Faceted mirror: an overview of trends in interior trends 2017

Faceted mirror looks especially luxurious due process and non-standard shape

Faceted mirror looks especially luxurious due process and non-standard shape

"Light of my mirror, tell me, but the truth was told that the train is one of the facets, preparation or recipe?" - about such thoughts occur to the owners of apartments and houses, when they first hear the phrase faceted mirror. So, try to sort out this issue as detailed as possible.


Faceted mirror form di'monds bathroom luxury class

Faceted mirror in the shape of a diamond in the bathroom luxury class

Faceted mirror in the bedroom light shades

Faceted mirror in the bedroom light shades

Faceted mirror is able to transform the living room and add her brilliant bunnies on a sunny day

Faceted mirror is able to transform the living room and to add to her "bunny" on a sunny day

A little history

Mirror in any form - is an integral part of any interior. Since its invention, it has become affordable for the rich and for the poor, settled in every home. The first mirror, according to unconfirmed reports, found in Turkey, but it is not a mirror, and called it the cleaned metal plate, reflective abstraction instead of individuals.

Facet mirrors have a particular brilliance and depth crystal. They are characterized by a metallic color, which became possible due to the cutting and surface treatment

Facet mirrors have a particular brilliance and depth crystal. They are characterized by a metallic color, which became possible due to the cutting and surface treatment

Facet mirrors are increasingly occur in the interior in the style of eclecticism

Facet mirrors are increasingly occur in the interior in the style of eclecticism

For the palm mirror of the invention in the usual form of fighting the Germans and French, but who won in this covert duel for sure and it is not known. It is obvious only one thing: the subject alchemists invented as part of any of the mirrors - a combination of several chemical elements. Facet same options and all appeared by accident - somebody has damaged the mirror and to fix the flaw, it was necessary to show imagination, bevel edge. Later this idea has found success and even their special technology.

Faceted mirror eastern interior

Faceted mirror eastern interior

Faceted mirror in the ceiling in a classical setting

Faceted mirror in the ceiling in a classical setting

Faceted mirror is no longer a luxury item. Now it is used to create the original accessories and interior items

Faceted mirror is no longer a luxury item. Now it is used to create the original accessories and interior items

What it is?

"Faceted plane" - so you can literally translate the term "facet", which reflects the essence and allows intuitive to understand what the faceted mirror or facet tile. Photo interiors tell and show it even better, but look at the basics and technology.

EXAMPLE cut faceted mirror

EXAMPLE cut faceted mirror

Cut bevel stylish look in the interior, so many designers lack of practice for such mirrors frames

Cut bevel stylish look in the interior, so many designers lack of practice for such mirrors frames

Facet mirror look volume and blend harmoniously with solid walls. Many designers create for Facet mirrors shape similar to the faceting gemstones

Facet mirror look volume and blend harmoniously with solid walls. Many designers create for Facet mirrors shaped like a faceted gemstone

Several options for the manufacture of:

  • Straight-processing - in a straight section with a thickness in the plug in size from 4 to 30 mm.
Faceted mirror straightforward processing

Faceted mirror straightforward processing

  • The curved machining - cut beveled with parameters from 5 to 50 mm.
Curved facets used to create rounded shapes, flowing lines of non-standard mirror

Curved facets used to create rounded shapes, flowing lines of non-standard mirror

  • Double bevelling - treatment on both sides mirror, which makes it more sophisticated and elegant than in previous versions. This subject plays a very different faces.

Tip! If you want to play with the space with the help of reflections and highlights, order faceted two-way mirror. Its price will vary slightly larger side, but within reasonable limits.

  • Artistic facets - is considered the most elegant way to cut it with the treatment use of stained glass windows. The metal frame is inserted in a special manner mirrors which, when beveling acquire the status of a masterpiece.
Artistic faceted mirror

Artistic faceted mirror

Facetted mirror stained glass windows adorn the modern bedroom

Facetted mirror stained glass windows adorn the modern bedroom

  • Engraving facet - it is the author's signature, but not metal, but in mirror sheets, it can turn the most ordinary thing in a luxurious decor elements. In this case it will be enough just a couple of skilful monograms in the corners.
Faceted mirror organically emphasize minimalism space

Faceted mirror organically emphasize minimalism space

Facet mirror with engraved well with mirror tiles and furnished with a mirror coating. However, it is recommended to use this combination with extreme caution

Facet mirror with engraved well with mirror tiles and furnished with a mirror coating. However, it is recommended to use this combination with extreme caution

Faceted mirror in the interior

Facet mirrors are a special love of designers and fit into any interior - from hi-tech before neoclassicism. Inappropriate they can be considered only in a rustic style country and Provence, which exclude chic, which is what gives it inexorably facetted mirror surface processing. In all other directions they fit perfectly, the main thing - to know how and where they are best applied.

