There is a design that can easily emphasize height of a floor and enrich sense of spatial hierarchy without use of complex elements, so it is often used by designers and widely praised. This is a half wall design! It can be used anywhere in house, half wall not only divides space, but also makes it more practical.
First, what is a half wall partition?
A half wall design, as name implies, is a half wall. A half wall can be half of original wall or a rebuilt wall. Some non-load-bearing walls can be converted to half-walls.
This wall design breaks feeling of being enclosed and restricted throughout wall, removes monotony caused by relying on wall shapes to create an atmosphere of past, and creates a unique and enchanting atmosphere. Let space be "divided and uninterrupted", which is more in line with desire for home design in modern life.
Second method for designing half partitions
1. Entrance half-wall partition
Usually each family adds a shoe cabinet here, then we can use shoe cabinet as a partition wall. It can not only meet needs of wearer in storing shoes, but also play a role in dividing into partitions, and at same time provide lighting and ventilation for room. In addition to shoe cabinets, we can also use other furniture such as lockers!
2. Half-wall partition in living room
We can place lockers at bottom, with glass or hollowed-out railings at top, which can not only have a good decoration, but also meet different needs of owner! Of course, we can also use sofas, TV stands, bar counters, etc. all are used, and they are used as inter-wall partitions.
3. Half-wall kitchen partition
In kitchen, if you want to make half-wall partitions, we usually choose bar partitions and island partitions.
4. Half-wall partition in bathroom
In bathroom, we usually use a shower curtain as a half-wall partition. It is light and flexible in operation, can provide air circulation and sufficient lighting in bathroom, and can also ensure privacy of bathroom. Or you can use method of building a half-wall of bricks, that is, laying bricks from below and connecting top with glass. This will not only have a strong seal, but also keep our vision space spacious. practical method of half-wall partitions.
Third, Key Points of Half Wall Design
Please note that distance between partition and entrance door at entrance is about 0.8-1.2m, which is convenient for opening and closing door. If you want to have storage space, it is recommended to use a cabinet as a partition. If you want to save space, it is recommended to use on-site bricks.Materials include red brick or stone brick.Surface finishing materials include stone and wood, and thickness is between 15cm and 20cm.
Fourth, advantages of half design
Improve indoor lighting
Most of half-walls are designed to improve initial interior lighting. For example, a black kitchen and black bathroom are usually used with glass, which not only creates a partition effect, but also does not block light.
The design of half-wall increases opportunity for personal communication between people by connecting two independent areas.
The half wall design is also a kind of room divider and can of course play a role in dividing space.
There is a kind of wall structure called half structure, with 5 advantages and 6 functional areas, it is too practical to install at home
When functional areas of living room and bedroom are not clearly separated, you can arrange half-wall partitions!
The material of half-wall construction is not limited to cement stone bricks, but also wood materials. If space permits, why use cabinets instead of walls to increase storage space.