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Concerning ceiling and floor it is necessary to be guided, at their finishing, by dimensions of rooms. If it is supposed to finish the horizontal planes in multifamily house of panel type, then, first of all, repairmen are concerned by question how visually to increase space and to leave from feeling of pressure of ceiling. Therefore the ceiling and floor, as a rule, trim with the materials capable to be imperceptible. As for walls, here everyone can show imagination. Most of us are familiar with finishing of walls by method of painting and pasting of wall-paper, but actually material selection and technologies is much more. Let’s dwell upon some of them to be defined by comparison method that it is really better for each case.
Wall-paper – new view on traditional covering
If your walls demand repair and new finishing, do not hurry to refuse wall-paper in view of the fact that old you were bothered, and there is a wish to change interior cardinally. Even if since the last repair there have passed 3 years, today’s range of wall-paper is capable to surprise even the experienced buyer. Singularity of the drawing on wall-paper and attractiveness of their invoice are capable to turn any idea into reality. At the same time wall-paper remains economic option and the most convenient material in work, wall-paper can be changed even without dismantling laminate. Especially if to get models where putting glue only on wall is required.
What technologies of finishing of walls wall-paper are most popular today and what models are for buyers in the greatest demand?
The trends leading in the field of dressing of walls are the most practical, universal, but at the same time not deprived of originality and novelty of technology: The Japanese style in interior – very popular model of finishing today. Traditional bamboo wall-paper of the most different coloring favourably will emphasize the chosen direction. Natural bamboo wall-paper not only is beautiful, they look rather respectably.
The Japanese style in interior – very popular model of finishing today. Traditional bamboo wall-paper of the most different coloring favourably will emphasize the chosen direction. Natural bamboo wall-paper not only is beautiful, they look rather respectably.
Creation of unusual interiors by method of combination of wall-paper, at first sight absolutely different in color, the drawing size – one more effective method of visual change of space. The result which could be received only by means of painting earlier can be received today, using wall-paper. The interiors issued by means of several models of wall-paper from one collection are interesting and unusual. Alternating the strips, similar in color or impressive scheme, differing with the drawing it is possible to create effect of illumination, camber or concavity of wall.
The accent of interior can be created by means of wall-paper with very large drawing, paste over with not seldom such wall-paper only one of walls, for the others other type of the drawing is selected. The large and bright drawing of wall-paper with gilding as well as possible is suitable for registration in the Italian style.
Wall-paper under painting from fiber glass has great popularity. Keeping the best qualities of impressive wall-paper, fiber glass models are expected 6 – 8 colourings. That the invoice of such wall-paper “has not rolled” in paint, it is necessary to paint them minimum possible layer.
Still, it is recommended to emphasize in interior classics or the English restraint by means of textile wall-paper. Very much interiors where apply textile wall-paper and decorative buazer panels show to advantage.
Decorative panels for modern repair
Without dirt, dust and any wet technologies it is possible to change cardinally interior by means of decorative panels. The richness of their choice is caused by availability of models from plastic, MDF, the chipboard covered with natural interline interval. Decorative panels suit for the interior registration conceived in any style. Among the range it is possible to find the panels imitating natural materials: bamboo, tree, skin, natural stone, brick, tile. Also there are many models capable to decorate walls in vintage style and style of techno.
Plastic panels are not expensive, the term of their operation is stated by the producer big. They are practical as they can be washed, vacuumed. Panel boards are, of course, not cheap, but also they look very respectably.
Mounting of the majority of types of decorative panels does not demand preliminary alignment of walls, they fasten to walls several easy ways, depending on model:
- on furring;
- on self-tapping screws without furring;
- on special fixers which have completed some models.
But there are also panels which are glued directly on the wall which is previously leveled.
Mosaic in interior registration of living rooms, corridors and halls
The very first models of mosaic panels were developed for finishing of bathing, toilet rooms and kitchens. But producers have considerably expanded the range, today the mosaic is successfully applied in finishing of living rooms, bedrooms, halls and corridors. Not only full-size mosaic panels with which it is possible to trim one wall are popular or to involve everything, creating original mosaic composition.
In interiors of classical style often apply subject panels of certain sizes, combining it with other finishing materials. It can be portraits or landscapes. Frame options are interesting by mosaic of any elements of decor: mirrors, pictures or arches.
Traditional mosaic panels have depth and saturation of the color shades received thanks to special technology of their production. Surprisingly, but today the mosaic from leather, tree, metal and nacre is widespread not less than mosaic from ceramics, there are even models from fur.
The fresco became more available
One of the chosen design receptions is application of fresco when dressing interiors. The classical fresco is carried out by hand-painted method on crude plaster and is recognized as one of the most expensive receptions of decor. To the delight of admirers of exclusive magnificent interiors the fresco became much more available thanks to application of modern technological less expensive methods. It is possible to get the ready fresco put, traditionally, on crude plaster and fixed on the polyurethane basis or fresco on thin cloth received by the press on quartz sand. Such models of frescos cost cheaper, in comparison with those which are applied directly on wall.
