There are two ways to organize an apartment: you can either have “one room – one function” situation, or you can combine a few functions into one single, probably large, room. For example, you can design a living room, a dining room, and a kitchen, or you can design one room with kitchen area, dining area, and living area/lounge.
Basically, you can integrate or divide your space. But sometimes, there’s a very thin line between those two possibilities.
Interior design is often focused on the interior space, while actually, borders of that space is where it gets interesting. Borders, like walls or even openings, are what defines the room. They can be completely static and neutral (like walls usually are) or they can bring an extra value to the room. Continue reading “How to use room dividers instead of partition walls”