If you want to fill your house or apartment with moderate luxury, but at the same time not be surrounded by the guild and expensive materials, when planning the future interior, first of all, pay attention to the Egyptian style. Noteworthy, the premises in this style will be full of not only luxury and richness of ancient royal palaces but also such unique features as restraint and tranquility.
Many people may think that this style of the interior may be reproduced only in large detached houses, mansions and cottages, but that is not true. The Egyptian interior may be reproduced even in the ordinary apartment with the old planning, but in this case, you should follow certain criteria.
The internal premises finishing
Choosing the materials for the internal premises finishing, first you should pay attention to its color palette. Egyptian interior is characterized by such colors as the elephant ivory, ochre, light-yellow and beige. Put in a nutshell, the color gamma of premises should reflect the Egyptian sunlight and sand. Besides, you scan not but note the comfort of using the said colors as they will be perfect not only for the entrance hall but also for the sitting room, or such intimate rooms as bedroom and bathroom.
As a flooring you may use the ceramic tiles, cork floor, artificial parquet or laminate with the pattern characteristic of the said style. When finishing the walls and ceiling you may install a small decorative border between these room items. If possible, the decorative board should be decorated with a pattern in the form of pictographic or reflect the elements of Egyptian hieroglyphs.
The door apertures and windows should preferably be arranged in the form of arches. If possible, install several fake windows in the premises, decorated according to the style. The very decorative constructions may be made of any modern construction material, for instance, of gypsum plasterboard.
Furniture and textile
The choice of furniture is not least important in the Egyptian interior arrangement. As a rule, the furniture and textile fill the premise with some special richness and luxury, therefore, you will not be able to economize here. The furniture must be made of some rich wood species. Especially, the furniture design is of crucial importance. The Egyptian furniture is quite original by shape: legs in the form of animals’ paws, armrests in the form of tigers and panthers, Egyptian ornaments on the facades. Not only curving in Egyptian style may act as a décor, but also some other decorative elements, like incrustation with the ivory or precious stones (malachite, azure stone, turquoise, etc.).
As to the style, you should pay attention both to the color, pattern and texture. Rich materials, such as light silk and atlas will only underline the richness and luxury, therefore, you should first of all set your heart on them. If the monotonic curtains and bedspreads do not correspond to your taste preferences, you should diversify their monotony with the strict geometric pattern in compliance with general stylistics interior.
Accessories, like other components, help in an arrangement the Egyptian interior. The room may be complemented by diverse vases, pictures and statuettes, the only thing that matters is that all of them should evoke associations with the epoch of Ancient Egypt. These may be antique amphoras, statuettes of pharaohs and Nefertiti, pictures with the Egyptian hieroglyphs and ancient Egyptian gods.