We decided to smash the geometry of the room, thus getting rid of the habitual dead-end planning. The wall with a TV was decorated with felt-lined console (felt is better soundproof substance); between the panels lenient local lighting was built-in and the wall itself was designed in such a way that it makes impression of lightness. The main part protrudes with regard to the basic wall, and mirrors are attached to the lower and upper parts of the wall, which create you feel like the wall suspends. The color continuity able to changed with the help of a LED strip, so the warm, restrained colors of the room can be altered any time” [Photos and information provided via e-mail by Geometrix Design].
The innovative group Geometrix Design is finished the blueprint of a challenging room, serving as a parlour (unique living room area) for a family of musicians. Here is the press release we sent from the architects: “Our prime tasks were: to think out a storage system for musical equipment, books, and other belongings without making the room even more narrow, to provide a place to sleep, and some room for rehearsals and giving lessons.
“I certainly would not say the British have a monopoly on eccentricity,” says Ros Byam Shaw, author of the 2014 book English Eccentric: A Celebration of Imaginative, Intriguing and Stylish Interiors (Ryland Peters & Small). “Every country has its eccentrics, but perhaps we have much than most. It is a trait we celebrate rather than pillory, and nonconformity is quite a British thing.
And an absurd or silly one at that: You have only to start thinking of typical British comedies — from Life of Brian to Mr. Bean to Absolutely Fabulous — to get the gist. “Humor certainly proceed into eccentricity, and all the houses in the book made me smile in some way,” Byam Shaw pronounce. “One of the residences I visited was full of incredibly precious antiques” — including Regency mirrors and medieval pottery — “but the owner also gather African barbershop advertising signs, so you will get some multicolor folk art in the mix.