How to choose the right wallpaper for the corridor?
The first room where guests get home is a corridor, a lot depends on its design. The finishing of the corridor is able to show the attitude of the owners to life in general, to designate their interests, to emphasize wealth. Traditional decoration of the walls of the corridor is painting or sticking wallpaper. Wallpapers in the corridor must meet certain requirements, namely to be:
- wear resistant;
The ornament of wallpaper should not be too fanciful, since such tapestries look coarse and vulgar. In general, choosing wallpaper for the hallway, you should focus on the harmonious combination of the design of the main surfaces and interior.
Types of tapestries
Wallpaper for the corridor in the apartment should repel dirt, have a texture that prevents dust from settling, and be resistant to moisture. Decorating the walls of the corridor in the apartment where the small child lives should not be too light, while at the same time, the dark lanes can create an overly gloomy impression about the owners of the dwelling. It is best to opt for neutral options, and preference is given to laminated, cork, metal or liquid wallpaper.
For apartments with pets, you should choose liquid wallpaper, as they easily resist moisture, dirt and dust, besides perfectly smooth out irregularities and are suitable for finishing hilly walls.
Tip: If you are a happy owner of an apartment with a light corridor, then you can use cork tapestries for its decoration, which are not only environmentally friendly, but also practical, they can be easily cleaned of dirt using a damp sponge.
Changing the space of the corridor in the apartment with the help of wall decoration
Wallpaper for the corridor allows you to correct the existing shortcomings, such as high or low ceilings, a small area, poor illumination, etc.
In small apartments hallway, as a rule, has a limited area. Visually expand the space with the help of light-colored basic surfaces. It is necessary to abandon the use of wallpaper with an oversized pattern, and wall decoration will allow to expand the space with the help of trellis with a small floral ornament.
Visually raise the ceiling will help the trellis stripes. Insufficient lighting of the hallway can also be eliminated with the help of light trellis. Choosing wallpaper in the corridor, you should remember that bright colors absorb natural light, making the room dark and uncomfortable.
Photo: striped wallpaper will help you visually lift the ceiling
In order to change the space, you can use different ways of combining. Wallpapers can be combined with other finishing materials, such as plaster, plastic, wood, metal or acrylic wall panels. The vertical combination of various textures looks original, which allows smoothing the transition between different styles, dividing the corridor into zones. Horizontal and vertical combination of wallpaper will be most appropriate for long and narrow corridors.
If the area of the hallway is sufficient, then in the decoration of its walls, you can use wallpaper inserts or patchwork panels. Panoramic photo wallpapers will allow you to expand the boundaries of the hallway, and 3D photo wallpapers will highlight the thematic focus of the interior.
Stickers, vinyl stickers, digital murals and painting will be appropriate as decorative elements on plain wallpaper. Before proceeding to the design of the walls in the hallway should be familiar with the ready-made design solutions presented in the photo.
Photo: a combination of wallpaper and wood panels
Photo: a combination of wallpaper and wallpaper paste
Photo: original ideas for decorating walls with wall murals and vinyl stickers
The combination of finishing the main surfaces with interior items and decorative elements
The decoration of the hallway walls should be in harmony with the design of the rest of the apartment. You can create a holistic space with the help of the same wall lamps, mirrors, living plants and other decorative elements.
Monotony in decorating narrow and long corridors should be avoided. The interior of the hallway should personify one common idea, characteristic of the whole dwelling. To emphasize the originality of the design, you can use non-standard shelves for shoes or hangers for clothes. As for living plants, for the hallway you should choose plants that do not require an abundance of natural light.
Photo: decorating the hallway with fresh flowers and an original coat hanger
In general, the finishing of the hallway should be in harmony with the finishing of the remaining rooms of the dwelling, emphasize the good taste of the owners, reflect their financial situation, be environmentally friendly and practical, and not cause aggression and irritation.