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Onyx in the interior: instruction manual for the pros - etk-fashion.com

The finishing of natural stone is now in fashion. To keep its readers up to date with the latest interior trends, etk-fashion.com has prepared a material on the use of the popular version of quartz - onyx - in ennobling the home space. Natural stone is used as one of the main finishing materials not only in public interiors, but also in homes. Love for the stone is due to its unlimited variety, both in the palette of flowers, in texture, in the figure. A special place in the row of natural stones is allocated. Like the alabaster, in ancient times this material was widely used for the manufacture of lamps, and thin plates of onyx were inserted into window openings before the appearance of sheet glass. A magnificent example of the use of onyx are the cathedrals of the cities of Ravenna and Orvietto in Italy. Anna Karpova, designer Orvieto. The Church of St.Anna-Chiesa di Sant'Andrea Today, the designer from the Laboratory of Virtual Architecture (OOO LVA-Interior) Anna Karpova will tell our readers about the use of onyx in the interior, the possibilities of combining it with other materials and the field of its actual application. Anna Karpova Anna Karpova graduated from the MARHI in 1993, since 2001 she has been leading the architectural bureau "LVA-Interior". He is engaged in architectural design of interiors of residential and public spaces "on a turn-key basis". Works of the studio repeatedly became laureates of architectural awards. Labva.ru Panel Technology of processing stone went far ahead. It became possible to produce a plate a few millimeters thick and as large as a slab. Such plates can be used as picturesque luminous panels on the walls or as a ceiling light. A photo: LLC "LVA-Interior" Backlighting with light-emitting diodes The appearance significantly simplified the task of organizing the illumination of surfaces from onyx and their maintenance. The decorative properties of this material are very high, and in the field of application are unlimited. Bar counter from Onyx, restaurant "Caliph" Onyx withConcrete, steel and glass. There is a common opinion that this prerogative of classical style trends. However, our many years of experience shows that this material perfectly combines with both untreated concrete and glass or stainless steel surfaces. A photo: LLC "LVA-Interior" Entire architectural objects Onyx can also create full-fledged architectural objects. For example, this wall made of natural stone made the designers of the studio "LVA-Interior". The ability of onyx to let light allow the stone to "play" with the light palette of the entire interior, and intricate natural patterns add a stone wall of special elegance. Photo: LLC "LVA-Interior" A photo: LLC "LAW-Interior" Paul In one interior, the designers of "LVA-Interior" used onyx in the decoration of the floor. Bluish, golden and brown veins, as well as striped pattern allowed to create a kind of river inside the room. It turned out very nicely. Photo: LLC "LVA-Interior" Photo: LLC "LVA-Interior" A photo: LLC "LVA-Interior" The decoration of the bathroom Onyx is also perfectly combined with marble. When decorating the bathroom (see photo), pink onyx was used in the tone of the picture on the marble panel on the wall. In addition to all its above-mentioned advantages, onyx is highly polished and is not afraid of chemicals (soap, various cleaning and washing agents), and the bathroom is still considered an aggressive environment. Photo: LLC "LVA-Interior" The variety of color palette and rich, picturesque onyx texture allow using it to create semantic dominants in interior compositions. Anna Karpova, designer

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