Baroque style in the interior differs ostentatious luxury, it is characterized by the use of many gilded details, murals and expensive interior fabrics. Design in the Baroque style at all times attracted by its beauty and luxury, as all elements characteristic of this style, no doubt, look graceful and refined. He is a manifestation of man's desire for external grandeur, pomposity, spatial scope, while retaining symmetry, which is more inherent in the classical style.
Pompous, majestic bedroom for a young lady.
The baroque style living room is notable for the columns with a small acting balcony on the second floor.
Exquisite, luxury-filled baroque style for a guest room. The correct example of lighting for the Baroque style.
In this article, read:
- 1 History of origin
- 2 Characteristics of the style
- 3 Baroque in the apartment: interpretation of the style
- 4 Decorative Baroque elements
- 5 Baroque - luxury, wealth, coziness and warmth in the house. Video
- 6 The pretentiousness of the Baroque style in the interior of city apartments and country houses
History of origin
The formation of baroque began in the XVII - XVIII centuries in the era of the Later Renaissance in Italy, under the influence of the Catholic Church. From Italian, barocco - "bizarre", "strange", "prone to excesses." Therefore, in the Baroque style, palaces of kings, houses of the church nobility were most often decorated, with the aim of emphasizing their greatness and wealth.
Stylish bedroom in baroque style. A subtle design concept - dark purple curtains are combined with bedding matched in tone.
The guest room is in gentle olive tones. Furniture with carved backs and legs is matched in accordance with the style of the Baroque.
A baroque living room with properly selected lighting. Also interesting are the columns with ceramic molding.
Luxurious baroque in the city apartment of a prosperous Italian.
Characteristic features of style
The Baroque style is more suitable for spacious rooms, halls, large bedrooms, ideal suites are ideal, that is, a long through row of rooms in a straight line.
The interior design in the Baroque style differs from other styles of deliberate demonstration of luxury, wealth, the use of abundance:
- curved lines, ornate forms with interlacing of various ornaments;
- elements of stucco molding, ceiling frescoes;
- wall columns, reliefs and bas-reliefs;
- expensive interior fabrics and tapestries;
- pictures of famous artists.
At the same time, for the framing of mirrors and paintings, as well as furniture decor, preference is given to a large number of gold and gilded elements.
Framing mirrors and decorative elements of furniture are made in one style with the use of gold. To save space, the bed is hidden in a niche framed by curtains.
Bright, spacious baroque bedroom with panoramic windows.
Baroque is inherent in the use of expensive, rare and natural materials. Wood is necessarily black or mahogany. Stone only expensive rocks, such as marble, onyx, malachite. Fabric - only velvet, silk, jacquard.
The color palette, characteristic baroque is a game of contrasts, a combination of light tones saturated with dark tones. It can be caramel and chocolate, sand and brown, beige and dark red, cream and burgundy, variations can be different, just like tones.
In order to completely recreate the Baroque style, the ceiling must be a continuation of the wall, for this purpose the stucco molding decorated with gilding, which gives the room solemnity, has been successfully used and is being used today. Success also has an artistic painting on the ceiling.
As the design of the walls are actively used curbs, stucco molding, wall columns - all this is trimmed with an abundance of gilding, at the same time as a wall cover it is possible to use textile wallpaper, plaster, painted wooden panels. To enhance the feeling of luxury, brocade and tapestries are used.
Doors in the Baroque style are, as a rule, two-winged structures with complex carvings, covered with gilding. A special glamor will be added inserts from textiles.
An obligatory element in the decoration of windows is artistic carving made in hand.
The floor can be made of both art parquet and marble, and will not spoil the impression and mosaic of stone or ceramic tiles. The main thing is that it should be a continuation of walls and ceiling. To give the style of coziness and special sophistication small handmade carpets perfectly suit.
Luxurious baroque bedroom with high ceilings. In the center of the composition is a massive bed made of wood with carved backs.
Example of properly selected furniture for a small baroque living room.
Bedroom of a young girl in the Baroque style. The view is attracted by a large mirror in a gold frame.
Furniture made in the Baroque style makes this style absolutely unique and unlike other styles. It is characterized by upholstery from expensive fabrics of bright colors combined with the color of the walls, while the legs are usually curved and carved, covered with gilding and varnish, which is the hallmark of this style from the classics and rococo. The main interior items are tables decorated with mosaics, sofas and armchairs with curved backs, huge double-winged wardrobes and chests decorated with artistic carvings and gilding.
An important role is played by lighting, which implies the presence of large windows, a lot of large mirrors that allow you to visually increase the space, and the presence of candles in carved silver or wooden candlesticks. Currently, the role of candles is perfectly performed by crystal sconces, the bases of which are covered with gilding, massive crystal chandeliers, well, we should not forget about floor lamps that have a carved base.
A massive chandelier made of crystal in the lobby in the Baroque style.
A spacious dining room in baroque style. The owner of a country house, most likely, plays the piano, which fits perfectly into the overall picture of the interior.
Baroque in the apartment: the interpretation of style
In the modern world, the interior design in the Baroque style, despite all its splendor and pomposity, is used increasingly rarely, in view of its irrelevance and high cost. However, despite this, some elements of the decor are used successfully in the design of modern apartments and houses, giving a subtle hint to those around for luxury. So there were modern directions of baroque style - this is the design of apartments and houses in neo-baroque style. Baroque in the classical sense of it has always striven for the perfection of every single detail, at the same time for neobarokrochno important technical imperfection, giving a sense of aristocratic negligence.
For neobaroque as well as for classical baroque, it is characteristic to use curved lines, elegant forms. However, the design of apartments in neo-baroque style is distinguished by the use of ultramodern materials, which allows to significantly reduce the costs of creating a style. So, for example, instead of artistic ceiling painting, you can successfully apply photo printing technology on the stretch ceiling, which will undoubtedly add sophistication to the interior at lower cost, and polyurethane is a good analog of expensive gypsum moldings, it is convenient to use both in wall decoration and ceiling. In neobaroque, artificial and natural materials are perfectly combined, for example, plastic, synthetic fabrics and glass can be perfectly combined with wood and natural stone.
The guest room is decorated in the best traditions of Baroque style.
The combination of contrasting colors in the decoration of the living room in the Baroque style.
Restrained bedroom in neo-baroque style.
Decorative Baroque elements
Despite the richness and richness of the interior with a lot of carved and gilded elements, expensive fabrics, do not forget about accessories and other decorative elements that can bring a certain note of completeness and sophistication in the design of apartments. Classic mirrors in antique, carved frames, antique Baroque candlesticks, charming antique watches in the floor, painted vases of all sizes, books, oil paintings on canvas, and, of course, various boxes encrusted with precious and semiprecious stones, which, if properly illuminated, will create additional brilliance.
A gentle bedroom in baroque style with pink tones.
To decorate the bedroom, a contrast of dark brown, gold, red and white colors was used. The furniture is selected according to the style of the baroque.