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Monthly Archives: December 2018

Your Quick Guide to Common Corbel Styles

While many architectural features change in style over time, some features remain rather unchanging. One such feature in architecture is the corbel. Corbels have been used since the 1500s, and today are still known for being an attractive and functional addition to any building. What Are Corbels? Corbels, sometimes called brackets or cornices, are L-shaped wedges that mount onto the upper corner of a room where the ceiling meets the wall. When used on a building’s exterior, corbels are often mounted to the crease where an outside wall meets the roof. Corbels can be decorative, supportive, or both. Though all corbels feature a right angle on one side to fit … Continue reading

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What Is Egg And Dart Molding?

Did you know that the ancient Greeks and Romans utilized three orders of architecture? This included Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian. These styles may seem antiquated, but they have influenced modern design schemes in a number of different ways. Egg and dart molding is just one of the ways you can use Greco-Roman traditions to create an ornate style in your home. But what is egg and dart molding? Here’s everything you need to know. What is egg and dart molding? Egg and dart molding is used as an ornamental feature in many homes and elegant buildings. Back in ancient Greece, they adorned beautiful buildings and many columns. Egg and dart … Continue reading

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