Pets and Fountains

The Original Outdoor Water Feature Designers

The Original Outdoor Water Feature DesignersOriginal Outdoor Water Feature Designers 83315702137028.jpg Multi-talented individuals, fountain artists from the 16th to the late 18th century often worked as architects, sculptors, artists, engineers and highly educated scholars all in one. Leonardo da Vinci as a imaginative master, inventor and scientific expert exemplified this Renaissance artist. He systematically noted his experiences in his now famed notebooks, after his immense fascination in the forces of nature guided him to research the attributes and movement of water. Early Italian fountain engineers converted private villa configurations into innovative water showcases complete with emblematic meaning and natural charm by coupling imagination with hydraulic and horticultural expertise. The brilliance in Tivoli were created by the humanist Pirro Ligorio, who was renowned for his capabilities in archeology, architecture and garden design. For the assorted lands in the vicinity of Florence, other fountain designers were well versed in humanistic topics as well as classical scientific texts, masterminding the phenomenal water marbles, water highlights and water antics.

Bernini’s Early Italian Fountains

Bernini’s Early Italian Fountains One can find Bernini's very first masterpiece, the Barcaccia water fountain, at the bottom of the Trinita dei Monti in Piaza di Spagna. This area is still filled with Roman locals and visitors who like to exchanging gossip or going over the day's news. Today, the city streets surrounding Bernini's fountain are a trendy place where people go to meet, something which the artist would have been pleased to learn.Bernini’s Early  Italian  Fountains 62990040364.jpg In around 1630, Pope Urbano VIII helped Bernini launch his professional life with the construction of his first water fountain. The fountain’s central motif is based on an enormous boat slowly sinking into the Mediterranean. The great flooding of the Tevere that covered the whole region with water in the 16th was memorialized by this momentous fountain as recorded by reports dating back to this time. Absenting himself from Italy only once in his life for a long-lasting period of time, in 1665 Bernini traveled to France.

Landscape Elegance: Outdoor Fountains

Landscape Elegance: Outdoor FountainsLandscape Elegance:  Outdoor Fountains 10150606987.jpg Since garden water fountains are no longer hooked on a nearby pond, it is possible to install them close to a wall. Nowadays, you can do away with digging, complicated installations and cleaning the pond. Due to the fact that this feature is self-contained, no plumbing work is required. All the same, water needs to be added regularly. Drain the water from the basin and put in clean water whenever the surrounding area is not clean.

The most utilized materials used to construct garden wall fountains are stone and metal, despite the fact that they can be made out of many other materials. You need to know the style you are shooting for in order to pick the best material. It is important to buy hand-crafted, lightweight garden wall features which are also simple to set up. The water feature you purchase must be simple to maintain as well. Even though installing certain fountains can be hard, the majority require little work because the only parts which demand special care are the re-circulating pump and the hardware to hang them. You can effortlessly perk up your garden with these types of fountains.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini's Public Fountains There are many celebrated fountains in the city center of Rome.Almost all of them were designed, designed and constructed by one of the finest sculptors and designers of the 17th century, Gian Lorenzo Bernini.... read more


The Benefits of Solar Energy Powered Outdoor Fountains There are various energy sources which can be utilized to run your garden wall fountain.Older fountains have traditionally been powered by electricity, but due to an increased interest in eco-friendly fountains, solar power is used in newer models.... read more


"Old School" Fountain Creative Designers Fountain designers were multi-talented people from the 16th to the late 18th century, often serving as architects, sculptors, artisans, engineers and cultivated scholars all in one person.... read more


Anglo Saxon Gardens During the Norman Conquest Anglo-Saxons felt extraordinary modifications to their daily lives in the latter half of the eleventh century due to the accession of the Normans.The Normans were much better than the Anglo-Saxons at architecture and horticulture when they came into power.... read more


The Subtle Charm of the Wall Fountain Introducing a wall fountain as a design element will make a good impression on your family and friends.The dazzling elegance a wall water feature contributes to any place is in addition to the gentle background sounds it produces.... read more