Eclecticism

 
Eclecticism

Eclecticism (lti)
Use of the mixed stylistics or combination of subjects of a various origin, styles and times. The eclecticism becomes style in an interior if it is designed by a principle of a combination no more than two-three stylistic types united by color, a structure, the architectural decision. This direction of style, and better to say, absence as that, usually prospers at the time of when one style of "has already developed", and another hasn't appeared yet.
It is possible to tell that present time, the end XX - the XXI-st century beginning, is Eclecticism time. Fashionably everything that is pleasant or approaches functionally.
This style is characterized by the rounded corners, strict vertical lines and "receding" forms. From all furniture styles it is distinguished by application of decorative elements in the form of zigzags, circles, triangles, the sun.

(A XIX-th century, 1830-1890). In some measure the eclecticism always existed as an inevitable consequence of dialogue of various cultures, however a basic principle of art became in a XIX-th century. To all fault romanticism, with its philosophy "free moving to historical time" and refusal of strict canons in art. And actual everything became fashionable that was comfortable and beautiful in interiors of last styles. Many critics of art accused Eclecticism of excessive congestion and bad taste, absence of individuality. And still, it had own distinctive features: plastic forms, textiles abundance, softness and convenience of furniture, set of decorative elements which could be bagatelles from the different doomsday, reminding of cultures of the East, the Mediterranean countries and etc.
Today's interiors are a synthesis of various styles and directions. The modern eclecticism is chosen by people, self-assured, courageous, and not ordinary.
Now there is a mixture of different design styles and it is very fashionable to connect the western and east styles, old and new. The interior where elements of different styles resist each other turns out; as a result there is absolutely new design.

The main line of eclecticism - convenience and comfort, a combination of modern stylistics to past history. In your apartment there can be an upholstered furniture, and near to it - an ancient dresser. In eclecticism fine details which unite different things in an interior are extremely important. For example, if you want to allocate walls with any color fabrics, you should leave white sites to underline this element of a decor. Many subjects of the house it is a part of the life of owners, therefore it is unessential to throw out old things from new design. If you like to travel and bring constantly souvenirs from the different countries (the Chinese ware, the Greek carpets) they can be entered in an interior organically too. These souvenirs give original, decorative character to all conditions.
In the house products of the diversified painting, from cloths of ancient masters to gifts of friends and even own "painting products", the owners created by hands or their children can coexist. In conditions where are mixed stylistic different subjects, it is very important to focus attention on details because details unite such subjects different in character.

Mixture of interiors is well traced in eclectic style of Morocco, here there are barber, French and Spanish-Mauritian motives, influence of ancient Greek and Roman cultures is appreciable, and the African culture has introduced the elements. In houses of Morocco Mauritian ornaments are combined with the European furniture.

Use of furniture of the mixed stylistics or combination of subjects of a various origin, styles and times. The eclecticism becomes style in an interior if it is designed by a principle of a combination no more than two-three stylistic types united by color, a structure, the architectural decision. Very often it is reached by means of entering of elements of style art deko in classical or on the contrary a modern interior.

 


 


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