What is a studio apartment?
Studio apartments are very popular among customersand developers have been on for ten years. Obviously, this is due to several factors. Firstly, the desire to escape from the standards, and secondly, by transforming a small space that, due to the demolition of the partitions, becomes more spacious and respectable, and third, certain amenities of living and moving in a unified, only divided into zones. Finally, it's western-style and fashionable.
What is a studio apartment? This is often a single space, without internal walls, divided into zones that perform various functions, using original design techniques: color palette, light mobile partitions, suspended structures, lighting, etc.
At the beginning of the last century, studio apartments appearedin America. Appreciated their artists, musicians and "golden" youth, leading a bohemian way of life, which could not be better matched with free planning. In addition, studio apartments worked well for artists and musicians, it was easy to combine a creative workshop with an exhibition or music room, a place to work and receive guests.
In our time, studio apartments are notlow-budget options by type of Western for students and youth, and elite expensive housing. What is a studio apartment now is a single large building designed according to individual requests, which is conditionally divided into a living room, a bedroom, an entrance hall and a kitchen. The advantages of such a living space are that you can freely move from one zone to another, communicating with guests and household members, as well as in a positive emotional-visual perception of it. And the main drawback, perhaps, is monotony, because a person is constantly in the same stylistic and interior environment. Therefore, creating an interior of the apartment with your own hands, you need to use neutral colors in the decoration, and create an environment as dynamic and mobile as possible due to various sliding partitions, screens, light racks and semi-transparent curtains. In such an apartment it will be difficult to find a place for bulky classical furniture.
Open spaces are very popular incountry houses, because there to implement this idea is easier. As a rule, on the first floor unite the kitchen, dining room and living room, and on the second leave a zone for privacy and personal life of the owners of the house.
What is a studio apartment in a smallindoors? It is the combination of several small rooms into a single space with the help of demolition of interior partitions, but the functions of the premises remain the same. You can turn any apartment into a studio apartment, even a very small one, using certain architectural methods. First of all, with the help of demolition of internal partitions (not bearing), you should get rid of small narrow corridors. When the living room and kitchen are combined, the wall is demolished either completely, replacing it with a high bar counter or light glass partition, or limited to a wide arch in the wall. An excellent option can be a sliding partition, which eliminates the penetration of unwanted odors into the room during cooking.
In apartment-studios are often combined not onlyliving room with kitchen, but also a living room with a bedroom. Of course, this option is suitable for a bachelor apartment or for a family of two people, no more. In this interior, visually functional areas are separated by a raised podium, as well as a slightly lowered false ceiling. Also used mobile screens, easily moving screen-racks on wheels, curtains or partitions of frosted glass.
Open space is the main advantagestudio apartments, but this is also its main drawback, because not everyone can permanently stay and live in a completely open room. Therefore, with the help of small and light partitions designers "break" the space, "bend" it, trying to create secluded corners, where you can retire. Improvised partitions dividing the space can become "live" screens from climbing plants or a large fish tank. Finishing the studio apartment is a difficult task. It is very important not to break a single style solution and create a cosiness not so much at the expense of furniture and accessories, but at the expense of the original architectural forms zoning the room.
What is a studio apartment? In our homes, most often only individual elements of this style are used, for example, they combine the living room with the entrance hall and kitchen, while leaving the sleeping area isolated. As a rule, such an association is caused by the need and desire to expand a small space, and also because the kitchens in our apartments very often turn into a place for evening gatherings with the whole family.