16 life hacking for home by interior designer
A Life / / December 19, 2019
Designer Alec Babkin (@alekbabkin) Share in Twitter tips to help save on repair time and make the house more comfortable. Layfhaker selected the most interesting ones.
1. Determine your needs
Creating interior design and preparation for repair begins with understanding the needs. If you are planning a bedroom, with a high probability it will be a place for storage. Before you choose a sofa and wallpaper, Count all your stuff down to shorts and socks.
2. Detail Plan Area
Consider how to zone the space, but no furniture and other decisions. Just take a floor plan and draw circles on it: where to sleep, where to read and where to store the detergents and ironing board. This will help determine which areas will be on their own, and which - multifunctional. For example, a kitchen with an extra bed.
3. Follow prioritization when planning Interior
Choose the color of the walls better after decide the furniture. So you protect yourself from having to select the sofa under the wallpaper rainbow colors.
4. Solve the issue with the electrics in advance
Agree, much easier when each appliance has its own outlet, and no scattering of extensions under their feet.
5. Think about lighting
There are three basic types of lighting:
- mood light;
Lighting plays an important role in the perception of space and the impact on health. And with the successful location of lamps and windows make the room visually larger.
6. Use a functional light
It is used for convenience: work lamps, reading lamps, table top lighting in the kitchen or interior lighting cabinets. Begin lighting design need him.
By the way, some restaurants and shops over the tables hanging lamps - it is also a functional light. He needed to have been more comfortable, and the food looked appetizing. These lamps need to hang at a distance of 60 cm from the table.
7. Put candles to create a cozy atmosphere
Mood Light - for peace of mind. Here and floor lamps in the corner of the room, lighting and paintings, and lamps on the windowsills.
Little life hacking: to set the mood quite ordinary candles. It can be used at least every day.
For example, in Scandinavia lights near the window - it's a tradition. So before wives of soldiers and sailors showed their men, that they are waiting for. A kind of beacon for those who were looking for a way home.
8. Evaluate whether you need a common light
A classic example of a common light - a chandelier in the center of the room. Her presence is not always necessary. Just look at the rooms in the hotels, which are limited to functional lighting and light mood.
9. Follow procedures when planning lighting
Create a lighting design is necessary in this order: the function → → general mood.
10. Use more bright colors in the interior
If you have a dark side of the house or simply do not have enough light, paint the walls white and use more light furniture.
It looks great white or light gray wall. The versatility and compatibility of bright colors with other colors adds more options when selecting the interior design.
11. Color wallpapers to freshen the interior
And even with the help of white paint can be easily updated killed removable apartment. Buy a jar roller vodoemulsionku and walk along the walls, it is possible even under the old wallpaper. The fact that they become detached from that - a myth.
12. Decide on the furniture and finishes after the start
All designers hate it when they are asked to pick up the furniture under the finished trim. This immediately throws a lot of interesting options.
13. Stel the floor hermetic coated
In the kitchen, the bathroom and the dressing room floor must be completely sealed. A choice between linoleum and parquet flooring - a matter of taste. Are expensive and high-quality linoleum, which will last longer than some of the parquet.
14. Skimp on the design with the help of textiles
Textiles - it is an inexpensive and easy way to upgrade housing. Simply replace the curtains, blanket, decorative pillows or blankets for the sofa, and your living room will be transformed significantly. For those who love new things, you can buy several different kits for decorating and change every season.
15. Zoned space canvas
For example, it can be used to isolate a berth on the desktop, if you have a studio apartment. Or cover wardrobe with things and save on the door.
16. Hang curtains extra
To make the windows as much as possible comfortable, use three variants of fabrics: tulle, an easy and blackout curtains. Depending on the style, you can mix different colors, such as a monochrome shade, another - with the pattern, and the third - neutral.
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