Many of us have things that are so hard to throw out: souvenirs, old family photos, things reminiscent of the best events, useful books, prints, children's toys and much more. These items are even the most pedantic and neat people.
As is known, designers solve many problems of interior functionality, creation of comfortable and cozy housing. Often they come to the aid of original methods of furnishing with the use of boxes, chests, baskets. Boxes in the interior provide an opportunity to quickly restore order, replacing the familiar to us cabinets, chests of drawers and hangers. The use of such furniture makes it possible to create variations of their own interior compositions. Of course, these types of furniture must comply with the stylistics of the room.
Wicker baskets and boxes in the interior
In our time in interior design, you can find all kinds of boxes, boxes, wicker baskets and even chests. Once they were withdrawn from the everyday life of a person, but they begin to return confidently to our daily life.
In some interiors, the use of baskets is appropriate. For example, they can be found in the bathroom or in the interior of the kitchen.
In the age of new technologies, while modern furniture is used, containers, packaging materials, baskets and boxes serve as an ornament and stylistic addition to the design.
Boxes and baskets: decor and functionality
Wicker interior items are comfortable, versatile, functional - they can easily replace the usual household items. They bring ease, comfort, originality in the interior of housing.
Wicker baskets in the interior, boxes and even chests will be appropriate for storage:
- magazines, printed publications;
- in the kitchen for fruit and kitchen utensils;
- in the bedroom for things, hobbies;
- in the games room for children's toys.
Baskets made in the technique of weaving are relevant in interiors where one wants to add a light breath of nature and a touch of antiquity. They bring warmth and comfort to the house.
The use of boxes gives a certain atmosphere to the home. As you know, these products provide a place for storing small things, so necessary in the household. A large number of containers of different colors, placed under the bed, on the nightstands, cabinets, will help rationally transform coziness and order in the children's room, the small inhabitants of which are very fond of exploring the contents of boxes and boxes.
Application in different rooms
In the case of arranging your premises in retro or country style, you can use boxes and baskets that perfectly fit into the overall design, add to the interior of identity and completeness.
Such items can be purchased or made by yourself: many master classes have been developed on this account.
If, for example, you decide to decorate the living room or bedroom, the acquisition of boxes of different sizes will help you, but in style and design they should be the same. You will have a lot of space where you can store all kinds of little things. Everything will be neatly folded, in one place and, if necessary, at hand.
The advantage of using decorative boxes in front of the baskets is that they are more diverse in colors and have lids that allow to put boxes on each other. Baskets are not always convenient to use, but perfectly combined with elements of decor from wood, cotton, ceramics or flax.
Very convenient to use the basket in the bathroom to store laundry before washing.
Using a chest in a modern interior
Previously, all the houses had chests among the furniture. In the interior of the bedroom, they performed the function of the closet - convenient for storing things, roomy and give the room an unusual look. An ancient chest has long been used both as a bench and as a table, it was quite large in size and also very heavy. The fashion on the chests in the interior turned out to be cyclical, and now you can again notice these venerable furniture elements in modern houses.
Where to put the chest?
Set the chest in the interior of the bedroom is better at the foot of the bed, store in it those things that are not fit in chests, cabinets (blankets, pillows and the like) or you can put it under the window.
In the kitchen from him, too, can be of much use. It can store items of kitchen utensils, tablecloths, napkins. If you love and appreciate a good wine, perhaps it is worth creating a bar (a store of alcoholic beverages) from the chest. Such a unique bar is useful for organizing gatherings and gay parties.
Chest in the interior of the living room, usually placed near the sofa or upholstered furniture and used to store things that are very rarely needed in everyday life.
From the chest you can create a coffee or coffee table. It is convenient to organize a small buffet for guests with a variety of snacks and drinks.
It will be very effective to use a chest in the interior of a children's room, decorated in a marine or pirate theme. It can be used as a storehouse for treasures (after all, for children their toys are the most valuable treasure). For your child, this will be a great joy, and he will not leave the toys in a mess around the room, but securely hide them in his vault.
The chest in the modern interior of the hallway is not always appropriate due to lack of space, but if you have a desire to put it in this room, and your room allows you to do it, you can put things in it that are not fit in the cupboards.
The use of chests is possible in the following styles:
- Art Nouveau;
Old chest in the interior of the given styles has differences. In the style of vintage and country, an object is used that has scrapes (albeit intentional ones), and for retro it is necessary to purchase a well-restored antique chest. It is better to use additional accessories to give style and coziness.
Boxes, baskets, containers and chests will be the most valuable acquisition that will bring animation to the interior. Applying these things in decorating your house, you can not only rationally use the space, but also make individuality and uniqueness in appearance, add comfort and coziness to the room.