The ancestors portraits out of the shadows for a deco anachronistic
You have old family portraits or you just have a weakness for the ancestors portraits? So do not hesitate to use it to enhance one of your deco atmosphere. For a portrait of ancestor necessarily give cachet to your interior, including (and even especially) if it is distinguished also by its contemporaneity. Overview of new ways to display one or more portraits of the genre.
1. Between the splendor of old paintings and the rawness of concrete walls
Coup of heart for this way of displaying portraits of ancestors on the walls in plain concrete. Because the old character and a Rococo strand of these tables is literally sublime created by the effect of contrast between classicism and industrial style.
2. When the old spring on the walls voluntarily abimes
Here we adhere to the idea of installing a small portrait of an ancestor of contemporary furniture. But above all against a wall coating which imitates a strong effect of wear. This results in a decor a bit surreal and impossible to locate. As if this room was off, beyond or deca-all temporality.
Bruce Bierman Design
3. Opt for a contemporary tone on old walls
In a beautiful old apartment, you can also keep the elegance of its old walls while modernizing, with a neutral paint color and pattern. Without producing the same effect as raw concrete, has a gray image of it, widely used throughout the piece (the walls like the upholstery) makes it possible to update an atmosphere. Atmosphere at which we can therefore integrate an old portrait successfully, without saturating the wall space. And without falling into the higher bid.
A + B KASHA Designs
4. A little old portrait
If you do not feel like going on a (too) large portrait of yesteryear, you can also bet on a small format image of it. Which can help SHAPING has an eclectic atmosphere and refined, ideally in a small room (bedroom, hall, corridor …).
5. Choosing a contemporary setting
It can also play on the anachronisms by choosing to develop a portrait of ancestor with a contemporary setting. Here we take if wanted the party to end a coaching and bright red.
6. Dare the ancestor portrait in a child’s room …
We succumbed to the sweetness of this portrait of a young woman whose sobriety recalls certain paintings of the Dutch Golden Century. A work size, which completes brilliantly the delicate decoration of this little girl’s room. And proves that it is perfectly possible to display a portrait of ancestor in a child’s room.
Emilie Bongard — [EMM] Architectures
7. … or in your bathroom!
And if you really do not know what to do with an old picture and if you are not afraid of you feel seen, you can always put it in your toilet. This last room often lacks personality and it is a bold way to give him.
David Howell Design
8. When the ancestors portraits live wallpaper
One can also deviate on a wall ancestors version wallpaper. Especially if one is a fan (those who follow me will perhaps notice that I am) and the playful character of the famous wallpaper decale Tema e variazione of Fornasetti.
Enhance your interior with Fornasetti
9. Photographic Portraits
The old family photos, especially portraits, can also get a place in a deco. They are obviously very easy to integrate in a classic atmosphere, wall or on a desk.
But can also give the character a more contemporary space.
AND YOU ?
Do you like old portraits? Have you got some ? We would be interested to see how you have integrated in your deco!
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