Even without being a professional, you can create a beautiful and practical kitchen-living room with an area of 25 square meters. m no worse than the photo. This is not the largest room in size, but the available space is enough to accommodate everything you need.
A spacious room makes it possible, without zoning, to equip a kitchen combined with a dining room and a living room.
Where to start repair
If you have a studio apartment, half the work has already been done - there is no need to demolish the walls and think over the new layout of the kitchen-living room of 24 or 25 square meters. meters, the choice of interior design is unlimited. But in small Khrushchev will first have to think about how to remove too much. Combining the kitchen with the living room, you can get a brighter and more spacious room with a large number of windows. The location of window openings affects not only the placement of cabinets and pedestals, the choice of colors depends on the direction of the light. For southern rooms, it is better to select cold colors, and for northern ones warm colors. Several options for kitchen design 25 square meters. m with two windows presented in the photo below.
Scandinavian style is at the peak of popularity and fits perfectly into the concept of a kitchen-dining-living room
Before repairing it is necessary to draw up a project, and also to take into account the plan of the apartment. If you want to tear down the wall or move the communications, you will need to obtain permission from the BTI, otherwise a fine will be waited for the illegal redevelopment of apartment owners. In addition to the choice of interior style, color and quantity of furniture, pre-divide the space into zones. Most often, the fourth part of the entire room is allocated for the kitchen, but if necessary, the working area can be more compact or expand at the expense of the dining room.
A considerable part of the common room area is allocated for the kitchen area.
Also, before starting repairs, you will need to draw up a design project for a kitchen-living room of 25 sq. You can draw it on plain paper with a simple pencil or use special programs that allow you to create 3D-models. If you doubt that you have enough skills and abilities for this, consult a specialist.
Visualization of furniture placement in a studio apartment using a computer program
Square kitchen-living room
The square is the most convenient form for a room, since it allows proportionally to divide the kitchen-living room into parts. In square rooms, the linear kitchen will not look; it is best to select a whole corner for it or choose an island layout. However, when creating an island it is worth considering that more space is required - the distance from all sides of the island to the rest of the furniture should be at least 1 meter for ease of movement.
The kitchen island in the central part of the room looks very organic and functional.
Instead of the island, you can put a bar counter, it will act as a separator for two parts - the kitchen and the living room. The rack is used as a dining or buffet table, and if necessary it can serve as a work surface.
The bar counter perfectly zoned the square room of the kitchen, combined with the dining room and living room
It is often advised to place a sofa in the square living rooms in the center of the room, but this is not always convenient. If there is not enough space, it is better to choose compact models that will not interfere with free movement. Interior design options in a square kitchen of 25 square meters. m, combined with the living room, you can see in the photo below.
In a square room, most of the room can be given to the recreation area.
By thinking through the design of an elongated kitchen-living room of 25 square meters. m should be approached especially carefully. If the living room has a balcony, this can create obstacles for placing part of the furniture - the door will interfere. Under the kitchen you must select the brightest part of the room. At the same time, there are much more planning options than square rooms.
The simplest and most compact version of the kitchen design is 25 square meters. m, when the entire kitchen set and appliances are placed along the short wall. This allows you to easily place a dining set between the kitchen and living room, without disturbing the proportions. However, this arrangement has a drawback - it is impossible to create a convenient working triangle.
Linear suite, located along the short wall, makes it possible to place a full-fledged dining group in the middle of the room
A good option for very narrow rooms, but in this case, headsets with appliances are not placed along the long walls, but across the room. Part of the headset is set along the short wall, and some at a distance of about 1.3 meters across the room. Most often in this way the bar is placed. The free passage between it and the rest of the headset allows you to open the doors and drawers without interference.
In this case, the second row is the peninsular table.
This layout is suitable for both square and elongated living rooms. Due to its location in the corner, the headset takes up less space. In addition, the corner kitchen allows you to most conveniently place the stove, sink and refrigerator, getting the perfect working triangle. For washing most often given angle.
This kitchen layout can be done in two versions. In the first case, everything you need is placed along three walls, and in the second it is a classic corner set and a tabletop or part of floor pedestals placed across the room. U-shaped or angular layout can be combined with the island, but in this case it is necessary to select more compact furniture, otherwise there may not be enough space.
Kitchen-living room design 25 square meters. meters allows the use of island layout. The island is a large tabletop on the thumbs, placed in the center of the kitchen. Here can be located sink, stove, oven and extractor.
The size of the island depends on the size of the headset, as well as on the layout of the kitchen-living room. If you use the kitchen as a dining room, the island should be chosen smaller. For a clean work area fit more overall models. Island design options in the kitchen-dining room 25 square meters. meters can be seen in the photo below.
To separate the kitchen-living room 25 square meters. meters per zone can use a variety of methods. The choice of zoning method depends on the style of the interior - bulky details may not be used everywhere.
The most popular way of zoning the kitchen-living room is the podium, which houses the kitchen set or table. If the structure is high enough, then the space under it can be used as an additional storage system by integrating drawers there.
Also in the design of the kitchen-living area of 25 squares, you can use a multi-level ceiling, made of plasterboard or PVC. For the kitchen area, a stretch fabric is suitable, but this is the most difficult material in terms of installation, you will not be able to install such a ceiling yourself, you will have to ask for help from specialists. How can you diversify the interior of the kitchen of 25 square meters. meters using the unusual design of the ceiling, presented in the photo below.
