Many of us are really lucky. To live (and even more so to be born!) in the Northern capital — a privilege. This is understood even by those who came here just for a couple of days on a business trip or vacation. But if you live here, you have to face the fact that there is a catastrophic lack of sun. The same life-giving sun that warms everything around.
In this article, we will tell you how to add sun and space to an apartment that needs them. In St. Petersburg, we are faced with special climatic conditions, when even if there are southern Windows, natural lighting does not cope with the task of adding comfort and a sense of warmth to the house, and the air seems faded and gray. Continue reading
Fashion to the East has long and firmly conquered the West. Being at the crossroads of civilizations, we combine the features of both cultures. Living according to the clear and logical laws of the Western world, we often prefer something mysterious and Eastern. Food, clothing, music … we Have also changed our house – we will try to design an apartment in an Oriental style, but with the usual traditions.
ABC of Oriental decor
Designers say that following a particular ethnic style does not mean a complete reconstruction of the folklore interior. Continue reading
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