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Decorex International 2011 !!! hurry up!

Decorex International 2011 , the british trendsetting event is coming soon,  25-28 september 2011, the love design event will be held in the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, if you have the chance to go you will see  the latest trends on interior design , and , as they self explain  “unparalleled level of bussiness for months and years to come”

If you love interior design as much as i do, belive me, this events is just as amazing as the Milan Salone Internazionale del Mobile, and event that you just have to visit.

Sofía.

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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.