Bamboo in the interior
The use of bamboo in interior design.
Bamboo has long been popular in our country along with rattan. This is despite the fact that both are not typical for our area. The plant is unique, it is easy to find many applications in the design of the room.
You can use not only its stems, but also make panels, canvas, and even furniture. Usually, these elements are best suited to divide a room into zones. Bamboo is also a great option for decorating any room or kitchen, as it looks very stylish.
In many ways, bamboo is so popular because it is a very eco-friendly material. This is due to the fact that it grows quickly and does not have time to be contaminated with harmful substances, since the air is quite clean in the places where it grows.
Until the 50-60s of the XX century, only the simplest products were made of bamboo, it was not subjected to any special processing. Nowadays, thanks to modern technological capabilities, it is possible to design from this material the same items as from wood. Now you can completely decorate the whole house with bamboo, perform all the finishing in it.
Using bamboo stems is the easiest solution for interior decoration. It is perfect as an element of decor in the room, and for landscape design. Manufacturers divide bamboo by the places where this plant grows. It is considered that the best quality is Vietnamese, Lao and Filipino bamboo. If the plant is less quality, then after a while it will begin to delaminate, and this is a very significant drawback.
If you want to avoid delamination, you should set a certain range of temperature and humidity in the room and do not put bamboo next to the heating or heating elements. It is also necessary to make small holes in the trunk of the plant, which will contribute to its better ventilation. In addition, if you cover the plant with a small layer of varnish, it will last a longer time.
It is not difficult to handle bamboo. The store now sells whole stems and halves, which in some cases will be easier to use. Stems can be placed in any direction, and thanks to them to emphasize certain elements in the interior. Moreover, with the help of bamboo trunks, the decorative design of the walls will turn out perfectly.
You can also find interior elements made of bamboo, such as blinds, partitions for dividing rooms, or even bar counters. In addition, if you use thicker trunks, they will make beautiful columns, which will become an unusual element in the design of the room.
If some small parts of bamboo trunks remain after the interior design, then separate decorative elements are created from them, for example, pots, vases or panels.
Often there are various materials used for finishing and made of bamboo. They are very similar to each other in characteristics and appearance, but they are made using different technologies. Consider the finishing materials in more detail.
Often in the interior there are bamboo canvases or, as they are otherwise called, panels. They are small slats located on a fabric base. In this case, the color and pattern on the panels may be different. As a rule, bamboo cloths are attached to the wall and become a great accent in the interior.
Another possible option for finishing the room is the use of bamboo slabs. They can be used as a floor covering, as they are resistant to moisture, while having good heat and sound insulation. Plates are made by hand, using weaving. They have different sizes and number of layers. The more of them, the better the plates are suitable for use as a parquet.
In addition to the above materials, there may be such an option as Wallpaper made of split bamboo. The advantages of using them in the interior are obvious. First, bamboo is an environmentally friendly natural material. Secondly, these Wallpapers are durable, not subject to ultraviolet light or any other damage. To make them look fresh, it is enough to wipe them with a slightly moistened cloth from time to time. Third, this Wallpaper will be a great element of natural style.
Nowadays, more and more popular finishing material such as parquet. It can occur in two different shades: coffee and natural. The latter is natural and is a Golden, straw color with dark stripes across. Coffee-colored parquet can be obtained by subjecting bamboo to heat treatment. The coating is matte and glossy. The option of using such parquet will be suitable for an interior decorated in any style, even in combination with other natural materials.
If the interior will have decorative elements or finishing materials created from bamboo, then it is possible to add something new, unusual, exotic, but at the same time natural, close to nature.
With the help of this plant you can also update old furniture or close an inconspicuous part of the room. The possibilities of using bamboo in the interior are limitless, so you should think about adding it when designing the design.
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