How to create an original design for the living room in Khrushchev?
Khrushchev - it is rather inconvenient in terms of the location of rooms, apartment. To make the design of the living room in Khrushchev not only stylish, but also functional, some design techniques will help. Convert a small space using the following elements:
- tissue partitions;
- lighting fixtures;
- cabinet furniture;
- decorative designs.
Photo: competent use of cabinet furniture can change your living room beyond recognition
Visually push the boundaries of a small room.
Visually pushing the living room space Khrushchev can by combining the room with the kitchen, as well as expanding the door and window openings. This will not only increase the space, but also provide an influx of light into the room. Such techniques can be used only in the case when the condition of the apartment allows such redevelopment. In the case when it is impossible to make cardinal changes, they resort to such a technique as visual expansion due to the use of the correct color scheme.
Photo: dismantling the wall between the kitchen and living room
Making the living room in a classic style, using light colors and pastel shades will allow you to push the boundaries of the room. In order for the interior not to cause associations with the hospital, bright accents should be placed on the main surfaces of the room.
When choosing a color scheme for Khrushchev, it is not necessary to paint the walls in one color, you can use wallpaper with a pattern, the main thing is to choose a simple ornament, for example, a strip. Examples of such an interior of the living room can be seen in the photo. The ornament should not be bright, you can give preference to monochrome design.
Photo: using striped wallpaper it is possible to visually enlarge a room not only in height but also in width
Finishing the living room ceiling with materials that give a mirror effect will allow to increase the space approximately twice. For a narrow living room can be used in the interior cabinet furniture with mirrors. Mirrors on the walls will expand the narrow space.
The choice of lighting
Living room in Khrushchev, as a rule, has a low ceiling. Because of this feature of the room in the Khrushchev should be illuminated correctly. It is unacceptable to use in the interior of massive lighting fixtures, especially chandeliers, which are located in the center of the room. Stylish design in Khrushchev can be created using dimmed lighting around the perimeter of the room. Along the perimeter of the ceiling, you can set the spot lighting or create the illusion of space with the help of wall and floor lamps in certain areas of the living room. It is especially important to illuminate the zones in the passage rooms, this gives their design a mystery and unique charm.
Tip: Lamps must be installed in such a way that they emit stray light. Directional lighting can be used to create special zones, for example, an additional lamp can be installed to read from the chair.
For walk-through rooms, you must use a bright floor covering that will reflect the light from the upper lights. Examples of the correct placement of accents in the interior can be viewed in the photo.
Photo: living room combined with kitchen
Choice of furniture
Space for Khrushchev is key. Each centimeter of the Khrushchev square should be used rationally, the furniture in the interior should be functional, especially with regard to walk-through rooms.
It is preferable to give preference to modular structures that when folded do not take up much space. The furniture should be in harmony with the overall style of the living room. For the registration of the room is best to choose modern or classic style. Country style or Provence will also help create an interesting design for a small room. It is not recommended to use such styles as shebby chic and empire for decoration of small rooms, since their characteristic feature is the presence of a large number of interior elements that can clutter a small room. The most rational use of the maximum space of the living room can be, if you give preference to concise styles.
A stylish design can be created by using such interior elements as shiny surfaces and small mirror inserts; they can be used to decorate various furniture elements.
We place accents in room design
The design of the room in the Khrushchev can not blindly follow fashion trends. Multi-level ceilings and massive decorative structures are unlikely to harmoniously fit into the general interior of the hall in Khrushchev.
When designing, preference is given to small, but bright and stylish accessories that harmoniously complement the interior. It should be noted that an excessive amount of small decor will visually split up the living room space. The design of the living room should contain only 2-3 not too massive objects that have a common color scheme. These can be decorative pillows, vases, paintings or photos.
You can decorate the window openings with the help of curtains made of light and light fabric or Japanese curtains panels.