Wallpapering – many possibilities. Wall coverings with style and style.
With the help of wallpaper, you can achieve almost any surface texture and any effect. Properly selected wallpaper perfectly emphasizes the style of the interior.
We present a small overview of wallpapers, selected from a huge number of patterns of structural wallpapers or wallpapers imitating various types of surfaces. We will show some examples on the following pages, how to decorate the walls of a room in a style from a specific era. But let's remember, that the proper effect can be obtained only by combining stylish interior elements and wallpapers into a homogeneous whole. When you decide to buy wallpaper, it's best to go to a specialized store, where you can admire them in all their glory . The wallpaper pieces included in the pattern catalogs are too small, to imagine the effect.
The wallpaper offer changes with the fashion. There are more and more new ones in stores, interesting patterns. Let's have a look, what is on the market today.
Today's offices, offices and other public spaces are most often modern, raw interiors. Many people feel bad in such rooms. Staying in them for many hours a day, he likes to return to a cozy home. A cozy interior must have walls covered with some material – so decorated. That's what our Stone Age ancestors already understood, who decorated the walls of their caves with elaborate drawings.
Around the fourteenth century, various materials and leathers began to be stretched on the walls. Wallpaper precursors, and therefore wall coverings on a layer of paper, they appeared in the eighteenth century in England and, above all, in France. Even the famous Montgolfier brothers' hot air balloon was built from sheets of wallpaper.
Advances in printing techniques and mass production have made wallpapers also available to less wealthy people. The final breakthrough in this area was brought about by the development of rotary printing houses in the 19th century.
Expensive wallpapers are worth the price
Wallpapers with patterns that represent a specific style – as shown on this page – are also produced today, with great attention to detail and excellent materials. Their high price corresponds to their quality, that's why they are only available on request.
In the history of interior decoration, each era required a different wall finish.
Renaissance (ok.1450-1600) – Back to antiquity. Its clear forms and balanced proportions have been rediscovered for the art of construction and used in interior design (furniture, wallpapers). The basic pattern is characterized by strict symmetry and static ornamentation with floral elements. Intense colors are obligatory.
Baroque (ok. 1600) – A time of presentable extravagance. All of Europe is imitating Louis XIV, "Sun King", and the splendor of his court. The still valid symmetry is slowly being replaced by rich ornamentation and any forms. Each decorative element serves to create a dynamically felt space.
Rokoko (ok. 1725-1775) – The age of sophistication. Baroque forms develop into a salon style, it is not so much important to emphasize the spiritual and world greatness, how much turn in the sphere of privacy. Grace and grace remain sought and appreciated, with an indication of playing with form. The interiors are decorated in pastel shades.
Classicism (ok.1770-1850) – Permanence of forms. Just like in the Renaissance, architects remembered about ancient patterns. In this way, they expressed the freedom obtained after the French Revolution in architecture. The most important features of this period are straightness, harmonious proportions and simple ornamentation.
Biedermeier (ok. 1816) – The bourgeoisie period. People felt the need to create cozy interiors for themselves. Comfortable and comfortable four walls have become a mainstay. Furniture and wallpaper had to be cozy. The style of the rooms is defined by delicate patterns – flowers, ribbons, wreaths – in subtle colors.
Secesja (ok.1900) – Styling period. The creators return to patterns taken from nature devoid of pathos. The organic has mastered the drawing, vegetable, delicately bent flower forms – right angles and parallel lines can only be found as tapers. Plant motifs have been rendered unreal and very diminished.