Venetian Gothic architecture is a term we don’t often hear on the East Coast. But, if any of you are planning to travel to Italy this summer you will come across it again and again, most probably on every tour. While you probably won’t use this design style in decorating your home it’s still fun to learn about new things.
The exquisiteness of this beauty is found in the remarkable texture of the exterior. Unlike most modern day architects, who prefer a smooth facade, Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron specialize in texture.
Modern design is defined by strong streamlined shapes, polished surfaces, and asymmetry. Designed correctly, with airy spaces and unadorned windows, this design style is intended to combine the interior décor with the exterior landscape creating a strong, beautiful expanse.
In honor of Presidents Day, observed this week, we will give you a rare tour of the inside of The White House. As the official home and work place of the President of The United States, the White House is perhaps the most historically rich and important edifice in this country.