How to choose a design for a small room?
In small apartments the hall serves as a rest room and living room and dining area. For a small area of the room to combine so many functions is not an easy task, but with the right zoning of the space is quite doable.
As a rule, in small apartments the area of the hall rarely exceeds 20 m.2, therefore, when designing a small room, every detail and interior detail should be carefully considered. Before proceeding to the design of the design of the hall is to familiarize yourself with ready-made solutions presented in the photo.
Photo: glass table will create the illusion of increasing space
Determine the thematic focus of the interior.
In a small apartment it is unlikely to be able to reproduce such styles as baroque, empire and chebbi chic. For the design of the hall is best to give preference to concise and simple styles, such as modern, Provence or classical. For the interior you should choose the most functional furniture that is not overloaded with unnecessary details and decor.
Photo: Provence style hall
Photo: hall in classic style
Photo: hall in the style of minimalism
Tip: if you paste the walls with light wallpaper, then the room itself will appear brighter and more spacious.
Hall color scheme
Light neutral-color wallpapers will accentuate interior objects and visually expand the room borders. When finishing the walls should be preferred colors such as:
- light blue;
- pale pink.
Wallpapers can be smooth or textured. For a small room you can combine different types of wallpaper on the walls. The vertical combination of wallpaper in contrasting colors looks original. To give the design originality will allow the panel, made from the rags of wallpaper.
With horizontal combination wallpaper can be combined with other finishing materials, such as wood panels or facade plasters. You can select a dining or recreation area with the help of wallpaper with the printed image. 3D wallpaper will emphasize the thematic focus of the interior and create the illusion of infinite space.
Furniture for small apartments should be as functional as possible. Do not overload the interior of a small room with unnecessary items.
The hall in the apartment, performing the functions of the living room and dining room, should have a harmonious design in order to create a balance between the various zones. It is better to arrange the rest area with the help of a sofa transforming into a full-fledged sleeping place, and the design of the dining area should not only correspond to the general style of the room, but also be in harmony with the rest area.
In the decoration of small rooms, preference is given to natural materials and natural colors. For a small apartment, the use of plastic furniture is unacceptable. Organic plastic facades will look only in the kitchen.
Photo: hall combined with a dining room, in classic style
The ceiling in the apartment can visually reduce or move apart the space. The multi-level ceiling in the design of a small room visually reduces the space, and glossy stretch structures will contribute to the visual expansion of the room. The color scheme of the ceiling should be one or two tones lighter than the walls. If you combine a glossy stretch ceiling with a light floor covering, you can get a modern and stylish design that fully corresponds to the modern style.
Narrow room design
In apartments, Khrushchev hall, as a rule, long and narrow. Design narrow premises should be developed with great care. Without preliminary preparation, it is impossible to create a single harmonious space. Choose a thematic focus of the interior, as well as select the functional furniture will help photo ready design solutions.
Zoning of a narrow and long room can be done with the help of transforming doors, screens, fabric partitions or decorative structures. Zoning with the help of furniture is the most difficult task, with possible solutions of which can be found in the photo.
Photo: bar counter zoning
Decorative elements in the interior
Bright accents in the design of the hall can be placed using textiles. Interior bedspreads, decorative pillows and curtains can effectively emphasize all the advantages of the interior.
When choosing a curtain design, you should give preference to simple translucent fabrics. You can arrange a window opening using roller blinds. The rest of the textiles should have a modest finish, as too rich decoration will distract from the interior space.
Photo: a vase in the interior of a small room
It is possible to emphasize the general design of the hall with the help of vases, decorative candles, paintings, original lamps.
Special attention is paid to lighting: the more natural light, the better. It is possible to organize the illumination of a small room with the help of spotlights installed along the perimeter of the ceiling and floor illumination. You can select a recreation area or a dining area by using wall sconces or hanging dome lamps. For small rooms it is not recommended to organize the lighting with the help of a massive chandelier installed in the center of the ceiling, as it will visually reduce the height of the room.
In general, the harmonious decoration of a small room will create a single harmonious space and emphasize the character of the owners of the home.
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