The Muslim art differs substantially from a Christian. The Koran bans images of people and animals. Islam did not know the sculpture, while Muslim artists have created an infinite number of different ornaments, which they covered the walls of buildings, household items, carpets, clothing and jewelry, horse harness and weapons.
Fantasy Muslim architects developed rapidly as well as to exaggerate the wealth and thirst for luxury their rulers. Unbeatable for the fairy-tale beauty and rich decorations are Muslim or Mauritanian built in Spain. Palaces Caliph and his grandee utopali in luxury, surrounded by beautiful fountains and gardens with exotic birds. Connecting the architecture, greenery and water, the Arab architects wanted the wilderness "entered" into the architecture.
Nearly weightless columns, whom a great many, have bee cell capacity similar to the arcade and tiled roofs. Exactly lace, they seem so fragile that resemble icicles or stalactites in caves.
Magic has further reinforced a sense of wealth colors: white columns capitals covered scintillating gilding, and arches - fantastic pattern of gold, red and dark blue Cinnabar blues.
Arabic style is also called the Moorish, Berber or Moroccan.
The main feature of the interior in an Arabic style is a specific ligature Arab ornaments (arabesques), which represent a set of strict geometricshapes, decorated with floral motifs. Performed arabesques through tile or murals on the plastered walls or vaulted ceilings. The walls are finished with this panel from various types of wood, rich fabrics (brocade, moire, silk, velvet, organza) and carpets made of natural wool. Floorcovered with tile mosaics and dimmed bright rugs. Doors can be forged with the elements of arrays, with doorways to do better in the form of lancet arches, decorated with architraves with carved or ornamented.
Number of furniture in the Arab interior is strictly limited. The main piece of furniture is low and wide sofa, upholstered in silk or satin cloth. Cabinets are also quite low, they are often absent and are replaced by niches in the wall to hide behind the doors of composing. In the interior as furniture can be used dressers, dressing table, chests, hanging cupboards, low tables.In large quantities are used in interior drapery fabric. It can be used in decorating the windows and walls or beds ascurtains or a canopy. Sofas, chairs can be covered with motley blankets of wool or silk brocade with embroidery.
The furniture should be made of solid wood and decorated with exquisite carvings and various elements and inlaid wood. In the Arab tradition of decorating furniture with chased brass insert, hand-painted with a mosaic of small plitochek, gold or enamel. Very original look unusual mosaic of thin wooden sticks. For lighting, you can use a variety of lighting fixtures, for example, forged iron, copper alloy, brass, or decorated with skin the color of henna. The lamp can be made in the form of stars, hammered candlestick resemble lanterns with faces of colored glass. Chandelier must also be forged, hang from the ceiling, it can be with chains.
Objects that will decorate the interior of Arabic style and give it completeness, there might be different weapons, ,mirrors framed in exquisite, copper, clay, glass and wooden ware. Larger dishes, such as large vases, tubs and jugs better to put on the floor,and small – located in the recesses, cupboards and open shelves.
Arab interior always looks luxurious and attractive, while in the house creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Apartment or house with the Arab interior never get bored and will please owners and their guests for a long time.
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