Chinese landscape wallpaper in the Palazzo Grosso in Riva di Cieri, Turin, via Carlton Hobbs

Chinese landscape wallpaper in the Palazzo Grosso in Riva di Cieri, Turin, via Carlton Hobbs

Mural

Mural

The Genius of Robert Adam - His Interiors Ceiling patterns, for instance, were put to a variety of uses to mark out the subtle rhythm of the wall elevations, or to draw attention to the center of the room or divert the eye away from asymmetrical walls, to emphasize the curve of an arched ceiling or to suggest a shallow dome or a groin vault on a flat ceiling.

The Genius of Robert Adam - His Interiors Ceiling patterns, for instance, were put to a variety of uses to mark out the subtle rhythm of the wall elevations, or to draw attention to the center of the room or divert the eye away from asymmetrical walls, to emphasize the curve of an arched ceiling or to suggest a shallow dome or a groin vault on a flat ceiling.

The square ball room with the magnificent stucco ceiling and 28 putti holding a large pleated veil, realized by Abbondio Stazio at the end of XVII century, al Palazzo Albrizzi in S. Apollinare, in Venice.

The square ball room with the magnificent stucco ceiling and 28 putti holding a large pleated veil, realized by Abbondio Stazio at the end of XVII century, al Palazzo Albrizzi in S. Apollinare, in Venice.

Palazzo Bardolini, Venice

Palazzo Bardolini, Venice

Chinoiserie

Chinoiserie

blue magical bedroom

blue magical bedroom

versaillesadness:  Hôtel de la Marine, Galerie Dorée, Place de la Concorde, Paris.

versaillesadness: Hôtel de la Marine, Galerie Dorée, Place de la Concorde, Paris.

the style saloniste: Fabulous New Art and Decorative Arts Exhibit Opens in October in San Francisco

the style saloniste: Fabulous New Art and Decorative Arts Exhibit Opens in October in San Francisco

The Chinese wallpaper and border papers in the Chinese Bedroom at Blickling Hall. ©National Trust

The multiple layers of Chinese wallpaper

The Chinese wallpaper and border papers in the Chinese Bedroom at Blickling Hall. ©National Trust

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