Up to the 20th century styles of architecture and internal design have been well defined enough; however the 20th century became the century of eclecticism. Eclecticism names the original complex style containing elements of all styles for other past centuries.
The modern habitation and working premises are projected and constructed not only in a view of requirements of comfort and practicality. One of the basic requirements showed in internal inhabited and office premises is this stylish and fashionable design. Modern lines of internal design are changed practically each season. However, a little modern interior design movement exist which are nowadays of significant popularity.
To a number of the most well-known and claimed modern interior design movements concerns techno-art style. The essence of techno-art style consists of domination of technological aspect in an interior. The basic attention is paid to the allocation of supporting construction. Basic constructions of the premise can become the main elements of an interior. Beams, over lapping angles, and pipes allocated with other colors or made of special materials. The sizes of basic building constructions or communications can be specially increased.
The characteristic feature of techno-art style is the presence of communication pipes in design. Besides communication pipes in design play an essential role at registration of an interior in techno-art style. Communication pipes can be specially allocated in the general color background by a contrast shade or are processed by special chroming coverings. Besides some designers suggest simulating presence in an interior of communication pipes or other building constructions. In this case communication pipes or building constructions can be made of plastic materials.
Lines of the premise and furniture can be direct or smoothly bent. At registration of the premise in techno-art style glass is used rather frequently. Glass surfaces are harmoniously combined with domination of technological attributes in an interior.
Most frequently the basic color scale of the interior executed in techno-art style, cold colors are: all shades of grey, blue and white colors. Brilliant and chrome-plated surfaces are widely used. However, many well-known designers who prefer to work with techno-art style, consider, that in an interior some aggressive colors can be used. Nevertheless, these colors should not dominate. Presence of red or bright dark blue color in dominating cold color scale of techno-art style is called to emphasize some details of an interior.
Quite frequently techno-art style in an interior is harmoniously combined with modernism and cubism. These styles mutually supplement each other. However, in opinion of some designers and architects, techno-art style, modernism and cubism are preferable for using to registration of the big premises in which special conditions and elegance of these styles will be especially remarkable.