Despite the abundance of modern and fashionable styles in interior design, the classic style is not inferior to positions. An entrance hall in the neoclassical style (photo attached) is not only a good design option for this kind of premises, but also an excellent demonstration of all the advantages of this style.An entrance hall in the neoclassical style is a combination of antique forms and comfort
Characteristics of the neoclassical style
The most stable associations that arise when the word "classic" is mentioned are "correct", "exemplary", "ideal". No matter how interesting and unique modern styles are, they will still be compared with the classics and also judged by it.
In a broad sense, the word "classic" means a high, mature stage of development of something. In the development of European art, one can find ancient classics and a number of other "classics", which gives rise to terminological confusion and difficulties in determining the specifics of a particular style. By and large, one should distinguish between "classics" and "classicism".
In the first case, we are talking, first of all, about the ancient classics, in the second - about the style and direction in European art of the 17th-mid-19th centuries, which took the heritage of ancient culture as a model.
The art of modern design, taking advantage of the achievements of ancient classics and classicism, fused them into an interesting education - neoclassicism. The basis of neoclassicism is the aesthetic principles of antiquity, and the ability to interpret them and refract in the space of modern culture - from classicism.
These features make the neoclassical style alive and dynamic, and the interiors decorated in it do not at all resemble a museum. The severity of antiquity and the palace splendor of classicism create a solemn, but not at all uncomfortable space, the interiors of which are unlikely to create an atmosphere of dreaminess and dreams, but composure and high spirits - for sure. Therefore, of course, when choosing interior styles for dwellings, one should take into account this specificity of neoclassicism.
Important! The neoclassical style is appropriate when decorating spacious rooms with high ceilings.
Features of the neoclassical style
The main features of the neoclassical interior style include:
Advice! when decorating small rooms, you should avoid overloading them with massive furniture. Three to four elements are enough. Heavy curtains are only appropriate in rooms facing the sunny side. For other areas, it is better to choose lighter curtains. Curtains can be decorated with lambrequins, fringes and tassels.
The neoclassical style is great for all those who value traditions, but also keep up with modern trends. Who honors family values, but not a stay-at-home and not a conservative. Who loves comfort and antiquity, but does not tolerate dusty carpets and sofas.
Neoclassical interior design
Furniture plays an important role in the creation of the neoclassical style. As a rule, it is made of natural wood: maple, walnut and cherry. However, expensive wood can be replaced with modern products based on MDF with a coating that imitates the texture of wood.
Furniture can be decorated with carvings, gilding, inlays from rare wood, marble, bronze overlays. This makes her a real work of art.
Mirrors are also richly decorated, making the space brighter and brighter. An integral element of the interior in the neoclassical style is a fireplace, faced with marble and with an invariable mantelpiece, on which candlesticks with candles and other interesting accessories can stand.
If the ceilings are high enough, then they can be safely decorated with stucco and baseboards, including gilded. The whole room will be decorated with a large crystal chandelier with many arms and pendants.
For finishing the floor, the most often used parquet "herringbone", parquet board or laminate imitating the texture of oak.
Walls can be decorated with Venetian plaster or wallpaper with floral or geometric patterns. Decorating with wood panels and pilasters possible. The alternation of the dark bottom of the wall with a lighter middle and classic white stucco at the top looks very advantageous.
Traditionally, neoclassicism prefers natural warm colors and shades:
Another solution: a combination of white, milky or beige colors with gold.
note! Neoclassicism does not tolerate sharp contrasts, the room should give a holistic impression of a harmonious combination of colors.
Textiles and other accessories
Textiles in neoclassical interiors can be presented:
Other accessories worth mentioning:
There should be no shortage of lighting. Chandeliers made of crystal or expensive glass, wall sconces, bronze lamps with lampshades, lamps imitating candles, built-in spotlights can be used as lamps.
Any room, including a neoclassical entrance hallway, should give the impression of an expensive, tastefully decorated and furnished space. Everything in it is subordinated to the principles of quality, good quality and solidity.
Neoclassical hallway design
Any house or apartment has an entrance hall. Even the smallest. In the antique house, the entrance hall was small, through it the entrance entered the courtyard, and then into the dwelling itself.
Now the hallway is a showcase of our house, the best materials and interior items are bought for it. She is the first to introduce the conceptual image of the home.
An entrance hall in the neoclassical style immerses those who enter into an atmosphere of respectability and discreet luxury, but to create it, you must adhere to some rules.
Let's start with the fact that in such a hallway it is appropriate to use niches decorated with decorative elements and illuminated spotlights.
Neoclassicism is not only solemn, but also cozy. The furniture in the hallway also serves this purpose. The room may contain:
All furniture should look pretentious and rich, correspond to the features characteristic of the style.
You can't do without huge mirrors in elegant and richly decorated frames. If the size of the hallway allows, you can put several large vases (with or without flowers) in it, as well as hang pictures on the walls.
The floor can be tiled with natural stone or ceramic tiles. The color scheme should be harmonious, made in light colors.
Columns or their imitation on the walls, arched doorways will be excellent solutions for the design of the hallway.
A neoclassical hallway should declare the status and aesthetic preferences of the owners and, at the same time, warmly invite to get to know the house and its inhabitants.