An elegant and original interior detail - a folding screen - is now becoming very popular. And no wonder - after all, this is a great way to zone the space of an apartment, including a one-room apartment. At the same time, such a partition serves as an excellent decorative element. The screen can be selected to any style and design, you can even make it yourself. When folded, the screen for the room does not take up much space, and in the straightened position it will help to hide the unmade bed from the prying eyes or the mess in the work area. With the help of a screen, you can make the apartment more comfortable, add a retro touch to the design. The article will consider the features of the use of a screen in the design of a modern apartment.
Consider the main advantages that the use of screens in the interior of the apartment - and one-room, and more spacious.
Screen for the room - a great way to zoning space. This is its main functional purpose. To this end, the screen can be successfully used in the interior of almost any apartment, even the smallest. If in the living room it is necessary to allocate an area for communication and at the same time to equip a working area, the screen will help to distinguish between these areas. In the bedroom, a screen is also useful - it will help to separate the sleeping area from the dressing room.
The screen can perform a decorative role, can become a real decoration of the room. Especially if carefully chosen for the style of the interior. So, the partition can be decorated with paintings, decor, elegant carvings, etc. Options weight.
The screen is practical - in case of uselessness it can be removed, in the folded state it will not take up much space - it will fit well on the balcony. And when you need it, you can get it again and use it.
The screen gives the room airiness. Therefore, it can be used in those rooms where there is a massive monumental furniture - huge beds or walls. A screen-blind or screen will make such a room more “easy” due to its visual fragility.
With the help of a screen in the summer, you can protect yourself from the scorching sun by installing a partition opposite the window.
Consider the most popular and frequently occurring options of interior screens.
Folding or folding. This is a classic screen. Usually they have three flaps that form an accordion. Responsible for zoning space. The most common option. They are very convenient, if necessary, the partition can be removed, and it does not take much space in the folded state. Ideal for a small one-room apartment. Suitable for any room in the house, quite stable. Most often they are made of wood or plastic. There are also glass models.
Transparent metal. This option is an openwork canvas made by artful forging. Such a screen in the interior does not fold, does not bear a special functional load. They are usually used as a fully decorative item. Therefore, they are more suitable for a large apartment and for houses, in a one-room apartment they will be out of place.
Screen shelves. This view is very functional. Simultaneously with the zoning of space, it also performs the function of storing things. On the shelves you can decompose trinkets, souvenirs, vases, books and other useful items.
Screen. Such screens do not fold. They represent a straight vertical web, which is intended to zoning the space and, possibly, to hide something. Most often they are made of plastic. They are very light, so they easily move from room to room - where they are most needed at the moment. Suitable for one-bedroom apartments, very compact.
Such a partition is a sturdy frame - usually made of wood - on which the textile panel is stretched. Usually used dense fabric like bast mat or flax. The model has a base or legs that give it stability. Sometimes it is supplied with wheels, with the help of which it moves easily around the house.
Flexible. This is the most modern type of partitions. Made of plastic, very stylish and functional. Suitable for modern interiors. Usually they are white, due to which the room acquires space and airiness. They can take different forms - be round, or semicircular, and wavy. This diversity allows you to look at the interior design in a new way, to make it more interesting. Zoning of space with their help is carried out without difficulty.
We will understand what materials are often made screens.
Tree. This is a classic version of partitions. A wooden screen - the most ancient variant - even the Chinese ancestors used them. Wood is good because this material is quite light, well-suited to processing and coloring. All this allows the manufacture of wooden screens of any designs, types and styles. In addition, the tree is an eco-friendly material, safe, including for allergy sufferers and for children. The wooden screen can be on wheels, which facilitates its movement.
Plastic. Modern screens for interiors in the style of loft or hi-tech are made from it. Plastic can also be styled for other materials, for example, under the same tree. The plastic curtain differs in ease, inexpensive cost, a practicality, often happens on castors. It is a budget and stylish option, suitable for almost everyone, ideal for a one-room apartment.
Consider which methods of decorating screens are most common.
- Thread. This wonderful decoration is usually decorated with a wooden partition. Including, sliding accordion.
- Forging. With this method, decorated with metal decorative models.
- Pockets - with their help, the screen is equipped with additional storage space.
- Decorative painting. This technique is most often used to design Chinese screens in a traditional style. As a rule, such a screen is black in color, varnished and decorated with elegant painting. Vegetable ornaments, images of birds, animals, etc. are used. In purely Chinese stylization, images of dragons, lanterns, and fantastic symbols are often used.
Screen in the interior of different rooms
How to use the screen in different rooms of the house.
In the living room of a one-room apartment, the partition can perform the function of zoning the space while at the same time decorating it. In large living rooms it is also possible to use openwork metal screens as a purely decorative piece of furniture.
If the bathroom has a window or need a place to change clothes, then the use of a screen in it will be quite appropriate. For this room are more suitable plastic or glass options that are not afraid of water. Well, if the curtain provides pockets or shelves where you can store bath accessories and textiles.
For the bedroom more suitable wooden curtain, elegantly decorated.