The best option when choosing a design for storing a large number of things is a dressing room. It is also convenient for storing various boxes, equipment, and so on. In today's apartments and houses, a dressing room is a practical necessity, not a sign of wealth.
Convenience and functionality is based on size and well-chosen content, in which there is a separate place for each item.
Dressing rooms have a number of advantages:
- if available, other rooms are freed from unnecessary furniture;
- determining the size and location of the dressing room, it becomes possible to increase the space of other rooms;
- all the things you need are stored in a special place and in one room;
- the creation of a dressing room is a more budgetary option than the manufacture of sliding wardrobes.
It is also important that the majority of the population lives in small apartments, where every meter of roads. Therefore, the size of the dressing room plays a big role. Thinking that a dressing room can only be arranged in a separate room, you are wrong. The pantry or corridor can be converted into a dressing room.
There are two types of dressing rooms:
- open (without using a separate room);
- closed (separate room).
When creating a dressing room, it is necessary to initially determine the configuration of the room. The inner filling of the sections depends on this. There are various options for organizing this room. After all, finding all the details of the wardrobe in one place is practical when choosing an image.
In order to calculate the depth of the wardrobe, it is necessary to add the depth of the shelves, the width of the door and the passage. If there are drawers, then they are also added to the amount. As a result, it will be most convenient with a depth of 100 cm.
The minimum size should have an area of 1.2 - 1.5 square meters. meters. This is a rectangular or corner dressing room. The corner, in comparison with the rectangular, is more capacious and there are several times more storage sections.
The optimal size of the dressing room, which guarantees the greatest comfort, is 3.5-5 square meters. At the same time, it is advisable to allocate about 1.5 square meters for changing clothes. With this size of dressing room, there is enough storage space. In addition to cabinets, you can install mirrors and place ottomans for convenience.
In any dressing room, it is reasonable to use specialized equipment: hangers, shelves, racks, bars, dressers, nets with hooks, baskets, organizers, and so on.
In dressing rooms of any size, ventilation and lighting are important elements. Since in a closed room unpleasant odors develop much faster and humidity can increase and subsequently, even fungus or mold. For this reason, even during planning, it is necessary to find a way out in order to make ventilation.
As for the lighting, it should be saturated. First of all, this is required in order to effortlessly find the necessary things in the closet, as well as to immediately see the combination of the selected things. Along with this, the mirror is usually placed on the door or mirrored doors are used. In such a situation, the light must be oriented towards the shelves, storage systems and towards the fitting.
Ceiling lighting has become very popular, in which the light is evenly distributed. If the dressing room is small, then mainly spotlights or LED strips are used. With an angular type of dressing room, you can use a lamp on clothespins.
The most important thing when organizing a dressing room is the storage system. Cloakroom storage systems are fully functional and ready-to-install closet storage. These systems consist of a large number of components, the composition and size of which can be selected independently. There are 4 known forms of the system:
In order to highlight a specific type of system, it is necessary to investigate the functionality of each system. This will give us the opportunity to choose the best project in order to bring the dressing room to the desired form, which will fully satisfy personal desires.
With a mesh system of organization, mesh baskets constitute the base of the structure. Shoe shelves and bars are used with them. A distinctive feature of this design is the multifunctionality, spaciousness and independence of the modules. Each component can be moved or excluded. This indicates the mobility and variability of the system, but this system has other advantages as well. You can also change the filling of the system by rearranging the elements and modules among themselves independently without special skills and tools.
The cabinet system is the standard (classic) model and is popular. With such a system of organization, the elements can be included or connected from separate parts installed along the wall. Wardrobes are made of MDF and chipboard. This form of construction is mainly used in closed dressing rooms, but you can also find the most spacious options that are equipped with sliding doors.
Classic systems are quite voluminous. This fact complicates their placement, especially in small apartments. Also, the disadvantage of this system is that it does not allow the possibility of reinstalling components among themselves, as is allowed in mesh systems.
The frame system is based on metal racks. The elements of the system are firmly screwed to the metal rack. The complex of metal and wood makes it possible to maintain a certain balance between the restraint of modern modernity and the simplicity of home comfort. The frame system is best installed in a room designed in a modern style. The open design on a metal frame makes it possible to find the things you need extremely quickly and keep the dressing room in its underlying form.
The panel system is considered one of the most efficient and fashionable designs, but expensive. It belongs to the business class wardrobe systems. It is completely different from the rest of the systems. To create a panel wardrobe system, special decorative panels are used, which in turn are attached to the wall. They perform the function of a base on which other elements are placed. All components are on the same level, creating straight lines.
The panel system forms a complex structure, perfectly masking all possible flaws in the wall. Looks impressive compared to other systems. Compared to the grid system, it is inferior to it in mobility, but it provides the ability to replace or exclude components.
Regardless of personal desires and the area that is intended for a dressing room, a mesh system will be an advantageous solution. When there is an opportunity to make a dressing room in a separate room, then it is possible to choose absolutely any version of the system, without exception. The financial aspect should also be considered as it plays an important role. It is important to pre-calculate and think about the required number of items that should be in the storage system. As we can see, at the present stage there are many storage systems and equipment ideas.
To date, making a dressing room with your own hands is not difficult. It can be placed in the living room, bedroom or in the hallway. The main thing is to have the desire and the opportunity, since everything you need can be purchased. From equipment to accessories.
Regardless of size, each dressing room should have at least two compartments - for hung and folded clothes. In other words, one of the compartments will have hanger bars, and the other will have shelves and drawers of various sizes, which can be purchased from specialized stores. All dressing rooms use the same principle when arranging shelves and shelves.
For the convenience of using the dressing room, it is necessary to adhere to some rules: the minimum distance between the shelves when storing clothes is 30 cm; when storing shoes 20 cm; compartment for outerwear from 160 cm to 180 cm; wardrobes for linen, bags are made 40 cm deep.
To avoid a situation where the purchased item does not fit into your wardrobe, you need to draw a drawing that will indicate all the dimensions and dimensions. After all, you know best what you need. You can also use an existing scheme.
Currently, some trends have been identified in the design of dressing rooms. For example, for wardrobes of a standard size, islands in the form of a small chest of drawers are used to store various jewelry and accessories. If the volume of the dressing room is large enough and there is a competent layout, then in the center of the room you can place a large island that will look elegant with a glass showcase. Another trend concerns cabinet doors. They can be replaced with glass sheets. Looks great with the right lighting. Lamps can be used as decor. They will create additional lighting. There may be a carpet on the floor. It will also brighten up the room.