12.18.20 Architecture & Details / Cabinetry & Millwork / Historic Preservation / Interior Architecture / Thoughts on Design
Architecture & Details / Cabinetry & Millwork / Historic Preservation / Interior Architecture / Thoughts on Design
The chair rail. What ever happen to it? Once upon a time, it was seemingly everywhere. Today, it languishes on the bottom of interior design’s parts bin, right next to crown moulding. Perhaps we should give it another look. YOUR BASIC CHAIR RAIL In its simplest form, as a horizontal band running around the room, the...
12.04.20 Architecture & Details / Interior Architecture / Thoughts on Design
The wall as a volume. I began exploring the notion in my last post. The more I think about it, the more it makes sense. In fact, when I go back through photos I’ve taken, what I see confirms the idea. For example, note how the wall planes/panels below the cornice/crown move in and out...