Form faceted mirrors may be any, and the connection parts looks good in any interior

Form faceted mirrors may be any, and the connection parts looks good in any interior

Types of performance Facet mirrors in the apartment:

  • Cast with facetted mirror wall treatment;
  • panel - designed faceted mirror arrangement of components.
Mirror panels in the hall room looks very unusual

Mirror panels in the hall room looks very unusual

Mirror panel which consists of a round facetted mirrors, connected by lines. Standard solution for the house in Art Nouveau style

Mirror panel which consists of a round facetted mirrors, connected by lines. Standard solution for the house in Art Nouveau style

Combining pieces of faceted mirrors of different sizes will create a pattern for panels

Combining pieces of faceted mirrors of different sizes will create a pattern for panels

  • Tile - flat pieces of processed mirror, glue on the wall instead of a typical analog. used in bathrooms, rarely in washroom.
Mirror tiles with facet processing in the bathroom

Mirror tiles with facet processing in the bathroom

Combining mirrors and cast with a facetted mirror tile processing

Combining mirrors and cast with a facetted mirror tile processing

Tip! It is not recommended to use the mirror elements in the kitchen, as due to the reflective surface is a risk to lose coordination and cut or otherwise injured.

  • The mirror facets framed - the ever-popular old way, which is not out of fashion.
The composition of the mirror facet in frames. Mirror in the form of the sun

The composition of the mirror facet in frames. Mirror in the form of the sun

  • Door furniture - mostly cupboard - with a faceted mirror, which is used in the bedroom or living room, and, according to children, often serves as a gateway to interesting fabulous worlds.
A small table in the form of facet, decorated with faceted mirrors

A small table in the form of facet, decorated with faceted mirrors

Popularity Facet mirrors determines their ability in a special way to refract and scatter the sun's rays at the expense of the faces. It is worth to climb luminary - and at the same moment the many highlights are scattered around the room, completely transforming the space.

The combination of glass and mirror facet processing in the decoration of the living room

The combination of glass and mirror facet processing in the decoration of the living room

Facet mirrors help to fill your room with patches of sunlight and make it even lighter

Facet mirrors help to fill your room with patches of sunlight and make it even lighter

What else are facetted mirror

The home of the original owners can always find something unusual, and most favorite element to play with reality and its transformation into an interesting illusion, it becomes facetted mirror.

They are:

  • color - acrylic;
  • curly - silhouettes of insects, animals or even household profiles, etc.;
  • curves - the surface is concave or convex, and even treated facet. These elements of the interior are able to turn the children's laughter in the room to the delight of children of the beloved;
  • multi-part - the composition of modular facetted mirrors, which can mimic even split or crack as webs;
  • psyche - cloth attached to two uprights, which can be tilted in different directions to achieve a desired position at a certain angle;
  • floor type of attached - cheval glass in a heavy frame, the size of not less than 165-170 cm, so that it could affect every member of the family;
  • as a mirror screens - the perfect thing for zoning, if used free style layout and there is a big yardage.
  • in the form of a mirror on a support - is easily portable design, equipped with all sorts of additions: drawers, shelves and mini-pr.
Facet mirror curves distort space in the living room

Facet distorting mirrors in the living room distort space

How to arrange

If the wrong place faceted mirror, it can transform a room not in the fairy kingdom, and in the dark through the looking glass.

A few tips from the designers:

  1. Located opposite the window faceted mirror will flood the room with light optional - it is useful for dark rooms, but could become a "brute force" to be placed on the sunny side, which has no shortage of illumination.
  2. Should not be placed in front of the reflecting surfaces gloomy and dark things, it will only strengthen and emphasize too strongly the past.
  3. Flaws in the proportions of the room can be smoothed using a floor or wall facetted mirror. In the right place it can visually lift the ceiling and expand the space.
  4. Do not forget about safety! In the children's breakable objects out of place, even if they are beautiful and intricately engraved. Their presence allowed when the child is able to realize that you can break and what is not.
  5. Do not make a reflective opposite wall doors or bed. This feng shui experts say, because it's in you will reflect your same negative, when you are in a bad mood. The question, of course, debatable, but psychologists say that sleep at the mirror in front will not succeed: opening the eyes in sleep for a few seconds, you will inevitably cling to look for its reflection. And you never know what's prividitsya in the dark.
Faceted mirror on the wall opposite the windows will make the room visually larger and fill it with additional light

Faceted mirror on the wall opposite the windows will make the room visually larger and fill it with additional light

Faceted mirror over a console table in the hallway

Faceted mirror over a console table in the hallway

Closets with mirrors Facet

Most often facetted mirrors are used as decorative elements for furniture. All the matter in the simplicity and convenience while. For example, to adjust the space would have to order and install a huge cast faceted mirror. Buy also closet with such doors, in practice, it is advantageous and functional.

Faceted mirror is able to make a spacious room even bigger and airier

Faceted mirror is able to make a spacious room even bigger and airier

These fabulous door to Narnia

At first glance, it seems that all the images on the surface of the monolithic doors, but upon closer inspection, it becomes clear to the essence of the focus. At predefined mirrors at different angles chamfer, as a result obtained by bulk composition with a flat base, a kind of optical reception. These doors look is truly the gateway to the unknown wonderful country, and mobility, which provide mechanisms for "coupe", only reinforce this impression. If you've ever read CS Lewis and decided to establish such a case, you are welcome to Narnia! Who knows, maybe one day a winter New Year's Eve ...

The effect of the faceted mirror on the cabinet can recreate optically

The effect of the faceted mirror on the cabinet can recreate optically

By the way, not necessarily, huddling down, look ready cabinet with facetted mirror wonders, at any time, you can invite a wizard that will create you the same miracle on the already finished mirror.

Facet mirror embedded in the overall design of the space is not simply a measure of luxury and decorating techniques, allows you to adjust the size. It's almost an art, contemporary masterpieces. Creating a beautiful illusion, the author's painting on philosophical smooth surface - that is faceted mirror in the interior.

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