Very originally the frescos placed in niches, concave walls look. Also the method of drawing the large image on one or two adjacent walls, including door opening is popular.
Photo printing: huge opportunities of simple method of registration
It is almost impossible to create expressive interior in modern style without photo printing. Modern technologies are capable to offer unique options of interior photo of registration.
It should be noted the main primary feature of photo printing – to increase space, visually moving apart walls. Having completely issued one of apartment walls photowall-paper with city landscape, it is easy to create illusion of the huge window coming to the busy highway or the park. The photo printing allows to create landscapes from the fund and collages from collection of family photos.
It is possible to carry to shortcomings of this way of dressing that too expressive photos cannot be placed in zone of constant attention as it can lead to fast accustoming and some feeling of persistence of bright landscape.
Until recently porcelain tile was positioned as material for finishing of outside facades and floors in rooms, but today it actively began to be applied when finishing walls of living rooms and corridors. More and more popular material becomes thanks to combination of consumer characteristics: unsurpassed wear resistance and excellent ability of imitation of many materials (natural stone, skin, tree, etc.).
The choice of this type of finishing is often caused by desire to make repair for ages. By means of porcelain tile it is easy to recover even the building which is in critical condition, it is capable to bear considerable operational loading. It is natural that at recovery of the house detailed calculations of foundation loads, walls, overlappings will be necessary.
Dressing by brick
Finishing decorative brick it is impossible to call idle time, it is rather difficult process. But material is popular thanks to the fact that it is irreplaceable during creation of special styles: Gothic (castle), Scandinavian, Alpine (chalet), rural, hi-tech, modernist style, loft (factory) and also special classical.
This material is suitable for spacious rooms more with high ceilings where there is fireplace with flue.
By means of brick it is possible to solve problem of finishing of long rooms cases with high ceilings where it is impossible to take down trussed partitions. Such rooms – big problem for owners of the former communal flats and designers working on their reconstruction.
Brickworks are recommended to be covered with colourless lacquer, it does laying of the most expressive and simplifies care of surface. Not seldom such walls coat and, in use recolour in different colors.
Coloring of walls
Application of coloring of walls – one of favourite tools of designers as by method of combination of different flowers it is possible to achieve absolutely unique space registration. Big advantage of coloring is that it can be applied to walls and ceiling and to create uniform composition. Coloring enjoys popularity thanks to the fact that it remains one of the most economic ways of finishing.
Today it is very fashionable to combine in interior pattern drawing the large drawing on one of walls which automatically becomes the main accent around which certain composition is created.
Long walls are benefited from multi-colored registration: apply two similar shades of paint and separate them asymmetrically strip of original form. Finishing of walls has to be combined with finishing of ceiling, floor, furniture and other home decoration. Often coloring is combined with finishing by decorative plaster.
Unlimited perspectives of decorative plaster
The enviable popularity of decorative plaster occasionally surprises, material, probably, will never get out of fashion. Attractiveness of decorative plaster in possibility of creation on its basis absolutely not of similar structures. It is one of the few materials which can be characterized as traditional and innovative at the same time. For fans of the ancient interiors aiming to turn back the clock, this material helps to express the most intimate thoughts and ideas of perfect interior.
Today are relevant in surface finishing, visually perceived as ancient, naturally grown old. If to speak about color, then soft, warm shades with gilding inclusion, are still relevant. They successfully emphasize luxury and special chic of interior. Decorative plaster is successfully used when finishing interiors in style of art deco, in classical style.
Even more often decorative plaster began to participate in registration of bathrooms, the combined bathrooms, kitchens.
If desired to realize projects, difficult on texture and color combination, it is necessary to prefer professional services as the end result depends on technology of drawing and application of special purpose tools. Simple technology of drawing like “rock” can be mastered independently. Wounds offers the huge choice of this material today: from elite to economic models.
Decorative plaster is created on the basis of the same components: pebble gravel from granite, quartz, marble, dolomite, fibers from nylon or cellulose and synthetic granules. Depending on manufacturing techniques and percentage combination of components material is so various that does not cease to surprise consumers with the opportunities.
Eko of covering for the eco-friendly house
General aspiration to ecological purity – at all not craze, today it became pressing need of one and all. The situation develops in such a way that confidence that on our planet still there were clean places no therefore everyone tries at least within the opportunities to secure the dwelling. Application modern finishing eko materials is more and more propagandized and finds the increasing popularity. Already traditionally we carry coverings to such materials from:
- pith and wood interline interval;
- jute fiber;
- bamboo lamels;
There are also others eko the coverings made, sometimes, of the most unexpected raw materials. Some from in the above described sections materials can also be carried surely to eko to coverings.
Within this material we have considered only some materials for finishing of walls. Certainly, everyone chooses proceeding from own preferences and limit of the budget.
The harmonious space – concept is ambiguous because for one is small cozy room with mass of small parts, for another – the huge living room in style of minimalism with exit to huge balcony having very conditional border with internal interior. The market of finishing materials is very various and at good choice even the cheapest material is capable to change space and to present it in the most advantageous light.