Provence is a French “country”, a style of the southern region of France, which is associated with magnificent nature and delicious country food, bright sunshine and the fresh smell of the sea. Provence style is a charming atmosphere of coziness and positive, it is ideal for a country house, however, observing the main trends, even small rooms can be decorated in this style. When designing a kitchen in the Provence style, color is of the utmost importance. As a rule, light, pastel colors and milky shades are used for decoration. For kitchen furniture in the Provence style, white, light transparent shades of green and turquoise, the colors of lavender and sea waves, as well as warm terracotta and yellow tones, are relevant. The basic materials of the Provence style are rough stucco and wood, so kitchens in the Provence style are most often made of solid wood or appropriately decorated.
Actual items of kitchen furniture – round dining tables, a variety of sideboards, cabinets, display cases, and chests of drawers, as well as numerous open shelves filled with trinkets or kitchen utensils that are decoration elements. Continue reading
To emphasize the natural beauty of solid wood furniture and protect it from the negative effects of the environment, various protective and decorative coatings (transparent and opaque) are used.
Transparent materials used in the decoration of wooden furniture include varnishes, varnishes, wax-based mastics and organic oils. They not only do not hide the texture and natural color of wood, but also very beneficially emphasize its natural beauty.
Opaque coatings include various paints that hide texture and color, as a result of which, as a rule, they are used in the manufacture of furniture from solid wood of low-value species. Continue reading
To preserve wooden furniture and parquet
Wooden floor coverings, furniture, musical instruments and other accessories made of wood, which are present in residential buildings, office premises, shops, are sensitive to environmental influences. In other words, they are no less demanding on healthy climatic conditions than people. Why? The tree absorbs or loses moisture and, accordingly, expands or dries out, depending on the level of humidity and ambient temperature. Everyone who has ever worked with it knows about this dependence of wood on humidity and temperature. Let’s recall, if of course we carefully listened to sellers of wooden furniture and parquet, that it would not be recognized as a guarantee case that parquet had dried up and the coating was all cracked if we did not comply with the requirements for caring for it. Continue reading