Italianate Moldings Combinations
Italianate Style Home Moldings
A 19th-century style that takes its inspiration from the Italian renaissance, Italianate style home moldings play into the grand elegance of the architectural style by focusing on verticality and decoration. Italianate style moldings are made to be seen, and designed to inspire a feeling of timeless sophistication.
Italianate Crown Mouldings
- 1036 [13/16 x 3-1/2]
- 8086 [1-5/16 x 2-1/2]
- 3102 [3/4 x 1-3/4]
- 3039 Modified [1-1/8 x 4-1/8]
- 3102 [3/4 x 1-3/4]
- 3030 [3/4 x 2-3/4]
Few styles will be as ornate or have as many variations as Italianate crown moldings. These molding profiles can feature carved details like intricate relief patterns within the wood or other features like dentils, or modillions.
While decorative, Italianate style casing and trim is both bold and symmetrical. Adhering to classical design principles helps to ensure visual harmony no matter how decorative the casing profile. This design philosophy allows homes to incorporate flourishes and details without permanently dating a space.
- 8548 [1-5/8 x 5-3/4]
Italianate style plinths are typically much larger than other architectural styles to deliver a strong vertical emphasis on the structure of the room helping it to appear larger and more grandiose. The Italianate plinth is typically painted a lighter color than the wall to provide a bold contrast as well.
- 5215 [7/8 x 1-7/8]
- S4S [7/8 x 7]
Italianate style baseboards are a fundamental element of crafting the elegant and sophisticated grandeur of Italian renaissance architecture. This style is grander, wider, and bolder than most others, incorporating decorative details like scrolling leaves and other floral motifs to create a baseboard that was as imposing as it was beautiful.
The Refined Sophistication of Italianate Style Moldings and Trim
Italianate style moldings are a declaration of love for an elegant era of architecture. Beautiful, one-of-a-kind styles of crown molding, baseboard, casing, and trim had the ability to make rooms seem equal parts intimate and palatial. The attention to detail and ornate decoration continue to have Italianate style studied by artisans all over the world today.