What you should know about the Oriental decoration
Have you been in the Orient? Or maybe you sometimes dream. Yes, the fairy-tale Orient has fascinated many of us in our childhood. The tales of 1001 nights sound is still in our memory and take us into the magical East, where the eternal summer reigns and where the stars appear at night more. Thanks to today’s multiculturalism and the lightning-fast development of new communication technologies and the international trade, it is possible to feel closer to other cultures. Benefit, and introduce an exotic flair to your home. Oriental decoration would be a perfect opportunity.
Elaborate elegance from the Orient
Nowadays, there are a wide range of beautiful items and home accessories that come from the Orient. Of course, you can purchase many of them quite easily online. You can design your whole home or just a single room in the Oriental style desire. Oriental decoration can be combined with a modern, minimalist style, by focusing only on certain elements.
Pleasant serenity and soft, silky
What are the most important guidelines for the Oriental décor?
Let us first start with the colors. Strong shades are particularly in demand. Warm tones such as yellow, Orange and Red are very popular. In combination with azure blue or purple, and purple, to reach the optimum effect. Silver and gold may lack also in any case. If you like it but more subtly, then you should set rather to neutral shades like beige, white or light brown.
Azure blue for more freshness and a mystical touch
Colourful feast for the senses
Patterns and ornaments
Typical pattern for the Oriental decoration are those related to the vegetation. Vines, blossoms and leaves are very popular and also arabesques are called. It is exactly the geometric patterns and ornaments. You can find these everywhere on screens, hanging lamps, candle holders, wall decoration, tiles and kilims. The art of calligraphy is not to forget.
You can see the Arabic characters often on the walls, teapots or large bulbous vases and bowls
Filigree patterns everywhere
Antique Persian wooden chest
Moroccan Lantern – the symbol of the Oriental furnishing style
When it comes to textiles, silks and velvets are in the first place. Not less popular and even cotton, organza and Brocade are suitable. You can attach quiet thin veil over the bed and combine them with colorful cushions and soft, colorful carpets.
Natural materials and soft fabrics in bright colours
Heavy, colorful Persian carpets, fine silk and soft Velvet
Scented cedar wood for the furniture, real leather for the pouf, stained-glass for mosaics and ceramic tiles are just a few of the most important materials used in the Oriental style. Many accessories are made of precious metals such as silver, gold, copper and brass.
Golden vines on fine porcelain
Stained-glass and splendid mosaics
Now you need to look a little more on the Internet or to go to the right home accessories on the next flea market and find textiles for your own personal, oriental atmosphere. Much success!
Typical Moorish wall tiles with floral patterns
Modern Oriental ambience
Orient meets modernity
Authentic nostalgia for oriental art
Introduce certain elements in your interior
Bulbous, heavy brass Bowl
Meaningful combination of colors for your bedroom