8 Tips for Decorating Small Rooms

The apartments and houses are getting smaller and smaller, it is not always easy to adapt the furniture to the small environments, especially in the rooms where the beds occupy most of the space available.

8 Tips for Decorating Small Rooms

The wrong choice of distribution, color or furniture can create an environment that is claustrophobic and unpleasant, finishing off with the pleasure of being in this intimate space whose main function is the rest. So we selected 15 examples of small rooms well resolved with tips, must-sees for you to hit in the decoration of the room!

1 – “Less is More”

The famous phrase of the German architect Mies van der Rohe, a professor at the Bauhaus school and one of the most famous architects of the TWENTIETH century, believed in a minimalist architecture with geometry is clear and rational. In this sentence “Less is More” we can take a great lesson, not the quantity, but the quality and functionality of the furniture that matter in the composition of a good room.

In small rooms it is necessary to focus on the essential and practical to use. The geometric shapes are more easily understood by the eye and give more lightness to the environments.

2 – Furniture in the Right Measure

The choice of the furniture should be the starting point of the area is available in the rooms, never preventing the circulation in the environment, the ideal is that the beds have aisle of at least 60 cm. The wardrobe can be tailor-made to take advantage of all the foot-right of the room.

The beds may have niches to accommodate the shoes at the bottom, or the headwaters type chest for storing blankets and pillows that are not in use.

Sliding doors both in the furniture as in the environments also save on area.

3 – Color of the Room

The white is certainly a great option to give you a feeling of space in any part of the house. The wardrobe white, with few details, with ace white walls perpendicular to give more uniformity to the environment and reduce the visual impact of the volume of this mobile.

The light walls also reflect light with more intensity in comparison to the dark walls, enhancing the visual aspect of this environment!

However, if you prefer dark walls, there goes a great tip: use dark colors on the walls or on the floor to gain depth! Even so, the contrast of light walls with a dark background can create a visual perception of depth in the environment, being very well coming in small rooms.

4 – Espelhos

Outro truque de mestre! Espelhos sempre são utilizados nos melhores projetos para ampliar o alcance visual dos ambientes pequenos, afinal ele dobra o espaço refletido.

Utilizar um espelho liso que acompanhe toda a superfície lateral da cama, seja na parede ou no guarda-roupa, refletindo do piso ao teto pode realmente transformar o seu quarto pequeno. Mas, cuidado! Os espelhos grandes também refletem a organização ou desorganização do quarto.

There are those who do not like to stay by viewing the mirror from the bed, one option is to use the mirrors on the wall of the back of the headboard marking only the transit corridor to bed. It is indicated also position the mirrors to reflect the natural light of the openings of the room, to increase the brightness.

5 – Images with Perspective

It is done in wall paper, stickers, or even through a graffiti on the wall, drawings and photos that can be used to create a perspective that enlarges the visual space, especially if you used a vanishing point that ends in the center of our line of vision horizontal.

6 – Windows and Openings

It is always good to have a good natural lighting and ventilation in rooms, by renewing the air and eliminating bacteria and dust mites, but in addition to hygienic the windows help in the sense of space visual, the beds may be oriented laterally or stand in front of the windows creating new views.

7 – Using the Walls

In small rooms where movement is restricted to the walls has a fundamental role to accommodate personal items. In the majority of examples it is visible the use of shelves high on the walls, or the use of sill for potted plants, books, etc.

The walls can also receive the illumination of reading, which lies to the side of the bed, dispensing with the use of lamps, this lighting can also be suspended in the ceiling such as the use of pending. So the dresser is free and can be a little smaller.

8 – Room in 2 Levels

If you have a room with a walk-right high of an idea may be to create more of a “floor” by placing the bed on another level and leaving the lower part to the wardrobe, study table, etc.

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