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…On the other hand, if you prefer to close your zones off from each other, a closed unit can help morph each space into an independent, private retreat.Want a unit that does both? See this ingenious bookcase convert before your eyes
7. Combine a screen and storageIn this open-plan space, the designers have created an intimate living room area by separating it from the dining zone with a piece of carpentry. Rather than leave it as a simple screen, they’ve utilised the space by stashing storage inside. The wide screen opens up with a sliding door to reveal plenty of shelving for tableware and books.Check out these smart, open-plan spaces
2. Segment the spaces This may seem contrary to the earlier point, but subtly sectioning off your open-plan space into zones with the help of furniture (like this large cabinet) gives purpose to each zone, yet it will feel like part of the whole room. Tip: Other options for a divider could be light, dreamy drapes; a standing bookcase; a wooden jali screen; or even a large TV on a stand, which can be turned towards either side for viewing.Pro tip: If you have a room with a small floor area, then laying floor tiles oriented along its length can give the illusion of extending the floor, making the place seem larger than it actually is.
7. Firm: Banda PropertyLocation: United KingdomBy building a tall storage unit, a clear partition is established between the living and dining room. The unit also allows for everyday items to be kept here neatly and out of sight, thereby helping keep the large room clutter-free.Get more ideas for living and dining room partitions