The State Russian Museum presents an exhibition dedicated to the bicentennial of the philosopher and political figure Karl Marx. The exhibition has more than a hundred works from the beginning of the last century to the present. The show takes place thanks to the participation of the Peter and Irena Ludwig Foundation. Marx’s ideas continued to live in the USSR for many years after the author’s death.
In the mid-century addiction, a new feature has appeared. Artists of various specializations are fascinated by the beauty of the architecture of the postwar years. The brutality of the next 30 years after the end of World War II became very popular. Photo masters who take pictures of architectural structures photograph the majesty of bare concrete walls in the buildings of Alison and Peter Smithson, Ernő Goldfinger, Louis Kahn and Kenzō Tange.
Thanks to its texture and attractiveness, velvet has become an actual trend this year. Anyway, only velvet fabrics are able to add a touch of luxury to any interior. The most fashionable shades are those that resemble precious stones. For example, sapphire, ruby, emerald and garnet.
The winners of the Nordic Design Competition were identified: Sustainable Chairs. Prior to this, such competitive events have not been held, it is entirely devoted to the ecological design of the chair in the Scandinavian countries. The winning projects will be presented to the UN in December at a conference on climate change.
The pet services industry is at its peak. A start was made by the Ikea brand, which released its collection for pets, smart soft apartments for cats, designer shows of furniture for tailed ones, and it all continues with a booth for a man's best friend, made according to drawings by Zaha Hadid Architects.
Color, but transparent glass comes into fashion. Tinted glass - the most dangerous trend, because it can break. And also this is another opportunity to plunge into the atmosphere of the 1970s. You can recall the famous transparent chair Shiro Kuramata, as well as the glass of the post-war period from Scandinavia and the peninsula.
The film industry of the last century was full of icons of interior design. And some paintings still attract a lot of viewers, because they want to enjoy, in addition to outstanding stage design, interesting interiors. The simple viewer is not given to understand the intricacies of furniture, which is shown on the screen - they do not care if it is a regular chair or a cult Barcelona chair created by Ludwig Misa van der Rohe back in 1929.
Two thousand years is not the time for fashion when it comes to Italians. The technology of producing a floor without seams has long been known. Its inventors were residents of ancient Greece. They made it from marble of a small fraction, from decorative stones and glass, pouring everything listed on lime. Improvements in this technique took the Romans.
The right choice of colors and their combination play an important role in the design of a cozy apartment or house. Before choosing a color scheme, a person must clearly understand how he wants to feel in the room and what it is for, for example, for rest or for work. Leading designers have identified 5 practical tips, thanks to which you can easily achieve the desired result.
Everything requires movement, buildings and furnishings are no exception. Kinetics had a great influence on the designers of the new time. Designs with small fluctuations, moving planes, spiral-shaped structures, doors that slam, swinging doors, swinging doors and shutters became popular.
Representatives of Samsung conducted a survey among residents of the UK (more than 2 thousand people were surveyed). The question was one: "Can you remember the worst trend in interior design in the last 50 years?" And the result was as follows. In processing the data, 25 tendencies were selected that went into the “annals of history” and today cause only ridicule.
Double amenities from chair designers. The outlines of the forms were taken from Art Deco, the light legs from modernism, and the very soft seats made modern technology. This year, projects that have taken their origins from the past go to the forefront. Productions are engaged in re-release of their successful products and with great prey create new models, as a continuation of past ones.
The novelty of fashion design solutions are elephant legs. Instead of any elegant legs, tables and chairs are placed on massive cylindrical supports. The styles of past years tirelessly pave the way to new interiors, in particular the style of the 80s of the last century. Many modern designers have used it in their work, adopting the designs of the revolutionary design of the Italians from Memphis.
Light wood, colorful metal, mirrors. Multi-colored and monophonic screens from different countries penetrated all the rooms of the house. Recently, the screen has become a popular decor for many designers. Transportable bulkheads originally from China rapidly captured the European market, becoming a sign of wealth. Modern canvases are made of soundproof material, make them turning, with complex structures.
In Milan fashion, the new name LaDoubleJ occupies a significant place. He appeared in the 15th century of the 21st century, founder of the employee of glossy paper JJ Martin, creates special projects for luxury brands and models, promotes fashion. JJ has created the LaDoubleJ Housewives collection of designer tableware and fabric products.
To date, in many interiors of creative individuals one can meet vertically standing pillars, resembling totems of various cults. Objects are absolutely non-functional. However, they bring into the interior a certain "zest" and add to it mystery and exoticism. Where does "grow legs"? The trend of such fancy decor elements originated in Europe, in the early 80s.
Modern furniture has become more like art. No exception and shelving, experts play with the material, drawings, colors and sizes. They call it the furniture of the new millennium. This furniture is for people who want to make their home more functional or to arrange it with unusual furniture.
Designers of all specializations, from clothing to homes, plunged into nostalgia for the seventies. Psychedelia, long journeys to faraway India, appeals to modernity, lively patterns and bright colors. The 1970s, in spite of the oil embargo and the ongoing conflict in Vietnam, were remembered for a positive atmosphere and complete freedom.
Poverty is a new trend in fashion. When it comes to subject design. This was told, and showed an expert on art Margarita Morozova. Attract the eye of handicrafts, not machine tools. Masters discard unnecessary, concentrating on the purpose of the product and focus on the form. The design is not greedy, but thoughtful.
Thematic spaces transmitted through interior design show a fundamentally new essence of modern realities. An unusual look at ordinary things refreshes the usual vanity of bright colors. Trash & Treasure Trash & Treasure is a thematic space that combines confident design, inexhaustible materials for creating new and unusual natural resources, woven from images in the style of "Waste and Treasures".
People, who keep up with the times, bring in fashionable details to the interior of the apartments. These are the console and console table. This furniture is distinguished by a memorable appearance and functionality with small dimensions. It can be a long list of ways to use the console tables. They are ideal for small rooms in which it is impossible to find furniture.