Bright walls, lots of light, a light creative mess, somewhere there is always a porcelain saucer with a fresh croissant and a Cup of steaming coffee, and the Windows offer a view of at least the Champs Elysees. These associations are the first to come to mind when we talk about the French interior. What ingredients does it actually consist of and can the Bohemian atmosphere of Paris take root on the basis of a Russian apartment?
Parisian interior = stucco + parquet
Typical Parisian apartments in houses of the Ottoman period are unthinkable without two main components: stucco and parquet. Continue reading
According to Internet wisdom: before you step out of your comfort zone, it is necessary first to enter it. In the Wake of the popularity of open layouts, interiors began to actively get rid of partitions, doors, and even walls. In practice, it turned out that this is not very convenient — no privacy. Functional areas in a residential space can and should be allocated. We talk about universal zoning techniques in the interior.
In Soviet interiors, the conversation about zoning was short: they put a wall-sideboard in the middle of the living room, and that’s an additional room. Continue reading