The Baroque style is considered the most expensive, luxurious and majestic dwelling. As a rule, such decoration is found in country houses and palaces.
A distinctive feature of baroque, or as it is also called the palace style, is a spacious bright room with high ceilings.
Owners who have applied in the design of their apartment or house this style will definitely stand out for luxury, wealth and sense of style.
The most complete representation of the baroque will be helped by the palace palaces of France or Italy. Remember the palaces you saw in photos or when you traveled. What immediately pops up in memory?
Correctly, twisted columns, intricate ornaments, huge fireplaces with rich marble decoration, quality textiles, expensive furniture, ceiling frescoes and many ornaments of gold, silver and copper.
Color solution of the interior
Baroque - a lot of noble and rich colors, which are harmoniously combined.
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Designers, as a rule, skillfully outplay the game with color, creating a contrast and emphasizing the depth of the room. In the palace style it is customary to use emerald, turquoise, burgundy, beige, white and black colors.
In a word, any color that looks rich, stately and majestic. And all these colors are successfully supplemented with gold and mother of pearl. This is the perfect combination for a baroque living room.
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If your living room has high ceilings, it is spacious and bright, and perhaps oval in shape, then this is an excellent form to apply the Baroque style.
The chosen style, back in the previous centuries, assumed that a spacious room in the palace should be intended for a dining room or a large hall, where the piano was located and in this hall banquets and receptions were held. In such a room the furniture is placed in an arbitrary order and is not limited to narrow walls.
The flooring in the living room plays an important role. Because it is the floor that should advantageously shade the furniture that is on it.
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The main rule of the baroque: for the floor should be used only expensive materials, such as marble or jellied floor, as a modern imitation of high cost. Another point is a carpet or carpet.
If, you looked at the photos of the baroque living rooms, you might notice that the carpet is located only in the dining area and in no case covers the whole floor.
As for the wall covering, the interior should be designed in a general style and looks just as rich. Marble or its imitation, Venetian plaster or good quality Baroque wallpaper can be used as a cover for walls. It is necessary to complement the walls with stucco, ornaments and tapestries.
A distinctive feature of the design of the baroque living room is the horizontal separation of the walls.
The windows and doors of the living room should not be different from the overall design. The windows are decorated with a rich gilded molding. Curtains should be of expensive fabric and decorated with elegant lambrequins, fringe and picks.
Doors, like the living room itself, should be spacious, best if they are high double doors with beautiful carvings and are in the appropriate color. Doors can be decorated with colored glass or stained glass.
Furniture для гостиной в стиле барокко должна составлять единое целое со всем интерьером.
Furniture должна быть больших размеров, обита дорогой тканью или сделана из дорогого дерева, золото и серебро должны присутствовать, как неизменные составляющие дворцового стиля.
In the living room furniture should be located freely, but at the same time symmetry must be observed. The curious fact is that Baroque furniture was always made with hiding places.
To highlight the interior of the living room in the Baroque style should pay special attention. It is very important that in the daytime the living room is flooded with bright sunlight.
This is possible thanks to the large windows and mirrors used in the interior. In the evening, softer lighting is used. In the era of the kings used multi-tiered crystal chandeliers and candlesticks.
If you chose the Baroque style, then do not forget about the elements of the decor. It's antiques, molding on doors, windows and walls, pictures of majestic battles, tapestries, mirrors, compositions from real flowers and no doubt you should have a fireplace in the living room.
The baroque living room with fireplace will look cozy, but at the same time luxurious and undoubtedly stylish.
Photo of the baroque living room