Category: Interior Design and Decorating

Distinctive Design – Antique Architectural Doors and Artifacts

Restoring old historical homes gives the design and architectural potential to add character with reclaimed architectural doors and salvaged woods. The quality and workmanship of traditional and authentic Haveli doors, handcrafted in teak wood in old world designs, elaborately carved headers and finials, these beautiful majestic doors from the past can be fully integrated into urban interiors. Exteriors get a face lift with older architectural features. Real dense woods, authentic antique materials and vintage home decor creates a new energy field needed to rejuvenate an old property adding character and transforming boring into extraordinary.

Using vintage Indian doors salvaged from old mansions and beautiful carved teak columns, arches in the architectural design brings the royal vintage aesthetic into an urban property. Architects and interior designers love working with the castle doors and architectural elements that once were part of old world design.Whether your end style is rustic farmhouse, bohemian, spanish modern, industrial, contemporary or vintage bohemian, the stunning appeal of antique elements gives new life and ambiance to your renovation.

Here are some suggestions for you:

Rustic white washed or blue patina ornately carved wood fireplace surround as the focal point for a stunning modern fireplace

Vintage old carved doors armoire in rustic greens and red patina used in the kitchen as a statement piece alongside modern cabinets.

Use an old manjoosh or Indian sideboard as a kitchen island, give a granite top and open the back to make it more practical for storage.

Add carved wood panels in elaborate reliefs of the Tree of Life, giving meaning to your interior design and bring in good energy vibes.

Old door sideboard buffet used as elegant vanity cabinet with marble top and copper sinks.

Panel a studio wall with the triple veranda arch and hang colorful paintings in the nooks.

Use the antique Haveli door in your courtyard creating a bohemian sanctuary alongside marble and granite statuary.

Accent the entrance with teak columns that have stone bases and carved corbels, the intricate detail making them unique and eclectic.

An antique framed jharokha mirror in a contemporary powder room with a pedestal sink.

Old oxcart benches and an Indian swing add to the vision of old world design.

Adding value in historic and architectural design gives distinction to the property and makes it stand out from the crowd.

Artisan Carved Custom Barn Doors

Custom sliding barn doors are a huge statement decor in luxury homes, be it farmhouse chic or urban minimalist interiors. Functional art, using artisan carved panels and incorporating them into interior doors, closets, library or study, gives the house an old world character, connecting to your roots and learning from the past. Hand carved, the tree of life doors, which carries the energy of beautiful, amazingly healing nature, the colors earthy and natural, create a spectacular design statement for the upscale million dollar properties in Naples, Florida.

Barn doors are a popular interior design trend in southwest Florida luxury condos, as they are very practical and functional and versatile. Custom carved doors can be used almost anywhere in your space, the entry between the master bedroom and bathroom is one of the most popular ways. The old world carved doors make your space look roomy and unique, and optimizes the utilization of space in a practical way for the bathroom and bedroom. The custom made reclaimed wood doors slide directly on to the wall and give you plenty of space on either side as well as the artistic design element. You are looking at beautiful handmade and exceptional design, as unique as the artisan who carved it.

Sliding carved rustic doors offer lots of extra space when used as a closet doors in a hallway or the foyer. Guest room closets are also the perfect place for artisan carved barn doors, so you can show off their character. Big rustic reclaimed wood barn doors can divide your rooms giving a more intimate feeling to your waterfront home.

Downtown Tampa condos, luxury townhouses in Miami, the artisan doors are upgrades that are being incorporated into the design as renters value the experience of unique art as well as modern interior design. The customized doors are made from old reclaimed doors, framed in such that the back of the door is visible with its earthing nails which removes the harmful ions from the atmosphere and grounds it to earth, through the old wood. Keeping the character of the doors is of paramount importance and is a signature design created specifically in house at Mogulinterior.

Open floor plans in the modern farmhouses of urban Massachusetts, or rural Virginia, the rustic barn doors make the house spacious and less segmented. You can use these doors as privacy shutters as well if you have a lots of sliders as is seen most waterfront properties, which you like to keep open in the daytime and don’t care to use drapes.The artisan carved barn doors can slide over these windows at night and open to the sides during the day giving your room and eclectic artistic temperament.

Our beautiful, unique and handcarved barn doors can work as custom media center design covering the plasma television on your wall when you’re not using it, making the room more designer styled for formal guest dinners. Stunning, carved by hand one of a kind, yet practical, they are perfect for your home office. We can customize according to your requirements be it a commercial restaurant, boutique hotel or resort. Embrace the rustic chic artistic trend that is seen in Soho, New York homes and apartments.

