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Integrated Environments: More Than 20 Ideas For Your Home!

One of the options most used to guarantee more space for the houses and apartments is to invest in integrated environments. But it is not enough to just leave the walls. It is also important to pay attention to the decoration and other items that can separate the environments without the home losing the warmth.


  • 1 Projects and Photos of Integrated Environments
    • 1.1 Different Floors
    • 1.2 Carpets
    • 1.3 Screens and Curtains
    • 1.4 Walls and Decoration

Projects and Photos of Integrated Environments

Lately, developments (especially apartments) are getting smaller and smaller. So when it comes to planning your home, it pays to consider integrated environments. Tearing down the walls creates a greater sense of space and facilitates the day to day living of the residents. But it also requires some care! For example, if the kitchen is integrated with the room, it is important to always keep the order of the place. For this reason, some experts

If the kitchen has a constant movement, with coffee, lunch and dinner, the integrated environment may not be the best option!

Photo of a house with integrated kitchen and living room.

But it is not only the kitchen that can be integrated. You can also add:

  • Living room + Kitchen
  • Living room + Balcony
  • Living room + Dining room
  • Living room + Bedroom
  • Living room + Home Office
  • Living room + Bedroom + Kitchen (in case of kitchenettes)

That is, you can integrate any and every environment, just know a few tricks to separate spaces and maintain the comfort of home!

Different Floors

One of the most subtle and elegant ways to separate the integrated environments is to make use of different floors. You can put together ceramic tiles with wooden planks, smooth tiles with rough pieces and of course, diversify the colors! The important thing here is to know how to combine the items. So a good tip is to put one next to the other before the purchase, to make sure the tones match.

In the photo below, for example two types of floor were used: the carpet for the living room and the wood for the hallway, the wood is in its natural tonality and the carpet in a tone of beige, ensuring the perfect combination!

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In this other example, a wooden floor was also used for the living room, but this time with wooden blocks. The ambience that was integrated is the dining room. For this reason, the owners have opted for a ceramic tile floor, which can be easily cleaned.

Apartment with different floors (wood and tile).

Kitchen and dining room integrated.

Here the right foot is also used to separate the kitchen from the rest of the environment.

Kitchen and dining room with different floors.

Integrated environments with different floors.

Integrated kitchen with balcony separating the environment.

The workbench is also a great way to separate integrated environments.


A very simple way to separate the environment is to use rugs. They are an incredible option, especially for the living rooms. The ideal is to look for large pieces that occupy the entire environment that you want to separate. Also, pay attention to how to place your rug. The assembly below will help you with the layout of the furniture.

Assembly teaching how to place the carpet in the living room, in relation to the layout of the furniture.

Living room with carpet.

Carpet separating the living room from the environment.

Carpet separating the living room from the rest of the environment.

Living room with blue carpet and remaining tile floor.

But if you want to use the carpet in the dining room, for example, it is good to pay attention to the material of the same. After all, the piece should be easy to wash, to prevent possible accidents with food.

Carpet separating the dining table from the rest of the room.

Screens and Curtains

Now you will finally be able to use in your home those pieces that we see in novels and movies. The screens are those objects used to protect, separate or hide a space. It can be moveable or not. The styles of screen are diverse: smooth, with drawings and with several formats. But in general they are produced with bamboo or wood.

Screen with wooden boards.

White screen.

White screen separating integrated environments.

Hall of the house separated by screen of wood boards.

Wooden screen drawn.

This is a good option for those days when the house is a little messy. Just put the screen where the problem is solved! In addition, you can also make use of curtains for this type of situation. It can be a smooth style or bamboo blinds, for example. So your home looks natural and amazing!

Screen separating the dining room.

Curtain separating living room and dining room.

Walls and Decoration

Another item that you should pay special attention to to differentiate the environments is the wall. You can paint it a different color or put decorations that match the space in question. Everything is valid in this matter. And if your intention when having integrated environments is to expand the space, you can also bet on mirror walls. They look beautiful in bedrooms, living rooms and even in the kitchen!

Brick wall separating integrated environments.

In the photo above, an amazing hint of how to separate environments by changing the color and decoration of the wall and furniture, since the kitchen cabinets accompany the same color of the space wall! In the photo below, another interesting technique was used. The colors of the living room and dining room are virtually the same, but separated by the white columns of the hallway.

Dining room with darker tones to differentiate the environment.

Here, the wall and flooring get the same tiles. In addition, the other decorative items accompany the black and white tonality.

Wall and kitchen floor in black and white tiles.

In the example below, different floors are used to separate integrated environments. But there is also a special touch: Wall of bricks to the office.

Brick wall in the living room.

If you have a photo that sums up pretty much everything we said in this post is the image below! In this apartment, the kitchen and living room are integrated. But to separate the environments the owners have walls of different colors, carpet and even the ceiling entered the joke. And since the place is tiny, they still made use of the mirror wall to enlarge the space!

Living room and dining room walls in different colors.

Now you already have several beautiful references to make your home even more incredible! Did you like the tips? So tell us in the comments!

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