a dovecote or dovecot / ˈ d ʌ v k ɒ t / or doocot scots: doocot is a structure intended to house pigeons or doves. dovecotes may be free-standing structures in a variety of shapes, or built into the end of a house or barn. they generally contain pigeonholes for the birds to nest. pigeons and doves were an important food source historically in the middle east and europe and were kept for .
in 2000 author ali hanan released a book entitled modern rustic: natural ideas for a contemporary lifestyle on the subject of the method of interior design in which he wrote that 'creating the rustic modern look is an organic process that takes time and commitment. some decorative touches . may take some effort tracking down, but the end .
interior wall coverings in light-frame construction typically include wallboard, lath and plaster or decorative wood paneling. citation needed exterior finishes for walls and ceilings often include plywood or composite sheathing, brick or stone veneers , and various stucco finishes.
inlay covers a range of techniques in sculpture and the decorative arts for inserting pieces of contrasting, often coloured materials into depressions in a base object to form ornament or pictures that normally are flush with the matrix. a great range of materials have been used both for the base or matrix and for the inlays inserted into it. inlay is commonly used in the production of decorative furniture, where pieces of coloured wood, precious metals or even diamonds are inserted into the sur
the international exhibition of modern decorative and industrial arts french: exposition internationale des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes was a world's fair held in paris, france, from april to october 1925.it was designed by the french government to highlight the new style moderne of architecture, interior decoration, furniture, glass, jewelry and other decorative arts in europe .
decorative concrete is the use of concrete as not simply a utilitarian medium for construction but as an aesthetic enhancement to a structure, while still serving its function as an integral part of the building itself such as floors, walls, driveways, and patios. the transformation of concrete into decorative concrete is achieved through the use of a variety of materials that may be applied during the pouring process or after the concrete is cured, these materials and/or systems include but are
moulding, also known as coving, is a strip of material with various profiles used to cover transitions between surfaces or for decoration. it is traditionally made from solid milled wood or plaster, but may be of plastic or reformed wood. in classical architecture and sculpture, the molding is often carved in marble or other stones. a 'plain' molding has right-angled upper and lower edges. a 'sprung' molding has upper and lower edges that bevel towards its rear, allowing mounting between two non
floor & decor holdings, inc., branded as floor & decor, is a multi-channel american specialty retailer of hard surface flooring and related accessories that was founded in 2000 and headquartered in smyrna, georgia a suburb of atlanta . the company’s stores offer tile, wood, laminate, and natural stone flooring products, as well as decorative and installation accessories.
a ceiling / ˈ s iː l ɪ ŋ / is an overhead interior surface that covers the upper limits of a room.it is not generally considered a structural element, but a finished surface concealing the underside of the roof structure or the floor of a story above.
inside, the layout consisted of two floors with four rooms each, linked by a central staircase with a decorative wooden balustrade. ebony and rosewood were used for the interior panelling, floors and ceilings while the floor of the central hall exhibited a diamond parquet design in oak and rosewood.
the architecture of cathedrals, basilicas and abbey churches is characterised by the buildings' large scale and follows one of several branching traditions of form, function and style that all ultimately derive from the early christian architectural traditions established in the constantinian period.. cathedrals, as well as many abbey churches and basilicas, have certain complex structural .
interior decoration and design. interior decoration and interior design of the victorian era are noted for orderliness and ornamentation. a house from this period was idealistically divided in rooms, with public and private space carefully separated.
with their own design office and cabinet-making and upholstery workshops, herter brothers were prepared to accomplish every aspect of interior furnishing including decorative paneling and mantels, wall and ceiling decoration, patterned floors, and carpets and draperies.