The design of a small living room is a difficult task, which, however, successfully solved by modern designers. There are many ways to visually expand a small space.
The interior of this room, designed by the experts Arent&Pyke, used compact desks that serve multiple functions. In addition, they are comfortable, stylish and mobile. However, soft footrest can be used not only directly, but also as coffee tables or extra seats. Tall floor lamp Artemide Tolomeo, standing in the distant, seldom-used corner, also works for the benefit of the expansion of space.
It’s worth to buy a few pieces of furniture a similar color to the walls. Even such large items as these chairs will harmoniously fit into the interior and visually expand it. The designers of the maximum developed color theme in this interior: footrest and cushion upholstered in fabric with floral print, which inadvertently focuses attention, while close, neutral shade of the walls remain out of sight.
It is difficult to distinguish between the living and dining areas in a small space where the doors, Windows and walls. The most simple, but effective in this case, the technique is to put a floor lamp near the wall, so he acted as a visual separator in the zone, and lay the carpet next to the couch.
L-shaped sofa not only provides extra space for Seating — it divides the interior in living and dining areas. Modular composition for storage serves the same purpose. The main advantage of this plan — ensuring a wide passage.
There are several ways of placing furniture in the extended, narrow room. In this case, the sofa in the style of 50’s standing in front of the wall, not blocking the aisle. Another great idea: put a coffee table with a glass surface, which will help to create the illusion of an open and free space.
Mirrors have the ability to create the illusion of space and influence the visual perception of space, which is especially valuable for close quarters. Not only that, it forces you to look up, it also reflects the light from different sources, making the room becomes lighter. Note on frame: light wood echoes other decorative items from natural materials, including luxurious leather sofa. The length of the mirror matches the size of the sofa, creating a nice symmetry.
Bookshelves are height from floor to ceiling make this room into a cosy space with the charm of a traditional library halls. Book roots and home decor hand-made provide color diversity, so all the present furniture decorated in calm, neutral tones. Collection of colorful pillows adds character. The idea is to place two sofas facing each other seems very tempting, but it is not always appropriate. Chair Eames Lounge saves this room from the title space, provoking attacks of claustrophobia.
Built-in sofa, inspired by the aesthetic of the 50’s, once again reminds that not a single inch of space should not be spent in vain. Cabinets and shelves provide storage space. Built-ins seem to be hanging in the air, and this technique really helps the visual space. At the same time, a chair with a geometric print adds dynamics and variety to the interior.
Often the space under the stairs is not used, and because it can be used. Leather chairs turned compact region at the foot of the stairs in a cozy corner. Fence made from steel profile helps the interior look light and airy.
Why hide your favorite things? Spacious open rack exposes all the items from the personal collection of the owners books and numerous Souvenirs. The feeling of chaos will not occur, because all things are arranged with a subtle thoroughness forming composition, full of vintage chic.
These and many other ideas aim to turn a small room with a multitude of functions, in a cozy and spacious room that will be a favorite for all members of the seven. Share your thoughts, tell us how you solved the problem of shortage of space in your living room.