Design of a small Studio apartment
A popular format for modern housing is Studio apartments. Small dimensions dictate the need for maximum functionality of each square meter. How to make compactness not only convenient, but also…

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3 inspiring interiors from Soviet films
Old Soviet cinema is a constant component of new year holidays and home comfort. We have memorized every turn of the plot of our favorite movies and repeat the lines…

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Zaha Hadid's alien design
In the twentieth century, when architecture and interior design so often became the heirs of previous styles, Zaha Hadid's nonconformism stunned and knocked the ground out from under her feet.…

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Neo-Baroque: obsolete or trendy interior trend?

Appearing in Italy at the turn of the XVI – XVII centuries, the Baroque style represented an abundance of luxury, demonstrated power and wealth. Designed to beautify reality by combining various types of art in one interior composition with theatrical effects, it was popular in Royal palaces and country noble residences. With the advent of the twentieth century and the development of progress, modernism and constructivism pushed back the Baroque with its excesses. But fashion is returning, so in the second half of the twentieth century, the Baroque was transformed and became a new trend. Innovative materials were added to the traditional sophistication and rich decoration, and the basis was laid by current concepts of comfort and ergonomics. That’s what gave birth to the neo-Baroque style. Continue reading

Zaha Hadid’s alien design

In the twentieth century, when architecture and interior design so often became the heirs of previous styles, Zaha Hadid’s nonconformism stunned and knocked the ground out from under her feet. And still impressive. The territory that Hadid mastered as an architect and designer is the dark side of the moon. To understand a new, stereotype-breaking vision, you need to trust the designer’s courage and follow the same vector: aesthetics above all else.

How it all started
Zaha Hadid was born in 1950, in Baghdad, in the family of an industrialist and artist. Hadid’s education is all about exact science. She studied mathematics in Beirut, then architecture at the London Architectural Association. Continue reading

5 ideas for an unusual new year's decor
On the threshold of a new decade, many interior rules are being rethought, trends are turning into anti-trends, and interior styles are changing. Why not experiment with new year's decor?…

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5 unsuccessful combinations in the interior: do not repeat this house
In the world of interior design, there are controversial solutions, there are some that can be said to be "Amateur", but there are also frankly failed combinations. We have collected…

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How to mix: rules for combining styles
More recently, the world of interior design was dominated by clean styles: industrial loft with" stripped " to the bricks walls, white Scandinavian minimalism, charming aged Provence and timeless classics.…

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3 inspiring movie interiors
A good movie is a feast for the eyes and a complete immersion in the atmosphere. Interiors in such films are not just "delicious" shots, they reflect the characters '…

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