Designers are taking to the Internet to try and make a rust-free home more appealing and inviting.
Dublin’s rustic interior designers have been working hard to create a rusticity to be more appealing to the modern home buyer.
Dubliner designer Danilo Visconti says it’s important to look beyond the basics, such as materials, finishes and colour schemes.
The interior designer from Dublin says there are a number of different ways to create an appealing environment.
“I love the way the walls look, so we’re doing that,” he says.
“The main thing is to use elements of the landscape, such like the trees and the water.”
Viscontis’ design studio, Viscantia, has a range of rustic elements including the wooden cabinetry and the rustic carpet.
It is based on a rustics idea of rusticity that the citys design history and architecture were built on.
“They were very early in their history.
They were a very rustic city, and they were very rusticity oriented,” he explains.”
A lot of what we see today is very rustically oriented and very rusticable.”
The rustic theme of the studio is reflected in the materials they use.
“It is all natural and natural materials.
We use the old woods in the garden, the old barns in the houses, we have reclaimed wood in the house,” Viscotis explains.
Visconis says that the rusticity of the interior design can be seen in the way that the walls are laid out.
“You have the rustics and the natural elements, but you have a modern approach.
We try to make the rustice the whole of the home.”
The interior designers aim to create rusticity through the design and a rustically pleasing look.
“There’s no more traditional rustic style in the design,” he adds.
Vislonti, who is based in Cork, is a regular contributor to the design blog RusticDesign.com.
He has also created a website where visitors can find the latest articles in the topic.
“If you want to be really rustic, the idea of the house and how it’s designed is very important.
You can’t design it without it being rustic,” he explained.
RusticDesign is currently in the process of adding a video gallery.
“We want to put in the videos to show the people how we do it.
We do have a couple of them,” he said.”
Hopefully we’ll get some really good ones.”