Maximize Architectural Columns Use Inside Your Home

Posted by Pattern Cut on 1/2/2015 to Architectural & Decor
Maximize Architectural Columns Use Inside Your Home

Architectural columns have been used for thousands of years as accents and support for palaces and other forms of structure. While these architectural accents are traditional used for impressive palaces and structures, these can also work in residential homes. Architectural columns can work for a variety of home improvement projects, and can help boost overall home value and aesthetics. Here are creative ways on how you can use architectural columns inside your home.

The Rich History of Rosettes

Posted by Pattern Cut on 11/29/2014 to Architectural & Decor
The Rich History of Rosettes
The rosette used today in design and architecture has quite a rich history. A rosette is a round, stylized flower design, used extensively in sculptural objects from antiquity, appearing in Mesopotamia and used to decorate the funeral stele in Ancient Greece. It was adopted later in Romanesque and Renaissance, and also common in the art of Central Asia, spreading as far as India where it is used as a decorative motif in Greco-Buddhist art.

Decorative Architectural Mouldings

Posted by Pattern Cut on 9/10/2014 to Architectural & Decor
Decorative Architectural Mouldings
House mouldings in today’s modern homes create an aesthetic, decorative statement. They have also long-served a practical purpose such as connecting different spaces within a building. An example would be the point where wall surfaces meet floors, around window openings and doorways.

Using Columns in Home Decoration

Posted by Patterncut on 5/2/2014 to Architectural & Decor
From the very beginnings of architecture, since the time people started building structures that were more complex than simple huts, columns have been used to support beams and ceilings.

The Architectural History of the Column

Posted by Robert on 2/28/2014 to Architectural & Decor
Columns have been an integral element of architecture for thousands of years, with the earliest forms used for supporting roofs of small buildings during the Bronze Age. A traditional column has three basic components, the base, the shaft and the capital. The base and capital are traditionally wider than the shaft, as it provided a stronger support for the structure. While load-bearing was their initial function, the Greeks an Romans turned the column into an art form, adding sculpted floral patterns, patterns and flourishes for decorative purposes.

Setting The Stage With The Right Cake Stand for Your Event

Posted by Michelle on 2/27/2014 to Architectural & Decor
If you're planning a wedding or an event that will look different from the standard occasion, you're likely looking at unique, non-traditional décor, music and venue. It is only natural that you'd want the cake stand for your event to be just as special. Cake stands available today are far from the boring, tired, barely-noticeable stands of the past years. Modern cake stands tend to be updated to suit the trends and styles of today and can therefore be used to effectively emphasize your event's theme.

Wall Ideas to Jazz up Your Home Décor

Posted by Robert on 12/17/2013 to Architectural & Decor
Wall Ideas to Jazz up Your Home Décor
Have you ever stopped to look at what you have on your walls? You may not think of it very often, but your wall décor makes a big difference when it comes to the look and feel of your home.

Decorative Moldings

Posted by Robert on 12/14/2013 to Architectural & Decor
Decorative Moldings
Decorative moldings put the finishing touches on constructions projects and home renovations by providing transitional points between different materials. They are used to enhance styles and designs while creating personality and flair. Moldings can be made from a variety of materials, including wood, cement and stone. These construction components bring a room together with smooth lines and structural continuity.
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