In recent years there has been an increased interest in classical architecture
and ornament among architects, designers and sophisticated clientele. Classical
assisting designers in highlighting interior architecture, defining harmony of overall living space. Using
architectural products like moldings, designer can divide monotone flat walls into separate section, stating classical proportional clarity
and definition of the space. Simultaneous us of different decorative architectural products like columns, pilasters, niches, ceiling domes
and medallions provide decorator of today's interiors beautiful opportunity of reinventing
the grand architecture of the past,
bringing the soul and sophistication of classical architecture.
Just as important as the tailoring of a man's jacket is the art of dignifying a
room with architectural products, including cornice and crown molding,
chair rail molding,
ceiling medallions, as well as
panel molding and other
architectural accents on
cabinets and doors. Enrich both residential and commercial
interiors by combining these exquisitely detailed moldings with other architectural embellishments such us
architectural ornament - the spiral scroll
architectural details: the small touches that make all the difference
using architectural embellishments to add character and style
adding unexpected elegance to walls with ceiling medallions
architectural details as the home's layers
the three types of Art Deco architecture
Art Deco architecture
adding definition to exterior or interior of your home with quality pilasters
enliven your home with architectural details
capitals as a historical architectural elements
Architectural products history, deep relief ornamental decor has an very ancient history.
Architectural ornaments, moldings, ceiling medallions and other architectural
products were invented in ancient Greece and Rome. Designs of ancient
architectural products contained repetitive stylized floral and leaves motifs -
garlands and leaves of laurel, eucalyptus, acanthus, palm, and
grape vines... Joyful embroidery like leaves of western plants and bold flowers,
carved in marble or molded in gypsum with deep relief design are
impressive and picturesque shadows giving a majestic effect.
By the way, before architectural products with floral motif there was strict
geometric architectural ornaments. Geometric ornamentation highlights the
harmony and clarity of logical architectural shapes, intensifying uniqueness of
an interior. In general, strict, geometric ornamentation leads to grander space
presentation through highlight of existing architecture, while the goal of
figured architectural ornamentation is to bring visual delight and emotional
life of interior. The ancient cities of the Far East gravitated toward
multi-meaningful splendid architectural ornamentation. Architectural decor was
filed with intricate and tightly connected delicate details, resembled of
abundance subtopic nature forms - twisted stems, leaves, flowers and sprouts.
Most famous architectural ornamentation motives are stylized sea waves, shells,
fish, dolphins, friezes with garlands, horns-of-plenty, medallions, cones, and
flower buds. Each architectural motif carried a specific meaning. Fruits and
flowers, for example, symbolized fertileness, palm and laurel leaves are symbols
of glory, words and snakes - symbols of wisdom etc.
Impulse, given to decorative architectural details
by the Ancient World, weaved into all history of architectural embellishments with further
variations - classicism, renaissance, baroque, rococo, empire are always giving to
interiors the gift of balance, harmony, and festivity. And only
modern style drastically changed stylistic of architectural embellishments, bringing
elegant and capricious dynamics, extravagant asymmetry.
Architectural products for your home.
All our architectural products inspired by popular historical and classical designs, well suited for traditional and
contemporary decor. Architectural products not only enhance your home decor, but they also make your home more valuable. The addition of our
architectural products will enhance any new home, renovation, historical restoration or
redecoration projects, add value to your home, and ensure a distinctive and lasting impression.