Designers project a cultural paradigm onto the interior: a person as part of the surrounding nature that gave birth to itPassing the gallery
Magazine: Na (212) 2016
The natural beginning was not always perceived as a source of harmony. So, for the German romantics of the late XIX century (writers, artists and composers), the world around us is a dangerous, hostile element, merciless towards a person. Industrialization has made us aggressors, shamelessly enjoying the right of the strong. But in the twenty-first century, we change our attitude towards a habitat that is so fragile, and we take responsibility for it. We build houses, inscribed in the landscape, and trim them with natural materials, admiring the beauty of the original design. Designers prefer open layouts, filling the interior with natural light pouring from the windows and “colors of the earth” —different shades of brown, gray, green, emphasizing the interrelation of humanity and the planet it inhabits. In these four walls, we gain a sense of security, even during periods of instability.
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