Molding, millwork, and other trim are a great part of interior design. One of these specific options includes traditional corbels which trim the corners of walls and ceilings. Many varieties of trim are available in addition to corbels like vintage molding, mini corbels, egg and dart molding, and any other of these architectural wood carvings. Traditional corbels, however, are more likely to combine well with all different design styles.
What Are Traditional Corbels
Traditional corbels are specifically designed molding and millwork, created independently for the homeowner. Designs can be created for your specific requests and made by a carpenter for development and installation in your home. Some corbels are fairly basic, filling the square corners of a ceiling with square wood trim that only has an inner curve. Others have much more detailed architectural designs or are similar in some way to ancient architecture like classic Greek or Roman culture.
Decorative Options In Addition to Corbels
One key intention of traditional corbels and other molding includes improved decor and other beauty additions to your home. With the option of corbels of all sizes along with hundreds of additional options that can help with the interior design of any room in your home:
- Carved wood trim
- Corinthian pilasters
- Custom architectural wood carving
- Decorative carved moldings
- Fireplace corbel designs
- Fluted molding
- Fluted pilasters
- Wood carving designs
- Carved wood onlays
- Wood onlays
- Rope trim molding
Much of this decorative trim, including corbels, includes classic and vintage styles that continue to grow over the years. Corbels and other types of molding are very popular for home decor and interior design, making these a tradition, with the ability to use different Greek architecture types: Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian. Also with the passing of time, many of the eras and cultures that have developed here in the United States have become valuable for traditional or vintage decor as well.
Corbels, both traditional and mini, are able to decorate the trim along the ceiling where it meets the walls. These are also able to add to the decorative potential of wood paneling along room walls, hallways, also with fireplaces or the exterior of a home as well. Because wood can be treated and cared for properly, extending the life of these decorative pieces to hundreds of years, along with the classic homes that have been maintained so well for centuries.