It creates the illusion of spaciousness.
As you know, any small room can be done visually bigger using effective and accessible to all method – an optical illusion. There are many ways, tricks and techniques that even a very cramped space turned into a spacious hall. For owners of tiny apartments, wanting to create the illusion of space and grandeur, these 11 effective design tips can help you make the right choice, reports novate.
Lately a lot of techniques, which allow even a small room become wider, higher, lighter and more spacious without destruction of existing niches and partitions, as well as expensive alterations and repairs. They allow you to cope with this problem independently, without the help of professionals. Only need to follow the main rule — not to disturb the proportions and not to overdo it, otherwise you’ll get the opposite result.
1. Contrast stain
Everyone knows that the color of the interior plays a dominant role, and if you make a mistake with the choice, a poorly selected colors just “absorb” the available area. And it is a luxury for owners of small areas.
Often on design sites or in the magazine suggest to use light colors. However, this technique only works in rooms with an area greater than 8 square metres, in less space so you will have the similarity with the hospital room or bathroom.
Therefore, there is a very interesting design options – darkening the one or more areas. For example, if you focus on the back wall and paint it a dark color, the room will visually deepen and there will be a sense of spaciousness. This method must be used correctly, paying attention to the shape and height of the room, because inappropriate selection plane may further worsen the situation.
2. The winning pattern Wallpaper
Skillfully selected Wallpaper in one moment can turn your room into a more spacious and bright, provided that you take into account the form and height of the room.
If the apartment has low ceilings, use a Wallpaper with vertical stripes, such a solution will significantly increase the visual space.
If to paste over one wall of Wallpaper with large geometric pattern and the other walls are plain, the optical illusion of spaciousness will be provided.
Choosing a Wallpaper with a small pattern, make sure it did not cause ripples in the eyes. But very large, and even more colorful picture on the canvas will not add space or beauty to your interior.
3. A mural or murals
Thanks to modern technology there is a very high-quality and original Wallpapers, and extraordinary photo-paintings, which can not only transform the look of a room, but also to create the illusion of space is unrealistic.
Even the tiniest area of bathrooms in sq. m. 1 transformed beyond recognition.
4. 3D modern techniques
Modern methods of creating volume is able to create a very realistic picture in any application and interior design is no exception. 3D technology is capable visually enlarge the space even better than the usual mirror, color, texture, etc.
If you use Wallpaper, ceilings or floors with 3D-technology of drawing, it will not only visually enlarge the room, but to attain a stunning result in the design of the interior.
5. Mirror surface
Everyone knows the ability of mirrors to multiply the light and reflect surrounding objects, creating the illusion of grandeur and spaciousness. Therefore, in the interior of the small room they should be the main element that will help you not only decorate a room but also increase its visual area.
If you set in front of the window a large mirror or a wardrobe with a mirror surface, the abundance of light and space will be guaranteed. Most importantly, make sure direct sunlight does not impinge on the mirror itself, because this will cause tarnishing and surface stains.
If you install on one wall of a mirrored surface, you will achieve a stunning effect, the room will immediately be transformed, will be lighter and more.
Even the most refined and expensive interior can fade, if you do not provide proper lighting the room. The skillful illumination of all corners can turn small room into a spacious room. It should only stick to certain rules.
As strange as it sounded, but it was in a small room a great option is to install a large chandelier. Bright and bulk, its light, not only will originally fit into the interior of the room, but also create the illusion of spaciousness.
Very interesting and deep look led and halogen illumination, mounted on book shelves, cabinets, mirrors. Moreover, they perfectly illuminate the room, but also visually enlarge the room.
And if you install lighting along the wall, the depth and spaciousness in the room will be provided.
All the dark corners to Shine better using floor lamps or wall sconces. This trick to add volume in a small room and make it more cozy.
7. Textile products
Of course, first we need to take care of the curtains or Drapes, which will also help you increase the visual space of the room. So give up the bulky dark curtains in favor of a more light and airy.
Visually enlarge the room area you can, if you gather the curtains in the form of bunching, they must be to the floor. The ledge is better to buy wider and install it to the ceiling.
If you have a small room, in any case, do not leave on the table a tablecloth, because it focuses on the attention than visually narrows the space.
If you love the comfort and warmth, the rug will become a mandatory piece of furniture. And what size and colors you choose will determine the final result. A dark wash and a massive figure not only weigh down the interior, but also absorb the already little space.
And the choice of size depends on what room it will be and in what condition the floor.
If it’s a bedroom, it should be on the entire area of the floor, and if the living room, it is best to visually distinguish the Seating area, placing it on soft furnishings.
In a narrow corridor will look much better small track than completely covering the parquet floors.
9. Color scheme
How would you not want to have a couch variegated colors or Cabinet dark color, it’s better to abandon this idea, if it will be in a small room. Dark and bright colors are able to absorb the space.
Bright pillows and blankets enliven the interior.
Bright pillows and blankets enliven the interior.
And if you want an expression, you can put a few bright pillows or a blanket, this option can add highlights without compromising the overall space.
10. Transparent furniture
Very interesting and advantageous to look at the interior of a small room glass table or even a chest instead of a coffee table. They not only perform its direct functions, but not “take away” space, because the glass allows you to look at objects through it.
11. The size of the furniture
The size of the furniture is also of paramount importance, because small areas of clutter do not recommend. Therefore, massive wardrobes, sofas and armchairs is better not to remember, even if you’re a fan of magnificent forms.
Such space better to draw in the style of hi-tech, which involves a minimal amount of furniture, straight lines, glossy surfaces and chrome accessories and light cool colors. So the furniture, choose a sleek, compact size, preferably of lightweight materials, and give preference to a mirror, or glossy surfaces.