Luxury materials in interior decoration
The status and prestige of the premium residential real estate segment is determined not only by the location, but also by the quality of the interior decoration. Famous designers claim that finishing materials are more important for the interior than colour. It is with their help that luxurious aesthetics are formed inside and a special atmosphere of luxury and chic is created.
Elite materials emphasize the good taste of homeowners, decorate the space and have the highest level of quality. With their help you can implement the most unusual ideas and create unique, exclusive interiors.
Experts note that the most expensive finishing materials are natural. In the modern world, naturalness and eco-friendliness have become a powerful trend of a new concept of life. Therefore, premium segment housing is decorated with natural stone, wood of valuable species, especially processed metal, leather, glass, etc.
Popular finishing materials
Only natural finishing materials guarantee ecological cleanliness of the house and healthy safe atmosphere. They are durable, wear-resistant and have expressive textures, for which they are especially loved by designers.
The elite category includes marble, granite, travertine, slate and some other types of natural finishing stone. Any stone gives the interior refinement and special chic.
The main characteristic of marble and granite is the unimaginable number of species, colors and textures. Nature is a great artist.
They can be almost monochromatic, with large and small inclusions of different shapes and colors, contrasting veins, or consist of separate fractions connected to each other. The more bizarre and rarity the pattern on the stone is, the higher it is valued and the more expensive it is.
Marble and granite are widely used to decorate floors and walls, and they are also used to make luxurious tabletops for furniture, window sills, fireplace portals and other interior items. There is almost no demolition of these items – they retain their original appearance, color and texture for many years.
The most common use of wood in interior decoration is for wall cladding with panels, furniture, stairs, and parquet flooring. Sometimes the wood is used to finish the ceiling – this creates an interesting visual effect, breaking the usual perception of space.
The most valuable species of wood have beautiful deep colours, impressive expressive patterns and excellent performance characteristics.
Oak, teak, beech, chestnut, walnut and exotic African woods are the most commonly used. Cork is also very popular – it is often used to cover the floor in children’s and playrooms. The cork is warm, not slippery and very wear-resistant.
Veneer panels on the wall are also popular – they retain all the properties of wood, including excellent transfer of color and texture of wood.
This is an artificially created material, but it is made exclusively from natural components. Ceramic granite is an excellent alternative to tile – it is much more durable, durable and resistant to external influences.
Widescreen ceramic granite tiles look incredibly stylish and rich. But they have one feature – they emphasize the scale of large rooms, but are able to visually reduce small spaces.
Ceramic granite is actively used for finishing floors and walls, especially in “wet” rooms – kitchen, bathroom, swimming pool, etc. A huge variety of colors, textures and textures allows you to choose the right option for absolutely any architectural style.
Natural leather is most often used in the interior for upholstery of furniture, but in recent years it has become fashionable to decorate walls and even floors with leather.
Modern methods of material processing allow it to have excellent performance characteristics, and non-standard application brings a bright element of exclusivity into the room.
Glazing is one of the most powerful conceptual trends in modern architecture and design. It is a way to connect the external environment and internal space, literally erasing the boundaries between them.
Huge panoramic windows, glazed atriums, transparent railing of stairs and balconies make the interiors open and spacious. The current philosophy of open space implies a maximum merger with nature and ease of perception of space.
One of the classic materials that has not lost its relevance in modern interior design. Experts note that today metal is at the peak of popularity, gaining new forms and applications.
Traditionally, it is used for balcony fencing and stair railings, as well as furniture, stairs themselves and various interior installations.
Wall panels made of metal sheets look very stylish and non-standard, especially in loft and high-tech styles. Metal processing can be very different – from chrome plating to imitation of corrosion, it gives designers unlimited opportunities for creativity.
Luxury and comfort
The main advantages of elite finishing materials – eco-friendliness, durability, exclusivity, aesthetics. They are used to create unique individual interiors – an indispensable attribute of luxury and high status of homeowners.