Rustic Aesthetic Farmhouse Decor

Modern urban farmhouse are home design keywords that are very popular today as the natural aesthetic vibe is very much in sync with being grounded to Mother Earth and being respectful to her compassion. Growing up on farms and being surrounded by nature, incorporating rustic wood and furniture is a natural progression of the farmhouse decor style.

Warm and collected, modern rustic farmhouses are filled with casual, lived-in village charm. Designers take elements from the old world architecture, mix with practical and modern fittings thereby making a statement piece.The modern farmhouse aesthetic takes the front porch and makes it whimsical with an elaborately handcarved swing with flowers and peacock detailing. Whether a triple arch spans the entire front porch of the house, or has one that is small and enclosed, a front porch is a beautiful farmhouse touch.

Create a collected fresh look yet one that is worn with time. Use a medley of colors and vary the distressed carved wood cabinets to create a gathered over time ambiance. Keep windows bare so you can see the pastures and fresh flowers blooming. Farmhouse life is centered around the kitchen so have lots of storage and sitting. An old door created into a dining table with a glass top and ox cart benches bring the village rustic charm.

Find an old steel sink for the bathroom and convert a rustic chest into a vanity. Reclaimed old doors are used to make these chest and are very earth friendly. Some have metals like iron and brass that will balance the energy in the room by grounding the negative ions into the earth. An old window frame with iron accents was used to make a mirror. Run a simple sari curtain instead of cabinet doors to cover up storage without taking away from the rough textures of the old woods.

Combine the new into the old. The bathroom glass shower disappears into the stone wall. The carved Tree of Life barn door adds softness to this rustic room. Exposed beams and a carved natural stone Buddha statue carries the zen ambiance through with a waterfall cascading behind it and lots of broad leaf palms accent the white stone walls. Exposed plumbing and electrical conduits run parallel to the cabinets. Primitive lanterns and old ceiling fans with a utilitarian feel hang from the exposed rafters. Rustic handmade wardrobe cabinets give extra storage as well giving and old world sophistication to the room.

Holistic Home Decor and Furniture

A holistic life is acknowledging the impact of your actions as they lay their imprint on your being, your home and the world, the cosmos. A parody of results that come from your actions, living life holistically in complete fullness and being aware of the impact of your actions.

A holistic home embraces your mind, body, spirit, and space in a oneness. The mind sees how you live and decorate with mindful intention. The physical aspects of decor, furniture and accessories concern the body. The spirit covers the chi or the soul of your home.

Copper and iron are earthing and grounding metals that have used for many years in old world doors and architecture. Yes, they strengthen the wood but are also known to balance the energy of the dwelling by removing the harmful ions and grounding them to earth. The brass cladded doors seen in old Indian Havelis or the iron studded gates, all work on the principle of holistic living, interacting with Mother Earth in a positive way.

The vibration that emanates from old world architecture like the triple veranda arches that lined the courtyards of mansions, handcarved in dark teak wood, anchored by iron nails, the leaves and paisley bringing in the elements of nature, it is imperative to realize the balance of energy. Your home is as beautiful as you and is a channel for refreshing, universal healing energy. The armoires and cabinets made from reclaimed woods with earthy patinas and carved chakras expand your aura and enable us to interact with the energy of the universe, which comes through us in a rainbow of healing vibration. Old world, holistic carvings and natural earthy color tones, the turquoise sideboard and coffee tables bring the energy of the sparkling stream that runs through the woods gathering within it tiny pebbles and plants in its journey.

Keeping your aura at a high vibrational energy, the carved barndoors of Krishna, Ganesha and Buddha are naturally charged with energetic properties. The carvings are so serene and beautiful and bring positive energy to your life. Create and manifest an intention by wishing on positive thoughts or goals of how you want your life to play out and put your energy into them. Accessorize with soft sari curtains, handmade pillows and cotton throws and you will connect with that energy of your house.

A holistically balanced home is absolutely necessary for the body to regenerate. Bring in natural wood furniture like consoles made from old doors that increase peace and positive energy. Decorate with plants to take away stress and anxiety and encourage relaxation and balance. Old woods carry healing energy vibes that have been infused in them since several years. The holistic healing energy of the tribal damchiya, the dancing lights in the mirrors that ward of ill omens and bring in positive vibes, the spirit guides us to live intentionally. Holistic living and decorating with old world elements brings in the healing and powerful vibration of the universe in a world that is beset with troubles.