Design and Decor

Brutal means beautiful

The word "brutal" is associated most often withThe image of a handsome man of medium unshaven and excellent muscularity. You ask, what does this have to do with the interior? The most direct Rough, but elegant; Strict, but stylish - this is how you can describe the interior, which rightfully bears the name of brutal. This style designers and architects of the late 70s of the last century developed in the West, taking as a basis postwar modernism. Russian masters brought in it a local flavor and adapted to Russian perception, leaving the main thing: rough texture and elegance.

To lovers of harsh simplicity is dedicated

Brutality in the interior is natural, butShow off; Finish, but minimal; Ornaments, but heavy. And in this combination of the incongruous, an amazing balance, harmony and beauty are born. Designers use straight lines, strict geometry to create a brutal interior, showing the natural essence of the original elements, emphasizing their naturalness. Sometimes natural materials can be replaced with artificial imitations, but they must be manufactured flawlessly so as not to turn brutality into vulgarity and kitsch. Well-finished, carefully inscribed in the general interior of concrete and brick can be supplemented with metal beams and wooden elements. You can call this corner of the apartment cozy only with reservations, but lovers of naturalness and harsh simplicity will like this style for sure.

There is no place for sissies

If you are attracted to aesthetic pleasures,Prefer to contemplate exquisite interior solutions, plunge into the gentle warmth of a soft armchair and affectionate rug, the brutal style is not for you. You will feel the discomfort from the cold walls, from the rudeness of the lines, from the dull colors. However, gray concrete does not exclude color accessories, for example, in the form of pillows on a monumental classic couch or a beautiful carpet near a brick wall. But one sign that has already become a symbol of brutal style will help to recognize it unerringly even in the most unusual interpretation: it is an inverted pyramid, in any form and size present in such a design decision. The brutal interior fits perfectlySecret niches, safes and closets. On concrete walls look beautiful paintings and photographs. The rule is one: all these additional details should not be much, otherwise they will negate all efforts to create a rough interior, they will blur the view, distracting from the main thing. Furniture with such decoration is combined almost any - from classical, heavy and massive to plastic and even woven. But the ideal option is an old or artificially aged environment that emphasizes the brutal beauty of the interior, playing with the muscle-parts, and the mean smile of the stern window openings.