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Glossy vs Matte wall paint

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Wall paints come in a variety of finish gloss levels. They generally come in five finishes: flat (or matte), eggshell, satin, semi-gloss and high-gloss. However, there is no industry standard for paint sheens, so one manufacturer’s satin finish can be another manufacturer’s semi-gloss or eggshell paint.

 

How to draw a seamless geometric pattern

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Seamless patterns are usefull for textile and wallpaper designs. Let's see how you can draw an asymmetrical, repeating pattern made of intersecting ribbons.

 

Mastaba- The first egyptian burial structure.

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Mastaba is a structure, built in ancient Egypt, protecting and marking an underground burial chamber. During the pre-dynastic and early-dynastic period, mastabas were built, to serve as tombs for both kings and the upper class. Later, the kings were buried inside pyramids, while high officials, royalty and king’s relatives continued to built mastabas as their tombs. As a structure, mastaba was a freestanding, rectangular building with inclined sides

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How to enhance your sketches with 3 dimensionality

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Sketches, either you are an architect, interior designer or graphic designer, are an important communication tool than not only helps you communicate your idea with your clients but also convert your abstract ideas into specific drawings. 

The illusion of three-dimensionality enhances sketches, even the simplest ones, makes them more vivid and sophisticated. Below you’ll see 3 simple techniques that will help you break the flatness of the paper and add depth and 3 dimensionality to your sketches.

  • By using light, mediun and dark tones. Any object is visible only under light. The parts of an object that are closer to a light source are lighter than the parts of the objects that are farther from the light source.

Look the following shapes. The first sphere seems flat while the second seems 3 dimensional. The only thing that it was applied to the second sphere was the technique of light, medium and dark tones. The same technique was applied to the cylinder. 

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What we mean by the term “interior finishings or interior finishes”

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We use the terms "interior finishings" or "interior finishes" to describe those interior space elements that are fixed in place. They are usually attached to other structural elements of the building, like for example to the walls, ceilings, floors, etc. So, interior finishings most of the times are non-structural elements. They have decorative purpose or both decorative and functional.  

Common types of interior finishings: 

  • Interior doors.
  • Wall treatments
  • Ceiling treatments
  • Stairways
  • Posts and columns
  • Space divisions systems.
  • Cabinets and countertops
  • Plumbing fixtures
  • Lighting

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