In my previous article I shared some of my favorite water design elements. If you noticed, all of them were united by vivid naturalism – when water, greenery and aquatic creatures provide various “nature like” objects.
But of course water is not only about nature. It can be a symbol of energy, changes, movement, and transparency and even of an elusive moment. It can energise and refresh you.
Or, it can be totally opposite and represent calmness, deepness and mystery. Being so, it can sooth and relax you.
Have a look at following stunning examples of the water interior elements in classic and modern design to see...
Bringing unusual water decorative elements and objects into your home interior is one of the sights of ultimate luxury. There are tons of ideas about what you can do – here I share my personal favorites.
Notice that most likely, your chosen water element is going to be quite eye-catchy, so try to keep its background plainer and simpler to avoid visual overstuffing of the room.
In case of single water object, try to locate it at the most prominent location, so it’s not hidden in the dark corner behind sofa from the eyes of your appreciative guests ;)
When using different water ideas in one room – try to balance...
Bedroom is one of the most private places in your house (next only to bathroom, perhaps). What is important to remember while creating your dream bedroom?
1. Where are your bed and mattress from?
Can you imagine that matching bed and mattress can be a problem? Unfortunately, there is more than one standard for bed & mattress sizes (and I’m not mentioning here custom made variations), depending on the country they were manufactured in.
So, if you purchase bed by European brand, make sure that your mattress is also a “European gentlemen” as American one will not fit in, sorry...
Have you ever thought that living room is the face of your house? And being a face it should be able to adjust itself to different circumstances carrying out both“official representative” and “private life” functions.
One of the most efficient ways to change your living room’s appearance and the way we feel being in it is by clever use of artificial lighting. Believe it or not, there is a name for such lighting group which is in charge for our moods. It’s called ambient light. Let’s know it a little bit better.
There are various kind of lamps you can use for ambient lighting in your living room.
Do you have a dream of fairytale princess room for your little one? Or maybe you have always wanted to create a “pirate ship” room for your small naughty boy?Just like on the pics below? Fabulous, isn’t it?
Pic. Courtesy: www.homedit.com
Pic. Courtesy: boredpanda.com
Yes, you are right, even some adults would love to play in such marvelous rooms..
There is only one “little” problem in such children’s rooms designs. Guess, what is it?
They are oriented on the ONE certain age of the child, mood and action. Such interior designs are “static”, because it’s hard to change anything in it without destroying all concept...
Have you ever thought that our home kitchen reflects the traditions and culture of our society?
Let’s take, Russian kitchens for example (hope you remember where I am from – if not pls visit my first blog. Most of Russian kitchens unite cooking and dining functions in one closed-off room, as traditionally Russian families eat together in a kitchen and entertain themselves with chit-chat and life routine discussions. For big occasions there is a separate big table which is located in living room.
As a result, most common kitchen layouts in Russia are:
- L-shape - when all kitchen furniture and appliances for...
Congratulations! You purchased a new apartment and after some overthinking finally decided to decorate it in the Raj style.. It’s lavish, grand and sophisticated.. But do you really know what you want? Tricky question…
Let me start with an introduction to the Raj Style. Formally speaking, it’s the British Colonial style of the late 19th century with significant Indian influence.
Basically, it’s a mix of simplified and adapted to Indian weather and lifestyle features of British Victorian style (the ones which were popular on the great island at that time) with some Indian design elements, picked up from here a...