In 1983 released the cult film “the Hunger” directed by Tony Scott, with Catherine Deneuve and David Bowie in the lead roles. The history of the vampire Miriam and her lover John fascinated the world with its Gothic beauty. It is here where the Gothic subculture, the prelude to which was the classic Gothic style.
The term “Gothic” appeared in the Renaissance, it was called medieval art in General. Then the evaluation of the creations of the middle Ages was not particularly positive. The building facades were considered barbaric and has no aesthetic value. Later phases were identified in Gothic: early, Mature and late, it has evolved in those countries dominated by Catholicism. The main purpose of Gothic art has always been its contemplative beauty. One need only look at the magnificent Gothic cathedrals, with the vertical structure. Pointed towers and turrets as if to reach for the sky, the embodiment of Supreme bliss and ethereal tranquility.
The harmony of architecture, sculpture and painting through the Gothic art. Taking this principle can be considered as the stained glass Windows. The most famous of the Gothic cathedrals are Notre-Dame de Paris, Amiens and Reims cathedrals. Currently Gothic (or Gothic) style is very popular. And this applies not only to musical trends and literature (by the way, in the literature, the term Gothic romance introduced Mary Shelley’s book “Frankenstein”), but also to the design.
First, you need to escape from the bias against the Gothic style, as full of bloody and brutal elements. Of course, everyone understands this style in their own way, and there are different directions in it, but we should not forget that Gothic style has Catholic origins and is a symbol of contemplation and harmony.
In order to furnish an apartment in the Gothic style, it is not necessary to paint the Wallpaper in a bright red color, draping the Windows with black curtains and on the walls hang paintings of open mystical overtones. You can refer to white, gray, blue, pink, emerald green shades, pick main weapon is a delicate lace, dolls, miniature ornaments antique. Largely Gothic close with all the old, as has existed for many years. Are appropriate beautiful carved chests, a little aged, also many mirrors in heavy frames. With it it is necessary not to overdo it, so as not to approach the Baroque and classical style. Most importantly, the atmosphere turned complacent gloomy.
Well suited the furniture, with heavy texture fabrics, like brocade. Heavy large closet with lots of branches will be useful, as long as it wasn’t a closet. The highlight will be the four-poster bed, fireplace, stained glass on the entire window. It is also recommended that the abundance of candlesticks, candelabra and generally subdued lighting. In the corner of the bedroom you can put a large doll or a broken mannequin. By the way, an interesting detail of any thing can become “polomarket”, polurazobrannom – this will be a symbol of creation and destruction all over the earth.
Fans of brutal Gothic may be offer a more aggressive environment with an abundance of red and black colors. You should use the same things, but not already upholstered in fabric and leather. A good element will be a chain of different colors and sizes. Of course, from the point of view of the psychological interior, such the design of the room can be fraught with nervous trouble for his master.
Well, the choice is yours. One shouldn’t forget that the Gothic style is not so much external, how many internal perception of the world. If You are looking for harmony in the soul and strive to understand the eternity of heaven, then go for it!