Owners of small apartments, willy-nilly, have to think about the unification of space. One of the universal options is the combination of living room and bedroom. You can fit two rooms in one even in a small room, but you can place two full-fledged functional areas with a bed and a sofa only on an area of at least 20 square meters. m. In this room, you can carry out competent zoning and install all the necessary furniture. Living room-bedroom in one room of 20 square meters. The photo of which can be seen below may look stylish, modern and beautiful.
The division of the room into a zone of sleep and rest is not only functional, but looks very stylish.
Ways to zoning space
On the recommendation of professional designers, any combined space should be zoned. So you can divide the room into two separate zones that perform different functions. In this case, it is a zone of sleep and reception of guests. We must not forget that although the two parts of the room must be different from each other, they must be in harmony with each other. There are many ways zoning. When choosing, it is necessary to consider the layout of the room, the chosen interior style, the availability of free space and the preferences of the owners.
The photo shows an example of room zoning using a decorative partition, furniture and wall color.
Tip! When arranging a combined bedroom-living room, it is recommended to place the bedroom in the back of the room, and to make the reception area a walk-in area.
It is most convenient to place a sleeping bed near the window at the end of the room.
The room can be clearly divided into two parts with the help of a partition. It can be of any size and shape. Partitions are made of several materials.
It looks cozy, suitable for a classic interior style. The wooden partition can be solid, securely covering the fenced area from prying eyes, or with beautiful carved patterns. Natural wood is an expensive material, you can save money using chipboard or MDF.
The partition cabinet from the wooden massif is functional and beautiful
Such partitions can be completely transparent, matte, tinted, stained glass, mirror, with or without patterns. The glass transmits light, so both parts of the room seem lighter and more spacious. The design of the living room and bedroom in a room of 20 square meters. m with a glass partition presented in the photo.
Decorative partition with a pattern of plexiglass in the interior of the living room bedroom
Tip! The original idea is to embed an aquarium with fish inside the glass partition. He will give a unique highlight to an interior.
Aquarium partition is perfect for zoning the living room-bedroom
This is an inexpensive material, the partition from which you can easily make yourself. Right in the partition you can make niches with shelves and place books, statuettes, vases and other objects there. The electric fireplace built into the partition with imitation of live fire looks impressive.
For zoning the living room and bedroom often use plasterboard partitions
Tip! Not only a partition can be made of drywall, but also an arch that matches the style of the interior. So visually divide the two parts of the room in a modern style, you can use the portal of a strict rectangular shape, and in the classical style - an elegant rounded arch.
The partition of their drywall with open shelves
One way to zoning is to use curtains. They can be made of thin, translucent fabric. Such curtains will decorate the interior, as if air, they will make the room light and weightless. If you want to completely isolate the bedroom, it is recommended to hang curtains made of thick fabric. The main thing is to move the curtain at any time. So, if guests come to the house, and one of the family members wants to lie down, you can simply push the curtain in, isolating yourself from the guests.
The easiest way to separate the sleeping area - curtains
Dividing curtains in the interior of a classic style can be decorated with tassels and drapery. For modern interior fit smooth curtains monophonic or with an interesting print.
Dense white curtains do an excellent job with zoning the bedroom living room.
Open shelves let in a lot of light and air, and on their shelves can fit many different items: books, vases, boxes, photographs, an aquarium.
Shelves can be high (up to the ceiling) and low, single-level and multi-level (stepped). They are made of wood, particleboard, fiberboard, MDF. Beautifully look model on a metal frame.
The main advantage of the screen is mobility. It can be easily transferred, folded and removed. Additionally, the screen is able to perform a decorative function. Any pattern can be applied to its surface. Beautifully look on the partition images of Chinese subjects: pagodas, sakura, tigers, hieroglyphs. If you place a source of artificial light behind a screen, you can create an amazing game of shadow and light. Photos of the living room and bedroom in one room of 20 square meters. m are presented below.
Multi-level floor and ceiling
One of the zones can be distinguished with the help of a floor ledge - a podium. For example, you can arrange a bedroom on it. Boxes are often built into the podium. An original but practical solution is to build a bed in the podium.
It is possible to divide zones with the help of a multi-level ceiling. Above one of the parts of the room the ceiling is below. For this purpose tension and mounted structures are used. You can see the multi-level ceiling in the photo of the design of the living room, combined with a bedroom of 20 square meters. m
As zoning space often use:
- Different outdoor materials. In the bedroom, you can put carpet, and in the reception area - practical laminate. If you plan to lay one material, for example, parquet, around the entire perimeter of the room, then for different zones boards are selected that differ in color by several tones.
- Different materials of wall decoration. Vinyl or non-woven wallpaper and decorative plaster are often used as wall decoration in the living room. The walls in the bedroom can be distinguished with the help of a wallpaper of a different color or with a large pattern, photo wallpaper, wall panels.
- Different ways of finishing the ceiling. In the living room, you can install stretch ceilings of bright color, and in the sleeping area - just plaster it or vice versa.
Light zoning is usually not applied separately, but in conjunction with any other method. Proper placement of sources of artificial lighting will help illuminate all important areas, focus on certain elements of the interior.
In the bedroom, small spotlights are usually installed, embedded in a suspended or suspended ceiling. Above the reception area placed central ceiling chandelier. Next to the table and sofa, you can additionally install floor lamps and wall sconces. The wall-mounted paintings or photographs and shelves illuminated by LED strips look attractive. You can see it in the photos of the design of the living room and bedroom in one room of 20 square meters. m
Furniture in the living room-bedroom of 20 square meters should be compact. The room is set only what is really necessary.
The main element of any bedroom is a bed. A comfortable double bed can be the only piece of furniture in the bedroom. If desired, you can install a bedside table for storing various items and hang a wall shelf. The role of the nightstand can successfully perform the separation rack or niches in the plasterboard partition.
One option to save space is to install a bed that is built into the closet. Below you can see photos of the design of the bedroom and living room in a room of 19 sq. M. m with built-in bed.
In the living part of the set sofa. You can choose as a rectilinear and angular model. Most often, the sofa set back to the bedroom. Among the owners of small living rooms are popular transformable sofas with a compartment for linen. In the living room, you can install a compact modular wall or a mirror wardrobe.
Modern living room is difficult to imagine without a TV. It can be put on the cabinet opposite the sofa. To save space, it is recommended to hang the TV on the wall.
The coffee table is not a mandatory attribute of the combined room, but it can be installed. It is recommended to choose a compact and practical model on wheels or a transforming table, which can be expanded to the size of a dining table.
Thus, the interior of the living room and bedroom in one room is 20 square meters. m, as in the photo, can be cozy, comfortable and stylish. To do this, select the appropriate method of zoning the space and choose the best furniture. And if you show imagination, you can create an original interior in which you can comfortably relax and spend time with friends.