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The gossamer beauty of porcelain has entranced humanity for close to two thousand years. Originating in China, porcelain had become highly sought after all over the world by the 14th century, whose artisans had perfected the fabrication. Since then, the process has been refined and perfected, giving birth to several types of porcelain.
The color white is one that
Skillful application of lighting and selection of lighting fixtures can, more than any other element in the architectural environment, affect the experience of the viewer.
Lighting fixtures themselves can be used to dramatize elements of interior design – line, form, color, pattern, and texture. Higher levels of lighting produce cheerful effects and stimulate people to alertness and activity,
When decorating with texture look closely at the texture of an object, think about how it will look next to the other objects that you have selected or were thinking about using. (see also creating a composition). If you would think about, for example, a glass-top table on a wood floor, you would probably
The classics are timeless. Classic architecture seems to transcend time itself. You can add a touch of timelessness with miniature classic architectural models to rooms in your home. More than just decor, architectural home accessories lend an air of sophistication and attention to detail in any room.
Artists and engineers have used architectural models since the advent of building
Decorative boxes can provide decoration that is both refined and practical. You can accumulate a wide assortment from different countries and cultures. You may collect delicate antique enamel pill-boxes, porcelain boxes, lacquered wood boxes, mahogany boxes, cigar boxes, or hand-painted boxes. Perhaps you have a special affection for antique wooden letter boxes, mailboxes, or decorative flowered
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