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Unlock Your Home's Hidden Potential: The Art of Zoning for a Stylish & Functional Space

Have you ever considered the art of zoning in your home?
Picture a space thoughtfully divided into distinct areas, each serving its unique purpose, or envision replacing conventional walls with glass panels to invite a seamless flow of light, creating an illusion of expanded space, all while adding a touch of sophisticated design.

Zoning is a powerful interior design technique that can elevate your living spaces to new heights, optimising functionality and aesthetic appeal.

Join us as we explore the wonders of zoning and discover how it can transform your home into a harmonious and stylish sanctuary.


Glass screens offer a seamless division between areas while maintaining an open feel, allowing natural light to flow through. Decorative screens add a touch of artistry and privacy.

In this open-plan setting, the dining room was originally part of a more extensive space, incorporating the kitchen and lounge areas. Our client's desire was to create a more intimate and semi-separate ambiance for the dining area without altering the open-plan design.

To fulfil this vision, we incorporated two elegant glass panel screens at the entrance. These screens artfully frame the entrance, imparting the illusion of entering a distinct room while maintaining an open feel.

The clever use of glass allows the seamless flow of natural light, preserving a sense of spaciousness throughout the entire area.

An excellent approach to zoning is applicable when dealing with a sizable, elongated room that struggles to function as a cohesive unit. Such a room might feel disjointed in terms of furniture placement and its overall utilization. In this scenario, a brilliant solution involves the installation of a 3-panel glass screen in lieu of a traditional wall.

To infuse warmth, texture, and a hint of privacy, a soft voile curtain has been delicately hung behind the glass screen.

This thoughtful segregation grants each space on either side a distinct identity while preserving functionality and ample space within the overall layout.

Employing transparent glass panels to provide a sense of definition on a larger scale proves to be an immensely effective method for zoning a space.

By opting for clear glass panels, the division becomes seamless and less imposing while retaining its remarkable effectiveness. The plain glass panel works harmoniously with the French doors beyond in our example below, as both styles complement each other cohesively, creating an aesthetically pleasing and functional combination.



Implementing decorative screens rather than glass to create segregation within rooms is a great alternative to glass. This will provide a different layer & dimension to the space in a different way to glass, this is more outwardly decorative, so think about the material and the texture of the product you wish to use and ensure it is in keeping with the rest of the style of your home.

This is a great example of how to divide a room and is a stunning illustration of their effectiveness. It introduces an entirely new dimension to the space, elevating its design to a whole new level. The screen from Litfad, in particular, imparts an architectural theme, adding an elegant touch to this lounge area.

If you want to opt for something more natural, single wood batons in a uniform formation work really well with most modern contemporary homes, providing an element of privacy without closing off a space that would possibly have a solid wall segregating the rooms originally.



In summary, the possibilities and hidden potential you can achieve from zoning parts of your home can be really effective to optimise space & improve functionality, if done with consideration and practicality in mind, it especially works if you are space limited or have an area that feel overly big or is an awkward shape.



Are you struggling to make the most out of the space you have available in your home?
Then maximise your homes' potential with our Interior Design Services.
As a passionate interior designer based in South Manchester, I am here to help you transform your living spaces into functional and stylish rooms that perfectly align with your lifestyle.

Having spent numerous years in the industry, I totally get the ins and outs of dealing with smaller spaces. It's all about making the most out of every square inch, and I've mastered the art of utilising space effectively. On the flip side, I've noticed that clients facing larger spaces encounter their own set of challenges. It might sound surprising, but handling a vast area can be just as tricky as working with limited space. Figuring out the right layout and furnishings to make the most of that expanse can be quite a puzzle. But fear not, with my experience and expertise, I've got the know-how to tackle both scenarios with ease!
If you are ready to start your interior project and want our help... Please read on to see how your journey could begin.

Stage 1 - Discovery Call
We set up a no-obligation Discovery Call. It's a relaxed 15-minute chat where you can share all about your project, your goals, and how you envision our involvement in the process. We want to understand your needs, so we can best advise you on our services, whether you prefer a hands-on approach or a more laid-back one, we've got you covered. Our main goal is to work together in a way that suits you best, both in terms of your vision and your budget.

Stage 2 - Home Consultation
Once with have had our informal chat about your project we will then schedule a Home Consultation, this is a 1.5 hrs appointment in your home or over Zoom to see your home and discuss your project in more detail. Here we will listen to your ideas and provide you with some initial suggestions and ideas for the space.
You can stop the process here after the Home Consultation if you wish as we may have provided you with enough advice and confidence for you to continue without any further support from us. But if you wish to proceed to stage 3 we can quote you separately after the consultation.

Stage 3 - Full Interior Design Concept
This is designed to provide you with everything you need to start and finish the project. We like to think of it as a recipe for your home, providing you with the ingredients and method to get started and complete the project without us.

Stage 4 - Project Coordination
If you don't have the time to bring the design to fruition in a timely manner, or you don't have the trade contacts. We can help you on a consultancy basis & will share our trusted trade network with you.

For more information and to book, please for this here.

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