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The work of Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre

The work of Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre leaves me speechless, i have hardly ever seeing this kind of work with other photographers. Ruins in all its splendor.

“Ruins are the visible symbols and landmarks of our societies
and their changes, small pieces of history in suspension.

The state of ruin is essentially a temporary situation that happens at
some point, the volatile result of change of era and the fall of empires.
This fragility, the time elapsed but even so running fast, lead us to watch them one very last time :
being dismayed, or admire, making us wondering about the permanence of things.

Photography appeared to us as a modest way
to keep a little bit of this ephemeral state.” – Yves Marchand & Romain Meffre.

I can hardly call this post about interior design, yet i could´t help to share this photos with you.

http://www.marchandmeffre.com

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Illustrated Guide for Curtain Styles

So , today I´ve decided to give you an illustrated guide for curtain styles. Curtains can be very tricky, we desperatly need them to complete the perfect look in our homes, yet, the wide variety of curtain styles available out there can drive us nuts . With this post you´ll see that it is not so difficult to identify the different types and lines between each style and also impress your friends with your vast knowledge of curtain names !

Louis XIII

Friezes are simple,most fabrics are reused.

Louis XIV

Courtains with baroque style are represented in the Louis XIV type of frieze.

Louis XV

Louis XV curtains are the equivalent to Rococo lines in furniture, but translated into fabric.

Louis XVI

Above all, Louis XVI curtains should maintain symmetry, new shapes , forms and types of draping are found.

Directorio

This particular french curtain style  lasted only a few years. The most important characteristic of this style are the straight and simple lines in the fabrics.

Empire Style

Empire Style curtains are always rich and interesting. Bold and voluminous fabrics are typical of this style.

Biedermeier Style

Biedermeier style curtains are good in entertaining areas.  Always light and enchanting, fabrics used in this particular style have soft colors.

Napoleon III

Napoleon III  curtains  always have an intense decor, with rich fabrics, colors and patterns.

Modern

Modern Style curtains are functional and simple.