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Rectangles and Squares in Design

Rectangles and Squares in Design

  APRIL FOR GEOMETRY Part 2     Squares and rectangles are stable shapes with right angles. They represent order and organization that can calm an otherwise chaotic interior to prompt an atmosphere of tranquil perspective. These shapes inspire a sense of familiarity and security when used in a home interior. They are effective features in places where serious work needs to take place, like kitchens, libraries, or your home office. Such geometric elements will stand for balance, professionalism, and efficiency - all of which you’ll want in more studious parts of the house     shop     shop     shop...

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Round Shapes in Design

Round Shapes in Design

  APRIL FOR GEOMETRY Part 1 Geometry influences relationships between human beings and their built environment; graphic patterns, prints, shapes, and forms set proportions and interconnect with personalities.The ancient Greeks believed in sacred geometry and extended the principles to interior design and decorating. The ancient Chinese entrusted shapes to be fundamental elements of visual art.Let's explore this month with 5 episodes the psychology of different geometric shapes in Design.     Circles have no beginning or end. They represent the everlasting heavenly whole, addressing the sun, the earth, the moon, and the universe. Circles are graceful and their curves perceived as feminine.Rounded shapes, presented in home decor, give soothing...

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Venini Murano Glass Spotlight

Venini Murano Glass Spotlight

    The name Venini in design is synonymous with superb taste and elegant modern style. A creator, entrepreneur, and visionary, Paolo Venini changed the landscape of Murano glass, transforming it into a symbol of excellence on the international scene.In October of 1921 Milanese lawyer Paolo Venini and Venetian antiquarian Giacomo Cappellin founded “Vetri Soffiati Cappellin Venini & C.” on the Murano Island, laying the foundations of the innovative stylistic identity, embracing avant garde, and mastering glassmaking techniques, like reticello and pulegoso...Venini took control of the company in 1925, which continued to the present day.       Throughout its rich history, its remarkable...

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