History of the living room

Posted on: 05 June/  Posted by: Ana PetrovicNo comments.

Living rooms represent a central hub for most families. From entertainment and relaxation, to simply having a conversation with our friends and family members, living room is a safe space for many of us. That’s why it might be surprising for you to hear that living rooms are relatively a new thing.

Humans are social creatures and family-oriented homes had existed for centuries. So, how come it took living rooms so long to come about? Well, short answer is that only fairly recently people started having disposable income and free time, mostly thanks to industrial revolution and then, subsequently, better working rights. Anyway, with more time and money, people started thinking more on how to make their living spaces more enjoyable and pleasant. The result was – a living room. But, we are getting ahead of ourselves…

Living room
Living room
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A tidy home without shelves? Impossible!

Posted on: 03 June/  Posted by: Ana PetrovicNo comments.

Shelves are an essential piece of domestic equipment that has been around since our civilization left the caves and started creating first houses. While the oldest shelf, for what we know dated in 8th century, was made of a simple panel attached to a vertical surface, there are now thousands of different types of shelves available to the average person. Among the things we never think about, but they are all around us are certainly shelves. Whether they are hanging, rotating, or free-standing, wooden, metal, or glass, angular, curved, or corner, whether we use them to place books, dishes, towels, accessories, or make-up, we can’t arrange our interior properly without them, that’s for sure.

Many connected wall shelves
Many connected wall shelves
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Home furnishing inspired by Africa

Posted on: 25 May/  Posted by: Ana PetrovicNo comments.
African-inspired home furnishing
African-inspired home furnishing

When traveling to far away places is not possible, why not bringing those places to your home? Most people who tend to experiment with geographical regions in their interior decoration usually choose between the Asian, or western-inspired elements. In the flurry for standout home decor, the beauty of African-inspired decor stays mostly unnoticed.
African-inspired interior design is great for people who love to combine warm, ground colors, natural materials, such as wood and leather, home plants, but also for the people who prefer bright colors on tiles, furniture, or fabrics.
Let’s grasp some ideas on how to decorate your private space in the most vivid and dashing of all styles – African style.

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