If you are a connoisseur of luxury, and love when the apartment looks solid and noble - a living room in the English style will be the best option for you.
In order to emphasize the style, you need to choose natural materials with the appropriate quality.
It should be noted that the creation of English style in the interior of the living room, will cost a tidy sum, because the style is found in elite houses.
What is necessary for the English style?
English style is difficult to confuse with another, because its details have a pronounced character of the aristocracy.
The main feature of the English style is spaciousness. However, the use of large rooms is not necessary, a small room can be made so that it will be a copy of English traditions. An important detail is the ceilings, they should be higher than usual. With the use of stucco when finishing.
A massive door and a large chandelier, emphasize the English style. Lamps for a chandelier, choose in the form of candles, this will accentuate the note of the aristocracy.
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The modern English style of the living room should contain a large number of textiles: curtains, rugs and rich carpets.
If you have an English-style living room with a fireplace, then it must be finished with a natural stone.
The colors for the living room are selected from the following list: burgundy, dark green, gold and bronze.
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Since walls are an important attribute in any style, the creation of a drawing room in English style begins with them.
The walls, upholstered in textiles, will emphasize the style well, and will complement the elegance of interior items. In the case when you are not afraid of large financial costs, you can apply drape the walls with a cloth. Tapestry and portrait fabric will do.
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Colors for decoration should choose warm tones: red, green, burgundy and golden. At the same time, if the choice fell on the wallpaper - floral motifs will do the best.
Often there are roses. If you follow the traditions, then the patterns of heraldry and strict straight lines are applicable.
The same applies to the combined method. For example: part of the wall is finished with natural materials, and some with wallpaper or paint. Photos of the living room in the English style can be seen below.
What should be the floor and ceiling?
As stated earlier, it is desirable to apply a molding on the ceiling, you can decorate it in white.
When choosing a chandelier, a volumetric chandelier with a large number of hanging components will be preferable. Preference is given to the elements of crystal. Or a magnificent lampshade is used.
The floor covering should be approached with the appropriate scrupulousness. If wooden parquet is used, then it should be treated with lacquer, this will lend shine. But it is important to leave the natural texture.
When choosing a ceramic coating, plates of several shades are used. And different patterns are created. The skirting of light shades will help to emphasize the English style.
Elements of furniture
Furniture for the living room in the English style is selected from the highest grades. The main indicator of quality is the tree. Subsequently it is treated, as well as the floor. In this case, the colors are diverse, and you can choose for every taste.
A delicate note of England is the elements of antiques, if they are not - the furniture grows old by an artificial method.
Sofas in the English style for the living room are selected in large sizes. Various racks and chests of drawers are applicable. An important furniture component is: a table, upholstered in leather or tapestry.
In form, the elements must have strict, smooth lines. On the upholstery of sofas there is often a drawing. For special connoisseurs, there are models of sofas, with legs encrusted with pearls, but such a pleasure is not everyone's will.
Elements of textiles
Curtains must first of all be of good quality. Velvet and brocade are the best choice. Decoration of curtains is made by fringe, picks are made in the form of wide strips, or a cord with magnificent brushes. Suspend curtains preferably on a wooden ledge.
The color of the fabric either has one tone, or there are patterns on it. By the way, the cushions for the sofa are made of the same fabric.
The floor covering is partially covered with a carpet. It does not exclude the use of patterns. And it should consist of natural wool. Thus, the English keep their feet warm while they sit by the fireplace.
Supplement the interior will help wall paintings, and sculptures, majestically standing side by side. Elements of lighting, mostly antique. Shelves with books and sideboards with expensive utensils should be present.
Over the fireplace, you can make a shelf with family photos, and elements designed for Christmas: fir twigs, candles. And on a wooden table should always be present a large plate of fruit and a vase of flowers.
Photo of the living room in the English style