Classical style

Classical style

All flows, all changes ". But in the modern world it is all" flows with such speed that the head from new technical novelties at times starts to be turned, and etc. the quiet islet Would be desirable to find in this vain world quantities of the information. To remember the olden time, the forgotten traditions .... Probably, for this reason many modern designers have addressed to creation of a classical interior. Really, to find something another, so checked up by time, it is impossible. Classical style has arisen in a XVII-th century, has endured some embodiments (in France, England and Russia) and has managed to remain actual thus.

The interior executed in classical style, can be several variants. All depends on that, the classics of what country is taken for a basis. The English classical interior is an embodiment of an English life: a little prudish, dry, without surpluses. But in an English interior for the first time there is a ceiling painting. About the French classicism that he has arisen at Louis XIV is enough to tell and in this style the Versailles palace is constructed. This combination of correct architectural forms to a considerable quantity of decorative elements and gilding. In Russia the classical interior could incorporate all the best that has been created in other countries. Refinement, correctness of forms and unostentatious luxury. In all variants the classical interior testifies to a delicate taste of the owner and about its ability to appreciate life.

Classical style doesn't suffer falseness and cheapness. A combination of expensive finishes materials to the general consistency of conditions - here the main lines which characterize classical style today. The fireplace, various columns, porticoes, a stucco molding, plafonnaja painting, a type-setting parquet, with various inserts of valuable breeds of a tree - all is attributes of a classical interior.

The furniture from the natural tree, finished with expensive fabrics or a skin, is sometimes inlaid with valuable breeds of the tree; separate details can be covered by gilding. Now many firms specialize on release of "semi-antique" furniture, and with observance of all technological and style features of furniture-original (which frequently is in museums). Use of decorative fabrics, antiquarian things will be the good style decision. The main thing, as well as in any business not to go too far and not to transform the house into a curiosity shop.

The color score of a classical interior should underline the general harmony. Therefore colors of a warm palette become the best variant: beige, cream, hardly the greenish. These colors can favorably underline the invoice of a natural tree of a parquet and furniture.

Important elements of a classical interior are also various accessories: a sculpture, pictures on walls, the silver hills which have got by right of succession, porcelain. Don't forget and about books - after all the century of classicism is a century of education.

Illumination in the spirit of classicism assumes presence of various floor lamps, a sconce except a chandelier. As it is necessary to give great attention to natural illumination, i.e. windows. Now in a classical interior various stained-glass windows are again actual.

It is not necessary to be afraid that classics not accept the modern techniques. It is certainly better, when all the techniques is hidden by a careful hand of the designer in various niches and sliding cases. It helps to keep and not to refuse also style of an epoch to itself use of various achievements of progress.

Classical style is a style of respectable people, self-assured, respecting traditions. After all the classics means not simply predilection for consistency in an interior, it and a way of life characterizing the person which knows that he wants to receive from life. It is style of the present ladies and gentlemen.