Kori Kuwadi is a traditional Balinese doors that are relics of traditional Balinese architecture. In old days, Kori kuwadi is only owned by the Royal Family and the Brahmanas( Balinese Hinduism priest) and is usually placed on the building saka roras (12 poster building). Kori kuwadi but now mass produced and can be used in general public.
Kori Kuwadi is a traditional Balinese door has two doors in one frame holes, namely at the bottom there is a wooden cross called dedanga. The ‘kori’ word comes from ancient Javanese language which means a door, while ‘kuwadi’ means hemisphere (mardiwarsito: 147.153). If interpreted by epistemology, the word ‘kuwadi’ means a hallway door that has a door that split into two parts. Continue reading
The Vedic ages were full of scientific explorations in the ancient India. This place was the epicenter of many scientific discoveries. In addition to this, Vastu can be mentioned as the most glorious invention. It can be named as the scientific art of better living.
The term Vastu signifies the living space for the gods and human beings. In this modern age, this scientifically nourished art of Vastu has been recognized as the essential criteria for constructing living spaces that includes houses, business premises, and temples for the deities etc. Nowadays Vastu experts are great demand for advising the positive aspects of lands being purchased for constructing homes or business premises. Though, the Vastu applications are wide-spread in different dimensions but, we will take look at the most practical and useful tips for our homes: Continue reading
by Roy Primm
An African Room or accent can help anyone can add spice and life to their home or apartment. More people are starting to recognize the value of this adventurous decor. Whether you choose accent pieces liven up what you already have or centerpieces that can dominate a room, there’s something to meet every taste and budget.
You can choose a wooden sculpture, hand-made in Kenya, a colorful hand sewn basket weaved in Ghana or pottery handmade in South Africa. There’s nothing like a accent piece made, fashioned and polished by hand to set off any piece of furniture, an empty wall or a bare corner of any room in your home. Continue reading
by Eugene Yeng Aik Ngin
With the feng shui movement now deeply engrained in the Western culture, amateur and professional decorators are turning to Asian-inspired décor to complement their new found respect for all things eastern.
This passion for the Far East goes beyond throwing a few silk pillows onto a bed or putting a bamboo wall hanging in the dining area; it extends into furniture, too. And it’s no wonder – traditionally Asian designs mix contemporary simplicity with a millennia-old love of the organic. The resulting designs are functional, but also warm and luxurious.
by Sidarta Wijaya
Balinese culture has been wellkown as one of unique culture in the world. The unique and strong characteristic makes the Balinese culture are fits to choose as interior themes. Lots of philosophy attached on Balinese cultural product, but if you use in good respect, that will enrich your home interior theme. One of the cultural product in balinese is woodcarving. Balinese woodcarving artist is one of the best wood carving artists in the world because of the original pattern design, works and finishings. Wood carving for the balinese are part of aesthetic needs, the Balinese place woodcarving as a offering to god or some one who very respected in the community. In old days woodcarving only use in respected areas such as temples and palace. Maybe in this article you will thinking about using balinese woodcarvings to enrich your home interior. Wood carving in balinese formed in statues, handcrafts, masks, furniture etc.