Various ways to use bamboo in the interior

various ways to use bamboo in the interior

The inconspicuous geometry of the room can become expressive when finishing with appropriate building materials. Interesting solutions can be obtained if you use bamboo in the interior. We understand what advantages this material provides, design options, when it is better to use it. Read the article to the end to understand what to ask consultants when choosing a product, what questions they should ask in order to purchase quality products at an affordable cost.

Beautiful interior
Beautiful interior

Advantages

The design of the space decorated with bamboo is graceful due to the excellent technical characteristics of the product. The main ones are:

  • high rate of moisture and heat resistance; 
  • soundproofing; 
  • versatility. 

The wide distribution of bamboo in the interior provides a variety of its textured options. The material is pliable and has a wide color palette. This quality allows you to realize the richest artistic ideas.

Bamboo is convenient to decorate any part of the apartment
Bamboo is convenient to decorate any part of the apartment

With the help of bamboo cladding, you can:

  • expand the visual space; 
  • place accents; 
  • give the room rhythm.  

Applications and finishing options

Bamboo in the interior is used in different ways: 

  • Canvas . Is thin plant slats. They are attached to the wall surface with glue. The design execution, weaving method, as well as the color palette of the products are varied – it all depends on the chosen overall design of the room. Canvases are used to decorate the ceiling; you can also use them to cover an antique chest of drawers or create a screen for a radiator battery.
Bamboo canvases
Bamboo canvases
  • Plates. The products are made by weaving bamboo. The material is produced in different sizes and number of layers. For flooring, five or seven-layer slabs (Chinese parquet) are preferable. These products are characterized by high resistance to moisture, good sound insulation, and they retain heat for a long time.
  • Panels. They are made from mats. The products are suitable for any room. They are not afraid of moisture or mechanical stress; they are recommended for use in baths or saunas. Large surfaces should not be used – it will look too provocative.
bamboo panels
bamboo panels
  • Wallpaper. The product is obtained from split plant fiber. Advantages of the material: long service life, does not fade, resistant to significant mechanical damage. The products are recommended for use when decorating rooms in various styles.
bamboo wallpaper
bamboo wallpaper

  • Parquet. Bamboo flooring harmoniously looks in any interior, as the material is combined with other natural substances. The coating is characterized by resistance to the negative effects of moisture, which is an important quality. The parquet has a natural coffee or golden hue.
Parquet with a natural golden hue
Parquet with a natural golden hue

  • Bamboo furniture. An interior with such an addition is perfect for a classic style, although it will not contrast in a modern setting. Having a simple structure, the products are distinguished by their beauty and peculiar originality. Furniture is combined with all kinds of materials: stone, wood or leather elements. Tables, chairs, kitchens, hangers, armchairs, whatnots, screens or even beds are produced from bamboo.
Bamboo furniture looks original
Bamboo furniture looks original

Bamboo trunks in decoration

Bamboo trunks will help diversify the design of the room. With their help, you can create a real exotic forest. Such an interior solution is practical and beautiful, since it can become an interior partition and divide the room into functional zones.

Options for decorating a room with trunks
Options for decorating a room with trunks

It is recommended to place bamboo trunks of any thickness not only vertically, but also horizontally. Using such a design, you will be able to focus attention on various interior details.

Bamboo in the interior, used for decorative columns, bar counters and other surfaces, will allow you to change the design of the room. The use of stems will help:

  • Symbolically delimit the area. To do this, you need to place several bamboo trunks nearby. 
  • Fill in the stair railings. It should be borne in mind that such a solution is unsafe for children. 

From the remains of plant trunks, you can create a floor vase or planter and other interior decor elements.

Decorating a room with bamboo
Decorating a room with bamboo

Original solution

There are plenty of traditional options for using ordinary bamboo in the interior. But there are rare design techniques. By combining panels, they create true works of art that decorate any room.

It is very convenient to use bamboo in the interior to mask the flaws of the room. Stem cut in half:

  • used as a plinth that will cover the joint between the parquet and the wall; 
  • disguises wiring and utilities. 

Bamboo accessories are a great decoration for any interior. Their variety helps fill the space of the room with comfort and originality. Frames for mirrors, family photographs, and paintings are made from this material. It is enough to use a sawn trunk, connecting the cut parts together with extremely thin threads of jute.

You can also purchase ready-made products. To create a unique picture will help:

  • original lampshades to decorate lamps;
  • planters for flower pots;
  • cookware;
  • all kinds of baskets;
  • carpets and mats;
  • decorative napkins;
  • ashtrays;
  • candy boxes.
Bamboo hallway
Bamboo hallway

Bedroom with characteristic headboards
Bedroom with characteristic headboards

Eco-style bedroom with luxury bamboo furniture
Eco-style bedroom with luxury bamboo furniture

Wicker furniture in the interior of the veranda
Wicker furniture in the interior of the veranda

Entrance hall with bamboo trim
Entrance hall with bamboo trim

Country style kitchen
Country style kitchen

Veranda with bamboo furniture
Veranda with bamboo furniture

Bamboo accessories and bathroom furniture
Bamboo accessories and bathroom furniture

Bathroom in olive and bamboo tones
Bathroom in olive and bamboo tones

Bathroom finishing
Bathroom finishing

Eco-style living room
Eco-style living room

Kitchen with bamboo blinds
Kitchen with bamboo blinds

If you decorate the dining table with an elegant vase filled with bamboo stalks, you will be able to get a unique interior design. The plant looks great when combined with candles. 

Stylized bamboo

Bamboo stems symbolize prosperity, growth and Japanese style. They are popular in the form of wall stickers, designs on fabrics or wallpaper. The simplest option is to fill the room with products that depict detailed stylized bamboo.

Door styling
Door styling

Bedroom decoration
Bedroom decoration

Bathtub glass screen and green bamboo tile
Bathtub glass screen and green bamboo tile

How to use

To maximize the life of bamboo items and reduce the risk of delamination, professionals recommend placing such products away from heating appliances. The recommended humidity should be constantly maintained in the premises. 

To improve air circulation, small holes are made in the material so that the bamboo trunk is ventilated from the inside. Applying several layers of varnish to it will significantly extend the life of the material.

Decorating a bathroom with living bamboo
Decorating a bathroom with living bamboo

Terrace furniture
Terrace furniture

Combining styles
Combining styles

Wallpaper in the hallway
Wallpaper in the hallway

Furniture wicker on a rug
Furniture wicker on a rug

Bedroom in light colors with bamboo accents
Bedroom in light colors with bamboo accents

Coffee table and sofa with armchairs
Coffee table and sofa with armchairs

Conclusion

Bamboo in the interior is an excellent option for the harmony of exoticism and natural comfort. Combining functionality and beautiful appearance, the plant is an excellent natural material with excellent qualities. Due to these characteristics, the use of bamboo adds sophistication and aesthetic appeal to home decor.