Imitation of a window in the interior +30 photo
In modern interiors, false designs are often found. It can be windows, doors, introducing a special cosiness into the design of the room, and visually increasing the free space. By simulating different designs, you can hide some wall defects and create a special atmosphere of heat.
In the morning, every person wants to see beautiful landscapes from their windows. But not everyone has such an opportunity. Most of the windows of city apartments face other houses or city roads. The interior of the room can be transformed with the help of a false construction, from which there will be scope for sea beaches, picturesque valleys, flower fields.
Modern designers are able to realize any wishes of customers. They intelligently expand the space of rooms, making a view of another world from the blank walls.
Due to the variety of materials when creating false windows, you can make designs of any shape and size. The use of 3D technology makes it possible to create realistic pictures that change the perception of housing.
Interior decoration with imitation of a window
Most creative people use false designs in their homes in order to cheer up in the morning and as a decoration. The advantages of their installation include the ability to:
- admire the beautiful view from your room;
- visually increase the space and bring maximum light into it;
- emphasize the interior of the house, make it original and as comfortable as possible for living.
Using false window openings, you can conveniently use non-functional niches in the house, corners, and problem areas. By decorating the imitation with curtains, you will make it more realistic.
Hide design flaws
In addition to the decorative functions, false windows will help to hide minor wall defects and mistakes made in construction. Sometimes situations develop in such a way that you simply can’t do without them. This happens if:
- the space between the windows is inappropriate, non-functional. In this case, mirrored false structures are used;
- the room (library, study) is located in the wrong place and in the dark corner of the apartment. A false design will fill the room with extra light;
- small room. Here it is important to apply photographs;
- the corridor is too dark, it is necessary to bring a little light into it.
Types of false windows
There is a wide variety of false windows. The most common are fake windows:
- photo wallpaper;
- with backlight;
Drawn windows and photo wallpaper
Imitation of window openings with the help of photo wallpaper allows you to open landscapes with exotic beaches, sandy coasts, majestic architectural premises. On the wall you can depict an opening with a frame from which a view of the picturesque landscape will open. Photowall-paper is in great demand among consumers as they are provided in a wide assortment.
Wall murals are glued on a perfectly flat and smooth surface. A wooden frame can be attached around the edges. For realistic images, designers use real window sills and plexiglass. It is appropriate to hang curtains that fit the general interior of the room. On the windowsill, you can arrange fresh flowers.
Drawn pictures can depict not only landscapes, but also curtains, frames, window sills, curtains. Frames can be either open or closed. Open frames will bring lightness and freedom to the room. You can draw an imitation of a window opening in any room, using an empty corner or a niche. Structures look very interesting, where one curtain is painted, and the second is real.
Artistic depiction is not cheap. But with it you can diversify the interior, make it exclusive and original. A good artist will be able to draw any picture, starting from the requirements and wishes of customers.
False windows with backlight
A backlit window will create the illusion of daylight. Such a design decision will significantly change the main lighting of the room. You can perform illumination using different light sources:
- energy saving lamps;
- LED strip.
When designing a design with backlight, electrical wires and cables must be laid in advance.
The ceiling openings with backlight look original. They are recommended to be installed in nurseries, bedrooms.
If you make a fake window with illumination using stained glass or frosted glass and with a colorful spring landscape, you will get rid of apathy and depression. A colorful picture will dispel any melancholy and despondency.
Illuminated frame windows fit perfectly into any room interior. They are recommended for installation in dark rooms.
The use of a stained-glass window with illumination will fill the room with sophistication and aristocracy. This option is suitable for any classic style.
Mirrored false windows
Mirror imitations are able to visually increase the room. They are made of a whole mirror or mirror tiles. The mirror is mounted on the prepared flat surface. There are several options for mounting mirror false products:
- A frame made of wood, metal or plastic is mounted on a mirror attached to the wall. Further, the design is decorated with curtains, windowsill and other accessories.
- First, the frame is assembled, then mirror tile, polystyrene or plexiglass is inserted into it. This design is attached to the wall in an already finished form.
Mirror structures are not recommended to be covered with dense curtains, otherwise they will lose their aesthetics and personality.
Ceiling False Windows
Ceiling false windows can be mounted on a wall or ceiling.
A window on the ceiling opens a view of the starry or cloudy sky. It is best to mount it on a suspended ceiling, although you can use a flat surface.
Despite the complexity of installation, such techniques are used by designers quite often. It will be relevant to use the simulation of the ceiling window in the attic. The combined version of the suspended structure and suspended ceiling will help to create any designs: the image of space, sky, stars, tree tops.
In such false openings, it is recommended to use a backlight. The light level can be controlled, depending on the time of day.
In Europe, virtual openings are common. In our country, they are extremely rare. Their main advantage is a live picture. At the request of the owners, the image of the fake window can change regularly. What is it like? These are LCD panels connected to a computer. They are controlled by a special program on the PC. Thanks to modern technology, the video displayed on the screen makes the picture very believable and realistic.
