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The big mirror: when to use it and why? The step-by-step guide with the best tips

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Having previously talked about wall mirrors, today we want to talk about a specific category of such furniture. Indeed, enriching home interior design with a big mirror is a stylish choice that can radically transform the look of any home space. It is no coincidence that big mirrored surfaces are also used to create wonderful mirrored wardrobes .

In particular, big mirrors are not just decorative elements, but represent real protagonists, which can visually expand rooms and give them a touch of undoubted elegance and originality.

How can big mirrors be used to enrich the interior design of the home?

Simply place a big mirror in any room of the house and the appearance of the room will be transformed. Thanks to the fact that natural light will be reflected on the mirrored surface, the space will immediately appear brighter and more airy.

Whether in the living room or lounge, a big mirror can become the focal point of the room and make the overall design even more interesting. In the bedroom, besides giving a sense of depth to the room, a big mirror that is well placed can add a touch of glamour and, at the same time, can make the room appear much larger than it actually is.

Choosing the location of the big mirror is crucial. In hallways and entrances, a mirror can expand the perception of space, while in the bathroom it can add a touch of luxury and practicality. On the other hand, the frame, an element that is all too often overlooked, is the aspect that contributes most to the overall design of the product and can also greatly influence the overall appearance of the room. In this sense, the most minimalist and the most baroque solutions can be considered, depending on the desired style.

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In short, the large mirror is an intriguing and versatile furnishing tool that can be used to make rooms both cosy and pleasant. Its ability to reflect light and surrounding elements adds a dimension of liveliness to spaces and makes them more inviting simply by its mere presence.

What advantages does a big mirror in a room offer?

The strategic use of a large mirror within a room makes it possible to exploit the many advantages offered by this specific furnishing solution.

Firstly, a large mirror is capable of visually expanding the space in which it is inserted. This capacity is amplified if one chooses to place the mirror near a light source, such as a window or a large lamp. By increasing the amount of light in the room, the mirror can transform a small room into a more open and airy environment.

Besides having a positive effect on the perceived width of the room, a big mirror adds depth and elegance to the room in which it is placed. Its presence generates a kind of extra dimension, thus creating a sense of visual depth, which can be particularly beneficial in confined spaces such as hallways and entrances.

From an aesthetic point of view, a large mirror is a decorative element with great impact. Its presence can be enhanced with frames, which blend in with the style of the surrounding furniture, thus adding a touch of personality to the room. The versatility of a large mirror is surprising: it adapts easily to different furnishing styles, helping to define the aesthetics of the room in a harmonious way.

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Another advantage to consider is the ability of large mirrors to focus attention on particular elements or architecture in the room, becoming a design element that guides the eye and adds a dynamic touch.

How to choose a big mirror? All the best tips for making the right decision!

When choosing a big mirror, in order to achieve a harmonious and functional result it is important to carefully evaluate the height and dimensions of the product.

The frame also plays a major role in the overall aesthetics of the mirror and the overall appearance of the room. This element can be chosen to complement the room’s décor or create a bold contrast with the existing furniture and decorations.

In addition to the size and decoration on the frame, the choice of material used to make the exterior of the mirror also has a significant influence on the final result. For the frame you can use traditional materials, such as wood or handcrafted metal, or resort to more original solutions, such as plastic or glass.

Choosing a big mirror with integrated lighting can be an innovative way to combine functionality and aesthetics. A mirror with built-in lighting can in fact add a diffuse and complementary light to the room, creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

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The shape of the mirror is another key aspect to consider. Besides the classic rectangular shape, there are options such as square, round, oval and asymmetrical mirrors.

One last piece of advice? Mirror compositions are undoubtedly an interesting option to take into serious consideration, as they offer the possibility of creating customised designs and using different shapes to achieve unique results. In such cases, the big mirror is made up of several elements, which are organised and distributed in a coherent manner.

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