Sliding wardrobe - a universal piece of furniture. Due to its capacity and compactness, it will successfully fit into the interior of living rooms in small apartments. With exquisitely decorated professional designers facades, the closet will look great in a spacious and rich living room of a private house. Choosing furniture, you should familiarize yourself with interesting ideas of the wardrobe design in the living room, the photos of which are presented below.
The closet is not only a huge closet for storing things, it can be correctly beaten and made a stylish interior detail of the living room.
Features of the wardrobe
A closet-sized wardrobe in the living room allows you to organize a spacious storage system. Large sizes are easily perceived by the human eye. Such furniture is chosen due to its clear advantages, which include:
- Capacity due to large size;
- Multifunctionality - the closet can store not only clothes, but also any other items, including household appliances;
- The opportunity to become a way of zoning the space if the living room is combined with another room: a nursery, a kitchen, a dining room, a bedroom or a cabinet, a wardrobe as an object for distinguishing functional zones is often used in studio apartments that do not have partitions;
- Space saving - the doors of standard cabinets in the open form take up a lot of space, whereas the closet has no such problems;
- Versatility - this type of cabinet fits all interior styles;
- Reliability - regular checks of the condition of the sliding mechanism will ensure a long service life.
Wardrobe with dressing room
Types of wardrobes
Sliding wardrobes are classified according to several criteria. In shape, they are straight, angular and radial, and in construction - built-in and free-standing.
Cabinet built-in type consists only of doors, side walls, partitions and shelves. They have no floor, ceiling or back wall. They become an integral part of the interior. The advantage of this type of furniture is saving room space and money on materials. The disadvantage is the inability to change the situation by moving the closet to another place.
Built-in closet with sandblasted pattern in the bright living room
This type is a complete wardrobe, which has a floor, ceiling and rear wall. It can be rearranged at any time to another part of the living room or moved to another room. Below the photo you can see the design of the living room with a wardrobe, standing separately.
A separate wardrobe with a modular furniture wall in the interior of the living room
The interior of the cabinet depends on its size. Standard elements are:
- Compartment with hangers for clothes. It occupies the central part of the cabinet.
- Shelves and drawers for clothes and accessories. Located on the sides.
- Shoe shelves. They are placed at the bottom.
- Entresol. Occupies the top of the cabinet. Usually, its contents are difficult to reach without a chair or ladder, so things that they rarely use are laid out there.
Internal filling of the wardrobe
In addition to the standard, the cabinet can be equipped with: bristles, pull-out baskets, bars and slots for storing umbrellas, caps, bags, sunglasses and other accessories.
Planning the internal filling of the future wardrobe
In the cabinet there may be other functional compartments where you can put: a vacuum cleaner, skis, a personal computer. Below you can see a photo of the filling wardrobe in the living room in the entire wall.
Tip! If you install a cabinet in front of the sofa, then behind its doors you can hide the TV. And you can provide extra bed with the help of a built-in bed in the closet.
After the owners of the living room are determined with the appropriate type of closet and necessary internal contents for them, there comes a moment to choose the design of the facade.
The standard versions of the valves for storage systems are made of expensive natural wood or a cheaper counterpart - chipboard. This design option fits into any interior, but someone may seem too simple, monotonous and boring. An unusual design can be created by combining wooden surfaces with other types of materials.
Sliding wardrobe from the wooden massif in a living room interior
The facade of the closet can also be entirely or completely finished with one of these materials:
- Bamboo is a safe and durable material, creates comfort and coziness, it looks original and original, fills the room with natural energy;
- Rattan is a dense, moisture-resistant, durable and eco-friendly material, it looks beautiful and is easy to clean;
- Leather - this material creates an atmosphere of prosperity and sophistication. The skin is eco-friendly, breathable, resistant to wear, pleasant to the touch and easy to clean from dust and dirt.
One of the decorative elements for the wardrobe is artificial and natural leather.
The facades, made entirely of mirror, look beautiful, affect the visual perception of the room. Such furniture is recommended for installation in living rooms with a small area. Do not be afraid that the mirror is easily broken, showered with small sharp fragments. It is durable and on the back side is covered with a special film. Fully mirrored doors will cost more than the combination of chipboard and mirrors. The design ideas of the cabinet in the living room with the facades of a mirror are shown in the photo
Sliding wardrobe with mirror facades in the living room
Tip! The mirror wardrobe, illuminated around the perimeter with LED tape, looks beautiful. You can also illuminate the space inside the cabinet with LEDs or halogen spotlights.
Mirror facades of cabinets are often decorated with sandblasted painting. She gives the closet a unique design. The mirrors depict floral ornaments, abstract patterns, birds, etc. Sketches of drawings can be developed on individual design.
Lakomat and Lakobel
Lakomat is a translucent frosted glass with a thickness of 4 mm. Lakobel is a glass that is covered on one side with colored varnish. It is often used to create combined facades. Below in the photo you can see the implementation of modern design ideas of the wardrobe in the living room using lacomas and lacobel.
Stained glass windows
Decorative composition of colored glass can be called a real work of art. Stained glass on furniture looks elegant and graceful, but such a finish is worth a lot of money. Decorate with stained glass as matte glass surfaces and mirror. The main themes: birds, flowers and trees.
On the surface of the door of the wardrobe, you can apply any image. The client can make an order for your favorite picture or photo. Photo printing is a relatively inexpensive way to make the interior of the room exclusive. Properly selected image will attract all the attention and distract from the weak sides of the interior. The most common subjects of photo printing: cities, natural landscapes, flowers and animals. The picture is applied on the back side of the door, so it is not afraid of moisture, direct sunlight and mechanical damage.
Sliding wardrobe in different styles of an interior
Despite the fact that wardrobes began to gain their popularity not so long ago, they can look aesthetically pleasing in any style of the interior.
The wardrobe in the classic palace style should look respectable, rich. It should be massive, good, made of natural wood. As jewelry of cabinet furniture in classical style, mirror inserts, gilding on the fringing, carved patterns are used. The wardrobe should fit in a luxurious setting.
If the living room is small, it is recommended to install a wardrobe made of light or bleached wood, and equip one or two door leaves with large mirrors. On the mirror will look beautiful ornate sanding patterns on the plant theme. If the living room is large, you can choose furniture from red or dark wood.
In the living room, decorated in this sleek and simple style, it will look good wardrobe with fully solid facades of natural wood. There should be no gilded, carved or other decorative elements. Instead of expensive natural wood, quality chipboard imitation can be used. The facade of cabinet furniture in the style of minimalism can be made of frosted (lacomat) or painted (lacobel) glass. The main condition is the presence of a flat and uniform surface. Wood and glass can be combined. Primary colors: brown, gray, white and black.
This style is an adherent of modern technology, glass and chrome. The following options are suitable for the facade of the sliding-door wardrobe: photo printing with abstract patterns, lacquer, lacobel, plain plastic, tinted mirror, leather. Lakobel can be combined with chrome inserts, only inserts must be strictly rectangular. Below are photos of the wardrobe in the living room in the interior of high-tech.
The wardrobe can look beautiful in spacious rustic interiors. Cabinet furniture in the French Provence style should be made of light, artificially aged wood. The doors of the cabinet can be completely deaf or mirror. The facade is decorated with paintings, floral patterns, forged elements. Behind the doors you can hide household appliances and electronics out of the general style. The wardrobe in the interior of the living room in Provence style is presented in the photo below.
Thus, the wardrobe is an ideal place to store various items and things. It comes with various facade designs that can satisfy even the most demanding customer. Properly selected or custom-made closet will take a worthy place in the interior of any living room, and perhaps even become its zest.