Application in rooms
When creating false windows, one must competently think about their location. You can install them in any room: living room, kitchen, bedroom, hallway, nursery. When choosing a design, be sure to consider the style of the room, the color scheme. Such designs should be in harmony with the decorative finishes, and with furniture. For classic interiors, it is recommended to use simple pictures with the image of the forest, fields, beaches.
In the living rooms you can make both wall and ceiling false windows. Their use will not only visually increase the space, but also make the interior more comfortable and homely. After all, it is in the evenings that the whole family gathers in the living room to watch TV, talk and just to relax.
Dimensions of the structure, as well as its design, are selected individually. It is appropriate to choose pictures with the image of a forest, mountains, ocean, beaches, starry sky, sunny sky.
As for the child’s room, you can create a real fairy tale here. Use fairy-tale characters, imitation of the starry sky. The fabulous marine inhabitants will look actual: mermaids, young sailors and other cartoon characters.
In bedrooms, it is advisable to make false windows with imitation of the rising sun. This look will contribute to a good mood. But at the same time, it is advisable to carefully work with the color scheme. Choose gentle and calm tones. As for the materials of manufacture, they must be natural and environmentally friendly.
If you place the window at the head of the bed, use the technique of art painting. Vivid landscapes with lush green grass will give you a charge of vivacity and good mood for the whole working day.
In the offices, it is advisable to make false designs with backlight. From the office, you can enjoy views of the noisy metropolis, the sky or the evergreen forest.
If it is necessary to install false windows in the kitchen, make them above the work surface. Here it will be necessary to consider the presence of backlight. For small kitchens, windows should be placed to the full height of the wall. The picture should be selected for the general interior of the room.
Also, kitchens mount false windows in niches. Sometimes niches are made specifically for installation. Such a workflow is quite complex and time-consuming, but it looks very aesthetically pleasing.
Imitation of a window opening in the kitchen can be of any design and configuration. It should consist of one or more wings and have interesting geometric shapes.
Place the window opening in the kitchen in the unloaded part or on the ceiling. When choosing materials, correctly choose consumables. They must have moisture resistant properties.
For a narrow and dark hallway, use mirrored surfaces. Equip the bottom of the frame with a hanger for clothes, hats and umbrellas.
False window openings are also provided in the bathrooms. With their help, you can make the bathroom more spacious and comfortable. It is worth installing mirrored surfaces with backlight. Pictures with a view of meadows, fields, lakes, mountain paths going into the heavenly distance will look actual.
For wet rooms, such as a kitchen and bathroom, it is not recommended to use 3D murals. Since they are saturated with moisture, and lose their aesthetics. It is also not recommended to install virtual windows due to high humidity.
DIY window in a frame with backlight
Despite the wide range of finished products on the market, fake backlit windows are quite expensive. If you do not have the opportunity to purchase a finished product, you can do it yourself. To do this, you need to prepare the necessary supplies, tools, stock up on instructions and free time.
First, decide on the design and color of the picture you want to see in the room. It should be of high quality and transmit clarity and realism of the image.
When choosing an image, correctly select a picture with a perspective.
To create a window in a backlit frame, you need to prepare:
- picture of the right size;
- spatula and brushes;
- acrylic paint for the frame;
- water-based paint for the box;
- sources of light;
- screws and dowels;
- hammer and screwdriver.
Instructions for the manufacture of a window opening consists of the following steps:
- Make a box of drywall, in which the backlight will be located. Its depth should be at least 20 cm.
- Using power tools, saw off the wooden platbands of the right size.
- Putty drywall product, and after drying - paint it with water-based paint.
- Place transformers and bulbs in a box at an angle of 45 degrees, make holes for the output of wires.
- Install dowels in the drilled holes and screw the fasteners.
- Place the lamps and attach transformers to them. Put the whole system together and connect the wires.
- In the lower right corner of the structure, make a hole for the output wires and install the switch.
- Fasten the finished structure with screws.
- Install wooden platbands around the entire perimeter of the product and paint them with paint.
That's the whole simple process of making a fake window. If you follow the technology of its manufacture, you can cope with such work on your own. As a result of your efforts, you will bring some zest and exclusive to the interior of the room.
False doors are used in modern interiors to create an original illusion and unusual atmosphere. The presence of believable and colorful drawings on the walls will pleasantly surprise your friends and acquaintances.
To create the illusion of a door, you need to find a real master who will be able to work out all the details to create optical illusion. With the help of an interesting painting on the wall, you can conveniently hide the flaws in the room and make it visually larger.
Dummy doors can be painted or printed on murals. If you stop the choice on an arched doorway, it will imitate the entrance to the fairy garden, on the river bank, on the snowy slopes. In other words, there is no limit to your imagination when decorating a hall or a hall. Such doors will ideally fit into any interior of the room and will become its main decoration.
You can complement the finished construction, assembled by yourself with decorative curtains. If you insert plexiglass into the product, the picture will look more real.
In conclusion, it is worth noting that with the help of false windows and doors you can transform the interior of any room, make it bright, interesting and not like everyone else. It doesn’t matter in which room you decide to install the false constructions, most importantly, correctly approach the ratio of their subjects with the general interior of the room.