The latest version of architectural zoning is arches, columns and partitions. If the arches and columns are static, then the partitions can be sliding. Glass designs look stylish, in the closed state, they let in light, without obscuring the interior of the kitchen-living room. A lighter type of partition is the usual translucent or cotton curtains.
Use of light and color
With the help of spotlights in the ceiling structure can distinguish different zones. For the working space it is good to select standard spotlights, and for the dining and living area a soft diffused light of the upper chandelier is suitable. You can add it using wall sconces or floor lamps. Good lighting does not distort the colors, making the interior cozy.
A large number of windows will also benefit the interior. The abundance of natural sunlight makes the interior cozier and more spacious. In apartments you can rarely find rooms with more than two window openings, but in a private house you can think of a kitchen design of 25 square meters. m at once with 4 windows.
Important! Decorative lighting, directed from the floor to the ceiling along the walls, can divide the kitchen-living room into zones, as well as visually increase the height of the ceilings.
If you plan to use different colors for the design of the kitchen and living room, make sure that the chosen shades are in harmony with each other. In order not to be mistaken, you can choose one color for the whole room, but different saturation. For example, it may be a gradation from lighter to dark tones. Niches also stand out in a darker color, they will seem deeper, how to use different colors in the living room design of 25 square meters. meters can be seen in the photo below.
The furniture allows you to easily and quickly divide the space into parts, while not cluttering the interior in contrast to bulky plasterboard partitions. In addition, it has long been irrelevant to have shelves, sofas, etc. along the walls.
Easily fit into the interior design of the kitchen-living room of 25 square meters. meters bar counter. It is complemented by high chairs, and the design itself can be equipped with additional cupboards, a bar, and stands for glasses. If you want the bar to not stand out, its color should be closer to the walls. If the stand should be an accent, you should choose a brighter design.
Angular or straight sofa, turned back to the kitchen, can also become a weighty border of two zones. On the back side, you can put a small rack of the same height or a chest of drawers.
Important! If the back of the sofa is not closed, it should be clean and tidy.
Instead of furniture and architectural designs in the living room, you can choose the decor as a space divider. It can be tubs with home plants, a large aquarium, a line of lamps, built into the floor, statues, large vases, screens, etc. How the decor is used in the design of the kitchen-living room of 25 square meters. meters with zoning can be seen in the photo below.
What style of interior to choose
Kitchen-living room 25 sq. M. meters has a greater advantage over the smaller rooms - the ability to embody almost any interior design. On such an area looks equally good classic, requiring space, and minimalism.
Classic is always relevant in the interior of the living room and kitchen, it is a nice luxurious style, indicating the status of the owners of the house. Only natural materials of light colors are used for decoration. But furniture sets are made of dark wood, on a neutral background, it looks the most advantageous. For upholstery, you can choose natural fabrics - satin, silk, velvet. As patterns used dim strip, gold or silver embroidery (especially important for the Rococo and Baroque as a variety of classics).
The outlines of the furniture and the room itself should be harmonious and proportional. The dining table is often in line with the environment. In round rooms the tabletop will be round, the oval tables look good under the ceiling structures of the same shape.
The décor is made of stucco, drapes made of thick expensive fabrics, paintings, antique photos, antiques, mirrors in expensive wooden frames. Decorative elements should not be too contrasting, in a classic interior no sharp combinations of colors are accepted. Classic is great for a private house, kitchen design in 25 square meters. Photos in this style can be seen in the photo.
A very popular ultramodern style for a living room combined with a kitchen, the design seeks maximum simplicity and convenience in combination with the latest technology. In such an interior not meet the stucco and fanciful forms, furniture and colors are simple, the lines are clear. The color scheme is also no frills - black, white, gray, beige. As accents, you can choose a brighter red, green, blue, lilac.
The materials in the interior of the kitchen-living room are used only modern, it is plastic, glass, metal. A large number of glass elements makes the design light, almost weightless. For interior decoration, photos with urban landscapes, modern art objects, posters, and decorative chrome elements are used. Good lighting is also part of the high-tech style. Variants of modern design kitchen-living room of 25 square meters. meters are presented on the selection of photos below.
Warm and cozy interior style, perfectly suited for the design of the kitchen-living room of 25 square meters. The decoration uses natural colors and materials, the furniture is also wooden or wicker. Unlike the classics, Provence involves the use of a brighter palette in the design of the kitchen-living room. The walls are most often light - dairy, beige, white. But furniture sets and accessories can be more vivid - turquoise, green, lavender, terracotta.
Important! All bright and saturated colors should be slightly muffled, as if they were burned out in the sun.
A distinctive feature of Provence style in addition to the obvious rustic color are aged surfaces. Antique worn furniture fits perfectly into the design of the kitchen-living room. As a decor, dry flower compositions, bunches of fragrant herbs in the kitchen, paintings, photos and frescoes with Mediterranean or rural landscapes, brass dishes, ceramics, live plants look good.
Options for interior design of the kitchen-living room 25 square meters. meters set, and the space awakens the imagination. Thinking through the interior, it is important to be guided not only by the advice of designers, but also by your own wishes.