Bedroom in the living room is not a sentence, and the reason for the non-standard layout. Zoning of the room into the bedroom and the living room.
There are such design solutions, which can be easily called “forced”. One of them is a division of the room into a bedroom and a living room. When you want to have a sofa and a full-fledged mattress in a tiny apartment, you have to look for options. Let’s see how the designers and architects cope with the lack of square meters.
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Idea 1: Don’t look at the bed
It seems that the furniture located out of your vision doesn’t even exist. Let’s use it!
In the photo above, the sofa is pushed with the back against the headboard. In other words, sitting on it, you can’t see the mattress and the pillows. In this, the back of the couch is significantly below the level and a person lying in it — that is, the sofa doesn’t loom around. Another trick: the bed facing the window, offers a beautiful view.
Another option of development of the same planning idea: place the sofa at the foot of the bed (pay attention to the small height of the back). The canopy plays a purely decorative role. Hardly anyone will use it to “cover”.
Idea 2: If you can’t hide it, stick it out
In this apartment, the bed was made a center of a studio space. It is impossible not to notice it. However, the other items were deliberately selected in unobtrusive colors.
Idea 3: Fence off with a palm tree
This is the development of the same idea, but in the conditions of the total lack of area (only one room in a studio apartment). Bedroom in the living room: a sofa and a bed stand parallel to each other, and the person can see the palm leaves with his/her peripheral vision.
Idea 4: Fence off with a partition
Similar scenario: it is necessary to place the dining table next to the bed, but the planning doesn’t permit parallel location. The wall erected helps to move the table and chairs close to the footboard from one side, and hang a TV from the other. If you plan to hang something heavy on the drywall, make the “tabs” (otherwise, the mounts will not hold).
Idea 5: Build a cube in the size of a bed
The solution on the photo looks like an alcove supplemented by the curtains. However, the room is too spacious to be typical. In fact, the storage system was built according to the measures of the mattress, in order to make the recess.
Idea: It is stuffy to sleep with the curtain closed. Therefore, we have foreseen the ventilation outputs at the top of the alcove.
Idea 6: Fence off the bed with a wardrobe
We’re not talking about a Soviet version, where the wardrobe (not reaching the ceiling) separated a part of the room in a communal flat. We mean the fitted wardrobe, which also serves as a partition. Zoning of the living room and bedroom is made by a curtain (it moves along the side wall and allows you to close the bed completely).
Idea 7: Fence off the room
If the area allows, there may be a full-fledged eight-meter bedroom behind the partition. If there is no own window in this area, it is more reasonable to use glass for a partition or to make the glass doors (as in the next photo).
Tip: Consider zoning from the bedroom side. For example, you can decorate the folding doors with the curtains on the cornice, to create an illusion of a window.
Idea 8: Architectural zoning
The easiest way to divide the room into the bedroom and the living room is to use a bay window or a connected loggia. Place the soft group close to the window, and the bed- in the removal. In the photo below, the floor rise, the overlap over the columns and curtains on the sides of them act as elements of zoning.
Idea 9: Bedroom-living room in motion
Nothing except a banal lack of furniture, can’t help you to visually expand the space. If the bed is too bulky — just remove it. For example, put it in a wardrobe (as pictured above). There are structures that fall over the sofa: you don’t even have to take off the seat cushions.
Note: In this case, the passage can’t be blocked by the furniture — there should be a free space for a folding bed in front of a sofa.
Idea 10: Sofa = the bed under the podium
If the room is rectangular and narrow — try the option of a roll-out bed, which (pushed half the width) serves as a sofa in the daytime.
Idea 11: Separate the living room and bedroom by height
If the room is small and square (and it is impossible to fence the fragment for the bedroom) — use the “height”. Yes, attic bed is not an option of your dream (usually, children sleep on it), but in the absence of space, it is still better than a folding sofa.
A similar method of zoning is often used in the children’s room.