Features of a brick wall in the interiors of rooms
If earlier the brick was considered only as a building material, then today it is used as a finishing material. Now you can create both industrial and home interiors in a variety of styles, ranging from classical design to eclectic.
Brickwork in the interior is found in the designs of old huts, factories and factories, reconstructed under the fashionable housing. There are several alternative options for natural brick: wallpaper made of vinyl and paper, decorative masonry, light thin tile, made "under the brick", brick veneer. The technology of laying brick walls in the interior of the apartment is different for different rooms.
Brick in the interior of the apartment - a reminder of antiquity, often used by modern designers. Design using brickwork looks very bold and unusual. With it, you can successfully decorate the house, creating a cozy atmosphere and a positive mood.
Brickwork in the hallway in the form of a street accent
Brick in the interior is poorly laid out in the hallway due to irregularities of the walls, a small area, the presence of storage rooms. The only thing if you live in an old house, you can lay out one of the walls with bricks. Such a rare design introduces a non-standard “street” accent into the hall.
The second material for finishing the walls in the hallway can serve as a tile that clearly imitates brick. Consider the fact that the tile is a thin material, due to which the surface of the walls in the apartment does not become heavier. The important point here is the preservation of square meters in a small room.
Tip: It is worth picking high-quality glue. It is desirable that he was on a polyurethane basis, as constantly slamming the door at the entrance provides the vibration of the walls, contributing to the collapse of the tile planted on a poor-quality base.
You can also use wallpaper with a pattern that mimics the appearance and texture of the finishing brick, or wallpaper suitable for painting. Sometimes it is problematic to choose a wallpaper that could be painted with imitation brick.
Photo: wall decoration, imitating brickwork
Brick in the guest room
The brick wall in the interior of the living room serves as a good design basis in any style. If you are a fan of minimalism, it is rational to equip a room with items of strict furniture without unnecessary decorating elements. People who appreciate ethno style in the interior can decorate the room with various handicrafts, hand-made carpets, photos, and decorative vases.
The brickwork is ideally combined with a classical interior. It successfully harmonizes with decorative accessories, crystal chandeliers, antique pieces of furniture. Do not limit your desires. Turn on the fantasy. Use paper-based wallpaper and decorative tiles as an alternative. No need to try to make a brick all the walls of the room. It is advisable to decorate with brickwork the area near the fireplace, or even to completely renovate the scratched old plaster on one of the walls.
The interior with a brick wall, in which one of the walls is made of brick, is covered with a protective layer from above in order to preserve the integrity of the finish due to the influence of negative factors. As for new buildings, it is only necessary to remove minor contamination on the surface of the walls, resulting from construction work. In older apartments, the walls of the rooms must be carefully processed.
Tip: pre-clean the surface of the walls from the layers of whitewash, primer, plaster. After completing the masonry wall brick, you will make an incredibly beautiful design, perfectly emphasizing the elegance of the decor and the refined taste of the owners. In addition, this design will set up guests for a confidential conversation.
If you prefer a non-standard decor, use a transparent brick masonry as a partition separating two rooms, such as the living room and kitchen.
If you are the owner of a large area living room, columns of brick, decorated according to the Greek style, can be a sign of perfection and grace, since it is beneficial to use them as partitions or an exclusive decor. It looks perfect brick fireplace. It creates a feeling of warmth, comfort and comfort in the room, resembling a rustic style.
Photo: hi-tech living room
Photo: columns of brick will give elegance to the interior
Photo: zoning of living room and bedroom with transparent brick laying
Brick in the interior of the kitchen: is it worth doing?
Tile in the form of smooth bricks looks great in the kitchen. The red stone of the finish looks like country style, and the white brick wall in the interior softens the design somewhat, making it possible to use it in Scandinavian-style kitchens.
For high-quality inexpensive kitchen decoration in the style of a loft, brick veneer in the form of thin tiles of facing stone will suit. Such tiles are used as clinker and ceramic. The veneer is laid with tiled glue on the prepared ideally smooth walls with the use of mounting crosses and tiled grouting. The brick in the interior allows you to finish the kitchen apron, choosing the appropriate building materials for the decor of other walls.
Brick in the interior is a quality material characterized by durability, practicality, quality, low cost compared to other finishing materials. Decorative brick in the interior is chosen by the owners of houses and apartments, who prefer to do the repairs themselves and value their homes.
With the help of brickwork it is possible to create a romantic atmosphere in the room. Eccentricity of the interior will give the correctness of the texture and color palette. Brickwork in the interior can advantageously emphasize the restraint of the interior, luxury, beauty and solidity of the room.
