Here’s a trick in making your space look bigger than it naturally is. While mirrors are a good option to reflect the space and light in a constrained space, windows are better options which will give you ample of natural light, bringing in warmth and brightness into your space.
It is no secret that full-length windows create an illusion of a larger space, let us visually show you how windows can magically open up your space, illuminating the small space and opening it up.
Here’s a beautiful cafe in Kuala Lumpur which looks spacious, elegant and not forgetting cozy. Delectable Cafe uses full-length window panels which create an illusion of it being double the size that it supposedly is. Not only does it brighten the space naturally with ample of natural light, it also saves electricity – go green!
Here’s the actual size of the venue: 600 sqft!
If you are under the impression that this is a large space, let’s just say the windows has tricked you into thinking so! Being roughly 800sqft in size, Space Seven, an event space in Shah Alam which uses large full-length window panels to further amplify the size of their space. Using window panels varying in size gives additional character to the space, making it less formal than it otherwise would have been. This further complements the warm tone of the wooden panels and yellow lighting, making the overall space coherent and spacious!
Being a venue which is under 1,000 sqft, Glass House at Ciao Ristorante has successfully managed to digitally and physically enlarge the space by using large window panels, making it look more elongated than it really is. Having one end of the space not being enclosed by walls create an impression that this venue is larger than it supposedly is. Giving an illusion of the venue having an almost endless amount of space, the lush outdoor greenery complements the space nicely, creating a cozy atmosphere.
Can you believe this is only 840 sqft?!
Isn’t this ballroom grand, spacious and elegant? While we can attribute that to other factors including the lighting and carpeting, we can’t deny that the windows contributed to creating the grand impression as well. Cornerstone is an elegant ballroom in Kuala Lumpur which can accommodate roughly 250 seated pax. Comparatively, this is a small-scale ballroom. We can assure you that they do not compromise on elegance and we certainly know how they did it, with full-length window panels of course!
Using glass panels to create an illusion of space does not mean you’re restricted to the type of atmosphere you’re intending to create. While full-length window panels provide an amazing source of sunlight, it might be too glaring for some. The Studio at KL, an art jamming studio overcame this problem by using translucent glass panels instead. Providing the right amount of sunlight from entering, it still serves its purpose of opening up the space!
Here is KL’s hottest venue for 2016, Glasshouse at Seputeh. We can certainly see why it is a hit among corporates and private individuals. Giving you a grand impression once you step foot into the lawn, their floor-to-ceiling glass paneling definitely doubles the volume of this space. While it helps to have a high ceiling to create an illusion of space, full-length glass panels give the additional oomph to make it grand!
We don’t know of many hotels which has full-length window panels in their rooms or meeting room. Looking at how Qliq Hotel has transformed their confined space and opened it up, we are certain this is the right direction which you should be heading if you’re thinking of creating a larger space. Not only does it give a touch of elegance but it also makes meeting session that much more conducive!
Both Penang locals and tourists love Tavern in The Park at first sight because of one thing, their full-length glass window panels! Allowing ample of natural light to pour in, it is perfect for creating a cozy atmosphere. Being a cafe, it is definitely important to open up their space and be inviting. Pairing their full-length window panels with wooden interior, the cozy atmosphere is definitely created!
If there’s one thing you should take away from this article, it would be to incorporate more window panels in your home to open and brighten up the space. However small the size of your room may be, having window panels will definitely make your space seem more spacious! If you’re vain, consider having mirrors too 😉
Well, that’s all for this round! If you’re interested in hosting any event in one of this places, feel free to visit our www.venuescape.my and don’t hesitate on requesting for a FREE quotation or call us at +6012 7273 984!