Camillei Camillei Mirrors December 24, 2017 20:27:27
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.
Color- The color of the mirror frame says everything about décor. Many people prefer classic color frames over other frames as they can get subsumed into any décor. Gold color frames are eye-catching. Their presence can bring grandeur to the room. People who are fond of unique things should look for contrasting combinations. Light colored walls should be filled with mirrors covered with bright mirrors and vice versa. Rustic color frames can bring peculiarity in modern décor.
The mirror offered with Homelegance’s Wilmington rage of bedroom furniture is even simpler. Available in a warm cherry finish this mirror stands 47 inches high and 37.5 inches wide. The reflective surface is set in a beautifully simple solid wood frame that would match a wide range of furniture styles.
Non-glass mirrors can be made using any clear substrate other than glass the most common being acrylic. These are generally less expensive than glass and some very cheap versions are nothing more than a polished metal surface. Here is a review of some of the mirrors offered by a selection of American furniture manufacturers.
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.
Traditionally sunburst mirrors were finished in gold however these mirrors are now available in a wide range of finishes including; silver bronze and black colours as well as wooden and even mirrored glass finishes offering a contemporary feel.