Staining Interior Wood Columns for Timeless Beauty

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Interior columns provide both decorative and functional benefits unlike any other architectural element. Their timeless beauty can adorn a grand entrance way or staircase or be used to frame bathtubs, mantels, bookcases, windows, foyers, kitchen counters,  and doors. They can also highlight focal points or divide space and create borders while maintaining the airiness of a […]

How to Select Decorative Wood Columns Using the Five Orders of Architecture

Posted on : February 26, 2011 | post in : Architectural Columns,Decorative Indoor Columns,Wood Columns |Leave a reply |
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For centuries decorative wood columns have stood for strength, beauty, and authority. Today, they continue to grace the exteriors and interiors of some of the most beautiful residential, commercial and government buildings in the world. The load bearing potential of wood columns makes them great for interior or exterior applications. In addition to the structural […]

Round Architectural Columns – Symbols of Strength for Centuries

thumbAlthough some round columns are still made of masonry and marble as in ancient times, the majority of today’s round columns are now produced in more modern materials such as fiberglass or polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

For more than 2,500 years round architectural columns have served as symbols of strength for some of the world’s most magnificent structures. Round columns have traditionally signified a civilization’s wealth, power, prestige, sophistication, and endurance. In ancient Rome load-bearing round columns were used to support such iconic buildings as the magnificent Roman Pantheon, the Greek […]

Round Architectural Columns – Symbols of Strength for Centuries

thumbAlthough some round columns are still made of masonry and marble as in ancient times, the majority of today’s round columns are now produced in more modern materials such as fiberglass or polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

For more than 2,500 years round architectural columns have served as symbols of strength for some of the world’s most magnificent structures. Round columns have traditionally signified a civilization’s wealth, power, prestige, sophistication, and endurance. In ancient Rome load-bearing round columns were used to support such iconic buildings as the magnificent Roman Pantheon, the Greek […]

Enhance Your Home With Decorative Indoor Columns

Posted on : September 23, 2010 | post in : Architectural Columns,Column Capitals and Bases,Decorative Indoor Columns,Round Fiberglass Columns,Square Fiberglass Columns,Wood Columns |Comments Off on Enhance Your Home With Decorative Indoor Columns |
Decorative indoor columns can also highlight focal points or divide space and create borders while maintaining the airiness of a room.

In the past, interior columns were mainly used to cover structural supports. More recently however, architects, designers, decorators and homeowners alike have discovered that using decorative columns to enhance and define interior space can make a powerful yet subtle statement for any home or office. Decorative columns are affordable and relatively simple enhancements to any […]

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