Table of contents:
- What is important when furnishing a one-room apartment?
- Let the one-room apartment look bigger
- Order is half of life
- Space-saving furnishings: living quality on 14 square meters
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Living quality on 14 square meters? Setting up a one-room apartment is a challenge - but not impossible. The most important tips on design and an example of successful implementation can be found here.
What is important when furnishing a one-room apartment?
The most important thing when furnishing a one-room apartment is good planning: housing the study, bedroom and living room in just one room is a real challenge. The easiest way to separate the living areas is by room dividers or large furniture such as sofas or shelves. Since the furnishings have to be space-saving with a small living space, you should rely on multifunctional furniture in a one-room apartment and less on bulky sets. There are pull-out desks that can be converted into a dining table if required, sofa beds, secretaries - which not only offer storage space but also space for writing - or beds with a clever base, such as drawers.
With little effort, the storage space in a one-room apartment can be expanded even further - namely with the help of wall shelves. They hardly need any space and offer space for all kinds of utensils. They are particularly well suited for living areas or kitchens. Many also forget the side surfaces of their furniture when setting up a one-room apartment. Equipped with baskets or wire baskets, they can be used as a holder for newspapers and magazines or as storage space for other small things.
Let the one-room apartment look bigger
If you want to make a one-room apartment appear larger and more cozy, you should not only keep an eye on the furniture: with the right choice of colors, clever lighting or well-placed mirrors, a small room looks much larger.
However, you should never paint a one-room apartment in a dark color. It makes the room appear smaller and can really cause anxiety. Bright colors, on the other hand, make every room appear larger and provide more comfort. In a tubular apartment, it is advisable to emphasize the end faces by painting them in a different color or adding pictures - this will make the apartment appear wider.
Instead of a central ceiling lamp, you should install several lights in a one-room apartment. A single ceiling lamp ensures that the walls move closer together optically and the room appears even smaller than it already is. However, several lamps make the room appear larger. You should also pay attention to the type of lamps you install. In a room with low ceilings, ceiling washlights are particularly suitable. Attached to the wall, they expand the room upwards. In a one-room apartment with high ceilings, on the other hand, you should install the lighting in such a way that it visually shortens the wall, i.e. in such a way that the light is cast onto the lower part of the wall.
A small bathroom or a hallway can easily be enlarged with cleverly placed mirrors. It is best to position the mirrors in such a way that a window or another bright surface is reflected: brightness ensures size and width. You can also attach mirrors to or in our wardrobe as in our example. They stretch the space and have a practical use as a full-length mirror.
Order is half of life
As difficult as it is: In addition to the right furnishings and visual design, you should definitely pay attention to order in a one-room apartment. Because even the smartest multifunctional furniture or perfectly attached mirrors do not work if the room is largely dominated by chaos. Regular tidying up helps here. In order to avoid chaos, you should also use the decoration sparingly. The more decoration is in the apartment, the more restless and chaotic it looks.
Space-saving furnishings: living quality on 14 square meters
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Home office - The delicate workplace in the one-room apartment is inviting, friendly, bright. It owes this to three different types of luminaires, which provide both work and beautiful mood lighting.
Spiegelkabinett - What to do if a room has little depth? Best to trick with a floor-to-ceiling mirror. In this one-room apartment, he only takes up half the wall width so that he doesn't double every move.
A matter of opinion - the view from the bed reveals a lot of interesting things: mirror, blackboard and a panel that slides into the middle. It serves as a projection surface for the projector, which is on the shelf.
Tailor-made - the best ideas of the designers and a masterpiece by the carpenter: every millimeter in the bunk is used for storage space. Nice: the roller blind takes up the color of the sofa.
Broadside - Hard to believe, but the bunk even houses a wardrobe. It is pulled from the side of the body using a rail system, which allows quick access across the entire front.
Know-how - A simple floor plan, many brilliant ideas: The sketch clearly shows the clever overall concept for the one-room apartment. The detail shows how many sophisticated solutions are in the room.
The bright brains - Alexander Malinin and Anastasia Shelveleva have gathered professionals from different directions. Architects, designers, artists and photographers form one unit: www.int2architecture.ru.
Int2architecture shows how to set up a one-room apartment to save space. An interdisciplinary team of interior designers, designers, artists and photographers has set itself the task of getting the best living qualities out of 14 square meters - and you succeeded brilliantly.
The resulting one-room apartment, as a multifunctional room with a generous appearance, brings many requirements under one roof: relax, work, watch TV, sleep, plus storage space for books, clothes, etc. The highlight: the room was fitted with a perfectly designed bunk that had space for many Offers housing needs and accommodation options. The writing space is extra, white walls and the light floor store the light, the mainly closed fronts are a visual haven.
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