Sliding wardrobes won recognition of buyers long ago. The corner model is worthy of special attention. Competently designed storage system can accommodate the entire family wardrobe, and the angular location and sliding doors save space. Before choosing a suitable model, you should familiarize yourself with the modern design ideas of the corner wardrobe in the living room, the photos of which can be seen below.
Corner wardrobe fits perfectly into the interior of the living room, significantly saving space
Features corner wardrobes
The advantages of corner wardrobes include:
- Rational distribution of space. Occupying the corner area of the room, the wardrobe allows you to save free space.
- Spaciousness. Inside the cabinet can accommodate a variety of shelves of different sizes, designed to store different items.
- Large selection of models of different colors, materials, forms.
Tip! Before purchasing a cabinet, you should decide on a suitable form. Corner wardrobes are five-wall, in the form of a trapezoid or a rectangle.
Corner wardrobe is very functional and looks great in the interior of the living room.
Cons corner wardrobes:
- Their form involves placing only in the corner of the room. That is, in the process of redevelopment, this cabinet can be moved only to a different angle, whereas rectilinear cupboards can be installed anywhere in the room.
- The mechanism for moving the sliding door takes up useful space inside the cabinet.
- It is necessary to constantly monitor the cleanliness of the sliding mechanism so that it works properly.
The white color of the fronts of the cabinet is a fashion trend of 2017
Before choosing a corner wardrobe for a guest room, you need to find out what materials it is made of, familiarize yourself with the advantages and disadvantages of each material.
Natural wood furniture always looks luxurious and solid, but it is expensive. Natural wood array is actively used in the production of furniture for classic interior styles. This completely eco-friendly material is afraid of moisture and temperature changes, therefore, requires careful and careful care.
Natural wood in the interior of the living room is always a win-win
Chipboards are the most common material for the manufacture of furniture. Externally, the chipboard looks unpresentable, so it is mandatory to apply a decorative coating on its surface. The most popular ones are:
- Kashirovanie - facing chipboard polymer or paper-resin film, followed by painting. This method of decoration is used to create budget furniture.
- Lamination - the coating of plates with films of paper and melamine resin under the influence of high temperatures. Laminated surfaces are resistant to mechanical damage.
- Veneering - facing with thin sheet material from natural wood. Cabinets of veneered chipboard are more expensive than laminated, but require more careful care. Veneered surface outwardly practically does not differ from solid wood.
Corner wardrobe made of chipboard looks very elegant in the interior of any room
This material is more environmentally friendly than chipboard, therefore, furniture made from it is more expensive. MDF bends well and is milled, allowing you to create drawings, rounded elements on the facades of cabinets. This material can be decorated with nothing, but only painted in the desired color.
Pink glossy facades made of MDF look very impressive in the interior of the living room
Completion of the cabinet depends on its size and customer requirements, if the furniture is made to order. Standard models consist of the following sections:
- Hanger (hooks and bars) for clothes: usually takes the main compartment, for high cabinets the idea of using a hanger-lift with a mechanical or automatic lifting system will be successful;
- Shelves and drawers for clothes, linen and accessories;
- Shoe shelves: placed below.
It is better to voice your preferences for the internal filling of the cabinet to the seller in advance.
In addition to the standard wardrobe compartment can be equipped with steel shelves and baskets, which usually store small items. If you plan to put something large in the cabinet, for example, a vacuum cleaner, these shelves can be easily pulled out and removed.
Corner wardrobe with internal filling
Tip! You can add to the wardrobe compartment by attaching an additional module to it - a shelf that is suitable for placing flowers, vases, figurines and other decorative elements.
Design of corner wardrobe for the living room
In order for the corner wardrobe to look appropriate in the living room interior, it is necessary to choose a model with a suitable facade.
Sliding wardrobe with deaf facades - the classic version. The type of the facade is matched to the style of the interior in which the living room is decorated. So, the wardrobe in the style of classicism should have a wooden surface. For modern interiors, a one-color chipboard facade is suitable.
Corner wardrobe with deaf facades, decorated in the style of a chessboard, is ideal in the interior of a black and white living room
The second most popular type of facade is a mirror. Doors can be decorated with large or small mirror inserts or can be completely with a smooth surface. The mirror reflects the light, visually making the room larger, deeper, lighter, more spacious, so the cabinet with mirrored doors is recommended for installation in small living rooms.
The mirror can be placed in the center of the corner wardrobe
To prevent a mirror from accidental impact from breaking into many small dangerous fragments, it is covered with a special film, which can be matte, transparent and colored.
If you slightly tint the mirror surface of the cabinet, the effect will be stunning
Modern ideas of corner wardrobe designs in the living room suggest the use of photo printing. Any image can be applied to the surface of the door. Most of the firms engaged in the manufacture of wardrobes, have a catalog of popular photos and pictures that can decorate the facade of furniture. You can bring your own version of the image. The drawing is applied to the back surface of the glass, so it does not rub off or fade in the sun.
Corner wardrobe with a pattern printed photo printing
Photo printing can be beautifully beaten in any style of interior. For classic living rooms suitable paintings by famous artists of the Renaissance. In modern styles, for example, minimalism, it is appropriate to look black and white cityscapes. The sliding wardrobe with a photo printing can become a highlight of the living room. So, you can add to the interior of the sun and heat by choosing a bright image of the sunset, and you can make the atmosphere fresher and cooler by using the seascape or a photo of rocky peaks covered with snow.
One of the most popular methods of decorating is to apply a pattern on a glass or mirror surface using a stream of air and abrasive particles. The image, painted with sand on the mirror, does not require special care. It is not afraid of moisture, temperature changes. This way of decorating is inexpensive, and looks stylish and elegant. The most popular sandblasted images: floral patterns, birds, butterflies, figures of girls. Sandblasting on frosted glass looks beautiful.
Lakomat and Lakobel
Lakomat is a specialized matte glass. It is resistant to moisture and mechanical damage. Lakomat is a non-staining material; fingerprints are practically invisible on its surface. Furniture with such a surface looks original.
Lakobel is a decorative glass, one of the sides of which is painted. The paint can be of any color: soft pastel, bright and bold, mysterious dark or universal light. Colors can be combined.
In the interior of any living room, a corner wardrobe with a facade made of natural materials will look luxurious. So, in the finish often use the skin. It is environmentally friendly, not prone to fading and deformation, gives a solid and respectable type of furniture. Furniture manufacturers offer a wide range of leather. You can choose a material of bright saturated color, dense in structure and hard to the touch or softer, delicate skin of a velvety color.
Such materials as bamboo and rattan are able to maintain a presentable appearance for a long time, they are not afraid of moisture, high and low temperatures, or sunlight. They create warmth and comfort in the room. All these materials are well combined with plastic, glass and chipboard. Leather trim.
Thus, the corner wardrobe will be appropriate in the living room of any size. A large assortment of facades allows you to choose a design that fits the style of the interior. Professionals recommend to purchase not ready-made cabinets, but custom-made ones. This piece of furniture to the maximum accommodate all the necessary things and will decorate the living room.