Dark Color Schemes In Classical Interiors

Belgian Pearls blog posted some amazing pictures of photographer Claude Smekens work. His wife Magda Desmet, who is a stylist and decorator work for several renowned Belgian interior design magazines. Look at the deep colors in this classical interior. Dark gray walls and stone flooring make rich gilt furniture and accessories stand […]

Directoire Style

Empire Style was a result of Napoleon’s reign in 1769 through 1821. It was the second phase of neoclassicism (which is also called “Directoire”) which is simply a style engaged by the government during that time. The Empire style furniture is usually massive in scale and often has very severe look to the furniture, resulting […]