Facet mirror looks especially luxurious thanks to processing and non-standard form
“My light is a mirror, say yes report the whole truth, what is it that facet, drug or prescription? “- about these thoughts come to the heads of apartment and house owners when they first hear phrase facet mirror. So, let’s try to make out in this question as detailed as possible.
- A bit of history
- What it is?
- Faceted mirror in the interior
- What other facet mirrors are
- How to position
- Sliding wardrobes with facet mirrors
Diamond faceted mirror in the bathroom luxury class
Facet mirror in a bright bedroom
The facet mirror can transform the living room and add to it “bunnies” on a sunny day
A bit of history
A mirror in any form is an integral part of any interior. FROM from the moment of his invention, it became available for both the rich and for the poor, settled in every home. The first mirror, by unconfirmed data found in Turkey, but it is not a mirror call it a cleaned metal plate reflecting abstractions instead of faces.
Facet mirrors are distinguished by a special brilliance and crystal depth. They are characterized by a metallic color that has become possible thanks to faceting and surface treatment
Facet mirrors have become increasingly common in interior style eclecticism
For the primacy of the invention of the mirror in our usual form Germans and French are fighting, but who won this unspoken duel, for certain it is unknown. Only one thing is obvious: this subject alchemists invented, since the composition of any of the mirrors is a combination several chemical elements. Facet options appeared by chance – someone damaged the mirror and, to fix flaw, had to show imagination, mow the edges. Later this idea gained success and even its special technology.
Faceted mirror in the eastern interior
Faceted mirror in the ceiling in a classic interior
Facet mirror is no longer a luxury item. Now it used to create original accessories and items of interior
What it is?
“Faceted plane” – so literally you can translate the term “facet” that reflects the essence and allows on an intuitive level understand what is facet mirror or facet tile. A photo they will tell and show the interiors even better, but let’s look at the basics technology.
Facet Mirror Example
Facet cut looks stylish in the interior, so many designers practice the lack of frames for such mirrors
Facet mirrors look voluminously and harmoniously combine with plain walls. Many designers create facet mirrors gem-like shape
Several manufacturing options:
Форма фацетного зеркала может быть любой, а соединение деталейхорошо смотрится в любом интерьере
Types of execution of facet mirrors in the apartment:
Зеркальное панно в прихожей комнате смотрится весьманеобычно
Mirror panel, which consists of round facet mirrors, connected by lines. Custom home style solution modern
Combination of facet slices of different sizes will allow you to create a picture for the panel
- Tile – even pieces of the processed mirror, glued on walls instead of a standard analogue. Used in bathrooms, less commonly in toilet room.
Faceted mirror tiles in the bathroom
Combination of cast mirror and faceted mirror tiles processing
Tip! Using SLRs is not recommended elements in the kitchen, as there is a risk due to the reflective surface lose coordination and cut yourself or injure yourself otherwise.
- Framed Mirror Facet – the ever-popular old way, which does not go out of fashion.
Composition of mirror facet in frames. Mirror Shaped the sun
- Furniture doors –– this is mainly a cabinet –– with facet a mirror that is used in the bedroom or living room and as claim children often serves as a portal to interesting fabulous worlds.
Small faceted table decorated with facets mirrors
The popularity of facet mirrors determines their ability in a special way to refract and scatter the sun’s rays due to the edges. The luminary should ascend – and at that moment numerous glare scatter around the room, completely transforming the space.
The combination of glass and mirrors with facetted decoration living room
Faceted mirrors will help fill the room with sun glare and make it even brighter
What other facet mirrors are
In the home of the original owners you can always find something unusual, and the most favorite element for games with reality and its turning into interesting illusions, it is facets that become mirrors.
- colored – from acrylic;
- curly – silhouettes of insects, animals or even profiles household members, etc.
- curves – the surface is concave or curved, and even facet treated. Such interior elements can transform nursery in the room of laughter to the joy of beloved children;
- multi-part – compositions of modular facet mirrors, which can even imitate fragments or cracks in the form of cobwebs;
- psiche – a canvas attached to two vertical racks, which can be tilted in different directions to achieve the desired position at a certain angle;
- floor of the attached type – a high mirror in a heavy frame, at least 165-170 cm in size so that it can reflect any of family members;
- in the form of mirror screens is an ideal thing for zoning if a free layout is used and there is a large footage.
- in the form of a mirror on a stand – an easily portable design, equipped with all kinds of additions: drawers, mini shelves, etc.
Faceted curved mirrors in the living room distort space
How to position
If the facet mirror is not placed correctly, it may turn the room not into a fairy kingdom, but into a gloomy through the looking glass.
Some tips from designers:
- The facet mirror opposite the window will flood the room extra light – this is useful for a dark room, but may become a bust for a room on the sunny side that does not lacked light.
- It is impossible to place gloomy and dark things, it will only amplify and emphasize too sharply last ones.
- Flaws in the proportions of the room can be smoothed out with floor or wall facet mirror. In the right place it is able to visually raise ceilings and expand space.
- Do not forget about security! In the nursery beating items inappropriate, even if they are beautiful and fantastically engraved. Them presence is allowed when the child is able to realize that it is possible break and what not.
- Do not make a reflective wall opposite the door or bed. This is claimed by feng shui experts, because it will be so in you reflect your negative when you are in a bad mood. The question, of course, is controversial, but psychologists say that it’s calm you cannot sleep with the mirror opposite: opening in a dream glazed for a few seconds, you will inevitably cling look behind your reflection. And you never know what is there in in the dark.
A facet mirror on the entire wall opposite the window will make the room is visually larger and will fill it with extra light
Facet mirror above the console table in the hallway
Sliding wardrobes with facet mirrors
Most often, facet mirrors are used as a decor element for furniture. It’s all about simplicity and convenience at the same time. For example, in order to adjust the space would have to order and install a huge cast facet mirror. Buy the same closet with such doors in practice is more profitable and more functional.
The facet mirror can make a spacious hall even more voluminous and airy
These fabulous doors to Narnia
At first glance it seems that all the images on the surface the doors are monolithic, but upon closer inspection it becomes the essence of the focus is clear. On pre-prepared mirrors under different bevelled corners, resulting in volumetric compositions with flat base, a kind of optical device. Similar doors look truly gates to an unknown wonderful country, and mobility, which the coupe mechanisms give only reinforce this impression. If you once read Clive Lewis and decided to install a similar closet, welcome to Narnia! Who knows, maybe one day Winter New Year’s Eve …
The facet mirror effect on the cabinet can be recreated optically
By the way, it’s not necessary, having gone astray, to look for a ready-made wardrobe with facet mirror wonders, at any time you can invite a master who will do the same miracle for you on the finished in the mirror.
Faceted mirrors in the overall design of the premises do not just an indicator of luxury or decorating technique, allowing adjust the dimensions. It is almost an art, modern masterpieces. Creation of a beautiful illusion, the author’s painting on the philosophical surface – that’s what the facet mirror is in the interior.