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All of us live in our own worlds, trying to find ways to express our unique inner-selves and desires. Our
Blink and it’s over…. That’s how people often feel about their lives. In today’s fast world, many of us find keeping the pace harder than ever. This is probably one of the reasons why beautiful clocks are making a comeback as an important design element among collectors and laymen alike.
Clocks have an enduring place in society. Humans
If architectural details can be thought of as the layers making up a home’s image, then columns and pilasters can be thought of as the home’s version of a power suit. These impressive architectural details are not for the fainthearted, as they can hardly be thought of as creating a subtle impact. Traditionally associated with the
Art Deco style is a style of contradictions and extremes. It is unsurprising then, to note that Art Deco architectural styles zigzag, classical and streamlined moderne were typically represented on buildings considered being within the public sphere. However, Art Deco architecture was hardly represented in the constructions on the exteriors of private residences; most art deco
The biggest investment anyone can make in their lifetime is the investment into homeownership. Owning your own home is the bottom line, whether you plan to live in it for the rest of your life, or you plan on selling it at some point during your journey. However, the real estate market can sometimes resemble a game of strategy;
Since the development of porcelain more than 4,000 years ago, humankind has developed a multitude of ways to fabricate items borne from the versatile material. It can be shaped by hand, formed in a press, poured into a mold or extruded from a die. This versatility means that porcelain can perform a number of functions and be manipulated
Wood carvings and the application of carved wood onlays, which include scrolls, drops, swags, and rosettes range from the diminutive to the bold. These elegant trimmings add interest as focal points and elevate ordinary interior elements to something remarkable.
Adding architectural wood carvings is a simple way to embellish any existing woodwork anywhere. Even
Supports for shelves, counters, fireplace mantles and other structures are a necessity – especially if the items are heavy or have a significant overhang. If you have granite countertops with a lot of overhang or shelves for heavy objects, strong brackets are the no-brainer solution. But not just any brackets will do to grace the interior of your home.
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