterized by its elegant and frivolous elements in furniture. At that time, the women’s dresses were especially bulky, so considering this; the masters began to create furniture that would allow the fair sex to feel comfortable in them.
The home is something that cannot be separated from human life, because in addition to functioning as a place of refuge, the house also is a place where the men build a sense of shame in the family as well as build communication with other humans. Beyond that, the house could also indicate a person’s social status in the community. No wonder many people spend billions of money to build a house. The following is a list of the most expensive houses in the world:
Fleur de Lys ($ 125.000.000), the house was built by Suzanne and David Saperstein. The house (French for lily flower) has 3 bedrooms and the exterior is covered with whitewash of France while the interior in flush right with 24-karat gold. The house also has furniture items such as curtain patterns and Marie Antoinette’s favourite seat of Napoleon.
Had she not become an actress, Julianne Moore could definitely have been a decorator, and a successful one at that. Her house is located in Townhouse West Village New York. Her tastes in interiors and designs reflect in the way she has got the decor of her house done. Furniture, design, construction, renovation, and all manner of zhuzh—these are her obsessions. She is a connoisseur and a surprisingly rigorous aesthete.
“Purple, black, gray, white, and green are the only colors I can handle,” she says, proudly leading the way through the well-appointed 1905 New York City townhouse she shares with her husband.
Puglia, southern Italy, the heel of the boot. The region is becoming increasingly popular as travellers discover the area’s varied charms: baroque towns, white-washed trullo houses, olive groves and orchards, blue sea and beaches, plenty of sunshine and excellent cuisine.
A trullo (plural, trulli) is a traditional pugliese stone dwelling with a conical roof. It is specific to Itria Valley, in the Murge area of the Italian region of Puglia. They may be found in the towns of Alberobello, Locorotondo, Fasano, Cisternino, Martina Franca and Ceglie Messapica. Traditionally trullo was built without any cement or mortar, thus avoiding taxation.