Bulgarian facade decoration: ornamental elements, moldings, profiles, baseboards, friezes, columns, decorations
Decorative Ornaments: facade profiles, moldings of styrofoamand and fiber EPS / XPS
"Affordable, elegant and in a variety of styles, ornamental decorations enable you to express yourself through the facade and interior of the building in its original and convincing way. They can pass through different eras and with modern materials. The appearance of them is both ancient and contemporary. These modern decorations have always had, have and will have many admirers!"
From ancient times to today
The decorative ornaments architectural ornaments or so-called relief ornamental decors for facades and interiors, have a long history. The decoration of walls, ceilings and facades with decorative elements in various forms is an old architectural tradition. These exquisite ornaments have been used in ancient Rome and Greece, over the years have passed in all styles - Classicism, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Empire and Modernism, enchanting with its beauty and originality. For centuries the art of creation and use of such items has grown not only in art but also in the technological field.
And if in the past ornamental decoration for interior and facade was tied only with palaces, castles and museums, as is required large-scale resources, and today, thanks to new materials and manufacturing techniques, this type of decoration is possible in much cheaper and practical form. The new polymeric elements for decoration with modern appearance, light and lower cost already appear in many of today's modern buildings - both residential and public. Here is the place to mention the large contribution of the modern decorative ornaments in the restoration of old buildings, architectural and historical objects in different styles.
From ancient times to today for the facade decoration
Today ornamental decors for facades and interiors are sold as separate modules, of whom is collected a total composition, corresponding to the style and characteristics of the project and comply with the requirements of the client. Very often prime sources of the modern ornaments are original forms of the past in various styles already mentioned. Their profiles are measured and serve as a template by which is made necessary amount new decoration items. Typically, to obtain high-quality decorative architectural ornaments are used materials such as polystyrene, polyurethane and etc. And although the modern process of polymer materials modeling is quite different from that one in the ancient times, the visual effect of them is quite natural and they do not step back on aesthetics to their more expensive predecessors. Today the most common material for the production of architectural and interior decoration are polystyrene foam EPS, fiber XPS and polyurethane. The materials are with various densities from 15 to 40 kg/m3, which guarantees quality and durability.
Materials and products from styrofoamExpanded polystyrene (EPS) and extruded polystyrene (XPS), provides a very effective option for the realization of decorative ornaments. Profiles produced from them are very light and elastic. The major advantages are economy, strength and durability! If you hit them with the edge of furniture or rub on the back of the chair, ornaments may be damaged, however they are the best option for places where they can’t be easily shocked - walls, ceilings, etc. Polymer-cement covering, which PS Designers Ltd apply on the elements, is the best solution for facade decoration! For additional color decorating in this case are suitable silicate and silicone paints and decorative plasters with different effects. Many experts believe that among the modern materials one of the most decent for production of architectural and interior decoration is polystyrene (styrofoam). It canvery accuratelyimitatethe gypsumornaments. Unlike gypsum, however, styrofoam is lightweight, very durable and does not break, can’t be damaged by moisture, does not change its color over time.
Columns, decorative columns of styrofoamThe explore, even superficially, of the existing assortment of ornaments, will help you navigate your own preferences in this area. Some of them are columns, semi-columns and plasters. The last ones represent rectangular columns, made of wall decoration on the one side. In some cases, plasters are as adecorativewallthickenings. Conditionally, the columns with all their varieties are divided into three parts - base, shaft and capital. Along its length the shaft can be decorated with furrows called fluted. Usually the idea in the modern homes is that the columns are not required to withstand heavy loads. If, however, there is a need the columns to be bearing, the the gypsum columns are reinforced and the styrofoam is placed in a metal tube. On the other hand, such decorating columns can hide pipes passing through the room. Columns have many features and styles - Ionic, Doric, Corinthian. The dimensions are also different. In living areas, for example, the diameter of the column usually ranges from 14 cm to 35 cm. In public buildings with larger scales the columns can be and bigger.
Cornices, plinth and sockets - interior and exterior of styrofoamEach of your decorationideascan be realized! With cornices, plinth and socles can not only achieve completeness, but to create the desired optical effects, such as greater depth of the ceiling. Using plinth for ceilings you can hide many defects in the surface coating of the basis. The cornices serve to decorate the assembly line of the walls to the ceiling and plinth - wall to the floor. To establish originality can be used and curbs for walls, called moldings. For decorating unusual walls, for example, with a convex or concave surface, are offering flexible cornices, curbs and plinth. Recently ornamental ceiling profiles are often used to obtain finished look after installation of luminaires in discreet lighting. They are made and irregular shapes for decorating walls and ceilings - suspended ceilings! The opportunities for non-standard shape of your suspended ceiling are limitless. They are made custom applications for restaurants and public places.
Rosettes, ceilings and ... suspended ceiling and trims of styrofoamRosettes for ceilings are usually used as a cot bumpers for chandeliers. They may be of a different shape - round, square, rectangular, and the shape of a polygon. Their diameter usually varies from 15 cm to 1 meter. There are many wall decor in the form of pendants, garlands and curved bands. Placed on the wall, they most often represent colorful scenery. They are offered decorative ornaments that strokes around windows, doors and arches. Another type of ornament - decorative wall panels, serve to impart a very solemn appearance. Also interesting are the decorative niches, which are mounted in the wall, and to them are added politype decorating frames. From all of this comes something like a small stage in the center of which is placed a decorative object - the actual highlight of the whole story. Such niches are usually combined with original lighting. Pedestals and consoles also provide an opportunity to combine practicality and aesthetics. They serve as elegant stands for sculptures, vases and candlesticks, or stands for books. They canbe used for mantelpiece, or window panels.
All these decorative elements allow you to give movement, style and excitement to the facade as well as to the interior design. They can help you to reinforce the impression of one style or another depending on the project, without requiring large investments, as it was in the past. Furthermore, they can split the space of a large room to separate functional areas. In other words, these architectural and interior decorations give unlimited possibilities for expression of style, taste and ideas. Of course, there are certain rules intheir usage. Besides style, they should be selected with appropriate sizes. Fortunately, however, today the market offers decorative ornaments in different sizes and styles. Many people argued, that decorative ornaments and contemporary interiors are compatible. In nowadays, today's manufacturers haven’t left this market niche unoccupied. They offer a wide range of ornaments, among which everyone can like something, even those who are not fans of the classics and prefer contemporary, modern or neutral style outlines. Moreover, stylistically the current collections are perfectly combined with all items of modern interior, regardless of the material of which they are made. PS Designers Ltd.