The interior of any room is difficult to imagine without shelves. It would seem that in the construction of shelves it is already difficult to come up with new forms or combinations. However, hectic design thought does not stop there. Creative solutions create new models, help to manifest unexpected advantages in them.
Advantages of corner shelves:
- practically do not occupy space and do not clutter up space;
- increase the functionality of the situation;
- ease of manufacture, the ability to build models of their own from scrap materials;
- complement the interior of any room;
- Easily pick a model for all designer styles.
Due to the variety of technologies and design solutions, today there are no boundaries for the use of any material. The combination of several textures, giving the materials new properties and qualities contribute to the realization of creative ideas when creating interiors.
Wood is an excellent natural material for the manufacture of exclusive corner shelves (as an option - a corner shelf for icons). Advantages of products from the massif: environmental friendliness, natural cut pattern. Thanks to interesting combinations of wood with glass, metal, various corner bookshelves can be chosen to fit any style of interior. Wooden shelves, shelves look great in the kitchen, living room.
Metal corner shelves are quite an interesting accessory. Chrome-plated items in combination with glass inserts complement the decor of the rooms decorated in minimalist and high-tech styles.
Metal is reliable, durable, able to withstand considerable weight. Products for the bathroom and kitchen is better to choose from stainless steel. Forged corner shelf - a stylish solution for installation on the balcony under flower pots.
Types of corner shelves
These pieces of furniture not only allow you to conveniently place books, decorative trifles, dishes and souvenirs in the "useless" corners. Any room is decorated with a variety of corner shelves:
- wall, floor (used floor support);
- built-in (corner shelves of plasterboard) and suspended (the design is attached to the ceiling thanks to cables or vertical racks);
- shelves and racks.
In the nursery, it is advisable to install outdoor types of shelves (with a depth of no more than 20 cm), which create a good view of objects. From the narrow shelves the child will be more comfortable to get things. It is preferable to mount the corner shelves of wood - eco-friendly and safe.
Corner shelves in the hallway and bathroom is better to choose the wall and set at a comfortable level to use.
Book shelves are the most common models, so they are made of various kinds and are installed in the living room, bedroom, kitchen, office.
Corner shelf for flowers can have a different design, the appearance of which is determined by the methods of fastening and installation, the size of the pot. Single flowers can be arranged on open products, glass, wooden. Under the flower arrangements, it is desirable to use metal shelves or racks.
Options for the use of shelves in different rooms
Angles for most rooms are difficult areas in terms of occupancy. However, the desire to use the area of any room is completely completely natural. Corner shelves in the interior look good everywhere: in the kitchen near the sink, in the bedroom next to the window and on the balcony, decorated with flowers.
Bathrooms: rationality and decor
Corner glass shelves are the most convenient and simple way to store different jars, creams, shampoos. For convenient use, shelves with frequently used things are installed at a height of 80-150 cm. You can put objects that are less needed in everyday life below and above. Corner plastic shelf is not exposed to moisture, temperature changes and most often installed above the bathroom, near the shower rack. Due to the various design options, shades you can choose a model for every taste.
It is better to mount the shelves on wall anchors and stainless steel screws.
Corner shelf in the kitchen: functionality and style
This piece of furniture is a particularly successful solution for the kitchen, as it adds functionality to the working space and introduces a novelty element into the design of the room. Multi-level kitchen shelves with a depth of no more than 25 cm are of particular popularity, in a small area of which you can place many useful things, and chrome shelves for storing dishes near sinks.
Open shelves turn an ordinary kitchen into a corner one when the design is placed in the corner between the cabinets. In this case, you can experiment with color: set the shelves of the same color with the cabinets or prefer bright contrast.
This is a good option for the rational use of empty seats in the corners of the room, where it is difficult to install other furniture. For smaller bedrooms, it is better to install glass decorative corner shelves, this will give the room lightness and visually leave the area free. In large rooms radial wooden shelves look spectacular, on which you can put flowers, vases, figurines.
It is rational to arrange large-sized premises with multifunctional storage systems - corner racks. On wooden, metal shelves, you can safely place the library, TV (the heaviest things put below). If the load on the shelves is negligible (souvenirs, photographs), you can use glass products. It should always be borne in mind that the corner shelves on the wall should correspond to the room's style (this applies to furniture, materials and colors).
It often happens that in the living room you need to place several zones: a work corner, a dining room, a recreation area. When you do not want to build partitions, use the techniques of visual division of the area according to purpose. In this case, the cabinet will be rationally equipped near the window, and the wall corner shelf will help to create a business mood and be comfortable to use.