Tag - interior design

Venetian Macau

Hotel Art: Why hotels hang paintings (and why you should too)

Most people would think that hotels display paintings just to decorate the rooms and lobbies but art serves a greater purpose than just being mere fixtures. People don’t normally choose where to stay by the art that hangs on the walls but the art certainly helps to make their stay memorable. There are a variety of reasons for hotels to display paintings and these reasons are also applicable to homeowners as well. Capture the look and feel of a particular [...]

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History of Interior Design

The History of Interior Design

A brief history of the development of interior design as a profession From cave dwellings to the mud huts of ancient Egypt to the domus of ancient Rome, humans have always decorated their homes to make them more pleasant. People have used animal skins, vases, sculptures, wall paintings, mosaic floors, chandeliers, mirrors and carpets to beautify their surroundings. Before interior design was widely recognized as a profession, designing was just a part of the building process so the task was [...]

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How to choose the right art for your space

Choosing the right paintings for your place can be difficult. Here are some tips. Decorating a room with art is a great way to express yourself to your guests. However, picking a painting for a particular room is not always easy. The color scheme, the size of the artwork, the room, and your taste in art are crucial to making the right choice. Here are some tips to help you pick the right artwork for your room. The Room While some interior [...]

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