Tag Archives: copper

Falu-red colour

Falu red – a color we love ❤️ & it’s never as current as during the summer with all the red cottages suddenly in focus. The Sweden we know today has a lot to thank Falu Mines for. Copper was mined there for over a thousand years before the mine closed. That’s where Falu Red color was born, the color that’s become a hallmark for Sweden.

The history of the red color begins in the 16th century when the Swedish king wanted the roof of his castle to be made of copper, as in the really large castles in Europe. But copper for an entire castle roof was too expensive, so the solution was to dye the roof with red paint made from pigments from Falu Mine – which almost looked like copper.

In the early 18th century, the red color continued to be very exclusive, having a red-painted house was a status symbol. It was therefore common for the side of the house facing the road to be painted red, so the houses along the entire main street were red, while the alleys & walls towards the courtyards were left colourless.

There’s no other country where the color of a house ties the population together as this red color ties Sweden & Swedes together. Most people here has a relationship with some kind of red cabin today, centuries later.

Tagged , , , , , ,

Attractive mix

Styling done with stylish materials & color combination – concrete, copper & tiles in an attractive mix.

image

@alidaandmiller

 

Tagged , , , , , , ,

Light bulbs

Copper, brass, glass, cables, lights – a lot of material in simple little thing that produces light. Design & construction which is lovely to look at in addition to the function.

 

pinterest.com/mueble-accessory

Take care / Marie

Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Glass lamp

Black frames with black and white graphics and a fantastic glass lamp.

Transparent glass shade, with a fine knob at the top and copper holder on the inside.

ellos.no

Take care / Marie

Tagged , , , , , , , ,

Copper items

To be honest with you, copper has not been & is nor now a favorite material. I appreciate the beauty & the ancient use of copper. How it shimmers in color & hue. But I have not, to my knowledge, anything in copper at home. Even if that’s not been the case when I grew up.
We had pots, bowls, candlesticks & so on, on display at home. Anyway, i’ve seen so much in this material lately so i thought i’d share some nice images in this theme.

theflawlessliving.tumblr.com

fancy.com 

salone.kartell.com

salone.kartell.com 

pinterest.com

pinterest.com 

tumblr.com

tumblr.com 

theflawlessliving.tumblr.com

theflawlessliving.tumblr.com

maddierose.tumblr.com

maddierose.tumblr.com 

simply--aesthetic.tumblr.com

simply–aesthetic.tumblr.com

pinterest.com

pinterest.com 

huntedinterior.com

huntedinterior.com 

desiginspiration.tumblr.com

simply–aesthetic.tumblr.com

Take care / Marie

Tagged , , , , , ,
%d bloggers like this: