Today colonial style in an interior, as well as several centuries ago. It`s combination of respectability and cozy exotic embodied in a comfortable situation of an interior.
At once it should be noted that those whose level of prosperity is above an average are able to afford to issue the house in similar style because natural materials and exotic objects isn`t cheap.
History says: the English colonies in such countries as Africa, Australia, Asia, India — where the hot climate left the print on everything that was touched by the human`s hand. In turn, the English colonialists were the people who did not get used to this contrast at all, tried to adapt in everything new housing to the damp and stuffy environment.
Further we will in details consider distinctive features of colonial style.
Quite naturally that from an environment of exteriors of colonial houses violent vegetation in the form of palm trees, lianas or ferns filtered also into internal rooms. Therefore, without using of live tropical trees and plants in tubs it is impossible to issue a plausible interior in colonial style
Windows and doors are surely big, wooden. There have to be exits in a garden or to the yard directly from a drawing room , kitchen or a bedroom, therefore windows often perform function of doors therefore the design «in a floor» is established.
In the majority, homes executed in colonial style are structures with two floors, and here we will notice that the second floor is, also, decorated with special «lifting» or «georgic» windows.
If the stone and wood are paramount materials in colonial interiors, then closely follow them the forged elements, copper objects, a brick and clay (in kitchen rooms).
New House Design Photos In Sri Lanka in an interior consists of natural materials: a massive wooden board or a stone laying. Walls paint in light shades, instead of paint it is possible to use monophonic wall-paper with the frequent and small relief imitating bamboo shaving.
Ceilings in a colonial interior are an interesting question: they can be the equal white, traditionally decorated with wooden beams, but also the surface of ceilings can be decorated with interior fabrics, a canvas or skin that creates fantastically picturesque effect.
In truly colonial houses all main surfaces (walls, floors, ceilings) were always issued in light neutral shades: cream, white, ivory, sand. It became, first of all, in order that the house interior, despite hot climate, was felt more cool, and the motley color palette and dark frameworks of furniture looked like effective contrast.