Tag Archives: architecture

Transforming Entryway with Entrance Pediments

pediments; Interior of the house with pediment

Your home may not be the Parthenon or another Ancient Greek temple, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t benefit from the classic look of entrance pediments. Easy to add to your home’s exterior, a pediment can make a huge impact on the overall look and welcoming feel of your home’s entryway. Entrance pediments have […]

Architectural Wall Decor

interior with panel molding; interior design ideas; wall decor inspiration

Wall decor in your home should begin with you and your family and the ninety-five percent of your time spent without visitors. You build from there, wall by wall, room by room, bringing refinement and harmony through your use of architectural products. The goal in architecture and interior design is to achieve a structure where […]

Art Deco Architecture

Art Deco architecture

Art Deco’s most enduring legacy is undoubtedly in the American architecture erected when the Art Deco movement was in its prime, spanning 1922-1939. Architecture, as an art form, brings aesthetic value to the public; since the majorities of erected buildings were public ones, such as skyscrapers, courthouse, schools, theatres and the like, Art Deco architecture […]

Types of Art Deco Architecture

Art Deco design

Stepping Type of Art Deco Architecture Art Deco architecture consists of three main types: zigzag, classic moderne and streamline modern. The first type to appear in America was zigzag (or stepping) and it is best understood when looking at the skyscrapers of the 1920s. Zigzag is used in Art Deco architecture to make qualities of […]

Entrance Details

pediments

In the old days, the front door was very important because it was the only way in and out for people and everything else, including light. These days most houses have an attached garage, and the front door has become vestigial: the family uses the garage door or the back door. The front entrance is […]

Adding Unexpected Elegance to Walls with Ceiling Medallions

Walls with Ceiling Medallions; elegant wall paneling with flexible molding and medallions; wall decor ideas;interior design inspiration

If you’re considering a change in the look of the walls in a room, you may think about the more common or traditional elements of design. Wall decorations, including pictures, decorative shelving, and other elements, are excellent additions to your decor. On the other hand, the implementation of entirely unexpected design elements can transform a […]

Incorporating Ceiling Medallions into Your Ceiling Decor

ceiling medallion with bike wheel ceiling light

Once you discover what a difference that architectural embellishments like ceiling medallions can make, your ceilings will never be bare and boring again. Seasoned interior designers advise us that a sophisticated and detailed room design incorporates layers of design. The ceiling is the area of most rooms that lacks these intricate layers that add interest […]

Ceiling Medallions Finishes

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There is a common opinion that exists that ceiling medallions, as well as other decorative architectural elements in the room, have to be painted white. This point of view is not always correct. You should coordinate colors of the ceiling medallions and other decorative architectural embellishments with the overall color theme of the room. If […]

Things are looking up: The Renaissance of Ceiling Domes

ceiling decor with ceiling domes

Ceiling Domes: the future inspired by the past It is natural for people to strive for the best. Even a few decades ago, no one even dreamt of having the kind of architectural ceiling details that have easily become a defining characteristic of our lives today with the new materials and possibilities. Those particular characteristics […]

Elements of Ceiling Design

creative ceiling design ideas; modern interiors inspiration

adding detail and elegance with ceiling molding and other decorative elements of ceiling design Become a ceiling artisan and fashion your own elegant look for any room with the creative use of ceiling molding. Dundee panel molding and decorative molding corners were used in this room for an ornate and sophisticated focal point on the […]

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