Ethnic interior

Ethnic style in interior design never goes out of fashion.It allows you to literally transform the space, preserve and enhance comfort and convenience.However, this can be a very stylized economical: with a good taste and sense of style can do with just a few elements.

The main thing that should be avoided - overload details and eclecticism.You should not be mixed in the same room as elements of different styles, because it is very difficult to strike a balance and avoid the ridiculous piling up of dissimilar parts.

General rules

Ethnic interior involves the use of natural materials: wood, stone, metal, ceramics, textiles from natural fibers.Modern plastics can fit into the interior only if they successfully mimic natural materials.

To create the necessary foundations to choose the right color , specific to each of the styles.The harmonious combination of colors and a few decorative elements are able to create the right impression.



main ethnic styles

African style

Colours: red and yellow ocher, umber, the color of dark chocolate, all shades of warm yellow, orange and red,indigo, lime and white.

Materials: textiles , black and red wood, bamboo, leather, hides African animals or their imitation, clay, ivory.

Accessories: Wooden nye masks and animal figurines, dishes made of wood and stone with African patterns, prints imitating leopard skins, giraffe and zebra, mats, clay pots and African ethnic musical instruments.

Ethnic interior

Ethnic interior




Arabic style

Colours: Bright blue, red, green, an abundance of gold items.Materials: wood, metal, textiles, clay, pottery, tiles, mosaics.Accessories: ornate inlaid furniture, metal tableware, hookah, silk and brocade pillows, low sofas, colorful carpets, wrought iron bars on the windows and niches, draperies.No images of animals and people just ornament.

Ethnic interior

Ethnic interior



Japanese style

Colours: white, black, red, greenish-gray color.Materials: wood, bamboo, paper, textiles and metal.Accessories: exquisite netsuke figures of gods, bonsai, flower arrangements, tatami.Japanese style is laconic to the limit.Nothing extra.Refinement is achieved expressiveness and relevance of each detail.

Ethnic interior

Ethnic interior



Russian style

Colours: Free, with a preference for natural, natural shades.Materials: wood, bark, textiles, clay, metal, tiles.Accessories: handicrafts (Khokhloma painting, Gzhel, Palekh, Pavlovo shawls), Russian oberezhnye dolls, wicker furniture, quilts, bundles of dried plants, wooden utensils, trunks, bark products, and so on. D. Russian style in the interior - it is,rather fabulously cheap popular ethnics in the interior .He is imbued with comfort, comfort, abundance of all, including the parts and components.

Ethnic interior

Ethnic interior




Besides all these styles, ethnicity is also considered chic Moroccan style .

Sometimes ethnic styles also include country style, which has several varieties.Country - a rustic style, but the village houses in Norway, North America and southern France look different.That is why the general rules of interior design in the style of "country" is almost there.Sturdy wooden furniture, an abundance of natural fabrics, ceramics, weaving from a rod - that's about all.

Ethnic interior

Ethnic interior

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