African Interior Furnishing. As for the furniture, it also must be remembered that the natural materials or otherwise their very high quality imitation are a main criterion. If we talk about Africa, the basic materials are such as cane, rosewood, bamboo, sandal, rattan, clay, as well as leather, reptile leather, savanna animals` skins, palm bark etc. The made of wood furniture resembles with simplicity, roughness, and heaviness. Also it has a geometric shapes. Furniture can be supplemented with paintings or carvings. Wrought-iron furniture as well as the wicker one with soft mattresses and pillows, carelessly hanging blankets is appropriate in the interior. Furniture upholstered with dark brown leather, as well as furniture made of bamboo looks great here. Massive timber trunks and hanging racks with rude shelves, hanging on a simple rope directly under the ceiling are widely used as the decor.
African furniture style, exotic ethno interiors are always original, original, because they are timeless. However, there is also need to keep a sense of proportion. Therefore, if you are not quite ready to create unusual African interior design style which is unusually bright, then only some of its elements can be used in the interior as an option, that are present in such styles as, let`s say, Colonial or Art Deco. But if you are quite ready to the difficult the experiment, so welcome to the sultry Africa. You should be ruled by common features which are caused by climatic, natural conditions, as well as the used materials as a basis when decorating the dwelling according to African style. Typically, designers are taking a mixture of interior components of African peoples` homes in different localities as a design core. Thus, there are typically divided in two pan-African ethnic styles of Egyptian and Moroccan. efore the creation of African style in the interior, it is necessary to determine the goal: either the task is to introduce a number of African colorful shades in the interior or it will be the most complete repetition of the main features of African homes. When a course is chosen, you can proceed to the implementation of your ideas.
Convey the feel of a French Polynesian bungalow with furniture made from teak, bamboo or banana leaf. Furniture made from rattan, wicker or water hyacinth also imparts a tropical feel. Include layers of organic texture with items made from woven seagrass such as area rugs, baskets, chairs and headboards. Provide an extra layer of privacy when needed with matchstick blinds on windows. Plantation-style shutters work well with wood paneling. Grasscloth wallpaper is another option for adding texture and color to walls. Bring in a touch of Tahitian culture with colorful, hand printed pareus. Pareus are brightly colored sheets of fabric that can be wrapped around one's body and worn as a simple dress or draped across a bed, the back of a sofa or the arm of a chair for a splash of color and pattern. Hang a collection of authentic wood Polynesian tiki masks or display carved tiki sculptures on a table or shelf. Hang a framed Polynesian tapa on the wall. Tapas are paintings on fabric, traditionally used as celebration dance dresses depicting tattooed heiva dancers, Marquesan women, aquatic animals and traditional Marquesan tattoo motifs. In lieu of traveling to French Polynesia to acquire these tribal treasures, look for them online.
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