Pros use decorative stones in the interior of an apartment or office space:
Slate dark color creates a contrast that distinguishes background for furniture and interior
Finishing decorative stone walls of a studio apartment or studio has a number of advantages.
- Not being exposed to bacteria and fungi;
- Such finishing is not subject to rotting;
- Material environmentally safe, does not contain any harmful to human components;
- It does not require special care. Clean decorative stone can be any detergent that does not contain abrasive particles.
Stylish modern apartment with in the finishing of ornamental stone, painted in golden color
Due to the subjects Interior and finish the walls in one room is possible to combine several styles
When the kitchen apron becomes a central element of the kitchen decor: panel made of onyx, illuminated from within
A wide range of tinting species that can see in the photo on the Internet, allows you to choose the appropriate options for every interior.
The basic rules of interior design with stone
Planning to carry out finishing studio decorative stone with their own hands, should adhere to certain rules.
If you use a stone, imitating granite or marble, or to use it in its natural form, you get an incredibly beautiful bathroom
It is important to remember about the coexistence of stone and light. In an apartment or studio, where the planned execution of such, should be excellent lighting, as seen in the photo. Thanks to him, will be able to emphasize the features of the structure of the material. Insufficient amount of light will lead to the fact that the visual space will be stifled, and that's just give the room a sullen and gloomy look.
Large stone slightly reduces the room, but plenty of natural light the room will be spacious and light
Perfect solution will complement finishing of stone living plants. After all, any natural landscape decorative stone will look delightful. That is why the room with the finish must decorate the various plants. For example, you can put a ceiling along the walls of ivy or other plants.
Juicy green plants especially lively look at the background of walls, lined with tiles under the stone
With stone design perfectly combines metal and glass, it can be clearly seen in the photo. Therefore, the interior design with a similar interior design may involve the installation of glass walls, metal surfaces, furniture, decor and furnishings of glass and metal.
The combination of metal and glass in a modern interior. Very interesting also looks spot light textured stone bottom
It is important to remember that you need space rock. If you use a stone trim in a small room, it will look even narrower. Generally it is not recommended to use this material in a narrow hallway or aisle and for finishing ceilings. It is better to use it in living rooms, bedrooms or other spacious premises. In smaller rooms, stone trim is available in the event that he will decorate some of the walls, rooms or ceilings.
A small portion of the wall, framed in stone, will give a room originality
Compliance with these simple rules will ensure the integrity and beauty of the interior with decorative stone.
That can be decorated with decorative stone
More and more successful in all stone decorate the hall, veneer doors, and also successfully used for fireplaces or as the original panels for the walls. And almost never used for the decoration of the ceilings.
Living room with stone arches and fireplace
Square finishing can be quite different - like a small piece, and the entire wall. For example, if you do finish doorways or arches in the room, taking into account the fact that the trim area will not be large, you can change the look of the interior beyond recognition, it can be observed by the numerous photos on the Internet.
Luxury arch, lined with stone and hiding the hood, above the working surface of the kitchen
Fireplace with decorative stone cladding is used very often. Moreover, to achieve the desired result it is possible even without facing brick.
The combination of the walls of the timber and stone cladding fireplace
One of the major advantages of decorative stone - its ability to warm the room. In addition, through this decision, you can make out his apartment in any stylistic variants - Gothic, Country, Empire and others.
Home, a cozy stone shade will give the room warmth and light
Country-style kitchen with a massive stone arch over the stove
Where to begin
The original translucent wall in a spacious apartment: glass blocks embedded in the wall of stone blocks
First of all it is necessary to sketch a small work plan, according to which the design of the room and will be carried out. After successfully completed only the repair, which clearly planned. This is followed by:
- to pick up a stone;
- to get an idea about the basic techniques of finishing;
- take into account the general recommendations.
Volume and rough texture of natural stone will help to create something unique, unusual and interesting
Within each of these points lies a lot of little things that can not be discounted, if the design of the room to make out with his hands. It is thanks to the small details and creates a complete picture of interior.
