Provence is a rustic style that originated in the south of France. Such an interior is distinguished by romanticity, ease. Today, this design is often chosen for various premises. This is a very good interior and for combined room – a kitchen-living room. This style provides practicality and comfort.
The design in olive-style is suitable if you are aimed at creating a special atmosphere and the maximum coziness indoors.
Thinking how the design should be in such a room should be taken into account certain rules:
- In such rooms it is not recommended to use gilded and shiny elements, glossy, plastic products.
- Accents better make live houseplants.
- To decorate the room, use laccs from lace, embroidery and other similar decor elements.
- Refuse to use too distinguished, very bright items.
- Try to ensure that all modern techniques are hidden.
- Premise the room with old furniture objects.
- Choose only natural materials: linen, cotton fabrics, stone, wood and so on.
- Model in gentle, light colors: in turquoise, beige, mint, white, lemon, pink, lavender.
- For furniture, use floral motifs
Disposal of space
Thinking the design of the kitchen-living room, decide which border between zones. In this case, the composition must be holistic, united – remember the harmony.
You can consider such options:
- The use of various materials for wall decoration, differing from each other.
- You can choose arches, however, they are more suitable for classical design. It is not recommended to choose them for rooms in which low ceilings.
- Use of fireplaces. You can also split the room on the zones using aquariums.
- Zoning with furniture: the table, for which the whole family, convenient sofa and so on.
With the help of a suitable finish, you can figure out at once with two questions:
- Choose for all zones in the room the most practical materials.
- Split the room using floor covering.
You can highlight the kitchen part with floor tiles. It is easy to wash, she is not afraid of pollution. For the living room, it is better to choose a laminate or parquet surface, a coating that mimics natural wood (can with artificial scuffs). Such a floor will be simply wonderful to combine with a rustic design.
You can raise the floor in one of the zones (for example, kitchen) for several centimeters. Creating such a podium – a very good way to zonate space.
To finish the walls, it is recommended to choose wallpapers having unobtrusive pattern, or monochromatic coatings. If you want to place a room in olive style, you can choose other materials: brick, ceramics, wood panels, decorative plaster, stone elements, textiles. It is also possible to use paint.
In the area for rest, one wall can be separated by wooden materials, Artificial or natural stone, ceramic mosaic. However, it can be done on the contrary – to allocate the zone where the kitchen is located.
If there is a fairly high ceiling in the room, you can decorate it with a tree beams. For rooms with medium or low ceilings, this option is not suitable. If you chose a brick for registration, keep in mind that some place will be “eaten” – you should not use such a material for finishing a small room.
For olive style it is recommended to use furniture not very complex forms. A large amount of thread is not welcome – such elements are characteristic of classics, like gold-plated surfaces. Furniture items must be created from materials that mimic wooden surfaces, or natural wood. Optimal shades – bright brownish, white. For olive style, dark, massive, bulky products are not suitable.
You can pick up for such an interior deaf cabinets that stand on the floor, hinged boxes having glass inserts, open shelves. Beige, olive, bluetted, white tones are also used. You can use bronze, iron, copper elements.
Some have a dining area in the middle of the kitchen-living room, separating the space in two parts. Table shape can be square or round. Such products must be durable and tone to combine with surfaces in the kitchen.
Very good option for the dining area in Olive-Style – Wicker Chairs. In the recreation area, you can arrange the shelves where various things will be stored, dressers. It is better to choose furniture from walnut, light oak, ash. The room should not be overloaded: defined with how many furniture there to put, oriented on its size.
A good choice will be a light sofa, the upholstery of which is natural: it can be floral patterns. It is recommended to use enough pillows. Chairs can be combined in style with a sofa.
The zone where the kitchen is located, you can decorate with the help of dishes: beautiful bottles, jars, in which spices, jugs are stored from clay, mugs and plates from porcelain and so on. In the recreation area, put cute baubles, paintings, old photos, candlesticks, various figurines. On the floor can be placed wicker baskets, live flowers.
To decorate the interior, it is recommended to use:
- Beautiful furniture covers, bedspreads;
- Towels, aprons, tablecloths in a cage or in a flower;
- Various napkins.
The materials used must be cotton, batted, satin, flax. For window design, choose the curtains from natural light fabrics. They should be blond. To decorate the kitchen, you can use dried plants.
The perfect decoration of the room decorated in olive style will be the fireplace. It will create the maximum comfort in the room, the atmosphere of comfort. Choose a chandelier with wooden, ceramic, wrought elements for such a room.
When creating an interior in the style of Provence, consider the main features of this direction. In this case, you will achieve the atmosphere of light, ease and cause associations with the romance of the French province.
Examples in the interior
Using interesting furniture and textiles, distinguished by high quality, you can make a functional and cozy even a small room.
To divide the space into two zones, you can use a bar rack. Since the premises are decorated in the style of Provence, it is better to make it artificially aged.
If you want to make the room lighter, you can use white floor parquet flooring.
For the style of Provence, typography in pastel colors.
About how to issue a kitchen in the style of Provence, see the following video: