Hailing from the Rococo: gypsum asymmetry and luxury

By Admin | Building Materials
19 April 2016
Luxury plaster moldings, creamy pastels and a lush gilding - all signs of the Rococo style, one of the most elegant and decorative trends in architecture and design.Its heyday occurred in France in the early XVIII century, during the reign of Louis XV - the monarch, who preferred government business cheerful lady society.The nature of the French king fully reflected in the architecture of its palaces: to replace a heavy cold splendor of Italian Baroque came easy and playful Rococo.
disrupt your normal symmetry of the buildings Rococo disguised straight and flat surfaces shaped decoration made of gypsum: flirty curls, figures and reliefs, as if imitating the court ladies adorned themselves flies and powdered wigs.It is no accident the Rococo period in France is called the time of the gods of love Kupiona and Venus.This - the style of surprise and a daily feast: exquisite moldings randomly got framed windows, doors, stretched on walls and ceilings.Rejecting symmetry and strict regulations, Rococo led
European art to a new level: never before has it been so elegant and sophisticated.
This principle has once again been updated at the end of the last century.The inherent asymmetry of the Rococo has become the basis of such a popular renovation.And again came to the forefront of plaster - this time in the form of drywall.It is because of this material has been possible to break the symmetry of any space - whether it be the usual city apartment, villa or office space.Renovated and open plan become attributes of a new era of construction, which Russia joined more than twenty years ago, thanks to the brand Knauf.
Interesting fact: it is assumed that the concept of renovation - absolutely Russian invention generated naive post-perestroika times when our fellow citizens suddenly awakened sympathy of all things Western.Meanwhile, the word has come to us from the United States, where the winning asymmetry using drywall, in turn, learned from Europeans
Find out more information about the evolution of the drywall here.