Period room

Period room

A collection of original furniture and furnishings, usually recreated in a historical era or presenting an aesthetically pleasing combination that may never existed in that form in a particular building.
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While in the wrong hands this might have produced a recherche period room, the effect was a vivid realisation of the architectonic aspirations that Mondrian had for his painting, and for the Neo-Plasticist movement.
This dinky en suite shows how you can create a bathroom in a period room without spoiling the aesthetics | 2.
uk/soho-house) Home of industrialist and entrepreneur Matthew Boulton from 1766 to 1809, this carefully-restored Georgian house features period room interiors with fine collections of ormolu, silver, furniture and paintings.
Finally, he shows how the room he was given for this exhibition, with its low ceiling and concrete floor, might appear if it were a period room in the style of the 18th-century British architect Robert Adam.
The dedicated study area The room was a chaotic jumble The mirror adds to the sense of space and the fireplace keeps the drama of the period room Fresh white paint contrasts with the bright orange walls and the quirky accessories Now a bright and welcoming room, divided into zones for resting, studying and playroom Photos: DAVID GILES Privacy without losing light is gained with window film and slatted blinds, while a new cover, below, revives an old chair
In a period room like this, invest in fitting finishing touches.
Indeed, these paintings have served as the basis for period room reconstructions in museums (Art and Home reproduces a 1964 installation photograph from the Centraal Museum, Utrecht), nor to mention the showrooms of countless antique dealers.
The walls appear to levitate 150mm off the ground plane, strengthening the illusion that they have flown in from another planet, like the astronaut's capsule in the period room at the end of 2001 -- A Space Odyssey.
Inject some retro style into a modern setting with an antique mirror or vintage chandelier, or add some quirkiness to a period room with a lava lamp or retro radio.
5 million and has seen the restoration of original features including a Georgian period room and a section of the building dating back to Tudor times.