Living Room Layout Ideas

Hi! As usual, every Saturday Kaliuda Gallery will accompany your weekend with tips or information that certainly will be very interesting. That’s why you don’t want to miss this. After a few weeks, we have discussed the history of furniture, this time we want to share ideas for arranging the living room. So, please continue reading until the end. When the editorial team was looking for fresh ideas for blog material, we came across one of the posts on the forum.  Asking what to buy for the living room and what is the best layout. The following is the attached plan:

Living Room Layout by customer or client

Living Room Layout by customer or client

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What Kind of Dining Sets defines me?

The dining area can be a big statement in your home. It is the place where friends and family unite. The dining table and dining chair set are very often the focal point of the room where you gather with your family and friends, so not only do you want to make sure it’s a comfortable fit for space, you’ll want it to fit your aesthetic and enhance the design of your home. Whether you’ve got a formal rectangular dining room, or you’re carving out some transitional space between an open concept kitchen and family room, finding the right dining room to bring the space together is key. There are a lot of shapes and sizes to choose from, so let’s explore the steps to choosing the right dining chair to help narrow down one that’s right for you, including:

Dining set at Kaliuda Gallery Bali What Kind of Dining Sets defines me

Dining set – What Kind of Dining Sets defines me | Image Source: Kaliuda Gallery

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The History of Furniture: Neolithic Period

Furniture has been a part of the human experience since the development of non-nomadic cultures. Evidence of furniture survives from the Neolithic Period and later in antiquity in the form of paintings such as the wall murals discovered at Pompeii; sculpture and examples have been excavated in Egypt and found in tombs in Ghiordes, in modern-day Turkey. People have been using natural objects, such as tree stumps, rocks, and moss, as furniture since the beginning of human civilization. Archaeological research shows that from around 30,000 years ago, people started to construct and carve their own furniture, using wood, stone, and animal bones. Early furniture from this period is known from artwork such as a Venus figurine found in Russia, depicting the goddess on a throne. The first surviving extant furniture is in the homes of Skara Brae in Scotland and includes cupboards, dressers, and beds all constructed from stone.

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The History of Furniture: Introduction

Studying history enables us to develop a better understanding of the world in which we live. Building knowledge and understanding of historical events and trends, especially over the past century, enables us to develop a much greater appreciation for current events today. You can’t build a framework on which to base your life without understanding how things work in the world. History paints us a detailed picture of how society, technology, things, and government worked way back when so that we can better understand how it works now. Right now, we are going to share with you the history of furniture. Without any further due let’s dive into it. 

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Protecting Mental Health and Deal with Stress during Pandemic

Without a doubt, 2020 has been a really challenging year. Now it’s 2021, and it has been a year since the first corona outbreak in the world in December 2019. During times of global pandemic, we understand isolation, bereavement, loss of income, and fear are triggering mental health conditions. Many people may be facing increased levels of alcohol, drug use, insomnia, and anxiety. However, there are multiple ways to both protect and improve mental health during such times. Below are some of our tips and tricks to cope with stress in a healthy way:

How to protecting mental health and deal with stress during pandemic Covid-19?
  1. Take breaks and filter them
  2. Reach out
  3. Keep your regular routine
  4. Treat yourself to something nice every day
  5. Practice mindfulness

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Inspiration Board – Entrance | Dining Room | Terrace

Can’t believe it’s March already, it feels like just yesterday we make the “Inspiration Board – Foyer | Dining Room | TV Room” article. We have prepared our inspiration boards for you with our new arrival collection that you can purchase at Kaliuda Gallery. Let us share with you our inspiration board:

Entrance Dining Room Terrace

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Coconut Timber Wood

Coconut timber is a hardwood-substitute from coconut palm trees. It is referred to in the Philippines as coconut lumber, or coco lumber, and elsewhere additionally as coco wood or red palm. It is a new timber resource that comes from plantation crops and offers an alternative to rainforest timber. Coconut timber comes from farmed plantations of old coconut palms. The coconut palm was planted as a crop in large plantations throughout the tropics in the early half of the 20th century in order to harvest the coconut fruit. The tree bears fruit until approximately 70 years of age, at which point it is considered to have reached the end of its economic life and is felled to make way for future crops. Each year, several million palms are felled throughout the tropics. Traditionally, the trunks have been wasted by-products from this process.

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All About Longan Wood

After we discuss Teak wood, Ironwood, Raintree wood, Mahogany wood, Acacia wood, and Jackfruit wood. This time we will discuss Longan Wood. Included in the soapberry family. This family yields a number of fruit-bearing trees that are more common in tropical climates, such as lychee (Litchi chinensis), rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum), and longan (Dimocarpus longan).Read More »All About Longan Wood

All About Mahogany Wood

The classic furniture look made out of mahogany wood makes mahogany as one of the most highly requested materials besides teak. Read more to understand more about the mahogany tree, its characteristics, and its uses.

Mahogany wood buffet - Kaliuda Gallery Bali

Mahogany wood buffet | Source: Google

The Mahogany tree has 3 main species :

  1. Honduran (Swietenia macrophylla) or large leafy mahogany. This type is most sought after and found. Can be used for furniture and panels.
  2. West Indian (Swietenia mahagoni) became the most widely used for furniture before Honduran mahogany became famous.
  3. Swietenia humilis is a type that is rarely known from the three species of mahogany that exist. The wood is small and bent, making it less attractive to use as material for furniture.
Now the question is what makes mahogany so popular?

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All About Suar Wood

Trembesi wood or Suar Wood is a typical type of wood from the tropics, especially Indonesia, which has a fairly good commercial value in the market. Usually, furniture made of tamarind wood has its own characteristics, which further emphasize the impression of sturdiness in its designSuar wood, also known as Samanea Saman, is one of the woods most often used to make furniture, such as tables, chairs, console tables, mirror frames, benches, and so on.

Suar wood dining table glossy finish - Kaliuda Gallery Bali

Suar wood dining table glossy finish | Source: Google

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