Kitchen apron decorative stone with inlays of polished aluminum looks very original
How to choose a stone for decoration
The first step is to choose a stone. Most offer low cost options to take advantage of the artificial stone. Often prefer one of the two most popular types:
- decorative stone on the basis of plaster
- colored concrete.
These types of stones are different physical properties. Artificial stone created from colored concrete, characterized by a more solid structure. In addition, they have good resistance to moisture, which is not the stones made from plaster. But the plaster versions weigh half as much as analogues. This is important, as it influences the method of attachment and determines the durability of the apartment decoration. The cost of gypsum stone is much lower.
If you have a brick fireplace, it also can be finished with stone. You can try to mix different color and texture solutions
Gypsum stones can be cut or decorate any materials at hand, which is not true about analogues of colored concrete, the processing of which is possible only with the use of grinders.
These types of decorative stones have a very wide choice, as can be seen in the photo. This opens up the opportunity to pick them for any design. For not only beautiful, but also long-lasting results you need to take care of the cover for this stone.
Using decorative stone masonry under real - a win-win
Tip! To room hallway or room apartment is not lost in space, but rather, on the contrary, some won, can be deposited on the walls of the various figures, characters, perhaps even murals.
More expensive options:
Finish granite or quartzite. Making design options such stones, it should be noted that both of them have a low water absorption and high resistance to dirt, moreover, require a minimum of care.
The colors of the stone gives the overall originality of the room style
Decorative stone allows you to bring to the house special aesthetics, it was not in the least what style decorated
Marble often used for lining of apartments or studios. Making such a stone wall in the hallway or living room will emphasize the refined taste of the owner. The interior will look expensive, elegant and noble.
Imitation black marble in the bathroom also looks solid and stylish
Travertine wins in marble and granite for thermal conductivity performance. In addition, this material possesses all the advantageous characteristics for the walls.
Bright shades of travertine create a gentle and warm atmosphere in the room
Onyx - a very beautiful and expensive gem. It can be illuminated.
Kitchen island with facades made of onyx backlit
slate - Great for decoration of modern style in the interior. Environmentally friendly, has high thermal conductivity. Ideal for the decoration of the walls of a room or a studio in the style of hi-tech, minimalist or Brutalism.
Office interior in warm earth tones with a fireplace, decorated with bright slate
Modern apartment in a new building, and lined with artificial and natural stone, will look luxurious and dignity.
Niches and shelves lined with decorative stone
Small niche in the wall of stone to accommodate a variety of accessories and small items of decoration
Laid his hands artificial stone niches or shelves in a studio apartment, will be an excellent solution for the living room or hallway. These elements of the interior, equipped with a good accent lighting, will be an excellent place to store items of family pride, diplomas, awards, as well as gift items, vases with flowers, sculptures and other decorations smaller.
Shelves in niche partitioning
Getting to the creation of the design with the use of decorative stone with roughing and finishing Predchistovaya apartment in
To get an apartment in a new building, where the rough finish is present, any natural to wonder where to begin repair and how to decorate the design? Then do not despair, because the apartment where there is a rough finish, gives great opportunities to realize their wildest ideas about interior decoration, made with their own hands, including fragments of stone walls, fireplaces and so on.
Stylish modern apartment decorated with fragments of the outer bearing wall between the windows with decorative stone
Predchistovaya decoration of apartments in new offers that somewhere between the maximum and minimum decoration in the room. Predchistovaya finishing involves the preparation of all surfaces, walls and ceilings. In this case, the owners have the opportunity to pick their own materials for repair. In this case, stone trim design also did not interfere.
Imitation of ancient masonry, painted in white color, in an ultra-modern interior
When available the same fine finish can not escape some of the problems. Kindly concerned about the dustiness and noisy activities,
Becoming the owner of a one-room, studio or other, more spacious, apartments, and keeping pace with the times, you just need to take care of the design of their homes. And with a stone, you can create a beautiful, exclusive and comfortable interior.