Rococo was born of European art at the end of the 18th century. It was most popular in France. It is characterized by lightness, decorativeness and freedom. The artists in this epoch created works that were supposed to intrigue with their fine and sensual aesthetics. The concept of Rococo comes from the French word "rocaille", which refers to the decorative shape that has become the symbol of this epoch. It is an asymmetrical ornament reminiscent of a shell.
In interior design, Rococo was reflected in the furnishing of rooms as spaces filled with art – beautiful and decorative furniture, decorative statues, cut glass mirrors and luxurious wallpapers. The walls and ceilings were often decorated with wall paintings that complemented the rugged interior. Rich gilding was also abundantly applied to decorative objects, as well as entire interiors and exterior stucco.
What colors dominate? In Rococo interiors, you can find and be inspired by pastel shades complemented with gold and silver. You can bet on unique decorations in bright colors such as Burgundy, Turquoise or Black. This will make your arrangement even more interesting!
What should definitely be present in an interior inspired by the Rococo style are flowers. Whether live, artificial, or painted.
If you opt for classic-style furniture with fashion accessories such as modern lamps with glass shades, velvet chairs or leather carpets, you will not regret it. Just a few luxury details and their will be no doubt about the exclusivity of your dwelling. The dazzling effect can be enhanced with the modern element of a unique shape of an antique piece of furniture that references to the richly ornate style of Baroque or Rococo.
How would you like to live in a modern Rococo interior?