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.
Textiles and Accessories African style. Textiles should be of saturated colors, eye-catching with its brightness and variegation of ornamental zigzag and diamond-shaped figures on such items as upholstery of chairs, stools, curtains, bedspreads and pillows. You can even make the panels of mottled textiles. This ornament is available on the tableware, carpets and floor lamps. It is allowed to use the skins instead of the carpet. You can apply a lot of things ss accessories, such as bamboo curtains, clay figurines, ivory figurines, amulets, wicker lampshades, wooden blinds, hunting trophies, African masks as well as live plants, such as ferns or palm laurel. Mirror and photo frames made of bamboo or cork looks great in the African interior. However, you should not arrange the ethnic museum at your home. The sense of proportion is still required.
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