How to increase the visual size of rooms
Proper use of the secrets of interior decoration, you can visually expand the space even in a small apartment, hide the full list of errors and defects in construction. Of course, taking the reconstruction of apartments must take into account the wishes of all family members and link them with real opportunities.
Usually with all the comforts of an apartment can be divided into an area for guests and a private area. The first includes kitchen, dining room, serving both the entertainment and the whole family. Hidden from view, these are premises which must be isolated: one bedroom, kids room , office, bathroom and wardrobe. In contrast, living room and dining room form an open space, limited only by the load-bearing walls. They must be spacious and comfortable .
The most common way to visually enlarge the room - is to combine them. Open doors and arches, cut the wall that separates the dining room from the hallway, let’s stay in the apartment already in the hall. You can penetrate holes in the walls through which may make a few scattered rooms in one. To enhance this effect, the wall between the dining room and living room can be decorated glass panels. Thus it appears that these rooms are shared with only one thin wall. Sometimes it is better to give preference structure capable of quickly and without efforts to turn the room - from large to small, from bedroom to living room and others.
Small living room with kitchen
Between the living room and kitchen is now fashionable to make partition – bar. Plasterboard walls can lead to the ceiling. For example, between the hallway and living room is appropriate to give high mirror in the hallway or an open shelf for hats or open on both sides – for decoration items (clock, ceramic, wood, glass or metal pieces, etc.).
To use the maximum space between the kitchen and the wall in the dining room can put shelves who can put books or other decorative figures with more flowers to your interior and can also glazed this wall. This wall also may become an aquarium or terrarium it will submerge in nature your home. Fish will be the best fit between the bedroom and study, hallway and living room or dining room or kids room . Transparent “nature” will not only give interior vitality, individuality and will reflect light in a room without windows.
As with other methods of visual concept and merging the interiors, deserves attention and launched doors with glass partitions. Through them to see different rooms, and light as it moves from side to side. Thus the passage of dark and enclosed in a bright and open part of the apartment. To increase the living space of colors, kitchen and dining room must be the same: the color of floor and wall tiles must repeat the basic colors of the remaining space. If you want your house to look spacious, its main room should be well lit and warm colors - white base with golden yellow and brown. This theme is light, spacious and has the ability to accumulate as light.In small apartments designers advised to put out some of the furniture. Their minimum number, in combination with bright colors of the walls creates the illusion of space.
Living room with natural lighting
To increase the space we need to reinforce the illumination of a living room, which most often daily. In organize day celebrations, receptions, and therefore, we need a festive glow. But the evening you and your family just want to relax, and thus excessive lighting is not required. Therefore, the traditional solution of lighting - chandelier (central, common light), plus sconces and lamps table (side light), plus a standard lamp. The fashion spot light, also highlights the Interior information shared jobs, but is often used for uniform illumination of large areas
If you do not like the traditional chandeliers and sconces, you can apply the so-called perimeter light - very light sources located on the upper perimeter of the premises. They can be point or in the form of light pipes, open set in a molding or behind decorative panel and are aimed at the ceiling. Flux is directed towards the ceiling and reflected almost completely cover the room. The effect can be enhanced by placing a niche of foil or a mirror. Instead, a mirror on the ceiling, which must be perfectly smooth and white.
Small kitchen design
The main problem – connecting with the small kitchen daily. Relocation of kitchen equipment that you want to hide all cables associated with the communications – water, sewer, electricity. Technically, it is difficult but possible. Kitchen equipment is to install a long wall and behind a small wall plaster, erected in the room, hide behind the fridge.
If the apartment is home to one or two people, it is acceptable to combine the bathroom with toilet. Sacrificing a bathroom, you will receive in return is a large room it will fit tub, double sink, bidet, washing machine . And if the place has a shower room, the room will be able to use simultaneously two.
Big mirrors and glass can “increase” even the most ordinary room and small bathroom in the interior of this technique is particularly effective. Correct combination of mirror, glass, marble surfaces and lighting, you can achieve amazing results even in the most typical bathroom. As long wall of 80 cm from the floor can be placed on a shelf to put shells, bottles with sea salt and other trifles which will give an excellent look of your bathroom you can turn your home into paradise, but it requires some courage, ingenuity and willingness to overcome stereotypes and some technical difficulties.