Macey Bourgeois Mirrors March 31, 2018 18:55:29
The mirror is function: Suppose there is a small room e.g. a small-sized bathroom. In this bathroom the mirror is obviously functional. It is used by the man for shaving for example to wash teeth. However when a piece is so obviously functional as the mirror there are ways to make the mirror more decorative. I am saying here that in some way it is easier to make something so functional as the mirror in this bathroom setting into something decorative. You can aim to have a mirror with some element of ornamentation or you can choose to have a certain type of glass for the mirror. You can choose to have a certain color scheme in the bathroom and to use the mirror as the central element in this scheme.
The mirror is decoration: In the living room a lot of times the mirror is put above the fireplace and when you think about this there seems to be something decorative about this. It is decorative in the sense that the mirror seems to be the main ornament. It is a central piece of decorative furniture and even though its function is obvious decoration seems to be the main purpose. If the main reason is decorative then you can add to the interior by using other mirrors in a more functional setting and showing up the decorative purpose of the central mirror above the fireplace. Again in this living room setting you can show up the functionality and decorativeness of the mirror object by adding mirrors at foot level along one of the walls.
At one time mirrors were made using a backing of mercury but these are no longer manufactured. They can also be made using silver precipitated from a silver nitrate solution. However today most mirrors are made by evaporating aluminum onto glass although other coats are applied to improve adhesion and durability. For example a black backing can be applied to improve opacity and reflectivity.
Lively Mirrors for Social Spaces: Living rooms family room and playroom are all social spaces and therefore must be inviting. You should look to open up these spaces with the strategic positioning of your wall mirror creating the illusion of a larger space. You can opt for the traditional overmantle mirror which would feature above any fireplace creating a charming atmosphere or you could demonstrate a creative burst. Alternating the use of glass and other materials like wood or metal can create a stylish contemporary look that would instantly revive your room. You could also experiment with different shaped mirrors a diamond or oval mirror would create an edgy stylish design that would wow any guests in your home.
Style- The mirror’s style should go hand in hand with the style of the décor. The nature of the frame can impact the mirror’s style. For a traditional décor choose a mirror with a Wooden Frame. The intricate and artistic carvings on the wooden frame add immense elegance to the place. Oak mirrors are known for their traditional appeal. Walnut Mirrors transform the environment in the room. If you want to make a style statement then there are many options. Frameless Mirrors are one of the best options for a stylish décor. They are easy to clean and can match any kind of décor. But make sure that their edges are smoothened. They capture the attention of the people. Tufted Mirrors are designed in different styles. They are tufted with Leather or Fabric and fashioned with attractive buttons.
Homelegance Glass Mirrors - Homelegance is one of the better American furniture manufacturers and the company markets a number of mirrors suitable for dressers or any other item of furniture. The Canton mirror is particularly impressive at 42 inches square. In a classic simple Chinese style with an espresso finish this is beautifully simple mirror that works with most decorative styles.