Photo: loft style
Photo: Scandinavian style
Photo: rustic style
Of great importance in the creation of design plays decor seams and a good selection of color palette. In some cases, you can try to give natural brick "old". For this purpose it is recommended to use varnishes or paints intended for surface treatment. Which treatment option to choose depends only on your preferences.
Despite the fact that the brick is a building material that has undergone heat treatment, many years later, the laying will also look beautiful. Its advantage is the absence of dampness, mold and fungi. Recently, polymer building blocks can be found on the construction materials market. Their surface is covered with a special polymer composition, due to which it is possible to make an interesting decoration.
Brick masonry is a good solution for a canteen. there is the possibility of finishing one or several walls at will. The hands can make a brick ceiling. Such laying is good because it is successfully combined with glass, metal and wood. An interesting design can be created using brickwork combined with functional kitchen appliances.
Decorative brick in the interior can be safely used in the design of the dining area of the kitchen. A similar effect is obtained if you lay out a brick wall partition, which will serve as the distinction between the dining room and the guest. If you wish to create the effect of space zoning, brick finishing is performed in only one of the rooms.
Tip: selecting the color palette of the interior, consider the design features of the entire room. Despite the fact that the brick of standard shades (white, red, black, gray, brown) fits into any interior, it is better to be safe and learn all the nuances.
Photo: brick arched partition separating the living room and kitchen
Photo: masonry zoning
Brick wall in the bedroom interior
Decorative brick in the interior is increasingly common in the interiors of bedrooms. It is preferable to change the more light and bright room design to a more brutal one. In this case, the brick "does not enter into aggression" with the softness of textiles. In addition, it does not affect the illumination, being optimal in use.
There are cases when the room already has a brick wall. In this case, it is better to leave it as it is, without modification, or paint it with bright paint. This design is suitable for the design of bedrooms in the Scandinavian and eclectic styles.
When there are no brick walls in the house, it is easy to perform an imitation by resorting to modern facing materials differing in weight and dimensions. Such finishes look no worse than real brick. Their advantage is hypoallergenicity, clarity of joining, the absence of adsorption of dust, beauty.
When a person is in the bedroom, he tends to calm, comfort, rest. It is best to design a bedroom in discreet, restrained, soft, soothing pastel shades. You can, for example, dilute a quiet, modest corner with exquisite decorative elements.
A brick wall in the interior of the bedroom allows you to make the room a work of art. Such an interior decor not only attracts attention and makes the room fresher, more unusual, but also contributes to a comfortable high-grade rest. If you are the owner of a large house or apartment, preferably instead of interior doors connecting two rooms, show off a beautiful brick arch.
Photo: Wallpaper imitating brickwork in the interior of a bedroom country house
Photo: Scandinavian style bedroom
Creating a contrast in the bathroom using brickwork
Decor brick masonry in the bathroom is rare, but if in the plans for a long time to keep it, - finish the materials resistant to mold, then apply to the coating moisture-resistant composition.
Since the bathroom is constantly exposed to high temperature and humidity conditions, it is recommended to purchase veneer, ceramic tiles or brick for facing for decoration. Combined with white plumbing, the roughness of the brick creates an unusual contrast. Look good at the walls in the bathroom, decorated with smooth multi-colored tiles. It gives the bathroom interior extra freshness, cleanliness and cheerfulness.
An alternative for people who do not want to finish the bathroom and bathroom tiles, is decorating the walls with vinyl-based wallpaper with enhanced resistance to water. Sometimes, due to its naturalness and naturalness, such canvases cannot be distinguished from real brickwork, and then only from a very close distance.
You can experiment by trying to make a glass brick wall between the toilet and bathroom or toilet and washbasin. Since the brick in the interior is a usual thing, it can be used as a floor covering. Durability and resistance to mechanical damage make the floor a quality decorative coating, which can be additionally equipped with heating, lighting, sound insulation. The quality of the material will not suffer from this.
The brick wall in the interior of the mansions has long become popular. It is practical, so always welcome designers. If we consider the brickwork in the interior of the bathroom, then it began to be used relatively recently, bringing a zest to the non-residential premises and emphasizing its style and personality.
Before you begin to repair the bathroom, look at the photos of ready-made designs, estimate the size of the room, estimate the cost of materials. Perhaps you are the owner of a small bathroom, then it is better to refuse such a decoration in order not to make the room even smaller. Deciding on the brickwork, do not forget that it is ideal for large rooms.
If the desire to decorate a small bathroom has not left you, follow the laying of only a small section of the wall. So you will achieve the desired result and save square meters.
The cardinal solution is to lay one of the walls with bricks instead of painting or pasting with wallpaper. Thus, a certain mysteriousness, freshness of the room is given, an atmosphere of liveliness and individuality is created, and the interior gives the room habitability and aging.
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