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Design Style

Design Style. What is Your Style?. What is style ?. In the realm of interior design the word style is defined as the way we put together color, shapes and textures. . Contemporary . Contemporary Design. Current; modern

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Design Style

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  1. Design Style What is Your Style?

  2. What is style ? • In the realm of interior design the word style is defined as the way we put together color, shapes and textures. 

  3. Contemporary

  4. Contemporary Design • Current; modern • “Contemporary art" usually refers to art of our own day, as distinct from modern art (or Modernism), which refers to a form of art characteristic of the period since c1900 • Also means fashionable, or that which is based on present tastes • In this context it often refers to the most recent styles and furnishings

  5. http://www.brukoffdesign.com/Projects/newport.htm

  6. http://www.leekes.co.uk/Departments/furnishings_interiordesign.phphttp://www.leekes.co.uk/Departments/furnishings_interiordesign.php

  7. http://www.bathroomsensuite.com/

  8. Modern

  9. Modern Design • Modern style is a clean, streamlined furniture and architecture style from the 1930s with roots in the German Bauhaus School of Design and Scandinavian modern design. • It's characterized by polished surfaces, strong geometric shapes and asymmetry. • Expansive, unadorned windows marry the interior with the exterior landscape

  10. Country

  11. Country Design • A wide-ranging style depending on geographical location but in general exemplified by primitive furniture, muted colors, milk-paint finishes and vintage fabrics

  12. English Country • http://www.salisburyandmanus.com/ic/gallery.html

  13. English Country

  14. French Country • http://frenchcountrylivingct.com/

  15. French Country • http://www.reallifedecorating.com/country/country_autumn.html • http://www.maisoui.net/

  16. American Country (Americana) • http://www.home-improvement-decorating.com/style/country.html

  17. http://www.seemydesign.com/livingroom/designexamples/country/family1.htmhttp://www.seemydesign.com/livingroom/designexamples/country/family1.htm

  18. http://www.accsantafe.com/explore/classic_european.html

  19. Classic / Traditional

  20. Classic / Traditional • Traditional furnishings can hail from England in the 18th century, the French countryside, or even the exotic lands of the East. • Among the most popular traditional styles today are 18th-century English, 19th-century neoclassic, French country, and British Colonial revival.

  21. http://completehome.com.au/?p=4642&cid=6291&pid=60743

  22. http://www.lgbinteriors.com/gallery.cfm?id=3

  23. Transitional

  24. Transitional • A marriage of traditional and contemporary furniture, finishes, materials and fabrics equating to a classic, timeless design. • Furniture lines are simple yet sophisticated featuring either straight lines or rounded profiles. • Fabric can range from graphic patterns on overstuffed sofas to textured chenilles on sleek wood frames.

  25. Eclectic

  26. Eclectic Design • Eclectic style encompasses a variety of periods and styles and is brought together through the use of color, texture, shape and finish.

  27. Asian

  28. Asian style envelopes a variety of looks, including design elements from Japan, China, Vietnam and Thailand, among others.

  29. Japan • Traditional Japanese interiors are sized according to a 3' x 6' human form, represented by natural fiber floor coverings called tatami mats. • Colors found in natural materials like bamboo and stone are used to create a serene, calm environment. • Furnishings, although spare, include shoji screens, futons and low-profile tables that, in a traditional setting, are paired with cushions for dining.

  30. Lighting is a key design element achieved through an abundance of natural light filtered through natural fiber window shades. • Low-wattage bulbs in rice-paper lamps add to the aesthetic. • Silk fabrics featuring intricate embroidered patterns (like kimonos) can be framed and displayed as art.

  31. China • Chinese interiors are identifiable through highly-stylized or carved furnishings featuring handpainted designs on lacquered finishes, brightly-colored accessories and ornaments or statues of animals or mythical creatures. • Red is used abundantly as a symbol of good luck

  32. Arts and Crafts

  33. The Arts-and-Crafts Movement • A reaction to the Industrial Revolution’s reliance on mass production and the Victorian era's focus on heavy ornamentation. • Popular during the early 1900s, this style glorified craftsmanship in simple shapes with exposed joinery, spare ornamentation and strong lines.

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