The Advantages of Having an Indoor Wall Water Feature in your Home or Work Place

The Advantages of Having an Indoor Wall Water Feature in your Home or Work Place Add a decorative and modern twist to your home by adding an indoor wall water feature.Advantages Indoor Wall Water Feature Home Work Place 7176187575337433440.jpg You can create a noise-free, stressless and relaxing ambiance for your family, friends and clientele by installing this type of fountain. Installing one of these interior wall water features will also gain the attention and admiration your staff and clients alike. Your interior water element will most certainly grab the interest of all those in its vicinity, and stymie even your most demanding critic as well.

You can enjoy the peace and quiet after a long day at work and relax watching your favorite show while sitting under your wall fountain. The musical sounds produced by an interior water element are known to discharge negative ions, remove dust and pollen from the air as well as sooth and pacify those close by.

The Beautiful Early Masterpieces by Bernini

Beautiful Early Masterpieces Bernini 92902837.jpg The Beautiful Early Masterpieces by Bernini One can find Bernini's earliest masterpiece, the Barcaccia fountain, at the bottom of the Trinita dei Monti in Piaza di Spagna. To this day, this area is filled with Roman locals and tourists alike who enjoy conversation and each other's company. Bernini would without a doubt have been happy to know that people still flock to what has become one the city's most fashionable areas, that surrounding his amazing water fountain. In about 1630, the great artist built the first water fountain of his career at the behest of Pope Ubano VIII. Depicted in the fountain's design is a great vessel gradually sinking into the Mediterranean Sea. According to 16th century reports, a great flood of the Tevere covered the entire area in water, an event which was memorialized by the tremendous fountain. In 1665 Bernini journeyed to France, in what was to be his sole extended absence from Italy.

The Godfather Of Roman Garden Fountains

The Godfather Of Roman Garden Fountains There are many popular water features in the city center of Rome.Godfather Roman Garden Fountains 9362882198463.jpg Gian Lorenzo Bernini, one of the best sculptors and artists of the 17th century designed, created and built nearly all of them. Also a city designer, he had capabilities as a fountain designer, and marks of his life's work are noticeable throughout 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 outstanding employee, Bernin received praise and the the backing of popes and well known artists. At first he was renowned for his sculpting skills. Working faultlessly with Roman marble, he made use of a base of knowledge in the ancient Greek architecture, most notably in the Vatican. Though a variety of artists impacted his artistic endeavors, Michelangelo influenced him the most.
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