The Father Of Rome's Public Fountain Design And Style

The Father Of Rome's Public Fountain Design And Style There are countless famous water fountains in the city center of Rome. One of the best ever sculptors and designers of the 17th century, Gian Lorenzo Bernini planned, conceptualized and built almost all of them.Father Rome's Public Fountain  Design Style 82481356643692277462.jpg He was also a urban designer, in addition to his abilities as a water fountain designer, and remnants of his life's work are noticeable all through the streets of Rome. Bernini's father, a renowned Florentine sculptor, mentored his young son, and they ultimately moved to Rome, in order to fully express their art, primarily in the form of public water fountains and water features. An diligent worker, the young Bernini received compliments and the backing of many popes and influential artists. He was originally renowned for his sculpture. An authority in ancient Greek architecture, he utilized this knowledge as a foundation and melded it gracefully with Roman marble, most remarkably in the Vatican. Though many artists had an influence on his work, Michelangelo had the most profound effect.

The Countless Construction Materials of Large Outdoor Fountains

The Countless Construction Materials of Large Outdoor FountainsCountless Construction Materials Large Outdoor Fountains 9318457129111.jpg Though they come in alternative materials, modern garden fountains tend to be made of metal. Metallic models offer clean lines and unique sculptural accents and can accommodate nearly any decorative style and budget. The interior design of your residence should set the look and feel of your yard and garden as well.

Today, many people elect copper for their sculptural garden fountains. Copper is common for both inside and outside use and is widely found in tabletop and cascade fountains, among others. Another benefit of copper fountains is they are flexible and come in a wide assortment of styles.

Also common, brass fountains often have a more old-fashioned appearance to them versus their copper counterpart. Brass fountains are commonly designed with interesting artwork, so they are popular even if they are a bit conventional.

Most people today see stainless steel as the most modern alternative. Adding a modern-looking steel design will immediately add value to your garden and enhance the overall mood. Just like other water features, they come in a variety of sizes.

Fiberglass is a common material for fountains because you can get the look and feel of metal at a much lower price, and it is lighter and easier to move than metal. Keeping a fiberglass water fountain clean and working correctly is quite simple, another aspect consumers love.

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